HEMP FOR PETS
What is Hemp?
Hemp is a variety of cannabis that is grown for the fiber and seeds. The fiber and seeds are incredible valuable and that is why hemp is often called a “cash crop”. Hemp is a very hearty plant and grows very quickly in very diverse soil conditions. Cultivation of hemp for industrial purposes has been done by many civilizations for over 12,000 years. Industrial hemp was the desired fiber used to manufacture rope, canvas, paper, and clothing until alternative textiles and synthetics for these purposes were discovered. Although China has been the largest hemp producer over the years, other… [read more]
Hemp seeds and oil are one of the best sources of essential fatty acids. Apart from scarce gamma- linolenic acid they contain omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids, in perfect ratio of 3:1 (human skin contains ratio of 4:1). Hemp seeds contain all eight essential amino acids. A term “essential” is used since the human body is not able to produce these amino acids and therefore people need to receive them from food or by absorbing. One handful of hemp seeds meets the daily amount of proteins and fatty acids for an adult.
About Hemp Oil
For excellent taste and your healthy heart. The principal product made from hemp seeds today is undoubtedly the oil. Purified or refined hemp seed oil is clear and colorless. There is not much flavor to hemp oil and it lacks natural vitamins and antioxidants. Refined hemp seed oil is primarily used in body care products. Industrial hempseed oil is used in fuel, paints, plastics etc. Hemp seed oil has is used in the production of some healthcare products. The hemp oil has a high nutritional value because its 3:1 ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 essential fatty acids, which matches the balance required by the human body. [read more]