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Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Hemp Oil Highly Demand:
As we all know about the swiftly growing cannabis oil industry is a new category of products seeing its own equally rapid rise in popularity of cannabidiol hemp oil, or CBD hemp oil. These highly demanded hemp derived products are available for purchase online and delivery straight to your door, or at retailers in all 50 states and over 40 countries around the world.
CBD hemp oil is made from high-CBD, low-THC hemp, unlike medical marijuana products, which are usually made from plants with high concentrations of psychoactive tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). This is because hemp contains only trace amounts of THC, these hemp oil products are non-psychoactive.
Cannabidiol (CBD) is just one of over 85 cannabinoids presently identified in the cannabis plant and is the second most abundant cannabinoid in marijuana after THC. In hemp, however, THC is only present in trace amounts, while CBD dominates the plant’s makeup. CBD interacts with our naturally occurring systems but is non-psychotropic, it doesn’t cause a high. This makes it a safer, less controversial alternative, while still offering significant health benefits.
Hemp Oil comes from?
The cultivation of hemp began more than 10,000 years ago in the region that is modern-day Taiwan. Perhaps the first agricultural crop, hemp served as the foundation of sustainable civilization. Ancient farmers found that hemp was an ideal crop for conditioning their soil. The leaves would fall to the ground and create fertilizer that replenished nitrogen, nutrients, and oxygen in the soil, allowing farmers to rotate other crops such as corn and legumes into their plots with ease. The land also benefitted from the hemp plants ability to absorb excess water from runoff. The plant grows to between 10-20 feet tall and provides shade protection to other crops and livestock. The hemp plant grows a vast root system that provides a mesh-like
a layer of support to other plants’ root systems during moderate flooding and wind.
Hemp Oil Produce Fiber For Clothing:
A product of the stalk, hemp fiber is one of the longest and most durable naturally occurring fibers known to man. Further, the hemp plant can produce up to four times the amount of fiber per acre as the pine tree. Cultivators used strips of the stalk to create woven cords that were ideal for reinforcing small buildings and bowls. The first archeological evidence of using hemp for making tools and equipment found pots that were made using hemp cord dating around 8,000 B.C. By 6,000 B.C., evidence shows the hemp plant was cultivated in modern day China. The ancient Chinese used the hemp stalks for building materials, but they also made clothing and shoes from the hemp cord. Ancient Chinese civilizations discovered that hemp seed is high in protein, vitamins, and essential fatty and amino acids an ideal source of food and nutrition.
Hemp Oil Philosophy:
The hemp seeds and stalks were also pressed to make hemp oil and salves. Quite simply, hemp existed as an answer for the life-sustaining needs of burgeoning Eastern societies well before any clear understanding of the health benefits of hemp were known. Spiritually, the dioecious nature of the hemp plant complimented the Taoist philosophy of the Yin and Yang. The Yin and Yang are used to explain how two opposing forces can be complementary and interdependent in the natural world and is often attributed to male and female. This attribution is the first evidence of the ancient understanding of the difference between what we call industrial hemp and marijuana.
First Recorded History Of Hemp:
When grown intentionally for building materials and food sources, the cannabis plant is trained to grow tall and narrow and is cut before it flowers, producing seeds and long stalks. However, when the plant is allowed to grow freely and through all of its growth stages, the cannabis plant will produce flower buds that we now refer to as marijuana. The ancient Chinese viewed the flower producing female plants as the “Yin” and the strong non-flowering male plants as the “Yang”. Experimentation with the male and female plants initially showed the ancient Chinese the material benefits of hemp, but it wasn’t until the year 2737 B.C. that there was any record of using hemp as a medicine. The first recorded history of using hemp as a medicine is found in the “Pen Ts’ao Ching”, which references the mystical Chinese Emperor Shen-Nung who used the female plant to make teas.
Hemp Oil Use For Medicine First Time:
The text suggests that Shen- Nung was an ancient pharmacologist who experimented with herbs in his pursuit of understanding their healing qualities. Shen-Nung made hemp medicine by extracting hemp oil from the plant’s seeds. He found the hemp seed oil, when made into a tea, was helpful as a natural pain treatment. Shen-Nung also created what is possibly the first topical hemp oil that he applied to the skin for rashes and irritation. Hemp oil uses quickly developed, and records from the Pen Ts’ao Ching show that Shen-Nung also sought to treat symptoms of rheumatic pain, intestinal constipation, disorders of the female reproductive system, and malaria with his early wellness products. Shen-Nung did not have access to the information regarding herbal medicines that we do today. However, he was certainly on the right track with his applications of hemp as a medicine. Today there are copious reports of people attempting to self-treat rheumatoid arthritis with cannabinoids like CBD that are commonly found in the hemp plant. Similarly, people who search for alternative pain treatments for intestinal issues often turn to a cannabis oil or hemp oil.
Hemp Oil Review From Aisa And Middle East First Time:
The power of hemp-based medicine was prevalent in ancient China, and was even considered an integral ingredient in a popular “immortality elixir”. Though the hemp plant did not create immortals, it addressed the medical ailments of ancient society. The cultivation of hemp continued to spread throughout Asia and The Middle East. Between 2,000 and 800 BCE, hemp leaves were written about in the sacred Hindu text “Atharvaveda”. The Atharvaveda referred to the dried leaves as a “sacred grass” and is one of the 5 sacred plants of India. Also during this same time period, Egyptian writings in the Ramesseum Papyri, an ancient Egyptian medical text, show use of hemp oil as an ingredient for eyewash.
Hemp Use To Create Paper:
By 200 BCE evidence of hemp use was found in Greece. Various burial sites were found containing hemp fiber and seeds, suggesting that societies believed hemp was an important plant to take into the “afterlife”. Also from the same time period is evidence that the Chinese began to use hemp fibers to construct bows and arrow shafts for use in hunting and defense. Evidence shows that hemp was used to create paper in China around the year 100 BCE. Though there is record of other paper-like products from the time period, the invention of hemp paper was pivotal because it required much less material and labor to produce. Hemp paper was much more durable than its contemporaries, such as papyrus, and was easily cultivated in many climates.
As we move through the timeline of civilization’s development we can plainly see that hemp was integral in providing a basis for growth. By 1500 CE hemp was grown in England. King Henry VIII fined his constituents if they did not grow hemp, showing again just how valuable the crop was. Hemp was a primary source of clothing material for Europeans prior to the development of cotton. By 1800 most of the newly formed United States were cultivating industrial hemp on large scales. While the industrial development of the cannabis plant flourished, medicinal uses of the plant were also becoming more apparent. Though this section is intended to provide history specific to hemp, it is important to remember that hemp and psychoactive marijuana do come
from the same species of plant. Much like the Ancient Chinese understanding that the cannabis plant had a “Yin and Yang”, American society became aware of the industrial uses and the medicinal and recreational drug uses of the cannabis plant. This distinction paved the way for a controversial future for hemp in America. In 1851, the third edition of the United States pharmacopeia listed hemp extract among its medicines. Also in 1851, the United States Dispensatory (a less restrictive medical guide that included drugs not recognized in the pharmacopeia) included hemp extract and medical cannabis.
Hemp Oil Revolution:
It appeared as though the cannabis plant was fulfilling the needs of Americans, both industrially and medically. However as recreational use of marijuana became increasingly popular in Europe and the United States, authorities began to heighten their awareness of the possible “negative” effects of using the plant outside of industrial purposes. In 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt enacted the Pure Food and Drug Act, the first of a series of consumer protection laws. The Act was designed to give authority to the U.S. Bureau of Chemistry to ban foreign and interstate trafficking of adulterated or mislabeled food and drug
As a result, food and drug manufacturers were required to label all active ingredients in their products, and that the drugs could not fall below purity levels established in the U.S. Pharmacopeia. Though this Act was not specifically targeting hemp extracts or the medical use of cannabis, it established non-medical cannabis as a poisonous drug. A precedent was set in the U.S. and some Americans were faced with a question is the cannabis plant dangerous in the wrong hands? While the use of industrial hemp was thriving in the United States in the late 1800’s, recreational smoking of marijuana was thriving in Mexico. The Mexican Revolution of 1910 produced a tremendous influx of Mexican immigrants to the United States. Americans immediately took a stand against the Mexican immigration fearing that the immigrants were violent. Further, Mexican immigrants introduced recreational smoking of cannabis to mainstream American society, which provided a convenient scapegoat for the alleged “violent” nature of the immigrants. At this point, Americans viewed cannabis use as the root of social disorder and the movement to regulate its’ use began. As the persecution of the cannabis plant mounted, hemp’s existence was threatened.
Hemp Oil War:
In 1913 California passed a law that prohibited the use of marijuana. The State Board of Pharmacy sponsored the law in a larger effort to control narcotic use, especially opiates. California authorities began targeting Mexican Americans living in the Los Angeles area, believing that they were the source of the new wave of marijuana use. A country that once thrived on the cultivation of cannabis for its valuable hemp turned against the plant. For the next 20 years, states began prohibiting marijuana use. In 1930, the Federal Bureau of Narcotics was created and Henry Anslinger was put in charge. Many believe this was the moment when cannabis/hemp cultivation lost all hope in America. At the height of the Great, Depression Americans were searching for someone to blame for the economic crisis. Cannabis again took center stage, and Anslinger exploited the vulnerable American mindset to create a war against drugs.
Twist in the story Of Hemp:
In 1936, the film Reefer Madness was released in an attempt to scare American youth into believing the plant was dangerous and the source of societal failures. Congress, in 1937, passed the Marijuana Tax Act that federally outlawed the use and non-industrial cultivation of the cannabis plant in America. Despite the clear differences between hemp and marijuana, the two were classified in the same evil vein. Americans who were found cultivating, using, or selling any form of cannabis were now subject to taxes, fines, and even imprisonment. The industrial importance of the cannabis plant gave way to societal fear. Just as the use of cannabis was banned in the United States, World War II began in Europe. When America entered the war, industrial efforts to supply the American war effort surged. The need for uniforms, marine cords, and parachutes required durable materials that the United States lacked if only there was a plant that produced the inputs needed to make these supplies.
Just as hemp fueled the early development of many societies, it would make a return in America to ensure the future of democracy. The United States Department of Agriculture introduced the film Hemp for Victory which encouraged American farmers to plant cannabis for hemp cultivation. To incentivize hemp cultivation, the government distributed seeds and offered
draft deferments to farmers who produced the crops. By 1943 farmers had cultivated nearly 400,000 acres of hemp for the war effort. In 1970, the industrial cultivation of hemp was banned under the Controlled Substances Act. The act classified cannabis as a schedule 1 drug and established penalties for possession and cultivation of the cannabis plant. From 1970 to 2014 a number of states decided to allow the cultivation of industrial hemp, but farmers were at risk for federal government intervention and
Hemp Turn A Alternative Medicine:
In 2014, President Obama signed the U.S. Farm Bill into law. The law allows for the cultivation of hemp in states that have already enacted pro-hemp legislation. For the first time since hemp and marijuana were classified under the same category in 1970, the U.S. government acknowledged a chemical difference in the two. The Bill allows state departments of agriculture and institutions of higher education to cultivate industrial hemp for research purposes. The Bill defines industrial hemp as—“The plant Cannabis sativa L. and any part of such plant, whether growing or not, with a delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) concentration of not more than 0.3 percent on a dry weight basis.” Cultivation of the cannabis plant is currently a popular topic in American society. Hemp remains in high demand for manufacturing of textiles, fuels, cosmetics, plastics, and recently alternative medicines. Lately the news has been littered with anecdotal stories of people experimenting with cannabis as an alternative anxiety, arthritis, cancer, depression, and pain treatment. Though the FDA and DEA have not accepted cannabis and its derivatives as medicines, there is clearly a growing movement in America to push for that to change.
Hemp Oil Provide Highly benefits:
Following are the brief benefits which this amazing oil can provide you.
- Hemp oil is nutrient rich and is greatly unique from other plat extractions.
- Hemp oil contains the perfect balance of Omega 3 and Omega 6 which are essential fatty acids for our body.
- Hemp oil is amazingly great for the betterment of skin. It is a great source of linoleic acid.
- Hemp oil contains Omega 6 which reduces inflammation and aids in acne treatment.
- Peoploveves to have healthy hair specially women, then this oil is perfect for those people. Hemp seed oil contains eramides. Ceramides are lipids (fats) that support cellular membranes. Cellular membranes are the gates that allow substances to exit or enter a cell. In hair, ceramides help prevents excess moisture from leaving the cells.
- Consuming hemp oil or doing a weekly hemp oil mask can greatly improve the moisture quality of your hair. This means shiny, healthy locks. These ceramides also help prevent skin dryness.
- Hemp oil is a rich source of gamma-linolic acid (GLA), an omega 6 fatty acid. Studies have shown that GLA is useful in helping the body balance hormones.
- Hemp is nutritious for many reasons, but the most striking are the high-quality fats that hemp seed and pressed oil provide. Fatty acids are essential for immune modulation.
- Hemp oil is a highly concentrated source of these fatty acids. Increasing your fatty acid intake boosts the immune system and helps your body produce more endocannabinoids.
- Essential fatty acids are crucial for the health of your nervous system and brain. Nerves that communicate with the brain are protected by a fat insulation called myelin.
- Getting enough essential fatty acids is necessary to prevent brain and nervous degeneration over time. To keep myelin functioning properly, you need dietary essential fatty acids. Hemp is a great source of these essential fatty acids, acting as a dietary supplement for these brain-boosting lipids.
- When fat builds in the arteries, the heart has to work significantly harder to properly oxygenate your blood. This leads to high blood pressure and prevents your cells from getting the energy they need to survive. Supplementing with hemp oil can reduce your risk of heart disease.
- Consuming foods high in antioxidant vitamins neutralizes free radicals and thereby protect your DNA and cells from damage. Depending on the type of hemp oil you consume, the product may also contain cannabidiol (CBD), which is a more potent antioxidant than vitamin E.
- Yet another benefit of essential fatty acids is good health. Several studies have shown that Omega 3 supplementation can improve symptoms of bipolar disorder. Others have found improvements in ADD/ADHD as well as autism. This could be because essential fatty acids are critical to maintaining brain function.
- Consuming extra essential fatty acids gives your body the ability to produce these lipids.
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Hemp Oil for Sensitive Skin?
A lot of people suffer from sensitive skin, that flares up often when exposed to certain things. This is often caused by minor allergies that we aren’t aware of, as they aren’t severe enough to cause other symptoms. However, this can still be extremely irritating and uncomfortable. Hemp oil can seriously help with conditions like this. It has naturally calming hemp properties that’ll instantly soothe the irritation, and of course, it helps naturally moisturise the skin, so anything that’s flared up will be calmed.
Hemp Oil for Acne:
As we all know well, acne can be a very troublesome issue, causing issues with self-confidence and being downright irritating and unsightly. Hemp oil can also be a great remedy for acne, and of course, as it’s completely natural you won’t have to worry about any unpleasant side effects as with a lot of acne treatments. As hemp oil doesn’t clog the pores, it makes a great moisturizer for acne sufferers. It can give the benefit of moisturizing your skin, but without the added hassle of making it even greasier. If you’re still skeptical about applying oil to your skin, you can actually buy hemp seed oil in capsule form, which can also be a massive benefit. Hemp oil face cream is also a product that’s widely available in this day and age, as well as being very
affordable. If the idea of a raw oil scares you this is a much more viable option.