Bhang is one of the oldest pot-infused edible recipes of all time. It is milk-based cannabis beverage that has been used for thousands of years. There are even old mythological stories praising the drink. Bhang still plays a role in modern Hindu culture. Some people drink it during religious holidays like Holi. Today, you can find bhang in Indian shops with government authorized permits to sell for religious purposes.
The literal translation of the word is the flower heads of cannabis. Flower tops in female cannabis plants have more THC than the other parts of the plant. A text from 1200-1000 B.C. describes bhang as a beneficial used to relieve anxiety.
The drink is associated with the Hindu god Shiva. In one legend, the Hindu gods are weakened from battle with demons. As a result, they seek the advice from one of the most important gods in the Hindu pantheon, Vishnu.
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