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The Great Book of Hemp: The Complete Guide to the Environmental, Commercial, and Medicinal Uses of the World's Most Extraordinary Plant

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Hemp, Cannabis sativa, has been called the world's most versatile plant. Materials made from hemp fiber have been discovered in tombs dating back to 7000 B.C. During the Middle Ages hemp was used to treat fevers, insomnia, and malaria. Columbus's ships had sails of hemp, and during colonial times it was universally grown because its strong fibers made superior ropes, sails ...more
ebook, 256 pages
Published November 1st 1995 by Park Street Press
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Timothy Wood
Good read about all aspects of hemp in use, cultivation, politics,and-most notably-in history, in addition to more. Did not cover the topic of cultivation and processing though...Although it does state 'uses' in the title, I feel it does not deserve the title of 'great book' or 'complete guide' since it lacks a more complete aspect on the topic. There are a few good statistics, but if you want to learn the history and not really a complete processing of hemp in contemporary farming then it is no ...more
Savvas Katseas
Προσοχή: ναι-μεν είναι πλήρες, είναι όμως και σαφέστατα υπέρ της κάνναβης. Δεν έχω μπει στον κόπο να ελέγξω μια προς μια όλες τις αναφορές του συγγραφέα για τις χρήσεις της κάνναβης, αλλά είμαι εκατό τοις εκατό σίγουρος πως τουλάχιστον όσον αφορά τις "ιατρικές χρήσεις", υπερβάλλει για να κάνει το φυτό να δείξει πιο "φιλικό". Πέφτει στην παγίδα του "α! η κάνναβη μπορεί να λύσει όλα τα προβλήματα του κόσμου!", κι αυτό δεν μου αρέσει.
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