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Are you ready for the 420 shacks crash course in curing your marijuana? Get ready to take some notes, Today we're going over drying, air curing and flavor curing . Curing your marijuana buds is done to remove all of the chlorophyll, and left over salts and nutrients the cannabis plant built up over its growing period.
Purple lilac symbolizes "first emotions of love" in the language of flowers. The language of flowers , sometimes called floriography , was a Victorian-era means of communication in which various flowers and floral arrangements were used to send coded messages, allowing individuals to express feelings which otherwise could not be spoken. This language was most commonly communicated through tussie-mussies (small flower bouquets), an art which has a following today. [ citation needed ]
Those words seem straightforward enough, and yet cannabis and most other psychoactive medicine plants are outlawed in our society. Those who use these plant gateways to other states of consciousness are jailed for doing so. Ironically, the major force for continuing this plant prohibition is a group referred to as the Christian Right.
Contemporary painting of Vishnu seated in the Ocean of Milk, as Brahma, Shiva and other deities approach from the shore. Illustration by Kailash Raj (1) (Click to enlarge) CANNABIS CULTURE - Did you know that the largest continual human gathering in the world, Kumbha Mela , is based around the myth of the making of the Cosmic bhang ? (For all those neophytes out there, bhang is a drink made from cannabis).
From: Altered States of Consciousness , edited by Charles T. Tart, Doubleday & Co., 1972, Chapter 22 A marijuana high usually lasts two or three hours, during which a wide range of effects may occur, varying both in intensity and quality. The usual, most noticeable effect is intensification of sensation and increased clarity of perception. Visually, colors are brighter, scenes have more depth, patterns are more evident, and figure-ground relations both more distinct and more easily reversible.
Cannabis is a genus of flowering plants with species that have long been used for fiber ( hemp ), for medicinal purposes , and as a recreational drug . Industrial hemp products are made from cannabis plants selected to produce an abundance of fiber and minimal levels of tetrahydrocannabinol , a psychoactive molecule that produces the "high" associated with marijuana . For more than half of the history of the United States cannabis was used primarily for industrial purposes, and at times was even required by law to be grown out of "strategic necessity". Domestic production continued until after the Civil War , while marijuana remained a common ingredient in medicines up to the 20th century. Following immigration caused by the Mexican Revolution , recreational use of marijuana became widespread, resulting in political pressure to enact a federal ban of cannabis.
Ever get coriander confused with cumin? Or wonder if saffron is really essential to the flavor of a dish? As much for our benefit as for yours, we've put together this quick reference guide to all the most common (and some uncommon) herbs and spices!
by The Ethiopian Zion Coptic Church With offerings of devotion, ships from the isles will meet to pour the wealth of the nations and bring tribute to his feet. The Coptic Church believes fully the teachings of the Bible, and as such we have our daily obligations, and offer our sacrifices, made by fire unto our God with chants and Psalms and spiritual hymns, lifting up holy hands and making melody in our hearts. Herb (marijuana) is a Godly creation from the beginning of the world.
Marijuana - The First Twelve Thousand Years I. The Early Years 1.
Marijuana is the most controversial drug of the twentieth century. Smoked by generations of musicians, students and workers to little discernible ill effect, it continues to be reviled by the vast majority of governments around the world. With his new film, Grass, veteran filmer Ron Mann brings his impeccable historical facility and story telling skills to recount how a relatively harmless drug has been demonized for decades.