Hemp is a very ancient plant.
Being used by mankind for over 8000 years as carbon dating has suggested. The plant is very versatile with having a reported over 30,000 uses. So what is hemps history? It is the original source of canvas and the name derives from cannabis. Ship sails, clothing, tents, rope, paper, oils, soaps, medicines, fuel, biodegradable plastics, cement blocks and the list goes on. It seems that it is one of the most used plants in History. Every known empire used hemp in one way or another. The Romans made clothing, the English made sails and America used it as currency. That’s right in the 1700’s you could pay your taxes with hemp. It is very important for us to know what is hemp’s history.Read More