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…

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,…

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,…

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,…

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…
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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…

How It’s Made: Hemp Clothing

  As we know, hemp is the variety of cannabis sativa that does not contain enough amounts of Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) to cause psychoactive effects. It has been fashioned into clothing for centuries. However, due to its relationship…
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Hemp History | Magu, The Hemp Maiden

Throughout history, there have been numerous mythical figures and deities who have been associated with the cannabis plant.  It’s not surprising when you consider how long the plant has been around, not to mention the human tendency to immortalise…

Why Choose Hemp Protein?

Protein powders are a well-known and commonly used nutritional supplement. They are used by people trying to stay on a lean diet, or those focused on increasing muscle mass like body-builders and athletes. Hemp protein powder is an up-and-coming…