The Hemp Plant
Over the years rapid industrialization efforts by man have led to the environment being degraded in more ways than one. This can be attributed as the main reason as to why people have been forced world over, to seek environmentally friendly way of sustaining and improving their development efforts and their lives in general. This is where the use of hemp products comes in as big milestones can be made towards making our environment recover. There has been a lot of bad images painted of the hemp plant coming from substance abuse enforcement agencies. With a margin of less than one percent, like Marijuana the hemp plant also contains the chemical Tetrahydrocannabinol responsible for making people high.
Dwelling on the advantages that the hemp plant can bring to the game, one is that it’s capable of bringing the aspect of going green in several of products that are in production right now. The hemp plant stands out because of being easily sustainable. The hemp plant has a feature of growing to maturity within a short period of time and therefore can be re-grown a number of times within the season. Depending on where one is, you can grow the hemp plant with little or no pesticides making it easy on those growing it.
The plant has also been proven to be friendly to the soils as it replenishes nutrients to the soil and in the process boosting the fertility level of soils. In the recent times the hemp plant has set its advantages higher after being used in cleaning up radioactive content in areas that have been exposed to nuclear radiation. Anti aging properties among other properties of oils found in the hemp plant seeds can be used on the skin and in cosmetic production putting in mind that both are natural ingredients rather than chemicals.
In any part of the world energy is precious and is the driving power of development and our lifestyles in general. The hemp plant can produce cleaner sources of energy like methanol which is also clean at the same time. If the world turned to hemp sources of energy the pollution rates will be a thing of the past as the emissions left in the atmosphere from the current fuels are not an end product with hemp energy.
In an age and time where people look to minimize the financial cost of their lives, clothes are among things that people spend considerable amounts of money on, well the hemp plant has fibers that can be used in the production of clothes that are affordable. Looking at what the world stands to gain environmentally and in other more ways, it is important to consider legalizing the industrial growing of hemp.