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Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica, Cannabis ruderalis, Cannabis

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 Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica, Cannabis ruderalis
Family: Cannabaceae
Cannabis
Origin: Central Asia, Indian subcontinent
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.

Cannabis sativa is an annual herbaceous flowering plant indigenous to eastern Asia but now of cosmopolitan distribution due to widespread cultivation (as multiple hybrids/strains of Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica, Cannabis ruderalis). It has been cultivated throughout recorded history, used as a source of industrial fiber, seed oil, food, recreation, religious and spiritual moods and medicine. Each part of the plant is harvested differently, depending on the purpose of its use. The species was first classified by Carl Linnaeus in 1753. The word "sativa" means things that are cultivated.

The flowers of Cannabis sativa are unisexual and plants are most often either male or female. It is a short-day flowering plant, with staminate (male) plants usually taller and less robust than pistillate (female or male) plants. The flowers of the female plant are arranged in racemes and can produce hundreds of seeds. Male plants shed their pollen and die several weeks prior to seed ripening on the female plants.

Cannabis sativa seeds are chiefly used to make hempseed oil which can be used for cooking, lamps, lacquers, or paints. They can also be used as caged-bird feed, as they provide a source of nutrients for most animals. The flowers and fruits (and to a lesser extent the leaves, stems, and seeds) contain psychoactive chemical compounds known as cannabinoids that are consumed for recreational, medicinal, and spiritual purposes.

Cannabis, also known as marijuana, is a psychoactive drug from the Cannabis plant used for medical or recreational purposes. The main psychoactive part of cannabis is tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), one of the 483 known compounds in the plant, including at least 65 other cannabinoids.

Medical cannabis, or medical marijuana, can refer to the use of cannabis and its cannabinoids to treat disease or improve symptoms; however, there is no single agreed-upon definition.

Cannabis has held sacred status in several religions and has served as an entheogen a chemical substance used in religious, shamanic, or spiritual contexts in the Indian subcontinent since the Vedic period dating back to approximately 1500 BCE. There are several references in Greek mythology to a powerful drug that eliminated anguish and sorrow. So far, the medical use of cannabis is legal only in a limited number of territories, including Canada, Belgium, Australia, the Netherlands, Spain, and many U.S. states. This usage generally requires a prescription, and distribution is usually done within a framework defined by local laws.


 Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica, Cannabis ruderalis, Cannabis

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Humulus lupulus, Hops, Common Hop

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Humulus lupulus 'Aureus'
 Humulus lupulus
Family: Cannabaceae
Hops, Common Hop
Origin: Europe, Western Asia and North America
Vine or creeperFull sunRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrantEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Spice or herbEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Humulus lupulus (common hop or hop) is a species of flowering plant in the Cannabaceae family, native to Europe, western Asia and North America. The hop is a component of beer, is a sedative plant whose pharmacological activity is due principally to its bitter resins. Vigorous perennial vine that produces the key ingredient that puts the "bitter" in beer. Can climb as high as 10 to 20 feet. Clusters of subtle, fragrant, greenish yellow flowers add texture in summer and mature to pendent, papery, cone-shaped fruits.

It is a dioecious, perennial, herbaceous climbing plant which sends up new shoots in early spring and dies back to a cold-hardy rhizome in autumn. Strictly speaking it is a bine rather than a vine, using its own shoots to act as supports for new growth.

A pale, ornamental variety, Humulus lupulus 'Aureus', is cultivated for garden use.

For medicinal use, H. lupulus contains the potent component, which may have a relative binding affinity to estrogen receptors. H. lupulus extract is antimicrobial, an activity which has been exploited in the manufacture of natural deodorant. Iinflorescences are used in brewing.

The Cascade Hop is a moderately bitter variety often used in West Coast Style Craft Ales.

Grow on a fence near an outdoor terrace to shade a south or west window from the summer heat, in a container with a tripod-shaped trellis, or over spring-flowering shrubs. Thrives in moist but well-drained, moderately fertile, humus-rich soil. Dies back in winter but comes back each year.


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Humulus lupulus 'Aureus'
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