Story: Hops, tobacco and hemp

Mother Aubert’s remedies

Mother Aubert’s remedies

While living at Jerusalem up the Whanganui River in the 1890s, Catholic nun Suzanne Aubert became interested in Māori medicinal uses of native plants. Some of her own plant-based remedies contained hemp.

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Reference: Eph-A-PANTOMIME-1894-01-opp5

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Jim McAloon, 'Hops, tobacco and hemp - Hemp', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 August 2022)

Story by Jim McAloon, published 24 Nov 2008