HEMP- A MAGICAL PLANT

Authors

  • Nandini Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar
  • Komal

Keywords:

Hemp, magical plant, superfood , natural medicine, Immune booster

Abstract

There is a plant named HEMP that has solutions to more than 1000 problems. It’s a variety of cannabis sativa plant species that is grown specifically for industrial use. It was used to make blankets, ropes, fabric etc. even the very first paper in the world was partly made from hemp. They are great source of proteins and highly nutritious and also used for medicinal purposes. Clothes made from hemp fiber are light weight, tensile and eco-friendly. Its an excellent alternative of wood shives to make paper. It has another minifacial  property which makes it a good building material. Hemp seeds have much more potential in them but due to confusion between marijuana and hemp people are not accepting it but once we understand difference between them it can boost national economy.

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Published

2020-10-30

How to Cite

[1]
Nandini and Komal, “HEMP- A MAGICAL PLANT”, FASJ, vol. 1, no. 4, Oct. 2020.