History of Hemp and Use as Fiber | Yala Garden

History of Hemp and Use as Fiber

Hemp is a shrub of the Cannabis Sativa family, grown unequivocally for the cutting edge livelihoods of its decided products. It is one of the fastest-growing plants and one of the first recorded plants to be used as fiber 10000 years ago. Its commercial use is diverse and can range from paper, materials, clothing, biodegradable plastics, paint, security, biofuel, animal feed, etc. 

Did You Know? 

Almost every part of the Hemp Plant can be used, from leaves, seeds, flowers to branches. 


Hemp is often confused with psychoactive Marijuana, as both are derived from species Cannabis sativa. The THC(tetrahydrocannabinol) is the psychoactive portion in the plant, whereas CBD is the one with medicinal purpose and other uses.

At Yala Garden, we make sure our Hemp Made Products are 100% THC Free. 

The use of Hemp Fiber is reported extensively throughout history. It was very common until several countries from Europe and West criminalized the use and sale of Cannabis throughout the 1900s. However, in the 2000s, more countries are reconsidering their jurisdictions about this plant for its industrial and medicinal use.

The legitimateness of Industrial Hemp varies according to the country with a rising number of governments legalizing the growth and sale of hemp products with an especially low THC content (24 countries and 33 states of US have legalized use of Cannabis for industrial purpose)

Did You Know?

Most sail canvases were made from hemp in 1800s-1900s( "canvas" derived from cannabis.)

Pure hemp has similar texture linen. It is appealing to the eye with varying thickness. subtle variations in thickness, Hemp is not just a strong fabric but also stretches less holding its shape than any other natural fiber. It can also be easily used with other fabrics to create different properties. The versatility of fiber has made it a suitable choice in variety of products. Today, Hemp fibers are being used in a number of consumer goods, including clothes, accessories, shoes, etc. 

At Yala, we have a complete collection of Hemp Products that are strong, durable and eco-friendly. Our inventory has a wide range of products, from Hats to Shoes, Bags to Purses. 

Check out the YALAGARDEN archives and Go Organic with Pure Hemp Products made from Nepal. 

Did You Know? 

Hemp has also been used extensively for Paper, Jewellery and Building Material (Yes, Search the Internet)