December 17, 2020
The History Of HempDespite how it may seem, Hemp isn’t a new craze. The plant has been used for thousands of years. In fact, the first traces of hemp date back to as early as 8000 BCE in Ancient China. Here, it’s pronounced dàmá, and it’s widely believed it was used to make food, rope, pottery, paper, clothing and textiles. Hemp eventually found it’s way to Europe, North America and the rest of the world - and it was widely celebrated for it’s enormous social and economic value. But in 1937, the plant’s rise to fame came to a grinding halt. Propaganda in the US tarred hemp with the same brush as Marijuana, leading to its prohibition. Australia and the rest of the world soon followed suit. Until finally, Australia saw the light – Hemp was legalised again in 2017. The Many Uses Of HempAnd by many, we mean up to 25,000 different products! In fact, every single part of the plant is useful (including the seeds, the stalk fibre and the hurd). Hemp is used for medicine, skincare, carpet, bioplastics, paper, soap, biofuel, insulation… the list goes on. And now that it’s legal to consume in Australia, you’ll find a range of Hemp food on the market…
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The hemp plant is shrouded in myths and misinformation.And there’s little wonder why: Hemp is closely related to marijuana, it has a cloudy past that’s coupled with unclear legislation, and it’s a popular target for fake news.