History of Hemp Medicine

Ancient Cultures and Cannabis

HOW DID ANCIENT CULTURES USE CANNABIS? Ancient cultures around the world have long used cannabis for its medicinal and psychoactive properties. The first evidence of human use of cannabis comes from a Chinese medical text dating back to 2700 BC. This text, known as...

Ancient China: Cannabis as Medicine

Ancient China: The first mention of cannabis in recorded history. Cannabis has been used medicinally for thousands of years, and ancient Chinese texts contain some of the earliest references to its healing properties in the famous Pen-ts’ao Ching. The Pen-ts'ao Ching...

Cultivated Cannabis Origins

The origins of Cannabis: How Hemp spread across the world. The history of cannabis otherwise known as “weed” is a long and complicated one, with the plant having been used for both medicinal and recreational purposes by cultures around the world for thousands of...
Ancient Cultures and Cannabis

Ancient Cultures and Cannabis

HOW DID ANCIENT CULTURES USE CANNABIS? Ancient cultures around the world have long used cannabis for its medicinal and psychoactive properties. The first evidence of human use of cannabis comes from a Chinese medical text dating back to 2700 BC. This text, known as...

Ancient China: Cannabis as Medicine

Ancient China: Cannabis as Medicine

Ancient China: The first mention of cannabis in recorded history. Cannabis has been used medicinally for thousands of years, and ancient Chinese texts contain some of the earliest references to its healing properties in the famous Pen-ts’ao Ching. The Pen-ts'ao Ching...

Cultivated Cannabis Origins

Cultivated Cannabis Origins

The origins of Cannabis: How Hemp spread across the world. The history of cannabis otherwise known as “weed” is a long and complicated one, with the plant having been used for both medicinal and recreational purposes by cultures around the world for thousands of...