Who is María?
An insight into the anatomy, origin, growth and uses of cannabis.
Herbal remedies and uses have existed for hundreds of years: humanity has relied on many plants and species to innovate medicine, technology, food and even culture. However, some plants have been pushed aside due to social stigmas and expectations. Cannabis is a plant that has many benefits and potential uses, unfortunately, a wide history of criminalization, racism and stereotyping has categorized the plant as an illicit drug, despite its multifaceted beneficial existence. To counter this, we must explore what the Cannabis plant withholds, isolated from the consumer and society, and observe the multiple layers of botany, history, personal experience, gardening and cooking that María offers us.