What is Hemp?
Hemp is one of the oldest domesticated crops known to man. It has been used for paper, textiles, and cordage for thousands of years. In fact, the Columbia History of the World states that the oldest relic of human industry is a scrap of hemp fabric dating back to approximately 8,000 BC.
It’s not a stretch to say that Hemp (cannabidiol) is one of the most exciting and promising compounds currently undergoing rigorous medical and scientific research. Hemp has made headlines in recent years for some pretty stunning results
Still, misinformation and confusion about Hemp abounds due to the relatively recent emergence and widespread awareness of this incredible compound. Let’s take a deep dive into what cannabidiol (Hemp) is, and exactly what it does -- and doesn’t -- do.
Cannabidiol, also known is rapidly transforming from a little-known molecule into a potential breakthrough nutritional supplement as it grows in acclaim among the health conscious. Unlike many of the 85+ cannabinoids – compounds found in cannabis – Cannabidiol occurs in significant quantities in cannabis, so it is easily extracted from the hemp plant for use in daily hemp oil supplements. Cannabidiol is the most exciting cannabinoids currently available due to its numerous potential benefits and legal status in 40 countries internationally.