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November 16, 2020
Innovative Hemp Products in 2020

For a while now, humanity has been missing out on products made from that could be very useful when it comes to the preservation of the earth.  Hemp is a versatile plant that has played a massive role in furthering the development of various societies throughout history. However, between the early-mid 20th century, it fell […]

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November 10, 2020
DIY Hemp Skincare – 3 Easy Home Formulas

At Margaret River Hemp Co., we can’t get enough of hemp skincare.  You might have heard by now that we make our own, but that’s not what you’re here for, is it?  No – today, you’re here because we’re sharing a few of our favorite gems.  These are some simple, effective, natural, and most importantly, […]

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October 31, 2020
The New Normal: Hemp CBD In Medicine and Wellness

Even with the foreseeable legalization of Cannabis, the healthcare industry has been slow to react. Holistic health care practitioners in oriental medicine have, for a long time, been aware of CBD’s potential in alleviating several ailments, including chronic pain and improving mental health.    CBD stands for cannabidiol and is the most abundant compound in the […]

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October 24, 2020
A New Normal: The Future of Hemp Hurd

As many of us know by now, Industrial Hemp is the non-psychoactive variant of the Cannabis plant.  Unfortunately, its association with marijuana resulted in a whole lot of overlooked potential – for almost a hundred years!  But now, people are starting to become aware of its versatility, and finally beginning to accept this plant as […]

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October 19, 2020
The New Normal: Modern Uses of Hemp Bast Fibre

Bast fibers are extracted from plants through a process called “retting.” Microbes decompose lignin and hemicelluloses to pull apart chemical bonds holding the stem together. Aside from hemp, bast fibers are also found in jute, flax, ramie, and kenaf. For a good part of human history, hemp bast fibers had several applications, but with the […]

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October 5, 2020
The New Normal: Hemp Foods in 2020

In recent times, there has been increased consumption of hemp based foods. People have started realising the nutritional benefits of this once neglected and stigmatised plant. Asides from this, the increased prevalence of Celiac’s disease, heightened health consciousness and rising vegan population has led to seeking out of unexplored alternatives. Hemp is the non-psychedelic relative […]

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September 27, 2020
How It’s Made: Building Hemp Homes

Did you know that hempcrete is one of the oldest building materials known to man?  It has been employed in the building of homes in a variety of different cultures around the world. Created by mixing hemp with lime-based binder and water, we can produce a very sustainable building material with relatively low environmental costs. […]

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September 19, 2020
How It’s Made: Hemp Skincare

Hemp seed oil has so many uses, and one of the most common is in skincare. The oil used is usually unrefined so that it maintains all of its skin nourishing properties. When hemp seed oil is in its unrefined state, it has a clear green colour and a nutty flavour. It has been used […]

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September 11, 2020
How It’s Made: Hemp Foods

Of all the applications of hemp, one of the most popular is in the human diet. In stores around the country, you can now find varieties of hemp food. These foods range from hemp seeds, to milks, and even teas. They offer many therapeutic and nutritional benefits, which partly explains their growing popularity. Another reason […]

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