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A Long Time Ago (1937) in a Country where you probably live...
It is a period of industrial and economic War.
In 1937, hemp was proclaimed The New Billion Dollar Crop
by Popular Science Magazine, things looked good.
However; a Dark Alliance was forming
with the intention of completely eliminating the powerful, versatile,
Most Importantly Competitive Crop Hemp,
that was a threat to many other industries using other resources,
it was almost...Empirical.
Pursued into non-existence, hemp has survived, hiding in many places,
waiting and hoping for the World to regain it's sanity
and once again allow Freedom of Thought...
You will know more about hemp than you ever imagined to be possible! All of the following information and facts, many FUN facts at that, are borrowed from the Excellent book by David Wolfe, "Superfoods: The Food and Medicine of the Future". David limits his number of superfoods but provides tremendous detail about each.
FUN FACTS EPISODE 4: A NEW HEMP
Ground hempseeds are a superfood, packed with fiber,
nutrients and plenty of plant based protein
containing decent levels of All the essential amino acids.
Hempseeds contains a perfect ratio of omega 3
and omega 6 essential fatty acids 3.38:1
In 1941, Auto Maker Henry Ford produced a lightweight,
experimental car body consisting mostly of pressed hemp fiber.
100% of the hemp plant can be used in many ways, foods such as protein,
pressed into fuel pellets to burn, source for ethanol gasoline,
building materials - cement blocks, stucco, insulation, mortar, Medicinal treatment,
Textile-clothing and fabric industry, Health and Beauty and the list continues.
Hemp is a far superior source for paper products than trees,
a hemp field can provide 3-4 harvests annually,
trees take about 20 years growth before harvest,
save the trees, plant hemp.
Ben Franklin was the owner of a hemp paper mill,
George Washington and Thomas Jefferson were hemp plantation owners.
MORE FF (FUN FACTS) ON THE WAY!
Hemp is in the same plant family as the mulberry.
Hemp and Marijuana were made illegal in 1937,
after a powerful group of business leaders from several industries had concerns
about the growth, capacity to replace products they were currently supplying
and the cleaner and greener way hemp was threatening industries they controlled
and with politicians and a hate hemp campaign...it was illegal.
Hemp oil can replace many chemicals used in health and beauty products,
bath oils, shampoos, soaps, lotions, etc.
Hemp, being a very hardy and thriving plant
does not require ANY PESTICIDES OR HERBICIDES,
this bothers chemical manufacturers.
Hemp fiber makes for the strongest "natural" fiber rope
and was used for many years, until hemp was outlawed.
There was a powerful Petro chemical Company marketing a new product,
a SYNTHETIC fiber (nylon) rope exactly at the time hemp was made illegal.
Hemp has a long survival ability,
the oldest relic of human industry is a patch of hemp fabric,
around 8,000 B.C., credit-Columbia History of the World
!!!WHAT MORE HEMP INFO CAN THERE BE???!!!
Here are some upcoming chapters...
Hemp or Marijuana?
The Protein Explanation
and the BIG ONE!
The Conspiracy to make one of the most versatile crops on the Planet Illegal. Led by some major American manufacturers and Business Giants and of course, some corrupt politicians, hope you return, so much more.
Hempseed contains the following major and trace minerals:
Boron, Calcium, Copper, Chromium
Germanium, Iodine, Iron, Lithium
Manganese, Magnesium, Nickel, Phosphorous
Platinum, Potassium, Silicon, Silver
Sodium, Sulfur, Tin, Zinc