Hemp is a versatile, eco-friendly plant with many uses. Some of them you might be familiar with, others maybe not. Interestingly enough, hemp was used throughout history for a lot of these uses. It's used less often now, but who knows? Maybe with its eco-friendliness, it will continue to make a comeback.
Here are some things that can be used with hemp.
My favorite sweatshirt is made from hemp. It's warm, durable, and pretty much awesome. And hemp has been used in textiles for a very long time. Samples of hemp fabric in China date back to 8000 BC! Hemp is also gaining popularity as a material in eco-friendly shoe brands. Hemp jewelry is another popular use of hemp.
2. Food and Drink
I'm sure you've seen hemp in food in your local grocery stores over the last ten years or so, since it began gaining in popularity. A whole hemp seed is about 25% protein and is also a good source of calcium, iron, and omega-3. ... read more