by Jay Hartenbach
August 9, 2017
Everyone’s hating on dairy and for good reason. One of the best milk alternatives out there, Tempt Hempmilk, is a gluten-free, non-dairy vegan drink that contains zero known allergens and is loaded with omega-3s and omega-6s, vitamins, minerals, and all 10 of the essential amino acids. It’s easily digestible and comes in five flavors. Check them out at livingharvest.com.
Forget olive oil
Delicious and delicate in flavor, Organic Hemp Oil from Nutiva is cold-pressed and perfect in salads and smoothies. In addition to being a great source of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, hemp contains “super” omega-3 (SDA) and omega-6 (GLA). There’s nothing in this bottle but raw, organic, unrefined hempseed oil. Check them out at nutiva.com.
Breakfast – the most important meal of the day
Nature’s Path makes hemp for breakfast! They have three delicious products – Organic Instant Hot Oatmeal Hemp Plus, Organic Hemp Plus Granola, and the Sunny Hemp Chewy Granola Bar. Check them out at naturespath.com.
Get cleaned up
Hemp isn’t only nutritious in your diet, but works wonders in your beauty routine. Dr. Bronner’s 4-in1- Sugar Lemongrass Lime Organic Pump Soap, is not only certified organic under the USDA National Organic Program, but certified Fair Trade. This is a fantastic multipurpose soap that counts hemp oil among its many natural ingredients. Check it out at drbronner.com.
Love smooth skin?
If you’re looking for a good body scrub, this one from Nubian Heritage has a nice scent, thanks to the inclusion of vetiver. Indian Hemp and Haitian Vetiver Bath & Body Scrub also counts hemp seed oil among its hydrating ingredients. Check it out at nubianheritage.com.
Lather, rinse, repeat
Nature’s Gate hemp shampoo helps smooth dry hair and nourish the scalp. It also boasts an array of good-for-you natural ingredients. Check them out at natures-gate.com.
Nicole Streeter, owner of Herbology Organics and Vintage Finds crafts hemp candles from 100 percent certified organic soy protein, hemp oil, and essential oils. They burn nice and slowly, and the warm “wax” can even be used as a massage lotion. The candles are available in a variety of aromas. Check them out at herbologyorganics.com.
Stewart + Brown, leaders in the eco-fashion world, create hemp jerseys. They’re apparently easy to wear, easy to care for, and derived from a 100 percent sustainable, natural resource. Check them out at stewartbrown.com.
Medterra creates hemp products like vaporizers and tinctures that are great for your general well being. They are based in Kentucky and everything they sell is made from organic, non-GMO hemp. Check them out at medterracbd.com.