One of the known oldest crops that is domesticated is hemp. In fact, it has been used for thousands of years for cordage, textiles, and paper. Nowadays, there are some beauty products that are using hemp and people are wondering if it is safe to use and if it is even illegal. 

Well, Kentucky Hempters, will tell us everything that we need to know about hemp:

There are many different varieties of the cannabis plant. Hemp — also called industrial hemp — refers to the non-psychoactive (less than 1% THC) varieties of Cannabis sativa L. Both hemp and marijuana come from the same cannabis species, but are genetically distinct and are further distinguished by use, chemical makeup, and cultivation methods.

What Can Hemp Do?

Hemp can be grown as a renewable source for raw materials that can be incorporated into thousands of products. Its seeds and flowers are used in health foods, organic body care, and other nutraceuticals. See full post here…

With the use of hemp dating back 8,000 BC, I can therefore conclude that hemp is safe and legal to use.