The 13 Seeds Blog — hobart.hempfarm

The Irratating Truth about Sodium Laurel Sulphate - By Tony De Souza

The Irratating Truth about Sodium Laurel Sulphate - By Tony De Souza

How many chemicals do you put on, or in your body on a daily basis? How many of those are natural? How do we even know? And as long as they work, should we even care? Well what if I told you that one of the most common chemical additives found in products that many of us regularly apply to our bodies is synthesised using sulphuric acid, and has been linked to a variety of health concerns such as … - I bet you’re starting to care now.The answer to the first question I posed is staggering: on average both...

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Hemp Oil - The Omega Solution - By Tony De Souza

Hemp Oil - The Omega Solution - By Tony De Souza

It also offers several other health benefits such as alleviating symptoms of eczema and psoriasis, being a good source of antioxidants, and has been shown to have anti-carcinogenic properties. On top of that, production is far and away much more sustainable than fish and other sources of EFAs. Hemp seeds are also a much more accessible source, being suitable for people of all dietary requirements and choices. Circling back to the first issue raised around fish oil, the taste of hemp oil is actually very pleasant – its subtle nuttiness making it easy to consume as is or as a raw ingredient in food. So, what...

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Hemp Vs Marijuanna - By Terry Memory

Hemp Vs Marijuanna - By Terry Memory

Can you Smoke it? This is invariably the first question I get when people find out we have a Hemp farm. It’s asked in a fun way but it does signal the huge lack of information and awareness about what exactly Industrial Hemp is. Now this confusion begins with the fact that Industrial Hemp and Cannabis/ Marijuana possess only one real differentiating factor and that is the presence of or lack thereof of Tetrahydrocannabinoids or THC for short. This is the ‘psycho-active’ substance in Marijuana that gets you high or stoned or whatever you want to call it. In hydroponically...

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Hemp Rissotto Anyone? - By Terry Memory

Hemp Rissotto Anyone? - By Terry Memory

I had the pleasure of sitting in on a profound discussion on Nutrition (more apt description would be Human Nourishment) by renowned alternative Physician Lakshmi Prasanna. As she moved through her presentation she constantly painted ‘the big picture’ of our human interaction with food and the far larger implication it has in relation to our ‘human’ and ‘spiritual’ health. Her insights embraced the smaller and larger worlds of consciousness and what it truly means to be connected in both an inner and an outer sense. What I really liked most about her discussion was her ability to elucidate the deeper...

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