📖the history of hemp part 2
🦍it Is quite astonishing that cannabis use, in one form or another has practically been documented since the beginning of civilised human existence.
✌️you may have previously thought that cannabis was first used in the hippie era of the 1970s as this is widely heard of…
💉however, cannabis was actually used in ancient japan and china, ancient egypt, ancient greece, rome & india as a part of both medicine and spiritual tradition.
🤮cannabis use was extremely popular in the middle ages due to its medicinal and psychoactive properties. It was used to treat epilepsy, pain, vomiting & nausea.
🇨🇳interestingly, some of the first-known uses of cannabis in a major ancient culture came from china, where it was cultivated as early as 6000 BC.
👕it was not only used for medicine and spiritual purposes as mentioned but was also grown for fibre to make garments and ropes.
3️⃣if you’re keen to learn more about the history of hemp and keep your eye out for part 3