Hemp flowers: properties and uses

Sativa hemp is certainly one of the most widespread and well-known plants in the world. It belongs to the Cannabaceae family and is an annual plant that grows without the use of pesticides and chemical fertilizers, and which does not require constant maintenance and irrigation. It is considered one of the most complete plants in nature and its innumerable properties are concentrated in the female inflorescences CBD flower near me.

Let’s see in detail what is meant by hemp flowers, what are their benefits and how they can be used.

What are hemp flowers

Since the past, hemp has been used for the production of synthetic, food or cosmetic oils, but also in the textile sector. The peculiarity of hemp is that it includes both male and female plants. Light cannabis (or light hemp) is obtained from the female inflorescences of hemp sativa . In fact, these are the ones who produce the flowers, strictly controlled from their production to their marketing.

The inflorescences of hemp sativa contain CBD , also called cannabidiol, the good active ingredient used in many sectors, such as food, wellness, textiles, play, cosmetics. Light hemp flowers contain by law a low percentage of THC, therefore they act as a natural relaxant, although the effect can differ from subject to subject. CBD counteracts the psychotropic and psychoactive effects of THC which, when taken in high doses, can have an amazing effect, causing tachycardia, paranoia and panic attacks.

What is cannabis light?

Cannabis light is defined as all that variety of hemp that contains a low percentage of THC inside. On the contrary, in legal hemp the presence of CBD is quite high and acts as a regulator for THC.


The MIPAAF (Ministry for Agricultural and Forestry Policies) stressed that the cultivation of light cannabis can only take place from certified seeds , in order to have the traceability of the product. Furthermore, the inflorescences must have a natural origin and be grown without the use of chemicals.

The legislation provides for a maximum THC limit of 0.2%. However, Law 242 of 2016 establishes a tolerance margin of 0.6%.

The sale of inflorescences

As we have mentioned, the sale of hemp flowers is regulated by law n.242 of 2016. This legislation provides for the  possibility of growing, buying and selling cannabis light,  as long as it has a low THC content. The Ministry of Health (WHO) has confirmed that legal cannabis is harmless.