Quick Plant ID: Hop (Humulus lupulus)
Hey there here's a quick break down of identifying a wonderful flower from the Humulus lupulus plant called Hop.
•Hop flowers (Humulus lupulus)•
👨👩👦Family: Cannabaceae (hemp family)
🍃 Parts used: Flower (buds)
🏠 Habitat: Europe, Some of Asia, US.
👁️D: Climbing in hedgerows, leaves are deeply lobed with serrated edges. Flowers are light green - greeny brown when fresh and a layered looking structure, shaped like a cone. Smells like yeast, hempy but very distinct.
✨Uses: Tinctures, Infusions i.e tea and brewing
🌿Medicinal Benefits: Bittering flower, Insomnia, Mild Sedative, Anxiety, Irritability and Restlessness.
Soz for blurry video at the beginning - couldn't get the focus right 😅
💯 Be 100% sure when using any plant. Some do not have the friendliest lookalikes.