Presented as a public service by BACH, Business Alliance for Commerce in Hemp, P.O. Box 71093, L.A., CA 90071-0093, 310/288-4152. Recommended reading: The Emperor Wears No Clothes by Jack Herer.
Hemp seeds contain complete, easily digestable protein and are the highest source of essential fatty acids in the plant kingdom. (25% LNA & 55% LA)
Hemp is dried and broken down into two parts: threadlike fibers and bits of hurd, or pulp. Each of these products has its own distinct applications:
The fiber strands are spun into thread, which is either made into rope or woven into durable, high quality textiles and made into clothing, sails, fine linens, and fabrics of all types and textures.
The fragments of dried stalk that remain are hurds 77% cellulose that can be made into tree-free, dioxin-free paper; non-toxic paints and sealants; industrial fabrication materials; construction materials; plastics; and much, much more! Hemp is the best source of plant pulp for biomass fuel to make gas, charcoal, methanol, gasoline, or even produce electricity. MU9201
Hemp has long-recognized medical value for easing pain, relieving stress, and treating illnesses from glaucoma to asthma to nausea and beyond. Cannabis flowers and leaves are also smoked or eaten for many therapeutic, religious, and relaxational purposes.
Even hemp roots play an important role: they anchor and invigorate the soil to control erosion and mudslides. Hemp can save family farms, create jobs, reduce acid rain and chemical pollution, and reverse the Greenhouse effect.
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