Hemp Facts & Hemp History

Hemp Facts

Hemp (Cannabis Sativa) contains minimal levels of THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) – This is the stuff that has psychoactive properties. 

Hemp Gin will not make you ‘High’

Permitted for food and drink by Food Standards Australia & New Zealand 12th November 2017. 

Hemp seeds are high in protein and have high levels of omega 3

Hemp History

Used as far back as Egyptian times.

An essential plant for the early settlers in Australia to make; sails, shipping rigging and clothes.


Sir Joseph Banks, as Australia’s first botanist was a big fan of Hemp. He would sure be proud to see one of his favourite plants combined with that quintessential English tipple to make a truly unique Australian Gin   


Many truths and myths surround the use of hemp, from presidential and royal endorsements to car production and priceless paintings. 


To find out more, take a search on line and see if you can filter the fact from fiction.