The hops are native to Europe and Asia. We cultivate it often, but it also grows wild on moist soils.
The ancient Egyptians used aromatic hops to make beerThe hop (humulus lupulus) is a 3 to 6 meter high, persistent creeper. The male inflorescences are not noticeable with small, whitish flowers. The large, female hop cones with their lupiline glands are used in medicine. It is also popularly known as wild hops and hop cones.In late summer, the cone-like structures (female fruit heads) of the hops with their numerous gland scales are harvested.