Author: signof3864

As in the ancient times, today hemp products still remain irreplaceable. Tea is made from flowers and leaves, oil is pressed and protein grinded from seeds. Apart from food products, cosmetics, and medicine are also being made from hemp, and from fiber, not only ropes...

Since old times slim and blond Lithuanian girls used hemp oil for cosmetic purposes, that is why they were famous for their beauty – proverbs about them were created, abundance of stories, songs about their beauty, there were duels because of then, wars started, and...

As already mentioned in this article, types of Lithuanian fiber hemp vary greatly from those, which are used for narcotic effect, because they have wide spectrum of usage – from fiber to food and production of medicine, and also doesn’t have or almost doesn’t have...

According to remaining sources, since hemp plant was popular in the production of fiber, food, and medicine, it left its footprint in Lithuanian folklore and customs. Vaižgantas – deity of hemp and linen, Mardi Gras custom, in which Kanapinis (made from hemp – lit.) defeats...

Average contemporary Lithuanian not only hasn’t tried but also have not heard about an abundance of hemp dishes in traditional Lithuanian cuisine, that was a holiday and everyday feast for our ancestors. Usage of hemp in cuisine was mostly favored by Samogitians, one of most...

                      Though for some people this plant associates with narcotics, however, science is rediscovering hemp’s benefits in various spheres of life and it is on the way towards everyday consumer. Not many know that undeservedly demonized plant literally and unliterally has deep roots in Lithuanian...