Other Names: Hemp, Kentir, Cannabis, Cannabis, Cannabis sativa, Hemp, Chanvre
Botanical Information: The 1-2 year old, vertically rising, hairy plant, which can reach up to 1-3 meters in height and begins to split in half, can also grow wild. Its leaves are opposite to each other and have dark green long stems. Its flowers are located on the tops of individual plants or on the tops of branches. Its fruits (seeds) are 3-6 mm long and can be greyish-brown, blackish-brown or greenish-brown in color and have a very thin shell.
Places of Use: There is resin and essential oil at the ends of the branches. Its fruits (Fructus cannabis) are rich in oil. The oil extracted from the seeds is used in the soap industry. A fiber called hemp or hemp is obtained from the bark part of its body. Rope, rope or coarse fabrics are made from these.
Places where it grows: Hemp, which is native to India, grows and can be cultivated in almost every region of Turkey, but since it is used in the production of marijuana, it is prohibited by law and is not cultivated.
It relieves rheumatism pain.