Many associate smoking marijuana with the same stereotype, but that is rapidly changing. Marijuana’s huge variety of strains and chemical compositions result in a whole host of effects, many of which promote productivity and relief from various ailments. As CBD products and marijuana use in general become more mainstream, people are beginning to pay attention to the properties of these different strains, selecting the varieties best suited to them. This is highly individual and some experimentation is often required to determine which strain will best suit your symptoms. In this article, we have listed the recommended strains for a range of ailments to make your search a little easier!
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“Jack Herer is a sativa dominant strain that provides a clear-headed, all around happy euphoria. It’s a named after and pays homage to the best-selling author of The Emperor Wears No Clothes and legendary marijuana activist Jack Herer. Many fans call it the “perfect blend,” as it is 80% sativa and 20% indica.
This world-famous strain was cultivated and bred as a medical marijuana strain. Its genetics provide users with happy, soothing feelings. This strain also has very powerful medicinal properties that help patients heal from various mental and physical ailments.
Jack Herer cannabis growers can expect to their seeds to grow into tall plants with up to medium CBD levels (up to 0.2%) and very high THC levels up to 20%. These plants have high resistance to diseases, making them quite easy to grow. They flourish just as well indoors as they do outdoors, as long as the climate is Mediterranean and dry.”
“AK-47 may sound like an intense name for a cannabis strain. But, this strain of marijuana is actually quite mellow and relaxing. It’s a feminized, sativa-dominant hybrid that comes with a long-lasting, steady buzz. Yet, you’re left mentally alert so you can continue engaging in usual social or creative activities. This plant contains approximately 1% CBD, making it an effective medical marijuana product.
The AK-47 strain of cannabis is a mixture of varieties from around the world. These parent strains come together to create an excellent blend of flavors with a THC level as high as 20%. It’s a compact sativa and is really simple to grow indoors, even for beginning cannabis growers. It can also be grown outdoors, with harvesting taking place around the end of October.”
“Mango Kush was engineered for its tantalizing flavors and aroma. It’s an indica-dominant hybrid that gives you a boost of positive energy and helps you remain in good spirits. This makes it a great choice when you’re out on the town socializing with friends.
THC levels for this strain of marijuana are generally moderate. However, this is still one potent Kush. It’s very popular and comes highly recommended by dispensaries as a medical marijuana strain. That’s because it acts as a tranquilizer, allowing you to relax and feel happier. Plus, its medicinal properties help to free you from your worries and physical aches.”
“Are you looking for an energetic, fun, and psychedelic high? Then you are going to love Sour Diesel! Known around the world as ‘Sour D’ there’s no mistaking its fuel forward scent. This is what growers refer to as a ‘Cash Crop’, and for good reason! After a quick round with it, you are primed to tackle the day’s chores and then enjoy a good day while feeling great!
This is a sativa forward blend with 60% sativa and 40% indica. It acts fast and brings a powerful cerebral response that energizes you without leaving you jittery. On it you get a dreamlike high that carries you through the day.”
“Strawberry Cough delivers a fruity sweetness and a clear-headed high. This sativa-dominant strain truly smells and tastes like strawberries. Supposedly, according to marijuana folklore, it was first cultivated in a strawberry field. Some say that’s where it gets its unique fruity flavor. And, it packs a powerful punch with its 20% indica and 80% sativa makeup.
Where does this strain get its name from? Well, other than its strawberry taste and aroma, it really triggers coughing. This cannabis strain can cause uncontrollable coughing. Even the savviest smokers are subject to fits of coughing that leave the taste of strawberry flavor in their mouth. Plus, with an 18% THC content, you’re likely to enjoy this high.” This strain is reportedly fantastic for those with social anxiety.
“Critical Mass is a marijuana strain with a loyal following of devoted consumers, especially when it comes to medical marijuana patients. Critical Mass is particularly known for having high levels of CBD, making it an excellent choice for those who want to relieve their symptoms and still be able to function.
Additionally, Critical Mass is popular amongst growers because of its hardiness. It is a consistent plant that doesn’t take much extra effort to grow successfully, and on top of that it even ends up with a high yield! Its name, “Critical Mass,” is perhaps best explained when you are actually growing the plant. The buds have an exceedingly high “critical mass,” meaning they are extremely dense and heavy.
Critical Mass is bred by multiple breeders. It is mostly Indica (80%), but there is a Sativa presence (20%) as well. Critical Mass weed has a very high CBD percentage, but its THC is also fairly high (at around 22%). These high levels are a big part of the reason why Critical Mass is so beloved — it’s got a strong punch to do away with your aches and pains, your stress and your worries.”
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