This document is a wonderful insight into the role hemp played in India during the British Empire’s occupation of the country. A British Army Officer did an extensive study ‘on man and animal’ to confirm the healing properties the Hindus claimed of the plant since antiquity. Cannabis was curing a multitude of ailments over 170 years ago. Even then, it was generally known that a little was good and a lot was harmful. Just like in today’s modern society where some people use excessive amounts of Dagga and it becomes detrimental to their lives. Humans will never change.
download this fascinating document here (PDF 1.4Mb:) Indian Hemp oil. 1843