Hemp is a variety of the cannabis sativa that is used for commercial and industrial purposes. The rate of growth of the hemp plant is very fast. There are quite a number of products that can be produced commercially using the hemp plant. Hemp provides edible seeds which can be eaten raw or roasted. The seeds can also be squeezed industrially to produce oil that can be used for cooking. Salad dishes can also be made by use of hemp leaves. Food products of the hemp plant have high nutritional content. Fibres from hemp can be used in making ornaments and jewellery. Necklaces and bracelets of hemp are made by intertwining hemp fibres following given procedures.
Plantations can be protected from the invasion of weeds by planting hemp plant. Farmers can also use the hemp plant as animal bedding as it has a soft texture. Bio fuels that are less harmful can be made from the oils produces from hemp seeds, they are better than the inorganic fuels. Hemp fibre is also used in making strong ropes and strings. Chemicals found in the hemp plant are used for industrial purification of water and soil. The hemp plant can also be used in the production of paper by combining it with other materials industrially. The hemp has medicinal value that is used in the manufacturing of medical drugs. Medical marijuana is the name of the hemp product used for medicinal purposes. The protein present in the hemp seeds are used for nutritional purposes. Medical and nutritional industries demand highly for the hemp plant due to its high nutrition value. Diseases such as hypertension and blood related disorders can be treated using the hemp protein. Consumption of poison can be treated by the use of hemp protein. The hemp milk is also used in cooking as a spice. The seeds and leaves can also be ground and used in cooking as spices. The hemp plant can also be manufactured to produce fine and strong fabric.
The fabric from hemp plant are used in the textile industry to manufacture clothes and other textile products. The hemp plant can be planted among other plants to increase the soil fertility. Organic manure can be produced using the foliage that hemp plant produces. The hemp leaves decay very fast thus creating humus which is very essential in the formation of fertile soil. The hemp juice is an organic juice that is extracted from the hemp leaves by industrial squeezing is of high nutritional value used in making beverages, drugs and soft drinks. Manufacturing companies of cosmetics can use the hemp juice in their productions as the hemp juice can also be used as a natural cosmetic.