How to Tell the Difference in Marijuana Strains

There isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution to cannabis consumption, which is why our guide ‘How to Tell the Difference in Marijuana Strains’ should be a starting point for any new user.


Some of you may be turning to cannabis for help with anxiety and sleeplessness. Others might want relief from stress or brain fog. We’re all different and our needs vary. Thankfully, there are different marijuana strains to help us with various problems.


All the marijuana strains might sound confusing at first. And, you may be thinking it doesn’t matter what you choose. You’ll better understand how to help yourself once you read this guide.


Indica Marijuana Strains


Indica strains are the go-to if you’re seeking calm, peacefulness, or pain relief. They’re perfect for nighttime use and when you just want to chill. Indica Strains are known as a body high.


Some of the most popular Indica strains include:


  • Purple Punch

  • Ice Cream Cake

  • Zkittlez


These strains will make you want to relax. So, opt for one if you need some deep downtime. Then, settle in for some YouTube or Netflix watching because you most likely will not be going anywhere, anytime soon since these are the perfect strains for some much-needed rest.


Sativa Marijuana Strains


Sativa strains provide energy and boost creativity. Choose these strains when you’ll be participating in physical activity or social situations. Sativa strains are known as a head high.


Here are some popular sativa strains today:

  • Sour Diesel

  • Jack Herer

  • Green Crack


Need a jumpstart or lift during the day? A Sativa strain will do it. Sativa strains are the strain of choice for people using marijuana therapeutically, for chronic fatigue, mood disorders, and other ailments.


Hybrid Marijuana Strains


Hybrid strains contain genetics from both Indica and Sativa. Hybrid Strains are known as having a good balance of a head high and body high. Some hybrid strains tend to be sativa - dominant or indica - dominant.


Want to try a Hybrid strain? Choose one of these:


  • GG4

  • Wedding Cake

  • Blue Dream


These are some common marijuana strains. Visit us at Foothill Wellness to get recommendations for others. Our budtenders will put you on the right path for your specific situation.


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