When people talk about online cannabis dispensary you will often hear them ask is that Indica or Sativa, yet many people don’t understand the difference between these two types of cannabis. Originally coined by botanists seeking to classify differences between the different types of cannabis plants based on their various attributes and properties. Sativa has its origins with cannabis plants found more commonly in arid climates in the tropics that are subjected to long days of direct sunlight. Users report experiencing more of a cerebral high with Sativa which can help medical users increase their energy and ability to focus or help them to reduce anxiety.
Some of the more popular strains of Sativa are Sour Diesel, Bruce Banner, Trainwreck, Jack Herer, and Acapulco Gold.
Indica has its origins with the cannabis plants that are native to areas from Turkey right across Asia to India where they have been bred perfect for the temperature. Indica tends to grow faster than Sativa, and produces more buds although the plants are shorter in height and stockier than their Sativa cousins. Indica plants can also produce much higher levels of CBD with some strains having a much higher CBD to THC ratio. Users report experiencing greater physical effects with Indica and more of a body buzz which can help medical users to calm nerves, for relaxation, or for treating insomnia. Some of the more popular strains of Indica are Afghan Kush, Northern Lights, MK Ultra, Purple Kush, Death Star, Kosher Kush, and OG Kush. Despite the differences between Indica and Sativa, there are many hybrids that incorporate the best elements of both to create new strains, tailored to suit the patient or recreational users expectations to deliver the correct ratio of THC/CBD and other essential cannabinoids and terpenes to the user.
Hybrids can be Indica dominant, Sativa dominant or balanced depending on the ratio of the elements incorporated from each plant in the hybrid strain. Some of the more popular hybrids include strains such as Blue Dream, Pineapple Express, Wedding Cake, White Widow, Headband and Alien OG. When making your selection of which cannabis strain to purchase always take consider what effects you are anticipating to experience and which strain is best tailored to suit your own individual needs be they medical or simply recreational. Everybody’s needs are different so take into consideration all these factors when determining which strain is right for you.