Hemp cultivation began in ancient times and was used commonly for medicine, food, and fiber. Production of the plant was illegal in many countries for centuries. In the past 20 years, hemp production has become legal around the world. The US jumped on board in 2014 for research and medicine.
After the 2018 Farm Bill, selective states legalized hemp and cannabis for recreation and medical uses. Hemp seed in raw, cooked, and pressed oil forms has prehistoric documentation of its uses as a source of nutritional fiber, protein, and fats. It is being explored recently by researchers, institutions, businesses, and consumers for daily use.
Hemp oil is gaining popularity as a beneficial product with high levels of CBD and small amounts of THC. You can use it for your body to alleviate minor and chronic pain. Health benefits of hemp oil focus on CBD or cannabidiol and its nutrients. Three tablespoons of hemp seed oil can meet recommended intake of essential fats, omega-6, omega-3, and tocopherols (Beta, Gamma, Alpha, and Delta).
Hemp cigarettes or joints containing premium hemp genetics flowers contain CBD, THC, and other cannabinoids. Consumers use hemp cigarettes for recreational and for medicinal uses. They smoke flowers to help relieve anxiety and stress or for relaxation. Terpenes give the flowers an individualized smell and flavor.
Food and Beverages
Protein is a nutritional source found in hemp seed products, such as food and drinks. A seed has from 20 percent to 25 percent of proteins with amino acid. It is easy to digest and gentle on the stomach. Hemp seeds have a high level of insoluble fiber and 30 percent of carbohydrates. Businesses infuse hemp into candies, brownies, and health snacks as a source of nutrition.
Hemp is popular for health as nutritional supplements. You can use them daily to maintain your health or to prevent the onset of inflammation and anxiety caused by stress. Presently, research is limited on the benefits of hemp requiring more studies.
Medical physicians and surgeons use hemp with CBD, THC, and other cannabinoids to treat patients with epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, and cancer. To use those medications, the patient must have a prescription from his or her doctor.
Hemp uses for daily life are dietary supplements, oil, food, beverages, supplements, and pharmaceuticals. It has existed for over 3 thousand years and used as medicine and fiber. You can use hemp for recreational use in states where it’s legal.