What the Secrets of Ancient Graves Tell Us About Our Long Relationship With Cannabis

What the Secrets of Ancient Graves Tell Us About Our Long Relationship With Cannabis

One day, about 2,500 years ago in western China, a man was laid in his grave.

A wooden bed was placed in the grave under him, and a pillow of reeds under his head.

Around him, they placed earthenware pots, and on top of him, as a blanket or shroud, they laid 13 fully grown, uprooted female Cannabis indica plants, with their roots placed below his pelvis, and the branches and flowers extending toward his face.

In a nearby grave, archaeologists found another man with what they called “a large supply” of dried flower, some in a wooden bowl close to his body, and more in a leather basket. Given the presence of THC, they decided the flowers were used for “pharmaceutical, psychoactive, or divinatory purposes.”

– Read the entire article at Global News.

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