A new line of hemp-based, organic Cannabis Spa is now available
Hemp, a botanical type of Cannabis Sativa plants, is also known as industrial hemp. It is a naturally occurring cannabis plant that does not contain any or very little of the psychoactive compound tetrahydrocannabinol,
(THC), which is the part of cannabis that makes you high.
Hemp is an organic, safe and non-psychoactive plant. It contains high levels of unsaturated fatty acid (30%) such as alpha-linolenic and gamma linolenic acids.
Hemp seeds are rich in vitamins, dietary fiber, and protein. Hemp seeds are one of the most abundant sources of bioavailable protein. This plant-based protein is easily digestible and absorbable since it contains all nine important amino acids.
Hemp is durable and strong and can withstand insects and mildew. This makes it ideal to make textiles, ropes and papers. It is why our ancestors used it for thousands of years, long before it was illegal.
Hemp is one the oldest domesticated crops in the world. It was even used as a cash crop in America in the 1700s. Hemp was so important in America's economy that President George Washington invested so much in it, both financially and personally.
We can safely attribute all the negative publicity that hemp has received to its sister compound, CBD. In the 1900s, there was an increase in tolerance towards CBD Spa massages & products. Hemp was then dragged into this. After a whirlwind series of political and social controversies, hemp was given the negative label that CBD was.
What is the difference between hemp and CBD? Thai Cannabis includes any cannabis that contains more THC than 0.2%. Because both CBD and hemp are part of the cannabis genus they can be used interchangeably in marijuana industry.
The most significant difference between CBD hemp and hemp is the fact that CBD contains no or very trace amounts of THC. THC, the psychoactive component in cannabis, is what makes marijuana illegal in many states. It also protects hemp from criminal prosecution.
CBD is mostly prescribed for medical purposes, while hemp can be used both for medical and manufacturing purposes. Due to its lack of THC, hemp can be used as a recreational drug. However, CBD is legal for medical use.
Is hemp safe to consume? Is it safe? Many studies have confirmed that hemp does not cause side effects. Side effects that hemp is cited for are those associated with CBD. Hemp is a great natural supplement that can treat skin conditions, pain management and other health problems.