The variety of cannabis sativa that is used for the purposes of commercial and industrial use is known as the hemp. Hemp plant grows faster than most plants. Hemp is a raw material for most industries as it can be used to make very many products. Hemp provides edible seeds which can be eaten raw or roasted. Oil can be obtained when the hemp seeds are taken through the process of industrial squeezing. The leaves of the hemp plant serve as a good part of a salad dish. The food products of hemp are of high nutritional value. Fibres from hemp can be used in making ornaments and jewellery. Hemp necklaces and bracelets are made by intertwining the hemp fibres through a special method.
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. The oils produced from the hemp seeds are used in the manufacture of bio fuels which are more harmless than the inorganic fuels. Hemp fibre are very effective in making strong ropes and strings. Industrial processes of purifying water and soil use some chemicals extracted from the hemp plant. The industrial manufacture of paper can use the hemp plant together with other materials to make high quality paper. The hemp has medicinal value that is used in the manufacturing of medical drugs. It is the hemp plant used for medical value that is known as medical marijuana. The protein present in the hemp seeds are used for nutritional purposes. The nutritional value of hemp plant makes it highly marketable in the nutritional and medical industries. The hemp protein helps in managing heart related disorders and hypertension. Consumption of poison can be treated by the use of hemp protein. Cooking can be done using spices made from the hemp milk. Dried hemp seeds and leaves can be ground to make cooking spices. The manufacturing of hemp plant can be done to bring forth strong and fine fibre.
Clothes and textile products can be made from the hemp fabrics. Planting the hemp plant among other crops help to increase soil fertility. Hemp plant produces big foliage that can be used in the production of organic manure. Fertile soil is made using the hemp leaves which fall and decay making hummus, an essential content in the formation of fertile soil. Hemp juice which is of high nutritional values is used in the manufacture of some beverages, soft drinks and drugs. The hemp juice can be used as both natural cosmetic as well as in the industrial production of cosmetics.