Thursday, January 13, 2011

The Power of Hemp

     I woke up this morning, poured myself a bowl of cereal and then reached into the fridge and grabbed my hemp milk. Then I had a thought, I am aware of the nutritional value of hemp products, but it is time for me to start spreading the word about this wonderful little seed.
     Hemp is a very misunderstood little seed. Let's set something straight, HEMP IS NOT MARIJUANA.  Fact- hemp contains 0.00% of THC. In truth, hemp is one of the most sustainably grown plants in the world; not to even mention its nutritional value containing all the "essential amino acids, tons of antioxidants, protein, omega 3s,  magnesium and iron." Oddly enough, the Declaration of Independence was written on hemp paper and Thomas Jefferson and George Washington both farmed hemp. If our society would bring back hemp farming to the United States, it could be used for an abundance of resources such as building materials and food. This hardy little plant could do a lot of good in this world! In terms of food, it offers an alternative source to dairy, its is vegan/ gluten free and can be grown without pesticides! Doesn't this all sound like something to spread the word about?
     If you are one of those people who have their head in the cloud and want to have nothing to do with introducing the cannabis plant back into our society, you really need to wake up.  Educate yourself for all our sakes, PLEASE!

Check out this site and video for more information!


  1. Farming cannabis is illegal because it has a bad connotation. Check out the second link, it sort of sheds light onto the laws trying to be passed. The cannabis plant has many many many uses but the main association it has (which needs to change) is in connection to Marijuana.