Learn About Hemp, the Superfood
COMPLETE PLANT PROTEIN
Hemp hearts make a rare plant-based complete protein. Extremely rich in Omega-6 and Omega 3 essential fatty acids, which is good for your health—this is what nutrition-conscious food lovers crave! A perfect balance of 3:1.
3 tablespoons of hemp hearts have almost 10 grams of protein, superior to other seeds and nuts.
HIGH NUTRIENT PERCENTAGES
Iron, zinc, calcium, sulfur, magnesium, sodium, potassium, phosphorus, and vitamin E.
Save the Planet
Hemp is one of the fastest growing plants. It’s the real deal.
HEMP BREATHES IN CO2
Hemp can reduce carbon emissions. One ton of hemp eliminates 1.63 tons of carbon dioxide.
HEMP SUPPORTS SUSTAINABLE FARMING
This superfood regenerates the soil and is ideal for crop rotation.
Hemp doesn’t require any pesticides or herbicides to grow.
HEMP PREVENTS SOIL EROSION
The roots of the hemp plant grow strong and up
to nine feet deep and restores damaged soil.
HEMP NEEDS LITTLE WATER
Hemp irrigates itself naturally, requiring very little water to grow.
NOTHING GOES TO WASTE WITH HEMP
Hemp can be used to produce over 25,000 products!
HEMP ABSORBS TOXIC METALS
Hemp eliminates harmful toxins by absorbing them.
HEMP & WILDLIFE
Hemp flower blooms are a good pollen source for bees.
HEMP CAN HELP IN THE FIGHT AGAINST DEFORESTATION
Hemp can be grown in just four months and is a wonderful source of raw material for paper.
Since Ancient Times
Humanity's earliest civilizations cultivated hemp.
One of the first plants to be spun into usable fiber 10,000 years ago, hemp is the world’s strongest natural fiber and is known to have over 50,000 uses.
First drafts of the US Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were made from hemp as was Betsy Ross’s flag.
Medieval Europeans consumed hemp as filling in baked goods and in soups.
The first U.S. President, George Washington grew hemp as a cash crop.
Other U.S. presidents who grew hemp are Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe, Andrew Jackson, Zachary Taylor and Franklin Pierce.
Thomas Jefferson once said, “Hemp is of the first necessity to the wealth and protection of the country.”
For thousands of years, 90% of all ships’ sails and rope were made from hemp.
The word ‘canvas’ comes from the Middle English word “canevas” which comes from the Latin word cannabis.
Art classics from greats like Rembrandt, Van Gogh, Gainsborough, were painted on hemp linen.
In 1938, hemp was called a ‘Billion Dollar Crop', as it was the first cash crop to exceed a billion dollars.
Scientists planted hemp at Cherobyl. It removed chemicals from the soil better than any other plant.
Henry Ford displayed a car made of soybean, hemp and plastics in 1941.
Israeli pharmacologist Raphael Mechoulam first isolated CBD & THC in the mid-1960s. Israel leads the world in hemp government supported research since 1990.