Cool Hemp Facts ????
DID YOU KNOW:
That hemp is one of the world's oldest agricultural crops, first found in Asia in 8000 BC.
It was mainly used for pottery and food.
DID YOU KNOW:
Hemp produces 4 times more paper per acre than trees and the paper is of archival quality.
DID YOU KNOW:
All parts of the hemp plant can be used; for building materials, plastics, cloth, bio-fuel, and paper to name a few.
DID YOU KNOW:
The first hemp crop planted in North America was in Port Royal, Acadia (present day Nova Scotia) in the 1606.
DID YOU KNOW:
In the 1700s American farmers were required by law to grow hemp as a staple crop.
DID YOU KNOW:
In the 1800s on behalf of the King of England, hemp seed was distributed free to Canadian farmers.
DID YOU KNOW:
Henry Ford built a car body made from hemp fiber, which is ten times stronger than steel.
DID YOU KNOW:
Hemp breathes in 4 times more carbon dioxide (CO2) than trees.
DID YOU KNOW:
Hemp paper can be recycled up to 8 times, compared to just 3 times for paper made from wood pulp.
DID YOU KNOW:
Hemp is used to remove toxins from the soil. Hemp was used in Chernobyl to remove the radio-active waste from the soil to make it safe again for farmers.
DID YOU KNOW:
Hempcrete is an eco friendly building material for buildings. It is water-proof, fire-proof, pest-resistant, completely recyclable, absorbs carbon dioxide, regulates temperature and humidity, breathable, resistant to cracking under movement (earthquake resistant), energy efficient and it gets stronger over time.
DID YOU KNOW:
Hemp is a low input crop, you don't need pesticides, herbicides, fungicides to make it grow. In fact, hemp is a competitive plant that will choke out the weeds! It requires less water than cotton to grow.
DID YOU KNOW:
From the 16th to 18th century and (up until the early 1900s), the fleets or tall ships used hemp to make the majority of all shipping sails, ropes, rigging, ladders, shrouds and nets. Hemp fibre mixed with tar was even used to fill the seams between the planks of a wooden hull to make the ships watertight.
DID YOU KNOW:
Painters Van Gogh, Rembrandt and Gainsborough painted their classic works on hemp canvases and used hemp based paint.
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Cool Hemp Facts ???? DID YOU KNOW: That hemp is one of the world's oldest agricultural crops, first found in Asia in 8000 BC. It was mainly used for pottery and food. DID YOU KNOW: Hemp produces 4 times more paper per acre than trees and the paper is of archival quality. DID YOU KNOW: All parts of the hemp plant can be used; for building materials, plastics, cloth, bio-fuel, and paper to name a few. DID YOU KNOW: The first hemp crop planted in North America was in Port Royal, Acadia (present day Nova Scotia) in the 1606. DID YOU KNOW: In the 1700s American farmers were required by law to grow hemp as a staple crop. DID YOU KNOW: In the 1800s on behalf of the King of England, hemp seed was distributed free to Canadian farmers. DID YOU KNOW: Henry Ford built a car body made from hemp fiber, which is ten times stronger than steel. DID YOU KNOW: Hemp breathes in 4 times more carbon dioxide (CO2) than trees. DID YOU KNOW: Hemp paper can be recycled up to 8 times, compared to just 3 times for paper made from wood pulp. DID YOU KNOW: Hemp is used to remove toxins from the soil. Hemp was used in Chernobyl to remove the radio-active waste from the soil to make it safe again for farmers. DID YOU KNOW: Hempcrete is an eco friendly building material for buildings. It is water-proof, fire-proof, pest-resistant, completely recyclable, absorbs carbon dioxide, regulates temperature and humidity, breathable, resistant to cracking under movement (earthquake resistant), energy efficient and it gets stronger over time. DID YOU KNOW: Hemp is a low input crop, you don't need pesticides, herbicides, fungicides to make it grow. In fact, hemp is a competitive plant that will choke out the weeds! It requires less water than cotton to grow. DID YOU KNOW: From the 16th to 18th century and (up until the early 1900s), the fleets or tall ships used hemp to make the majority of all shipping sails, ropes, rigging, ladders, shrouds and nets. Hemp fibre mixed with tar was even used to fill the seams between the planks of a wooden hull to make the ships watertight. DID YOU KNOW: Painters Van Gogh, Rembrandt and Gainsborough painted their classic works on hemp canvases and used hemp based paint. naturesmedicine hempparadox #hemp #hempoil #hemplife #hempproducts #cbdwithlove #welovewhatwedo #hempfacts
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