New pre-clinical research shows that cannabinoid cell surface receptor CB1 plays a tumour suppressing role in human colorectal cancer, scientists report in the Aug. 1 edition of the journal Cancer Research. CB1 is well-established for relieving pain and nausea, elevating mood and stimulating appetite by serving as a docking station for the cannabinoid group of…
Hemp produces oil which can replace synthetic solvents for a wide range of uses, including paints and paint thinners. In fact Rembrandt, Van Gogh and Gainsborough used many Hemp based paints when creating their master pieces.
Hemp seed is nutritious and contains more Essential Fatty Acids than any other source, is second only to soybeans in complete protein (all 20 Amino Acids) – but is more digestible by humans – is high in B-vitamins and Vitamin E and is a good source of dietary fiber. Hemp seed is not psychoactive.
The first Bibles, maps, charts, Betsy Ross’s flag, the first drafts of the Declaration of Independence and the American Constitution were made from Hemp.
“It turns out adrug company invested nearly seven years trying to synthesize two of the Graviola tree’s most powerful anti-cancer ingredients. If they could isolate and produce man-made clones of what makes the Graviola so potent, they’d be able to patent it and make their money back. Alas, they hit a brick wall. The original…
In 1916, the U.S. Government predicted that by the 1940’s all paper would come from Hemp and that no more trees need to be cut down. Government studies report that 1 acre of Hemp equals 4.1 acres of trees. Plans were in the works to implement such programs. (U.S. Department of Agriculture Archives.)
Rembrandts, Van Goghs, Gainsboroughs – in fact most early canvas paintings – were principally painted on Hemp linen
80% of all textiles, fabrics, clothes, linen, drapes, bed sheets, etc. were made from Hemp, until the 1820’s .. when the cotton gin was introduced
All schoolbooks were made from Hemp or Flax paper until the 1880s