Nature never ceases to amaze and hemp may be one of the bigger amazements in today’s world. The hemp plant divided up into different section may be what will show what a miracle plant it is. Hemp is definitely a multipurpose plant with multi-parts and here is the most interesting point — every single part of the hemp plant can be processed into something useful.
Hemp is a sativa type plant. The hemp buds are synonymous to the hemp flowers. Then there is the plant’s stem, the plant’s leaves and the roots. Some, through the years have referred to hemp as the “every part of the buffalo” plant because everything is used and the ground is grown in is more fertile after a season of hemp growing on it.
The Hemp Seeds
Hemp seeds are a healthful source of vitamin E and a multitude of minerals. You can add hemp seeds to smoothies and cereal. Whole seeds act as a bulking agent, and they also add fiber to the diet, which can aid digestion. Hemp seeds have a rich profile of antioxidants, fatty acids, minerals, and vitamins which the shells add fiber to your diet.
The oil from pressed seeds can be used for cooking, soap making, bio-diesel fuel and vaping juice. Hemp seeds can be used for growing additional plants or cross breeding a new hemp strain. Since they are rich in nutrients and proteins, the seeds can be processed down to be placed into special foods for the health-conscious humans and human owners of animals.
Much of the fiber in a hemp seed lies in its outer shell with 1.2 g of fiber in three tablespoons. Consuming sufficient fiber every day can:
- reduce the appetite and help with weight management,
- stabilize blood sugar levels and promote gut health.
Hemp seeds contain an impressive array of vitamins and minerals such as vitamin E, magnesium, phosphorous and potassium, iron, zinc, and B vitamins. The CBD compound found in hemp seeds have recent reports to help with neurological conditions such as Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease and multiple sclerosis
Omega-3 fatty acids improve the heart health and reduce the risk of various elements of heart disease and arrhythmia. Hemp seeds contain high levels of omega-3’s as well as a good ratio of omega-6 fatty acids. This also applies to the reduction of inflammation.
The Hemp Stalks
The hemp plant fibrous stalk can be turned into clothing, rope, paper as well as construction material. Because of the different components in the hemp plant stalk it can be made into animal bedding, rope, insulation, building materials, textiles, and paper. Some people consider the stalk as waste, but it may be one of the most versatile components when the hemp plant is divided. Some varieties of hemp plants grow as tall as 18 feet or more in one season.
The Hemp Plant Divided — Leaves and Flowers
The leaves and flowers are the part of the hemp plant most important because of their medicinal and recreation uses. These uses range from medicinal to recreational as well as processed into topical applications and sublingual drops.
CBD hemp bud or flower refers to the flower on the female hemp plant. When the hemp flower reaches maturity it secretes certain cannabinoids and resin. There two things attract the pollen from the males which then make seeds. If the flower is going to be used for production of a CBD product, a seedless flower is more desirable.
The percentage of CBD in the hemp flower will depend on the hemp plant strain. The highest CBD content plants are usually specially bred plants. These plants have been cross bred to create a more lavish dense bud for higher CBD extraction.
CBD oils, tinctures and edibles are only some of your options when purchasing products for pain relief., CBD also reduces inflammation and a multitude of other therapeutic benefits besides use for recreation. Other products available are blunts, vape juices, hemp cigarettes and creams.