Hemp Seeds

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∙ Basically there are two chemical out of many that have been identified, but two of note: THC, which is the psychoactive ingredient of Cannabis, and CBD, which is an antipsychoactive ingredient. So the question is, is delta 8 flower are same as Marijuana cannabis is high in THC and low in CBD. Hemp which is in the cannabis family is the opposite, it is high in CBD and extremely low in THC.

Hemp products including hemp seeds are perfectly safe and free of the psychoactive chemical of marijuana.

History

Traditionally farmers grew hemp for many purposes, including as a source of food, edible oil, as well as a lamp oil. In the early 1930’s due to the marijuana scares and hype by the media, and without any supporting research hemp was made illegal alongside marijuana.

In 1988 the farming of hemp in Canada was made legal, and now hemp farming is beginning to make a comeback as a profit crop.

In the U.S. only the DEA is authorized to license farmers to legally grow hemp, even in those states where local laws permit it. The USA still considers it to be a controlled substance!

Hemp Seeds Are a Perfect Food

The seed of the Hemp plant is as near to a perfect protein for human consumption as any organic product can achieve. Getting significant and complete proteins into vegetarian and vegan diets has always been a task, now it seems that the hemp seed is a ready source of protein to replace meat products.Hemp seeds are considered in the class of a wonder food, as they can boost your immune system. They contain EFA’s that research has shown is beneficial for your heart. Hemp seed can be used to supplement diets poor in EFAs in order to maintain health. Recent scientific research indicates that essential fatty acids (EFAs) cannot be manufactured by the human body and deficiencies can cause undesirable chronic conditions such as obesity, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, and eczema. A study out of the University of Kuopio, Finland, on hemp seeds and hemp oil, found that they give a dramatic increase in Blood Level GLA (Gamma-Linoleic Acid). Approximately one-third of the population lacks the enzyme to metabolize GLA from omega 6 and must take GLA from an outside source to maintain good health, and hemp is an excellent way for them to do so.

Hemp seeds are usually packaged in bulk form in bags or containers. It is best to keep hemp seeds, as in all nut and seed products, away from moisture. Moisture will cause mold on hemp seeds which rots the hemp seed making it unsafe for consumption.

If kept dry and sealed, hemp seeds can last for well over a month or more.

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