Benefits of Hemp



Hemp is a highly absorbent and washable fiber that resists mold, bacteria and mildew. Hemp is grown organically and  is essentially a weed. Consequently, it requires no fertilizer to grow. It grows close together, crowding out other plants and it naturally resists pests,  thus needing no herbicides or pesticides to grow. It makes beautiful paper, thereby saving trees. Hemp requires very little water to grow.

Hemp is a sustainable resource. That means it replenishes itself quickly. By using sustainable resources we do not deplete the earth of resources needed by future generations. Hemp grows from seed to maturity in 6 months, making it a highly sustainable plant.

Hemp is biodegradable and replaces plastic. Hemp is the strongest, most durable fiber, and the only naturally anti-bacterial fabric. Hemp is often used for marine rope because it resists rot, resists mold, absorbs water, and is UV resistant. 

  • Is washable
  • Resists mildew
  • Highly Absorbent
  • Naturally resists most pests, no need to use pesticides to grow
  • Grows tightly spaced, crowding out weeds, requires no herbicides or fertilizer to grow
  • Grows using little water
  • Stronger than any other fiber
  • Can be grown inexpensively; full plant grows 6 to 12 feet tall in 4 to 6 months
  • Saves trees- hemp can yield 3-8 dry tons of fiber per acre - four times what an average forest can yield. One hemp plant saves 12 trees.
  • UV resistant - fabrics made of at least one-half hemp block the sun's UV rays more effectively than other fabric
  • Resists static
  • Natural
  • Biodegradable
  • Breathes
  • Resists rotting
  • Extremely Durable
  • Wears in, not out