What is xylitol
Xylitol is a natural substance derived from the Xylan of birch and other hardwood trees, berries, almond hulls, corn cobs and of course from HEMP. Xylitol was discovered in 1891 by German chemist Emil Fischer, and has been used as a sweetening agent since the 1960's.
who uses xylitol
Xylitol is a substance that occurs naturally in many fruits and vegetables and in fact is produced in small amounts (5-15gm. per day) in the human body during normal metabolism. Xylitol enjoys wide acceptance in Japan, Finland, and the Scandinavian countries. In the Soviet Union it has been used for decades as a sweetener for diabetics, and in Germany in solutions for intravenous feeding.
is it safe
Numerous clinical and field studies performed over the past 40 years have demonstrated the safety and effectiveness of Xylitol as a healthy alternative to sugar and artificial sweeteners.
Additionally, studies have found Xylitol to prevent cavities and restore healthy tooth enamel, restore a healthy GI tract, and fight off upper respiratory infections when used in nasal sprays and ear drops. *Not evaluated by the FDA*
Hemp sugar, the sustainable solution
Cultivation of hemp for industrial purposes has been done by many civilizations for over 12,000 years.
what is hemp
Hemp is a variety of cannabis that is grown for the fiber, food, medicine and seeds. The fiber and seeds are incredible valuable and is why hemp is often called a “cash crop”. Hemp is a very hearty plant and grows very quickly in very diverse soil conditions.
In addition to providing useful fibers, hemp seed also has high nutritional value. and the plant can be used to make biodegradable plastics, some fuels, and a variety of other things. Hemp foods including but not limited to hemp energy bars, hemp salad dressing,hemp milk, hemp protein shakes, hemp oil gel caps and hemp protein powder are among some of the health products being produced today.
usa loves green
It has been illegal for anyone to grow hemp in the United States as hemp is illegal under the marijuana prohibition act but many states have changed the laws and paved the way for industrial hemp production again in the United States. Now hemp oils, hemp plastics, hemp building materials and many hemp fiber products can be seen and purchased on the open legal market. Hemp is truly an amazing plant with the potential to help “green up” many industries.
applications for industrial hemp
potential to heal our planet
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