Why is hemp sustainable?

Why is hemp sustainable?

Following COP26, it’s a good time to discuss eco-friendly alternatives. Voyager’s favourite alternative material – unsurprisingly – is hemp. Hemp is in the same family as cannabis but without the high THC (psychoactive) content. It can be used...
The Power of Hemp – A Skincare Hero

The Power of Hemp – A Skincare Hero

You may have noticed that at Voyager many of our skincare products share a key ingredient – hemp seed oil. Today, we’re going to talk about the nourishing power of hemp in skincare, how it can provide so much goodness for our skin, and why we chose to add it to...
12 Interesting Facts about Hemp

12 Interesting Facts about Hemp

The word “canvas” is derived from the word “cannabis”. Van Gogh’s Gainsborough and other early paintings were created on a hemp made canvas. Levi jeans were originally made from hemp sailcloth. The Chinese army became the first bulk consumers of hemp clothing for...
Uses of Hemp

Uses of Hemp

There are said to be over 10,000 uses of hemp ranging from an ideal plant protein and food supplements to clothing, shoes, maps, books, ships, rigging, parachute webbing, baggage, sails, tents and building materials. Although both are members of the cannabis family,...
A history of hemp

A history of hemp

Hemp is possibly one of the earliest plants to be cultivated. An archaeological site in the Oki Islands near Japan contained cannabis dates from about 8000 BC, probably signifying use of the plant. Hemp use archaeologically also dates back to the Neolithic Age in...