Discovering The Different Ways To Use Hemp

Hemp is a formidable crop that once shone as a staple of many cultures, but was relegated behind the stardom of cannabinoids

It’s about time people discover the different ways hemp was and can be used.

Hemp Plants

The plant is easy to manage, and those lucky enough to get hemp seed for sale only have to wait for 3 to 6 months to see a crop mature, they can reach up to 15 feet tall and turn into almost any by-product you can think of.


Yes, hemp can be eaten in many ways: you can turn it into a cooking oil; hemp seeds can be eaten raw; make a sort of milk out of them; even eat the leaves of the plant.

Food supplements made with hemp can provide essential fatty acids and amino acids healthily.

Cosmetics and Beauty Care

One of the most important goods obtained from the plant is the oil, and that can be used in many cosmetics and beauty products.

It has two key benefits:

  1. Its high Essential Fatty Acids content makes it great for the regeneration of skin
  2. It is non-comedogenic, that means it will not clog pores and cause side effects like acne

You can sell just the oil as a cosmetic oil or infuse its properties with others to create another final product.


This one of the most documented and older uses of hemp, to weave it and create fabrics, even George Washington grew it for that purpose.

You can use hemp to make everything from ship sails, canvas to everyday clothing.

Fabric made from hemp has:

  • Three times the tensile strength of cotton
  • Super light and fresh for the summer
  • Insulating and warm in the winter
  • It’s very porous making it hold on better to color and last longer
  • Naturally antibacterial
  • Mold resistant
  • Wrinkles very little

All of this and it’s one of the most sustainable ways to do it all, it absorbs a lot of CO2, uses almost 50% less water than cotton; fewer pesticides are required and can be grown almost anywhere.


These “plastic” products are made from the stalk of the hemp plant, are usually biodegradable, toxic-free, reduce landfills, and CO2 emissions — a green, sustainable alternative to more harmful plastic options.


Hemp paper is also one of the oldest by-products of the plant, and overall, one of the most ancient ways to make paper. It’s more sustainable than the popular tree paper, protecting woods and other wild habitats, plus it has a faster production rate.

Construction And Fuel

Just when you thought you could not possibly do more with hemp, it proves you wrong. There is a construction material named “hempcrete”, it’s easier to work with and less brittle version of concrete; made from a mix of hemp and lime.

Finally, you can also use hemp to create biodiesel and fuel the world with a less harmful source.