We've all wondered what the difference between Indica, Sativa, and Hybrid strains are. Here's a quick guide to help you find your next favorite strain!
The term “Indica” came about because these strains originated from northern India, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Tibet, Nepal and many other places in this region.
- Indoor growing - the plants usually grow under 5 feet
- Fatter leaves
- Nighttime consumption
- Higher CBD content
- More centered on a body high
- Heavy-bodied highs
- Extreme relaxation
- Great pain reliever
- Chronic pain
- Stress relief
- Muscle spasms
- Relaxation of muscles
Sativa strains originated in countries closely located to the equator – such as: Columbia, Mexico, Thailand, and South East Asia because they tend to thrive in warmer weather.
- Outdoor growing - the plants can grow up to 25 feet tall
- Leaves are long, dainty, and narrow, like the famous marijuana symbol
- Day Time consumption
- Higher THC-Cannabinoid content
- More centered on a head high
- Pick-Me-Up strains
- Increases focus and creativity
- Mood Disorders
Hybrid strains have become a saving grace for many patients, because they are a combination of Indica and Sativa strains. Thus giving the patient desired effects from both Indica and Sativa strains, all in one strain.
1. Sativa-Dominant Hybrid
- Cerebral high with a relaxing body effect.
- Provides physical and mental relief.
2. Indica-Domninant Hybrid
- Full body pain relief with a relaxing head high.
- Good for patients stuggling with insomnia or autoimmune diseases.
3. 50/50 Hybrid
- Best for patients seeking both a head and body high.
- Head and Body High
- Auto Immune Disease
Now that you know the difference between these three, you can go out and find your favorite strain! If you need a little help, here are a few top 10 guides to narrow down the selection.