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iHemp is a non-intoxicating strain of the Cannabis sativa plant that until 100 years ago had been used industrially to make over 25,000 products like paper, textiles, biodegradable plastics, construction, health food, and fuel. It is one of the fastest growing crops for converting CO2 to biomass, and is known to be domesticated by man since approximately 8,000 BC.

Founded in 2016, Everest Eco Hemp is a start-up redefining the future of Indian agriculture and cultivating sustainable living with industrial hemp.

Cited as an Elixir of the plant kingdom, hemp is the only plant that can single-handedly provide food, shelter, fuel, clothing, and medicine.

Industrial Hemp (iHemp) is a non-intoxicating strain of the Cannabis sativa plant. Hemp was domesticated by humans as early as 8000 BC and, until 100 years ago, had been used widely throughout many industries. More recently, hemp has resurfaced as a power crop. In today’s market, hemp can be used to make over 25,000 products including: paper, textiles, biodegradable plastics, construction materials, health food, and fuel. It is one of the fastest growing crops for converting carbon dioxide into usable biomass.

Uses of Hemp | Everest Eco Hemp

Environmental Benefits

The cultivation of industrial hemp in India is vital in our battle to reduce carbon emissions, conserve water resources, enhance soil quality and uplift farmers.

Industrial agriculture is one of the greatest drivers of climate change. The Indian economy, targeting a population of 1.25 billion people largely depending upon agriculture, has half of its population making ends meet through farming.

Most of everything that you can make with cotton, soy or corn can be made with hemp with a much lesser impact on the Earth. Industrial Hemp uses 4 times less water than cotton and half the area of land to produce the same quantity of fibre. It has been observed at locations such as Chernobyl that it is a phytoremediation plant, cleaning up heavy metals from the soil. Proponents of hemp claim it can help global warming as it consumes large amounts of carbon dioxide per acre than most plants.

Environmental Benefits | Everest Eco Hemp

 

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