The Hemp Plant
The environment has largely been affected by the development efforts of men in several ways. As a result of this, people all over the world are striving to come up with ways in which to coexist with the environment in the face of never ending development. This is where the use of hemp products comes in as big milestones can be made towards making our environment recover. The hemp plant has been associated with a lot of controversies especially by bodies and authorities that are against drug abuse. With a margin of less than one percent, like Marijuana the hemp plant also contains the chemical Tetrahydrocannabinol responsible for making people high.
Focusing more on the good in the hemp in the hemp plant, it has the ability to bring an aspect of green in almost everything. The hemp plant stands out because of being easily sustainable. The plant is characterized with short growth cycles hence it can re-grow several times during the season. The hemp plant also is easy to grow due to the fact that it may use very little pesticides or none at all.
The plant has also been proven to be friendly to the soils as it replenishes nutrients to the soil and in the process boosting the fertility level of soils. In the recent times the hemp plant has set its advantages higher after being used in cleaning up radioactive content in areas that have been exposed to nuclear radiation. The moisture contents and the anti-aging properties found in the oils of the hemp plant seeds are very useful in fighting skin inflammatory conditions hence being incorporated in cosmetic productions.
In any part of the world energy is precious and is the driving power of development and our lifestyles in general. At a minimal cost of the going cost of energy, the hemp biomass can be easily converted into methane, methanol and gasoline and at the same time have cleaner air . Unlike the current forms of energy that emit harmful gases that end up polluting the environment further through acid rain, hemp fuels are cleaner with no emissions to leave to the atmosphere.
The hemp plant contains a fiber that is found within the stalk of the plant which can be used in the production of clothes which are pocket friendly for the consumer. At this point in time maybe we should consider making the hemp plant a partner in life and in saving the environment.