|How can this potentially medicinal -- but often abused -- herb, its leaves, oil, seeds, flower buds, and fibrous stalk be so beneficial yet so misunderstood? A calculated propaganda campaign, that's how. As a drug, it is vilified. As a miracle, it is ignored (CARTOON).|
WARNING: Avoid intoxication. Wisdom Quarterly advocates only the medicinal use of plants, not their abuse or exploitation. Hemp is miracle. CBD can cure. Little can be said for high-THC.
|That's no way to cure cancer!|
|A vilified plant that cures illnesses?|
|Forest of non-psychoactive hemp|
“After years of growers aiming to boost THC percentages in their crops, many growers have switched to focusing on producing CBD-rich strains because of the increasing demand by medical users.”
|It makes food, too? The quick-growing plant has seeds that provide a healthy protein and essential fatty acid rich oil, with a rare vegetarian balance of Omega 3-6-9 fatty acids (manitobaharvest.com).|
What is HEMP?
Lauren Cox (LiveScience.com)
The "marijuana" (Cannabis sativa) plant has many uses apart from drug use. A distinct form of it, known as hemp [from which high protein food, EFA-rich oil, sturdy rope, sails, paper, cloth, fiberboard, and other useful items are made], can be grown to maximize the fibers in the stalk of the plant or to maximize seed and oil production. Hemp has a trace amount -- about 1 percent -- of the psychotropic chemical THC. More