What is hemp?
Hemp, also known as industrial hemp, refers to varieties of Cannabis sativa L., that contain less than 0.3% THC. This means, by definition, hemp can't get you high; it's non-psychoactive. Even though hemp and marijuana come from the same cannabis species, they are distinguished by use, chemical makeup, and cultivation methods.
Hemp is a fiber, oil, and seed crop that is deeply rooted
in American history, and has been utilized by our ancestors for over 10,000 years.
Learn more about the distinctions between hemp and marijuana here.
A look inside the cross-section of a hemp stalk
Hemp decortication is the process of physically separating the woody part of the stalk from its inner fibrous core. Once the decortication process is completed, the separated fibers are degummed to soften the fiber and lignin.
primary bast fibers
secondary bast fibers
hollow inner core
clothing (like our Hemp Shirt)
home furnishings and carpeting
canvas, ropes, and netting
automotive and machine bodies
geotextiles and non-wovens
(Long & strong)
mulch and animal bedding
boiler fuel (energy production)
paper and packaging
(ENTIRE hemp stalk)
The entire hemp stalk can be fermented to produce both ethanol and methanol as an environmentally friendly fuel source.
Hemp biodiesel can
also be made
germ of the hemp seed
shelled hemp seeds
hemp seed shells
Hemp seed oil is rich in Omega 3-6-9 in an ideal ratio and is often referred to as "nature's most perfect oil." Hemp seed oil is a plant-based, sustainable alternative to fish oil as a source for Omegas.
Hemp seeds are a complete protein! This means they contain all nine essential amino acids that your body needs, but can't produce on its own.
Cypress Hemp Organic Hemp Seeds coming soon!
There is only one source of fiber and it is plants.
Hemp seed shells offer both soluble and insoluble fiber, which clean out your gut and promote gut health.
Each of our tinctures and rolls-on is formulated using Omega-rich hemp seed oil. Your brain and skin will thank you!
Although fish oil is a popular supplement for Omegas, fish don't even make their own Omegas! They obtain the Omegas from the plankton and algae that they consume!
DID YOU KNOW?
HEMP flowers and leaves
this is where the cbd comes in
The flowers and the leaves of the hemp plant contain the plant's highest concentration of phytocannabinoids and terpenes. Hemp has both male and female flowers, typically expressed on separate plants. The leaves, like most plants, aide in photosynthesis and are less concentrated in phytocannabinoids and terpenes than the flowers.