Category: Hemp

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Certain plants and other organisms have been known to clean up toxic soil and groundwater. This is known as bioremediation and is an affordable and ecological method of remediation compared to chemical and mechanical processes. When discussing how hemp and other plants clean toxins from the earth, it’s called phytoremediation. Phytoremediation is the intentional use…


Hemp CBD Tincture

A tincture is an extract from a plant which is suspended in alcohol or vegetable glycerin. While tinctures are certainly not mainstream in the United States, they are an ancient form of medicine and have long been used by farmers and Pharaohs. Until hemp/cannabis was federally banned in 1937, tinctures were the primary type of…


Ojai Energetics Permaculture Business and Products

Interview with Will Kleidon on permaculture and business Listen Below Transcript of the Interview   permaculture in a nutshell Will: That’s a great question. From all the permaculturalists I’ve known, there’s never one answer, which is actually kind of the principle of permaculture, which is that the patterns spread. The best I can summarize and…


History of Hemp

Hemp is an ancient plant that has been cultivated for millennia. The Columbia History of the World (1996) states that that weaving of hemp fiber began over 10,000 years ago! Carbon tests have suggested that the use of wild hemp dates as far back as 8000 B.C. In Great Britain, hemp cultivation dates back to…