The most popular cannabis strains according to Leafly are either Sativa or sativa dominant hybrids. Most people seem to prefer the uplifting high of a Sativa over the couch-lock high of an Indica strain. We want to help beginners choose a top quality strain right off the bat, so we put together a list of the top 10 most popular strains available almost anywhere. 1. Blue Dream – Sativa-Dominant Hybrid Probably the most common strain across the nation after originating on the west-coast. Blue Dream is a cross between Blueberry Indica and Sativa Haze, giving users a well-balanced high. 2. Sour Diesel – Sativa There is much mystery surrounding the origins of this potent strain, but it is currently [...]
As I am certain many other migraine headache sufferers can attest, once you are in the vice grip of a horrible one, there is little to be done. However, cannabis can truly be a wonder when dealing with these awful headaches. When the blood vessels in your brain are constricted and quickly vaso-dilate, blood rushes through the brain, and a migraine headache results. For this reason, often drugs that promote blood flow and more continuous vaso-dilation can be used. Drugs in this category can be cardiovascular in nature, such as beta blockers or calcium channel blockers, or neurological, such as seizure medications or anti-depressants. These medications can be taken as a preventative measure. There is another category of medications for [...]
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 [...]
While many perceive pot as a drug for couch-locked stoners, cannabis has actually proven beneficial for professional athletes. Unfortunately almost all sports have banned the use of cannabis except for the NHL. Many athletes have found that cannabis provides benefits for concentration, performance and recovery. There are countless athletes who have used cannabis and unfortunately some who have been banned as a result. Despite the negative perception from sports organizations this medicinal plant has proven quite useful to many athletes across different sports. Regardless of the type of the sport, high level athletes in sports such as baseball, football, basketball and mixed martial arts have vouched for its effectiveness but don't owe their careers to it. Athletes have used cannabis [...]
There are many Kush strains that are crosses that have the high of the Kush pot and overtones of the mix. These include: Burmese Kush, Super Kush, Master Kush, Orange Kush, Grape Kush, Sour Kush, Grapefruit Kush, Bubba Kush, Afghan Kush, Candy Kush, Lemon Kush, OG Kush, Platinum Kush, and Banana Kush. There is also Blueberry Kush, Violator Kush, 8 Ball Kush, Hindu Kush, Purple Kush, Kushberry, Power Kush, Skunk Kush, Nepal Kush, Velvet Kush, Blackberry Kush and BC Kush. These strains all have the Indica growing tendencies, even when they are a cross or hybrid with other strains of marijuana. The Kush mixes have the smooth taste of the Indica pot and in most cases are easy to grow, [...]
Sour Diesel is one of those strains that everyone has heard of; and with good reason! The majority of people who have smoked Sour Diesel (sometimes referred to as Sour D), report that the strain makes them feel outgoing, happy, and relives any pain they were experiencing beforehand. Back in 2006 the potent sativa strain was even awarded the prestigious High Times Cannabis Cup. I have the pleasure of knowing a patient who has a medicinal marijuana growing license, so I got to watch this beautiful plant sprout from tiny seeds and grow up to be 5 – 6 feet tall. These 90% sativa plants’ leaves started to turn a deep purple during their blooming stage and it was really [...]
Arthritis affects 1 in every 6 Canadians. It is a general term used as a catchall for roughly 200 rhematic diseases which can affect a person joints and connective tissues. Symptoms commonly associated with arthritis include inflammation, numbness or tingling, improperly healed injuries and stiffness of the joints.