Hemp protein powder is high in protein (containing up to 50% protein) and provides all 21 amino acids including the 8 essential amino acids which the human body cannot synthesize so must be acquired through diet. Our organic hemp protein powder is high in protein and fibre.
Considered a friend to the environment, hemp plants are known to absorb high levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide into its cellulose fibres. They are almost waste free since nearly every part of the plant can be utilised. For example, hemp fibres from the stem of the plant can be woven to make the fabric, the roots have been used in traditional medicine by ancient Eastern civilisations from as early as 2,600 BCE and some of the earliest recorded incidences of paper making by the Chinese cite hemp as a key addition to improve the quality of the paper pulp.
Hemp plants are known to be one of the earliest cultivated plants. Since 8000 BC, hemp is thought to have been used for textiles in Neolithic China. Today, hemp is grown all over the world and still has a variety of uses.