Strains and Uses

Cannabis strains and uses: Cannabis use is on the rise and adults are increasingly using cannabis on a daily basis. This is partly because cannabis can be a versatile form of medication. A number of research studies have found that cannabis has the potential to help with a variety of medical conditions, including anxiety, chronic pain, epilepsy and more.

But, different cannabis strains and uses produce different effects, and thus can be used for different reasons. Not sure which strains best suit your needs, then check out our guide below.

What is a Cannabis strain?

Generally, cannabis strains are divided into three categories namely INDICA which is believed to have a relaxing effect, SATIVA which has a more energizing effect and HYBRID which is a combination of the two. Please note here, that by these 3 strains does not mean that you should not try a SATIVA, or only use an INDICA strain as some SATIVA strains have medicinal qualities that some INDICA strains do not have and vice versa, so you need to take the different strains “by name” as well to determine which is best for your needs -cannabis strains and uses.

How to Choose a Strain?

Choose a strain depending on the effect and purpose you desire and also ensure that your research the potential adverse effects of the strain (if any).

If you are looking to try cannabis and you’re looking to help treat a medical condition or currently taking any medications, speak with your doctor first -cannabis strains and uses.

Strains – Effects and Uses (more to come soon)

1. Northern Lights is a relaxing, sleep-inducing strain. It’s also known for its mood-lifting effects, and it can be used to relieve insomnia, pain, stress, and depression.

2. White Widow improves your mood, gives you energy, and relaxes you all at once. It’s said to help reduce pain and stress, as well as feelings of depression. If you’re feeling fatigued, White Widow might help you stay energized and alert.

3 Big Bud s a real treat for connoisseurs who experience the path from the fast and strong high to its psychoactive effect, it opens your mind and a deep body relaxation follows, perfect for falling asleep. Also has a high efficiency against stress and anxiety.

4. Blueberry has a powerful high that will mainly give a body effect and best to consume in the evening. The effect is narcotic, comfortable and soothing. Makes you want to relax and can also ensure a good night’s sleep. Therapeutic strain that may offer medical patients relief from inflammation, anxiety and insomnia. If you’re looking for an energetic strain for during the day then Blueberry Auto may not be the one for you. But if you’re looking for a strain with a strong body high to relax you, this is perfect.

5. Critical is synonymous with relaxation. The ‘high’ produced is more physical than cerebral and it spreads across the body leaving a very pleasant feeling of muscle relaxation. and is in fact generally used for therapeutic purposes and recommend for those seeking a sleep-inducing and pain-relieving strain.

6. Gelato has an energetic, uplifting effect, and a warm, fuzzy feeling, perfect for creative activities. It helps with depression and insomnia. It also has the power to lock users to the couch if they overindulge, so self-discipline is recommended to those who don’t have much experience with cannabis.

7. Girl Scout Cookies launches you to new heights of euphoria, where full body relaxation meets an intense cerebral effect. Known to be a heavy hitter, so a little will go a long way. Medical users will find the effects to be a perfect relief of pain, nausea, and appetite loss.

8. Zkittlez effect is suitable for all kinds of situations; this is the perfect all-around strain. Whether you want to party with your friends or relax on the couch, Zkittlez Auto has got you covered! This strain is no super racy sativa, but no couch-locking indica either, just the perfect middle ground.

9. Blue Dream is relaxing and soothing, but it isn’t a total sedative. This makes it perfect for easing pain, cramps, or inflammation for when you can’t afford to fall asleep. Plus, it’s said to lift your mood and give you a feeling of euphoria.

10. Pink Kush CBD is a famous pain-reliever for its long-lasting buzz. It is relaxing, uplifting, and euphoric. Ideal effects for dealing with stress-related symptoms and insomnia, anxiety, PTSD, muscle spasms, migraines. (take it in small doses)

11. Purple Kush is great for inducing a state of bliss so that you feel relaxed, happy, and sleepy. It’s often used for reducing pain and muscle spasms. Its sedating effects means it can be used to reduce insomnia.

12. Acapulco Gold is noted for its euphoria-inducing, energizing effects. It’s said to reduce fatigue, stress, pain, and even nausea.

13. Granddaddy Purple is another highly relaxing strain. It’s often praised for its insomnia-fighting and stress-reducing results. Users also note that it can make you feel euphoria and increase hunger, which is great if you’re experiencing a lack of appetite. Also used for pain, stress, insomnia, and muscle spasms.

14. Sour Diesel is a highly energizing, mood-lifting strain and great for giving you a burst of productive energy. It also has notable de-stressing and pain-relieving effects.

15. Bubba Kush is a relaxing, sleep-inducing strain. It’s perfect for helping you fight insomnia and get some shut-eye. It also offers pain-reducing, stress-relieving results.

16. Afghan Kush is super relaxing and sleep-inducing. This, too, can help you feel hungry if you’re experiencing a lack of appetite, and can relieve pain.

17. Pineapple Express has a pineapple-like scent. It’s relaxing and mood lifting, but is also said to give you an energetic buzz. This is the sort of strain that could be great for productivity.

18. Jack Herer leaves you feeling stimulated but in full lucid control of your actions. This mellow high is good for treating low-grade stress, anxiety, and depression. Some users have also described relief from migraines.

19. Charlottes Angel is a non-psychoactive variety offering medical benefits without the high, delivering a strong body effect and a calming, anti-anxiety experience, offers a calming experience

20. Golden Goat makes you feel euphoric and creative. It’s also great for reducing fatigue and stress while lifting your mood -cannabis strains and uses.