Hemp, a variety of cannabis sativa, is a tremendously versatile plant containing only trace levels of the psychoactive cannabinoid THC. This means it’s 100% legal to buy hemp products in the UK. Hemp was one of the first plants to be cultivated by humans for its super strong fibre, nutritious seeds and until 70 years ago, would have been a vital part of our diet. Not only that, for thousands of years hemp was used in folk medicine, along with other plants and herbs found in nature. For more info about the history of hemp, check out this article.