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Which Strains of Cannabis Best Suite Your Medical Needs?

Overview

Marijuana strains range from pure sativas to pure indicas and hybrid strains consisting of both indica and sativa (30% indica – 70% sativa, 50% – 50% combinations, 80% indica – 20% sativa).

 Because sativa and indica buds have very different medicinal benefits and effects, certain strains can better treat
specific illnesses.
INDICA
 SATIVA
 
Night time use
 Day time use
 
 Body high
 Cerebral high
 
 Sedative
 Energetic
 
 Relieves anxiety
 
 Causes sleepiness
 Enhances creativity
 
 Relieves pain
 Relieves depression
 
 High CBD level
 Higher THC level
 
What is indica and how can it help me?
 How can sativa help me?
 
Indica dominant marijuana strains tend to have a strong sweet or sour odor (ex. Kush, OG Kush, Northern Lights) and provide a very relaxing and strong body high that can help relieve general anxiety, body pain, and sleeping disorders (to name a few).
 
Indicas are very effective for overall pain relief and are often used to treat insomnia for many people. Medical marijuana patients most commonly consume indica buds in the late evening before bed. Many of people in our community have found that it makes them feel sleepy and tired – great for a good night's sleep!
 
Benefits of Indica:

1. Relieves body pain
2. Relaxes muscles
3. Relieves spasms, reduces seizures
4. Relieves headaches and migraines
5. Relieves anxiety or stress
 
Popular indica strains include Kush, Northern Lights and White Widow.
Sativa dominant strains tend to have a more grassy type odor. Most of our patients report an uplifting, energetic and "cerebral" high that is best suited for daytime consumption.
 
A sativa high is one filled with creativity and energy. If you're looking for your next breakthrough idea sativa is for you. It is known to spark genius ideas and creations! Many artists take advantage of the creative powers of sativa bud to create paintings
 
Benefits of Sativa:

1. Feelings of well-being and at-ease
2. Up-lifting and cerebral thoughts
3. Stimulates and energizes
4. Increases focus and creativity
5. Fights depression

Purple Haze, Sour Diesel and Jack Herer. are popular sativa strains

also see

see the Cannabis Seeds Guide on Face-book for information on more current strains