has a long history in India, veiled in legends and religion. The
earliest mention of cannabis has been found in The Vedas, or sacred
Hindu texts. These writings may have been compiled as early as 2000
to 1400 B.C. According to The Vedas, cannabis was one of five sacred
plants and a guardian angel lived in its leaves. The Vedas call
cannabis a source of happiness, joy-giver, liberator that was
compassionately given to humans to help us attain delight and lose
has been popular in India since the beginning of recorded history and
is often taken as a drink. Nuts and spices, like almonds, pistachios,
poppy seeds, pepper, ginger and sugar are combined with cannabis and
boiled with milk. Yogurt is also used instead of milk.
psychologytoday.com, Jun 16, 2011 by Jann Gumbiner Ph.D.