Hemp Products & Protein Powders
Below you can find our selection of hemp products.
What Is Hemp?
Hemp is a plant of the family Cannabaceae. It is a stout, erect annual herb that has cane like stalks that are hollow. It is often confused with the cannabis plant. It is normally grown in temperate areas, and can grow up to 5 metres tall.
What Is Hemp Used For?
You may not know but hemp has been grown as a domestic plant for thousands of years. Very quickly is was realised hemp was extremely versatile and had a range of uses. The fibre of the plant is very strong and durable, and is used in rope and fabric making including twine, yarn, rop, cable, and string. It can also be processed to create canvas or a fabric similar to linen which is used in clothes making.
The seeds are used as an edible food source and contain about 30% oil content. Consumption by humans include hemp seeds or hemp seeds, processed to make hemp protein powder and hemp seed oil. The hemp seed oil can also be used in making skin care products such as soaps and essential oils. Hemp seed milk has also been used as an alternative to animal milk.
The Difference Between Hemp & Marijuana
Commonly hemp has been confused with marijuana. Both hemp and marijuana are both broad classifications of the the species Cannabis. Hemp is a variety or varieties of Cannabis that contain 0.3% or less THC content.
Marijuana is the variety or varieties of Cannabis that contain more than 0.3% THC by dry weight, and therefore can induce a psychotropic or psychoactive effects to humans.
Q. Where Can I Buy Hemp Protein Powder?
A. Of course, you can purchase hemp powder here on our site. We have a number of different brands. Other than that, you can buy hemp protein in health foods stores in your local area.
Q. How Is Hemp Protein Powder Made?
A. Hemp protein powder is made by processing hemp seed meal that has had the oil removed. Normally the oil is removed using a cold press, and then the powder that remains is milled into powder.
Q. Does Hemp Protein Powder Contain THC?
A. In Australia, for the powder to be legal to sell, it must contain less than o.3% THC, which is classed as non psychoactive THC.