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Everything you need to know about hemp and its products

Hemp and it’s products

What is hemp?
Nowadays, hemp is getting a lot of attention because of the benefits it provides to all of us. Hemp is a plant that belongs to the cannabaceae family. 


Hemp also known as Cannabis can be divided into three subcategories:
1. Cannabis sativa

2. Cannabis indica

3. Cannabis ruderalis

All these subspecies have different growth properties but they contain similar or identical properties. Hemp is a plant which is grown all over the world especially in the northern hemisphere and is known for its medicinal and nutritional properties. Its oil is a source of health-boosting properties. 

Hemp is usually mistaken with marijuana. These two plants are entirely different. Marijuana contains a high concentration of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) which has psychoactive properties and on the other hand hemp contains small traces of THC.       
                            

What are hemp seeds?

Hemp seeds are also known as “hemp hearts”. These are small brown seeds that are rich in protein, soluble and insoluble fiber and healthy fatty acids such as omega-3 and omega-6.. They have antioxidant properties, improve heart health and reduce the symptoms of ailments related to skin and joints. 

Products made from hemp• Sunscreen: Hemp can be made useful in summers by using it to make sunscreens. It makes a layer of zinc oxide that protects the skin from the sun.• Ropes: This is one of the most common uses of hemp. Rope was the first material humans made out of hemp. • Paper: Usually paper if made of wood pulp but it can also be made out of hemp fibers.• Fuel: Hemp can be processed into hemp biodiesel and hemp ethanol or methanol which can be used as a fuel. This fuel is eco friendly and cost efficient.

Masks

Hemp masks

Using hemp masks help in preventing the spread of Covid-19. In India masks have become very important at this point of time. The medicinal properties of hemp fabric make the masks safer than ordinary cloth or synthetic masks. 

special features of masks

As a hemp mask manufacturer , the Hemp Foundationhas carefully studied the emerging situation in India to design the masks. They have different categories of masks to suit varying needs. A feature common to all the they produce is that they have a larger surface area. That gives the hemp face masks greater capacity to trap and absorb microbes and particulates.These masks can easily fit into a small bag or a trouser pocket. They have also designed double-layer masks in varying thicknesses. These are useful for densely populated areas where physical distancing may not be possible. The additional safety features available with the two-layer masks make them suitable for people with high exposure risk. 


About Hemp Foundation

Mask

Hemp Foundation is a non-profit organization working on Himalayan hemp research, conservation of indigenous cultivars, and promotion of hemp farming in Uttarakhand and help the farmers market their products.They want the best of the best lives for them and the most prosperous future for their children.

Visit the website and find the best quality hemp products.

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