There are thousands of Uses of Hemp and now scientists are researching one that could help rid our planet of contaminated soil.
In 2017, plant biologist Gavin Storehouse began researching hemp’s ability to detoxify soil. He started growing hemp in soil containing various amounts of selenium, to test whether the plants could combat this toxic soil ingredient, and how much the plant could tolerate.
Stonehouse has reported that the results have been favourable. Hemp can tolerate high levels of selenium, suggesting that the plant can diffuse other soil toxins as well.
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