Cannabis STRAINS

THC Strains and Use

You already know that marijuana causes a high effect. But did you know that there are different strains of THC (the component in Marijuana that causes the high effect)? Also, these strains have different effects and use.

What’s a strain?

For starters, marijuana is divided into three categories:

  • Sativa- has an energizing effect
  • Indica- has a relaxing effect. It originated from India, in the Kush Mountains
  • Hybrid- it is hybrid of Sativa and Indica

Apart from the three categories, cannabis has been divided into different breeds, which are commonly referred to as strains. These strains are usually bred to bring different effects to the user.

How to choose a suitable strain

As mentioned earlier, strains are bred to give specific effects to its users. When you are selecting a strain, you will, therefore, choose depending on the effect you want. Some strains have a better effect than others on specific conditions, and doing some research will go a long way. While doing the research, remember to get details of any effects caused by the strains.

The different types of strains

The below list is not exhaustive, but it includes some of the most popular marijuana strains.

Blue Dream

Blue Dream has a soothing and relaxing effect, but it is not a total sedative. Due to this, it is perfect for relieving cramps, inflammation, and pains. It’s also great for lifting one’s mood, causing euphoria.

Acapulco Gold

This strain originates from Acapulco in Mexico. It has an energizing effect and helps induce euphoria. Acapulco Gold is also used to relieve pain, fatigue, nausea, and stress.

Bubba Kush

This is a sleep-inducing strain. It can also be used when you are seeking some relaxation. Additionally, if you suffer from insomnia, this is the strain to go for and finally get to sleep. Bubba Kush can also be used to reduce pain and relieve stress.

Purple Kush

If you are looking for a strain that will give you a moment of bliss, then this is the strain to get. Purple Kush will make you feel relaxed, happy, and even sleepy in case you are struggling with insomnia.

Granddaddy Purple

Are you struggling with insomnia and could use some help? Well, you can count on the Granddaddy Purple strain to help you fight insomnia as well as reducing any stress you have.

In addition to this, Granddaddy Purple also has a euphoric effect. It is also ideal for anyone who has lost their appetite since it increases hunger.

Maui Wowie

Are you looking for some creativity, relaxation, or perhaps you want to feel energetic? Well, the Maui Wowie is the strain to choose when you go shopping.  

Apart from the above, it will also help in reducing fatigue. If you are feeling fatigued and the day ahead requires a lot of concentration and energy from you, Maui Wowie will get you through the day.

Afghan Kush

This type of strain originates from the Hindu Kush mountains, which are near the border of Afghanistan and Pakistan.

The Afghan Kush is used to induce sleep and is also super-relaxing. It also helps relieve pain and can be used to increase one’s appetite.

Northern Lights

Northern lights help fight insomnia, lift one’s moods, to relax, relieve pain, reduce stress, and depression.

Pineapple Express

The Pineapple Express strain is widely known for a scent that smells like that of a pineapple.

If you feel fatigued and still have some work to do, then this is the strain to go for. It will give you an energetic effect, lift your moods, and help you relax.

Before you head online to shop for any of these strains, it is important first to confirm if they are legal in your state to avoid rubbing shoulders with the law.