Marijuana’s legal name is Cannabis and creates hemp and marijuana. Hemp is a specific cannabis plant that produces Sativa plant that contains 0.03% of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) doesn’t get you high and marijuana produces Indica which contains a higher count of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) gets you high. The other cannabis species that is becoming more popular is the Hybrids which is the mixture of Sativa and Indica.
The Sativa plant helps with the increase of energy, mental clarity, stimulate creativity and lifts depression. Some of the popular strains requested in dispensaries are Sour Diesel, Durban Poison, Super Lemon Haze or Trainwreck. Those strains are best when used in the daytime. While Indica is used at night. The Indica plant is effective for mental relaxation, anxiety relief, pain relief from CBD, relieves from insomnia, effective in treating nausea, inflammation, convulsion and more. Indica strains is describe as having the feeling of ‘inda-couch”. Some of those popular strains are Blueberry, Kosher Kush and Granddaddy Purps.
The last cannabis species that is becoming popular in dispensaries are Hybrids. Hybrids is a mixture of Sativa and Indica strains. Most Hybrids have the dominant strain of Indica because in the legal markets what is available for Hybrids is purely Indica strains while Sativa strains are rare. One of the popular strain is Blue Dream.
Sativa, Indica and hybrids heals and nourishes the body, mind and soul. While you are smoking, eating those wonderful edibles or having a few drops of your tincture, do your research, please be responsible, don’t operate any machinery and enjoy the high.
References from Woman’s Guide to Cannabis by Nikki Furrer
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