Indian hemp


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Related to Indian hemp: Apocynum cannabinum, Hemp Dogbane

Indian hemp

1. another name for hemp esp the variety Cannabis indica, from which several narcotic drugs are obtained
2. a perennial American apocynaceous plant, Apocynum cannabinum, whose fibre was formerly used by the Indians to make rope
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9) That same year, he also published an article with a broader focus, "On the preparations of the Indian Hemp or Gunjah," which discussed the benefits of cannabis for the treatment of "rabies, rheumatism, epilepsy, and tetanus.
19th Century - Seven volume Indian Hemp Commission report refutes many of the wild claims made about the dangers of the drug ?
This was in the days when Coca Cola was being sold as a nerve stimulant and tonic for tired brains, when Dr Bell's Anti-Pain cure contained alcohol, chloroform and opium (yes, that might do the trick), and insomniacs were urged to try a Hypno-Sedative made from Indian hemp.
Gloucestershire coroner Alan Crickmore said British drivers often forgot to switch lanes on foreign holidays, but added this incident was "exacerbated" by Mr Herbert's intake of Indian hemp.
After all, the political universe is what Mills so effectively shows to have been critical to the creation of the Indian Hemp Drugs Commission, to the actions of the League of Nations, and the passage of the Defense of the Realm Act.
Thanks to O'Shaughnessy, even the eminently respectable Queen Victoria used Indian hemp for her menstrual cramps.
One species, Indian hemp, experienced high rates of leaf loss to insects.
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They linked one gentle hand-stroke a week to about a 60 percent jump in insect damage to the leaves of Apocynum cannabinum, or Indian hemp.
With Malawi's chief export, tobacco, facing an uncertain future with a growing anti-smoking lobby, he argued that Indian hemp (marijuana) had important uses that could earn the country foreign exchange.
The daughter of Indian Hemp, who ran in the 1952 Derby, will be accompanying new owner George Rowles to Natal.
George Washington even said, in a letter to his farm manager, "make the most you can of the Indian hemp seed.

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