By smoking marijuana, people want to relax and relieve their pains. There are many strains on the market that will allow this type of experience.
In this article, you will find out which of these strains are the most popular and suitable for relaxation. You will learn their history and origin, which will help you later choose the perfect strain.
Blueberry is a popular Indica variety, which gained its legendary status in 2000 when it won the title “Best Indica” during the Cannabis Cup. The strain was created, thanks to the intersection of three varieties – Afghani, Thai, and Purple Thai.
The Blueberry variety was developed in the seventies by DJ Short, a mysterious breeder who gained the nickname “Willy Wonka of Pot”. The sweet and pronounced taste of fresh berries is combined with a relaxing effect, causing a long-lasting feeling of euphoria.
Patients most often use Blueberry to relieve pain and stress, and recreational consumers appreciate this variety for it being so colorful and having high THC content.
The flowers of this strain are small and dense, as might be expected from the dominant variety in the Indica genes. The leaves are most often covered in red and purple colors. The purple color is caused by a high concentration of pigment called anthocyanin.
Chemdawg 91 is a popular hybrid that was created by crossing two unknown varieties. Some say that “91” in the name refers to the year of its creation. It is a descendant of the legendary Chemdawg strain, which is a cross between the Nepalese and Thai varieties. Some, however, say that this variety was created due to the intersection of Chemdawg and Skunk.
The Chemdawg 91 phenotype may fluctuate between Sativa or Indica dominance, and THC concentration in this strain fluctuates around 24%.
Chemdawg 91 tops are medium in size and are very sticky. Flowers covered with trichomes are brown-green and hard to crumble without using a grinder.
The strain has a deep, earthy smell that mixes with the smell of fuel, and when you break up your tops you can smell the characteristic smell of a skunk. The smoke is smooth and you feel a distinct citrus scent when puffing.
Afghani is an original, local variety grown in the mountains of Afghanistan. Afghani is pure Indica valued for its power and genetics. Hundreds of years of its cultivation meant that this variety is perfectly balanced so that breeders from around the world came to Afghanistan to take possession of it.
The Afghani variety has been used to produce many popular strains, such as Northern Lights and Blueberry.
Because it is pure Indica, recreational users can feel deep relaxation and relaxation. Some users also report a significant improvement in appetite. Due to its properties, Afghani is recommended to be used in the evening because it tends to cause drowsiness.
Tops of this variety are pale green, surrounded by orange hair and a thick layer of trichomes. They should be very resinous and sticky to the touch.
It is a variety with a strong smell that resembles a mixture of gasoline and citrus. As with other Indica varieties, the smoke is rough and can cause coughing attacks.
Acapulco Gold is one of the most well-known Sativa strain that originated around Acapulco in Mexico. This variety is difficult to find because indoor cultivation is relatively difficult. This strain is most commonly found on the west coast of the United States.
Acapulco Gold is used by patients suffering from anxiety, depression, and chronic pain, as well as insomnia and headaches, as well as mental disorders such as PTSD.
Recreational users value this variety for its strong, euphoric high combined with a feeling of relaxation. However, they report slight paranoia and anxiety, as well as dry mouth, dry eyes, and headaches.
Also known as Cotton Candy Kush, this strain is the dominant hybrid in the Indica genes, although the exact ratio of Sativa to Indica genes is not widely known. Cotton Candy is a complex mixture of varieties – Power Plant from South Africa and Lavender from Amsterdam, which is a mixture of Skunk, Afghani, and Hawaiian strains.
The concentration of THC in the Cotton Candy variety is relatively high, in some cases it reaches even 22%, and CBD is much less visible. Cannabidiol (CBD) accounts for less than 1% in this strain, which means that it should not be used to treat diseases that respond to CBD, such as epilepsy.
When using this variety, expect a calm body, along with creative motivation, euphoria, and an increase in feelings of happiness. It is a good choice for patients suffering from anxiety, migraines and headaches, chronic pain, and daily stress.
We have listed some of the best cannabis strains for you. Not every strain is the same, but neither is an individual. How cannabis affects differs from person to person. Hence, we recommend you to try each type before making up your mind.
Exploration is always a fun part of the trip anyways!