Wake and Bake is a popular ritual in the cannabis community for those looking for a pick-me-up in the morning and may prefer the aroma of a freshly ground herb rather than coffee.
If you’re looking for an uplifting strain for the morning you may want to consider these Sativa and hybrids strains that may energize and spark creativity before a workday.
Indica strains are typically sedative, these Sativa strains give the opposite effect by give you a boost of motivation, creativity and compliment an active lifestyle.
The following popular strains are perfect for the wake and bake, just take it easy on choosing your strain as some may lead to a lethargic afternoon or evening.
All strains mentioned can be found right here on Weed List. So pick your strain and enjoy a bowl of your favorite “Weedies” to start to the day and conquer your day like a champion.
1. Green Crack
This is one of the most popular strains for Wake and Bake and delivers a mental boost that will leave you focused and inspired. Green Crack will also make you talkative and social, so if you’re in sales, this strain provides confidence and the “gift of the gab” for those looking to spark their conversations. Patients also enjoy Green Crack as it helps manage fatigue, stress, aches and pains. While it’s name may not appeal to some, it has a sweet fruity flavor is certainly enjoyable.
2. Strawberry Cough
This high cannabis strain contains 80% Sativa and lives up to it’s name. Having a toke of this strain may lead to a cough from it’s thick smoke but the sweet strawberry smell and aftertaste is certainly pleasing. If you’re looking to mentally prepare yourself for a tough workday, this strain will leave you with an uplifting and relaxed mood. Since it’s Sativa dominant you can enjoy a nice pick-me-up in the morning without any sedative effects. Strawberry Cough has become a popular strain featured here on Weed List, but unfortunately can be hard to get your hands one as this strain tends to sell out fairly quickly. If you’re looking for a boost before a workout or a run, Strawberry Cough can boost your energy levels.
3. Silver Haze
This heavy sativa-dominant strain is made up of 90% sativa and 10% inica that was created by the well known Sensi Seeds farms. One of the most popular sativa strains in the cannabis community, patients can enjoy a head high that will allow you to start your day happy, creative and energetic. Silver Haze is a perfect wake and bake bud that also aids those suffering from anxiety, stress, depression and chronic pain. This strain provides a sweet aftertaste and an aroma that is immediately recognizable.
4. Lemon Haze
When life gives you lemons, just put them in the fridge and smoke some Lemon Haze. This sativa dominant hybrid strain contains 70% sativa and 10% indica. It’s name is derived from the aroma of freshly peeled lemons. This hard hitting strain provides long lasting effects that is another ideal wake-and-bake strain that will leave you happy and euphoric however later in the day this strain may leave you feeling mellow and relaxed. Patients find Lemon Haze’s medicinal effects helpful for stress, aches & pains and depression. Rather than a tall glass of lemonade or orange juice for breakfast you may want to hit a bowl of Lemon Haze to start your day.
5. Sour Diesel
Sour D is possibly the most infamous “high energy” cannabis strain which is 90% sativa. If you’ve woken up on the wrong side of the bed, this strain will give you an uplifting feeling, stimulate focus and provide mental stimulation. Sour Diesel is more suitable for experienced smokers otherwise you may be left in a day-time daze that may leave you unproductive. Sour Diesel is not only an ideal strain for mood elevation for those tough mornings but ideal for an active lifestyle and a pre-workout before the gym. If you’re looking to kick-start your day you’ll want to explore Sour Diesel.
6. Maui Waui or Maui Wowie
Similar to Lemon Haze, this strain contains 80% sativa and gives off a citrusy aroma that smells like pineapple punch and tropical flavours which makes sense since it originates from Hawaii. This strain isn’t as hard hitting as some of the previous strains mentioned but will certainly leave you energized and stimulated before your day starts. If you’re looking to spark creativity elevate your mood this strain definitely delivers the “WOW” in Wowie. If you’re looking to increase focus and help you overcome uncomfortable situations and leave you active, Maui Waui is a great choice for a Wake N Bake.
7. Durban Poison
This sativa-dominant strain is known as the “espresso of weed” as it will give you the much needed boost to start your day. Durban Poison is perfect for Wake and Bake or even before running a marathon. It produces an aroma that is a combination of sweet and spicy smells that include fennel, lemon and orange. If you’re looking to stimulate creativity, improve sociability and elevate your mood this is one strain you’ll enjoy. Patients find this strain also helps with migraines, nausea, and appetite stimulation. Durban is also effective at treating anxiety, stress and depression. Some users may experience paranoia and cotton mouth. If you’re looking for a strain to help you tackle your day Durban Poison won’t disappoint.
There are several strains ideal for Wake and Bake available here on Weed List. If smoking isn’t your thing, no worries as you can also find these popular strains in other forms such as concentrates and edibles. If you’re looking to grow your own plants from the mentioned strains you can also find seeds available here on Weed List.
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