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Understanding the Difference Between Indica and Sativa Cannabis Strains

Kind Meds (Cannabis Education Blog)

If you have been into a dispensary recently, you may have noticed that there are three main types of offerings: Indica, Sativa, and hybrid. Sativa and Indica represent two distinct strains of cannabis and have different intended effects. What Is Indica? In essence, the question, “Sativa or Indica?” What Is Sativa?

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Sativa vs. Indica vs. Hybrid: What’s the Difference?

The Herb Collective

Marijuana comes in various different strains, generally divided into three types: indica, sativa, and hybrid. Sativa and indica are two distinct types of marijuana plants, but the two can also be bred together to create hybrid plants. Hybrid strains offer properties of both in varying degrees.

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A Guide to Choosing Cannabis Strains for Chronic Pain Relief

United Patients Group

The best cannabis strains for chronic pain relief are those that are high in both CBD and THC. CBD is the non-psychoactive compound found in cannabis with powerful anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties, while THC is the psychoactive component responsible for the plant’s euphoric effects.

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Indica vs Sativa: What’s the Difference?


Before you start trying to figure out which specific strain is right for you, first, you need to learn the basics of indica vs. sativa. They’re a bit of a lighter green than indica plants, and they often take a bit longer to grow. Additionally, you should know that sativa has low CBD content and high THC content.

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What are cannabis landrace strains?

The Cannigma

These “strain hunters,” as they are now commonly referred to, brought landrace indicas back from places like the Himalayas and Kush mountains. These landrace strains were then bred together to create hybrid strains – which combined these different varieties to amplify desirable features like high THC levels and shorter growth cycles.

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7 Tips for Picking the Right Marijuana Strain for You

Kind Meds (Cannabis Education Blog)

Know the 3 Main Types of Marijuana Strains: Sativa, Indica, and Hybrid. Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, produces the psychoactive, mind-altering effect you associate with being “high,” along with alleviating nausea, stimulating appetite, and relieving pain. Their flowering cycle is longer than that of indica plants.

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Review: Extreme Cream by Rythm

Illinois News Joint

As an insomniac, I pay special attention to strains that promise a heavy indica experience. When Extreme Cream from Rythm promised a “heavy handed indica” experience on the menu at Rise Effingham , I had to try a sample to see if it deserved a spot in the toolbox. Extreme Cream is not a “day” strain.

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