Natural Products and the Hemp Revolution
Hemp is the Next “Superfood,” Here’s Why
Hemp is one of the most useful materials around, and while the plant’s popularity is steadily increasing, this isn’t an entirely new trend. Back in 1938, Popular Mechanics Magazine ran an article called “The Billion Dollar Crop” describing in glowing terms how hemp can be grown domestically and sustainably and used to improve over 25,000 products.
And this was all before anyone understood the benefits of CBD! Now, hemp has earned the title of “superfood,” and its emergence onto the natural products scene has been met with excitement… and some confusion. Read on to learn how and why hemp is taking the natural products world by storm, and how you can join the hemp revolution.
It all begins with a seed
One of the most common ways people are tapping into the power of hemp is through its seeds. You can eat them whole, shelled, raw, or flavored. Hemp seeds are also packed with protein and nutrition, making these small seeds an easy win for anyone looking to improve their healthy diet.
And hemp seeds are really just the beginning. The entire hemp plant is full of amazing benefits for the mind and body, and there are many additional ways that hemp is optimizing natural products, as you’ll soon learn.
Other uses of hemp in natural products
Now here’s where things get really interesting — hemp can be used in foods, drinks, beauty and skincare products, and in various other wellness and health-related applications. It’s an incredibly versatile plant; just look at these three examples:
Hemp extract: Hemp extract is an oil that’s extracted from the whole hemp plant, including the stalks and flower. It contains the non-psychoactive phyto-compounds found in the hemp plant, including cannabidiol, aka CBD. Recently, federal regulations have relaxed and the consumer CBD movement has picked up steam. More and more people are learning about and experiencing lifestyle benefits through taking a tincture or enjoying an infused snack to lower stress, improve focus and much more.
If you’re looking for an amazing healthy snack packed with the benefits of hemp, give Weller’s Coconut Bites a try. Every crunchy bite is infused with 25mg of full-spectrum CBD, so they’re a super tasty way to eat, feel, and think more healthily.
We created these one-of-a-kind snacks to help the world enjoy the comfort and ease that [CBD] hemp extract can offer – all in a super tasty treat that you can grab and share.
Hemp seed oil is extracted from hemp seeds. It has similar nutritional properties to the whole seeds that we mentioned earlier, and can be used in cooking recipes as well. It’s also commonly used as an addition to lotions and skincare products.
Hemp essential oil doesn’t contain consequential amounts of CBD or THC. As an essential oil, hemp is meant to be mixed with a carrier oil (not digested on its own). Hemp essential oil has been known to alleviate pain, problematic skin conditions, and more. Preliminary research studying the merits of hemp essential oil on the brain, heart rate and blood pressure are even being conducted.
Adding hemp to your diet and self-care routine
There are so many ways to try out hemp in your daily routine:
- Add hemp seeds to granola and sprinkle them over salads for a quick protein boost
- Try a lotion that contains hemp seed oil and see how it helps your skin
- Take your everyday snacks to the next level with CBD to add some poise and relaxation to your day.
- Add hemp essential oil to a homemade face mask
On the topic of snacks with hemp extract, remember to take charge of your wellness by keeping track of how each food or snack makes you feel. As one example, many people feel calmer, more centered, and increasingly focused when they munch on snacks like our Coconut Bites. Everyone is different, and getting in touch with your feelings, moods, and energy levels is a great way to figure out what works best for you.
We’re impartial to yummy, innovative snacks infused with CBD, but regardless of how you enjoy hemp products, it’s clear that the hemp revolution has begun.
– The Weller+ Team
Our Boulder, Colorado-based team might be small, but we make up for it with excitement, inspiration, and dedication. We’re excited to share the game-changing benefits of CBD, inspired by the stories our customers share, and dedicated to inventing even more yummy snacks, beverages, and other treats to make CBD an easy part of your Well(er) life.