Category Archives: Hemp

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Cathleen: 3 years ago when I was diagnosed with a torn hip labrum in addition to bursitis, tendonitis, and osteoarthritis, the doctor said surgery would be necessary to repair the tear and recommended pain meds to help with inflammation and pain. I decided to try a more natural approach and discovered CBD. After researching various […]

The Storied History of Hemp

Hemp vs Marijuana As we take a look at the history and commercial applications of this remarkable plant—commonly referred to as “the wonder crop”—an important distinction should be made. It’s a common misconception that hemp and marijuana are the same thing, but they are not. Although hemp and marijuana both belong to the ‘cannabis’ genus […]

Good for People, Great for the Planet: The Healing Potential of Hemp

With Earth Day this month, it’s the perfect time to celebrate the beauty and power of nature—including our favorite plant: hemp! Hemp has recently emerged from its prohibition with well-deserved fanfare and we’re eager to share some of the numerous (and sometimes surprising) ways that it can be used to help build a more environmentally […]

How Hemp Can Be Used In Construction

Have you heard of Hempcrete? It’s a thing! With the growing hemp and cannabis industries comes innovation and creative ways to use the plant for more than medicine and human consumption. Hemp fibers have been used for centuries in clothing, paper, and household goods. There’s also hempcrete, which is used for insulation in buildings. Hempcrete […]

Hemp or Cotton; Which Fabric is More Sustainable?

It probably doesn’t come as much of a suprise that here at Kaya, we’re passionate advocates for hemp and all that it can provide for both humankind and the planet upon which we live. That passion was born from extensive research into what hemp can do, what it can’t do, and how the products made […]

What is Hemp?

History Of Hemp Many people hadn’t heard about hemp until the modern cannabis and CBD industries, but the truth is, hemp has been cultivated for its strong fibers for over 10,000 years. It was discovered in rope on pottery in ancient China, where it was also used in paper and bow strings, and later by […]