Are Hemp Seed Foods Legal?

Are Hemp Seed Foods Legal?

Hemp Seed Foods becoming legal in  Australia and New Zealand. In April this year the Australian Government finally approved the sale of Low THC Hemp Seed Foods for human consumption. Slowly but surely, Australia and New Zealand are catching up to the rest of the world!! Although this ground breaking legislation won’t come into affect […]

Harvey’s Hemp Mylk

Harvey’s Hemp Mylk

  Get creative with your milk source. In our family we are passionate about all things health, which lucky for us includes our favourite nutritious seed. Hemp seeds and leaves can be used in so many ways from Hemp teas, to Hemp Cheese. We love how creative we can get in our kitchen with the simple […]

Hemp Foods legislation is rejected again!

Hemp Foods legislation is rejected again!

It is with great frustration and disappointment that yet again the Australian health ministers have voted AGAINST changing the legislation that prohibits Australian retailers selling Hemp Foods as a consumable human food.

Cool Trivia About Hemp Paper

Hemp paper is quite a popular material these days; promoted as the eco-friendlier alternative to paper made from trees, more and more people are making the switch to it — that would be their bit to help ailing Mother Nature. But aside from that, hemp paper has always been a star product – long before […]

Hemp Farming – The return of a sustainable industry to NSW

In February I headed to Bellingen on the Mid North Coast of NSW to meet with Steve and Sonya from Hemp Creative Bellingen, to check out their Hemp Farming Project. Whilst there I was invited to come back and join them for their harvest in the coming month. Loving Hemp as I do, I of course accepted […]

Amp Up Your Training With Hemp Protein Powder

If you have made going to the gym one of your resolutions for 2014, perhaps to bulk up, lose some weight or simply to look better, it is crucial to know that the body you are looking to achieve is made both in the gym and the kitchen — or, if you really want to […]

A Versatile Superfood – The Benefits Of Hemp Seeds

Over the past few years, quite a number of seeds have been dubbed as superfoods for the wide range of benefits they offer, most notable of which are flax and chia seeds. Another type of seed that has been consumed since ancient times by various civilisations and which has regained prominence is the hemp seed […]

A Toast To Hemp Milk And Its Benefits

Hemp milk or hemp beverage is one of the many beneficial products derived from the industrial plant. Consumers can make their own hemp beverage by blending water and shelled hemp seeds until the concoction reaches the consistency of skimmed milk. Alternatively, there are ready-to-drink products available in the market which come in a variety of […]

The Many Amazing Uses Of Hemp Fibre

The Many Amazing Uses Of Hemp Fibre

Hemp is so versatile that it has around 25,000 known uses. In 5th century China, hemp was used as an early form of paper, and it was also used to make ropes and clothes. In medieval Italy and Germany, people used hemp for making delicious and nutritious pies and soups. During World War II, the […]

Hemp Clothing – Fashion’s Future – Stylish And Sustainable

Few things you might want to know about the hemp plant. One, it’s been used for thousands of years for oil, food, fabric, and more. Two, it contains all the essential fatty acids and amino acids your body will need. Three, it doesn’t have the active chemicals (i.e., it’s low in THC) that will cause […]

What Skin Benefits Can You Get From Quality Hemp Oil?

While many people would commonly use lotions and body oils produced by popular commercial brands to get the skin care benefits they need, a growing population is learning about an equally beneficial alternative: hemp seed oil. Pressed from whole hemp seeds (produced by the Cannabis sativa plant), this oil has not only been found to […]

The Top Health Benefits Of Hemp Protein

Protein is an essential nutrient that allows the human body to stay strong, repair itself and maintain its energy. It is a basic requirement for your body to create new cells and tissues. Also called “the building blocks of life,” proteins play a lead role in enabling your basic body systems to function well. Proteins […]

The Benefits of Hemp Seeds

The Benefits of Hemp Seeds

Very few plants can rival the versatility and the sheer number of benefits that the industrial hemp plant can offer. Cultivated around the globe, with the exception of the United States, the plant has long been used in the manufacture of textiles, paper, building materials, plastics and even biofuel. Hemp seeds, in particular, are prized […]

Hemp Seeds – Packed with Goodness

Hemp Seeds – Packed with Goodness

Hemp Seeds are one of the most nutritious and complete sources of food. Package full of protein, fiber, essential oil and vitamins and essential nutrients. 

Top 11 Celebrity Hemp Endorsements

Ok, here it is.. my long awaited “Top 11 Hemp-lebrities” #11. Lesser known Canadian figure skating champ Patrick Chan talks about his breakfast of champions which naturally includes Hemp Seeds – Jan 2012 – See more…. #10. American vegan and Tour de France rider David Zabriskie makes history by becoming the only vegan to ride the gruelling cycling race. His secret?? A […]

Hemp Store Happenings…..

Happy days here at the Hemp Store. Our retail shop is bursting at the seams with the arrival of all our summer clothing and heaps of fair trade goodies.. just in time for Christmas. We are also super pumped to have received fresh stocks of beautiful Organic Canadian Shelled Hemp Seeds. We would like to thank all of […]

Get a Vitamin Boost Using The Power Of Hemp

While people regularly boast of the power of pumpkin and poppy seeds to increase vitamin levels and improve health and vitality, not many of them also include the mighty hemp seed in their calculations. Health food fanatics have long known about the benefits of this tiny seed, but there is a strong prejudice against it […]

Hemp – Happy Clothing

HAPPY CLOTHING When we look at what we wear and what we feel when we wear it, natural fibres tend come out trumps every time. Natural fibres tend to sit well, breath well and look good. Many people wear natural fibres primarily for ethical or ecological reasons, but there are also health reasons for wearing only natural fibres […]

Seeds of Change

I’ve written here before regarding the wonderful benefits of Hemp Oil and Hemp Seeds and the fact that we are the only western country in the world that does not allow their consumption. Well…. the FSANZ (Food Standards Australia and New Zealand) released their consultation paper recently on LOW THC Hemp as a Food, and […]

Hemp Fashion is on the Rise

If you had asked me 20 years ago, what the word Eco meant, I probably would have given you a blank look and then shrugged my shoulders. I thought hemp was a drug, household recycling was contained to the compost bin and the biggest worry to the environment was the CFC’s from aerosol cans. Now […]

Hemp Protein Powder Benefits

Hemp protein powder or hemp meal as it is sometimes referred, is usually made with the by-product from the process of pressing hemp seeds into hemp oil. Once the oil is pressed from the seed, the remaining product (hemp cake) contains more than 25% protein and is an excellent source of dietary fibre. It also […]

Hemp Foods in Australia – Important Update

On Tuesday the 15th of March 2011, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FNANZ) called on the public to comment on Application A1039 – Low THC Hemp as a Food.  A similar application in 2002 was rejected by the Ministerial Council under instruction from the Howard/Abbott government because it might have sent out a mixed message and could […]

The Benefits of Hemp Oil

In the last several decades hemp has had a negative connotation in the minds of the public due to its association with marijuana. The two are not the same, although they share the same genus of plant. Hemp does not contain THC, so if someone tried to smoke or otherwise consume it in an attempt […]

Understanding The Misunderstood: Learning The Long List Of Benefits From Hemp

Hemp is a plant that has been used for thousands of years. It is just a sad fact that we have abandoned it to idleness for so many years, discarding the benefits we could have enjoyed a long time ago. For centuries, the great minds have talked about this wonder plant trying to make us […]

Hemp: The Great Potential From Health To Business

Hemp is indeed one of the most misunderstood and misjudged plant in our planet.  It often raises confusion and draws pictures depicting taboo.  But, what is hemp in an unbiased definition?  What does the world of science say about this plant sentenced to be unheard by some people who have chosen the side of benightedness? […]

Hemp Seeds – Nature’s Power Foods

Hemp seeds are one of natures very own power foods. Over the last decade this nutrient rich seed has grown in popularity in health food stores all over the world. The benefits of eating these little powerhouses are numerous. . They are packed with easily digestible proteins that contain all eight essential amino acids. They […]

Hemp Oil – Nature’s Versatile Super Oil

Hemp oil comes from the hemp seed and it has been traditionally used in lubricants, paint, ink manufacture, fuel and plastic products. It is also used in the production of skincare products, natural soaps, shampoos and detergents. In recent years, hemp seed oil has been recognised as natures most balanced oil for human nutrition with […]

Hemp Seed Oil | Omega Rich for Improved Health and Vitality

Hemp Seed Oil | Omega Rich for Improved Health and Vitality

Hemp Seed Oil is a versatile oil that is pressed from the whole Hemp Seed.  Rich in Essential Fatty Acids (EFA’s)