The Top 6 Smoke-Worthy CBD-Rich Strains

By Mell G.
If you’re looking for relaxation without psychoactivity, then these strains should definitely have a place in your medicinal cabinet.

The Top 6 Smoke-Worthy CBD-Rich Strains

CBD is a well-known compound that has virtually no psychoactivity. This means you won’t experience the mind-altering high synonymous with THC. In fact, CBD is mainly used for its medicinal applications and known for countering the “high” effect, associated with THC.

Though there are plenty of herb lovers who enjoy the psychoactivity offered by some strains, there seems to be a growing number of people who are just starting to understand and appreciate the health-boosting benefits of CBD.

Whether you’re searching a CBD-dominant strain to toss in a bowl or use for extraction there are several popular and common strains you should consider during your next purchase of CBD flower!

1. Charlotte’s Web 

With aroma and tastes that remind of flowers and citrus fruits. the high medicinal potency of this world-famous this indica dominant truly shines through. It was the focus of a bid to legalize CBD strains, as it helped Charlotte Fig who suffered from Dravet Syndrome - a rare form of epilepsy.

The CBD content in this plant measures as high as 20% with extremely low levels of THC  (usually at around 0.3%), which makes it an ideal choice for those who want to avoid getting high. 

CBD Strain

2. Harle-Tsu

Known to have one of the lowest levels of THC, this two-strain hybrid offers a very high CBD to THC ratio of 20:1. That said, Harle-Tsu offers no serious chance of getting real high or psychoactive effects.

It was made by a crossing between Harlequin and Sour Tsunami -- perhaps two of the most popular CBD-rich strains out there. You will love its zesty, earthy taste mixed with its uplifting effects that will gradually send you into deep relaxation. Therapeutically speaking, a few hits of Harle-Tsu may be able to address anxiety, pain, and inflammation while keeping your mind clear and paranoia-free.

Even for non-medicinal consumers, Harle-Tsu herb will come in handy in any situation for those looking for relief.

3. Cannatonic

The CBD content in this strain is very high, making it an incredible herb.

Bred between MK Ultra and G13, Cannatonic contains a very low dose of THC and delivers little to no psychoactive effects. The THC content measures around 6%, while the CBD found in this strain delivers around 17%.

Like most CBD strains, this Cannatonic is first-rate for those looking for relief. Whether you need help reducing inflammation and physical pain, this CBD strain has a quite strong effect yet, offers a lot more clarity than other strains. 

CBD Potent Plants

4. ACDC

Besides the awesome rock n roll name, ACDC, this sativa-dominant can have some colossal CBD levels. To put that in numbers, ACDC contains less than 1% THC with staggering levels of CBD clocking in at 19%, which means that you get an effect with subtle intoxicating effects barely felt.

This plant is a derivative of Cannatonic and has an earthy flavor reminiscent of wood and zesty citrus with a pinch of sweetness in it. And when coupled with its calming, soothing effects can make for a real treat after a few puffs. 

5. Canna-Tsu

Canna-Tsu strain is a cross between Cannatonic and Sour Tsunami strains and features a 5:1 CBD: THC ratio.

As far as effects, Canna-Tsu bud offers a deeply relaxing experience that is more on the mellow side and keeps the THC mental attack in check. The induced clear-headed high that will put you in a state of tranquility.

Many smokers have reported experiencing relief from inflammation, nausea, and feelings of anxiety, but it also makes the perfect partner in crime for pain relief. The flavor of this strain is also very rewarding. When smoking Canna-Tsu you can expect a very earthy pine theme, with a scent that isn't too far off but mixed with undertones of citrus.

CBD Compound

6. Harlequin

Harlequin is known as an incredibly medicinal and tasty strain. This CBD-rich hybrid came by the crossing of Nepalese Colombian, Swiss and Thai landrace strains. Thanks to its low THC content and high CBD content (somewhere around 10%), anyone is able to take advantage of its therapeutic effects without any of the unwanted high.

Following consumption, this bud offers effects that feel clear-headed, uplifting, focus-producing with slight euphoria. This plant may be able to help with inflammation and stress, anxiety, depression, migraines, gastrointestinal issues, and chronic pain.

Bred with an intriguing mix of both sweet mangoes and earthy goodness, expect an earthy fragrance with a touch of citrus on your taste of Harlequin buds.

Conclusion

There you have it, the top 6 smoke-worthy CBD strains. We’re happy that cannabinoids like CBD hold such promise for revitalizing both our minds and bodies.

If you or someone you know wants to experience the many therapeutic properties of the plant without the psychoactive effects, be sure to check out one of all of these amazing strains at your local dispensary!

About the author: Mell G.

Mell Green is a writer who works full-time covering all things cannabis -- you know all the cool shit you want to know about. She’s also a regular contributor of Terpenes and Testing Magazine, Coffeeshop Guru, and Extraction Magazine.