Hemp comes from the plant, Cannibas Sativa; however, it is a different type of the marijuana plant. Hemp is grown in many countries; however, it is illegal to grow it in the United States. Hemp, however, is imported into the United States and is used to make many hemp products, such as in the manufacturing of cars, hemp clothing, hemp jewelry, as well as health care products. The fact is consumers love the products that made from hemp.
The fact is many companies in the United States and Europe use hemp products in the manufacturing of cars. The hemp fibers are compressed and added to another fiber, usually resin or plastic. They are then used to make dashboards and door panels in car makes, such as Ford and Mercedes Benz.
Hemp is also used to make clothing as it is durable and soft. You can find many of these hemp products in high-class boutiques across the country, as well as department stores. Hemp jewelry was very popular in the 60’s and 70’s and recently has again come to the forefront in jewelry designs.
Other things made with hemp products include personal care products. Hemp oil has been discovered to have nutritious benefits for the skin and hair and is used in many different products, from shampoos, soaps, bath gels, lipstick and moisturizers. The fact is products that are made from hemp oil are very high in demand.
At one point in time, farmers were fined if they did not grow hemp and before the 1900’s, most of the paper in the world was made from the fibers of hemp. Unfortunately, this has changed due to it’s close relationship to marijuana. There are however a variety of hemp products available to the consumer and each day, they are becoming more popular with the public.
Disclaimer: Cliff Schaffer does not personally endorse or support any of the comments made within the writings of this article.