Hemp 101 - What Is It and How Is It Used
Hemp is among the oldest domesticated crop varieties, a plant that has been used for weaving fabric for about 10,000 years, maybe even more and that was extensively used as the raw material of paper for centuries. What most people know about hemp today is that it is a non-intoxicating hybrid of the Cannabis sativa and also a plant that has recently started to become popular again. Here is how this versatile plant is used:
Food products – hemp has oily seeds that are used for extracting hemp seed oil, a cooking oil variety that stands out with its balanced content of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids and is known to provide a wide range of health benefits, such as improved heart health. Hemp is also used in cereal bars and other health foods to increase the product’s content of fiber;
Pet Care products - many pet owners use CBD for pets Frederick MD Wander Hemp products to try and ease the stress a pet feels from being separated from their owner.it can be used to decrease other symptoms caused by anxiety.
Cosmetic products – hemp is also used in shampoos, skin care products, deodorants and make-up products preferred by many for their anti-inflammatory properties;
Clothing – hemp is also used for its original purpose: the creation of textile and for making clothing items. The strong fibers of the plant allow for making strong, yet lightweight fabric that can be used for making any type of clothing items, even shoes.