Sativas originate from the warm climates of Mexico, Central America, and Southeast Asia and thrive outdoors in the heat. Plants are tall with thin leaves. Great if you’re planning an outdoor adventure, want to be social, clean your house, have brilliant ideas, or accomplish anything at all – making you feel energized, thoughtful, focused and uplifted, with a stimulated head high.
This famous sativa-dominant (80:20) strain combines a powerful head high with a soothing body high that last for at least two hours. Best used to treat anxiety, depression, and chronic pain, but it’s also good for insomnia and headaches, as well as some mental disorders. This strain can be especially powerful, with THC levels as high as 24%. It has a distinct earthy flavor and aroma, with a taste of chestnut and tealeaves.
Blue Hawaiian is a beautiful Sativa dominant hybrid strain that has an Indica/ Sativa ratio of 30/70 or 10/90, depending on the variety of the strain. It has a high THC level that is rated by some users as an A grade. It produces a calming, energized and euphoric high on your system that calms down your nerves. Commonly employed for relieving chronic pain, anxiety, stress and depression, headaches and migraines, irregular movements of bowel and inflammations and nausea.
Despite the ferocious name, AK-47 is a relaxing and mellowing strain. Although it is sativa dominant strain that packs an 65:35 sativa/indica ratio; you can look forward to a long lasting cerebral buzz upon your first few tokes. The fusion of Thai, Mexican, Afghani, and Colombian varieties make AK-47’s scent strong and sour. Patients favor this strain because of its ability to alleviate pain and induce relaxation; so if you are suffering from anxiety, stress, depression or pain, this strain is for you.
This sativa-dominant hybrid is about 80:20 sativa to indica this is a great strain for daytime use and clearheaded thinking. THC is very potent, topping 22% in some tests, but CBD is much lower, slightly less than 1%. In other words, this isn’t a very good choice for epilepsy and other conditions that are treated with CBD. But it’s a great choice for relieving anxiety and depression, fatigue, ADHD symptoms, migraine headaches, mood swings, and physical pain. The high is creative and euphoric, with a psychoactive mood boost and a case of the giggles.
Black Cherry Soda
The Black Cherry Soda strain combines both flavorful terpenes and powerful medicinal cannabinoids with its distinctive purple flower. The cerebral high from the strain soothes both the mind and body, creating an inner balance. Black Cherry Soda provides potent pain relief that relaxes without that unwanted, debilitating sedation. Making this strain perfect for those hardworking 9-to-5 patients seeking discreet treatment as a means of managing their pain throughout the workday.
A powerful cross of two popular strains: Blueberry and NYC Diesel. The sativa/indica ratio is 40:60, making for a pleasing high that hits both the body and the mind. THC levels can be impressive, reaching 23%. That potency, together with the indica-heavy genes, provides ideal, long lasting treatment for anxiety, chronic pain, insomnia, and daily stress. This effective medical choice can be used any time of day, though its calming effects may be most useful at night. Expect a blueberry aroma and flavor thanks to Blue Diesel’s Blueberry parentage, along with a sour taste and floral notes.
A slightly sativa dominant hybrid (60:40) strain that boasts a high THC level up 24%. An immediate onset of an uplifting cerebral head high that leaves you completely motivated and focused with waves of creative energy that hit quickly and hard followed by a relaxing body high that leaves you warmed, numb, and completely pain free. Blue Dream is ideal for treating chronic stress, chronic pain due to injury or illness, mild to moderate cases of depression, and sleep disorders, including insomnia.
This dark purple flower is a potent toke accompanied by an exotic fruity flavor leaving it’s smoker feeling relaxed and uplifted. Most noteworthy for its powerful cannabinoids, the high is a slightly mystifying journey… a physical and mental voyage into a world of calm. Works wondersl for muscle spasms, depression, stress, insomnia, pain as well as arthritis. Long-lasting, jovial and euphoric effects. Recommended for appetite, nausea, anxiety, depression and insomnia.
As was true with the man, the Bob Marley sativa strain is a bit of a mystery. While it provides the consumer with a contemplative pause in an otherwise hectic paced world, getting the straight scoop on this strain is somewhat convoluted. Its mysterious and thought-provoking sativa genetics provide an introspective high; one that leaves the smoker viewing today’s problems through a slightly different lens. While Lambsbread was reportedly Bob Marley’s favorite strain for consumption, the Bob Marley strain also originates from the tiny island nation of Jamaica. Created in homage of one of their greatest national heroes.
An almost pure sativa born and bred in Amsterdam. Cannalope Haze hits you hard and fast. Then, on the backside of the initial head spin, Cannalope Haze lifts your spirit like a double shot of espresso – making this a creative strain that’s great for energizing those end of the day doldrums (think 4:20 pm). The effects can be felt behind the eyes and in the temples as you soar into the clouds. Great for wake n bake and smoking all day long, Cannalope Haze leaves you super medicated, but able to function at the same time. A must try for all sativa lovers, as this bud gets you into space for a good 3 hours!
This highly potent sativa (80:20 sativa/indica ratio) Casey Jones works with dramatic effect. Reaching THC levels of 22%, it’s highly potent, and its sativa genes create a strong, energetic head high that spurs creativity – and maybe a little daring. The taste is citrusy and sweet, with earthy undertones. Casey Jones is best for anxiety and depression, as it provides a powerful mood boost. It’s also helpful in treating pain and low energy. Casey Jones, a cross between Oriental Express and East Coast Sour Diesel, is most popular in Amsterdam, Michigan, and the West Coast.
A favorite “Go To” when feeling stressed out. This toxic sounding strain is a sweet byproduct of the selective bean breeders at TGAgenetics: its gene pool consists of a Hybrid cross of Jack’s Cleaner, Train Wreck, Trinity and Space Queen. This strain absolutely nukes your sense of caring about the daily grind, replacing it with an energetic euphoria. Providing a relaxed space in the mental universe. Chernobyl allows individuals to see the world through a different set of lens – albeit temporarily.
Chiesel’s high yields and blissful highs express the best that this distinguished gene pool has to offer. Combing the finest aspects from UK Cheese and NYC Diesel, this Big Buddha Seeds creation has seen a sharp rise in popularity of late, partly due to its hash-making ability. Chiesel is the result of Big Buddha’s crossing the world renowned UK Cheese with Soma’s career-making strain NYC Diesel. In short, its a triumph, a delectable evolutionary step forward through which UK Cheese’s distinctive flavor is infused with the acrid diesel-y aroma of Soma’s masterpiece.
The strain comprises of 95% Sativa, 5% Indica and a high concentration of THC, which makes it a high potency strain. It offers a smoky, chocolaty flavor that has an enticing effect on the smoker. Chocolope is a great strain for anybody who is looking for an anxiety reliever and appetite enhancer. Many asthma patients have reported positive results of using Chocolope. Beginner smokers should not take large amounts of Chocolopeat the start; the strain can get you stoned.
The Cough is a sativa-dominant hybrid of the renowned Northern Lights #5 and Haze. This cross is named for its thick smoke that expands the lungs and often causes consumers to cough. The flavor and aroma is a mixture of earthy, hash notes and a hint of citrus. The Cough produces a happy mindset and a relaxed body making it a great strain to counter stress.
Death Star is the potent cross of Sensi Star and Sour Diesel and has the shared sativa and indica effects of its parents. It has a mixed taste that combines sweet, skunk, and fuel aromas into a very potent fragrance that isn’t easy to hide. This strain may not have the ability to destroy planets, but it does have quite the powerful buzz. Effects can be slow to onset, but once they do, Death Star takes away all cares and replaces them with a state of relaxed euphoria. Great for daytime or nighttime use.
Ever hear of 5 hour energy? Well this is a 2 hour energy punch! Great medical strain for energy, creative thoughts, and anti-anxiety. Perfect balance of sativa and indica. The effects lasted a long time, I was feeling it hours later. This Sativa 70% / Indica 30% Hybrid has super bright green and bright orange hairs – fairly dense buds. When the jar is cracked it smells like a delicious freshly sliced grapefruit and sugary rice crispies. When it’s ground up it smells like grapefruit and unburnt diesel fuel. Smells yummy!
Dream Queen is a sativa-dominant hybrid with a sativa/indica ratio of 70:30 and imparts a creative, euphoric, happy head high driven by THC levels that can exceed 19% in some tests. This strain has a fairly high CBD content, roughly 0.5%, but that’s not high enough to recommend it as a front-line form of treatment for seizure disorders or other conditions that respond to CBD preparations. Instead, Dream Queen can be used as an effective treatment for fatigue, nausea, stress, and lack of appetite (it induces powerful munchies).
This strain hits with a strong, happy head high that’s great for creativity and daytime errands. Paranoia is a possible side effect, along with dry mouth. Durban Poison is an effective treatment for depression and anxiety, as well as chronic pain, and it can also be helpful with nausea. This strain is ideal for making concentrates, as the bud is covered in over-sized trichomes. The dominant smell and taste of Durban Poison is earthy and sweet, with a subtle pine aroma. The buds are round and chunky, with a dense coating of trichomes. This strain is bet for active periods, chores, and other daylight activities.
Provides a lofty sensation with a speedy and creative buzz — perfect for the daytime consumer. Keeps you motivated and interested in otherwise mundane tasks, and an excellent mood enhancer. Its what you might call a real ”creeper.” About 15 minutes after smoking this it will quickly creep into your subconscious, sending you into in parallel universe devoid of stress, anxiety, or depression.
An indica dominant hybrid (70:30) strain with high THC level ranging from 20-25%. Imparts an instant creative uplifting sense of motivation and determination. You’ll feel a rush of energy that leaves you euphoric and stimulated. As the high starts to wane, you’ll be eased into a deep and peaceful sleep. An ideal strain for treating chronic pain due to injury or illness, stress, mild to moderate cases of depression, and sleep disorders, including insomnia and night terrors.
Flo is the distinctive variation of a hybrid strain of medical marijuana. The sativa/indica ratio of this strain is found to be 60:40. The THC levels of this strain have been calculated up to 14%, while the CBD is 0.26%. This has been found to be an effective alternative therapy for the conditions like pain, anxiety disorders, stress disorders, muscle spasms, loss of appetite and insomnia. This does not mean that the strain can be effective in treating the aforementioned conditions only. The effects of Flo are indicated as mild and energetic.
Ft. Collins Cough
Will leave you in a hazy daze. The funky frankincense flavor will stay on the breath for hours. This medicinal herb with a recreational punch is a perfect companion for a day of tearing up the slopes on your mountain bike or snowboard. A local favorite, Ft. Collins Cough is sure to please the pickiest of palates while propelling the most seasoned of stoners to the moon. This serious herb is considered somewhat of a legend around Colorado, as many fakes and watered down versions exist – which ultimately only add to this strains hype.
Great White Shark
Great White Shark is a sativa dominant hybrid (85% sativa/15% indica) strain that is extremely potent. This dank bud boasts a moderate THC level that ranges from 12-15%. An almost immediate onset of an intense cerebral head high that leaves you feeling easily distracted and cloudy. This spaciness is accompanied by a slowly building warming buzz that spreads evenly throughout your mind and body, leaving you feeling completely relaxed and pain-free. Great White Shark is ideal for treating chronic pain, muscle spasms, and anxiety or stress.
A sativa-dominant hybrid that got its name from Snoop Dogg. This highly addictive strain is massively potent, with top THC levels reaching 24%. It has a sativa/indica ratio of 65:35. The high is decidedly cerebral, with a big mood boost and a jolt of energy. This strain spurs creativity and helps patients get things done. It’s most effective in treating anxiety and depression, along with ADHD, PTSD, and migraines. Green Crack has a sweet flavor with tropical and citrus notes. The buds are dense and tight.
Island Sweet Skunk
With top THC levels of 19%, it’s a potent tool for treating low mood. The sativa/indica ratio is 80:20. This strain is useful in relieving anxiety, depression, nausea, and pain. It can also help with nerve pain, migraines, arthritis, and GI disorders. The cerebral high packs a major mood boost, with feelings of happiness and euphoria. It tends to promote energy and creativity, but there’s also a mellow body effect that encourages relaxation.
Jack Herer is easily one of the best-known strains in America. The high is heady and distinctive, happy, bubbly, and euphoric, spurring energy and creativity – ideal for errands and other daytime activities. This strain is effective for patients with mental or neurological disorders, including bipolar disorder, anxiety, migraines, PTSD, and ADHD. It’s a three-way hybrid with a 55:45 sativa/indica ratio, and it contains Skunk #1, a sativa-dominant hybrid; Northern Lights #5, an indica-dominant hybrid; and Haze, a pure sativa, making for a strong hybrid that offers effective relief from medical symptoms.
Also known as Lavender Kush, this strain has a 40:60 sativa/indica ratio. It produces a strong, relaxing high with euphoria and happiness. It’s frequently used to treat GI problems and mental disorders, as its soothing effects wash anxiety away and lift depression. Lavender hits THC levels as high as 27%, making it one of the more potent and effective strains on the market. It causes a slight head high and then a powerful body high driven by the indica-dominant genes.
Provides a psychedelic sativa high that’s famous for sparking artistic inspiration. This psychoactive strain will leave you feeling like a visionary artist, overflowing with creativity. Known for its stomping, racing high and garden-smashing yields. A crazy psychoactive sativa that delivers headbuzzing highs and providing medicators with an uplifting breeze of a high.
Maui Wowie is a sativa dominant strain from the Hawaiian Islands. The strain offers a high-end euphoria along with pineapple flavors that allow your mind to drift away to creative spaces. Its affects are all you will ever need to get outside and remain active throughout the day which is why it is an excellent day and morning smoke. Maui Wowie is also quite effective against various medical conditions including stress, chronic pain and depression. Keeping this in mind, there is no doubt that the strain will leave you feeling relaxed and energized regardless of how horrible your day may have been already.
Known for its citrus aroma, Orange Crush is a popular sativa-dominant hybrid that delivers moderate cerebral effects (80:20 sativa/indica ratio). THC levels top out at about 22%. The euphoric effects are pleasant, with increased energy and creativity. The head high is upbeat and happy, perfect for a gloomy day. It can be used to treat depression, anxiety, pain, and migraines. Dry mouth is the most common side effect, followed by dry eyes and dizziness. Like other Orange varieties, Orange Crush has a strong citrus aroma and flavor.
Not to be confused with its offspring Pineapple Kush, this strain gets its name from its distinct flavor and aroma, which includes sweet pineapple and tropical notes plus hints of Skunk. The bud is dark green with amber hairs and a dense layer of crystals. Pineapple’s effects lean toward the cerebral, with a spacey sensation and a strong boost of happiness. It’s a great way to relieve the symptoms of anxiety, nausea, and chronic pain. It also produces a powerful case of the munchies that could help patients with wasting or eating disorders.
Pineapple Express is a Sativa dominant strain with a 60:40 sativa/indica ratio that manages to offer a mild and nice body-numbing buzz, which is something to look forward to. Pineapple Express is chosen to treat a lot of medical problems including anxiety and stress. However, it is even more effective at curing the symptoms of chronic depression at the same time. If you are suffering from mild pains and aches, you should look no further. Not only will it heighten all your senses but you will feel energized all the while observing an increase in focus, awareness and creativity.
Powerful, relaxed, happy, social effects. Recommended for social anxiety and ADD/ADHD. The feminized Power Plants can be cultivated outside, but for the most part are ideal for growing indoors or in a greenhouse; indoors, power plant produces a relatively homogenous plant. Under skilled supervision, some growers reportedly yield up to a pound per square meter of visually stunning flowers. Producing fat yields from uniform plants that are easily cloned. For the outside cultivator in a Mediterranean climate, the power plant should be ready for harvest in early fall.
Purple Haze is a sativa dominant hybrid (85% sativa/15% indica) boasts a THC level ranging from 14-19% on average. The high is almost immediate high-energy cerebral stimulation accompanied by an intense sense of creative inspiration and blissful contentment. You may experience a mild body buzz that is warming and spreads from your head and neck throughout the rest of your body. Due to these potent effects, Purple Haze in ideal strain for treating patients suffering from conditions such as fatigue, mild to moderate cases of depression, and chronic stress or anxiety.
Shiva Skunk is a 100% pure indica hybrid boasting an intense 13-20% THC level and very potent and long-lasting indica effects. Users describe the Shiva Skunk high as one that has a clean, happy and clear-headed stone that gives you both mind and body relief. You’ll be left lazy and sedated upon the come down but only mildly so, leaving you slightly awake. Due to these potent indica effects, Shiva Skunk is an ideal strain for treating patients suffering from conditions such as chronic stress and anxiety, chronic pain due to injury or illness, and sleep disorders, including insomnia and sleep apnea.
Snowcap leaves the consumer feeling warm and relaxed – yet able to function. Inspiring creativity and empathy, Snowcap provides a euphoric state of bliss, particularly handy for those early morning Christmas chores. Truth be told, Snowcap has long been one of the more sought after strains by the legions of sativa heads out there. Offering an alert and euphoric buzz, some say Snowcap is almost like a cup of high-octane espresso. The user of this old-school strain will enjoy a sense of tranquil creativity… minus any lethargic side effects.
Sour Apple’s flower makes for the perfect wake-n-bake smoke. Not too heavy, and extremely motivating thanks to its sativa-dominant gene pool. The Sour Apple strain offers a flawless morning smoke, long known for supporting creative cerebral activity and nurturing motivational thoughts. In many ways Sour Apple is a perfect parallel to a shot of Cuban coffee, extremely tasty, hitting you almost immediately. Enjoying a robust fruity smell that’s extremely pleasant first thing in the morning.
Sour Diesel is a sativa dominant hybrid strain with a 90:10 sativa/indica ratio. Either way, you can undoubtedly look forward to a high like no other. Expect an invigorating cerebral high that open up doors of creativity. This strain is commonly used amongst medical patients to relieve anxiety, depression, and chronic fatigue. Although sour diesel consists of some indicia, it’s not the best strain for insomnia and other similar ailments because of the stimulating and lively head high that it delivers.
Thanks to the skilled cultivators at Greenhouse Seeds (GS) and Arjan’s genetic ingenuity, this GS version of Strawberry Haze is relatively easy to grow, both inside and out. With crazy bag appeal, she tastes and smells like a tropical paradise. So Arjan, Green House Seed’s master breeder in the early days, toiled over this strain for a few years. Finally, in 2006, he introduced it to the world, where it promptly won 1st prize among Green House’s other strains at their own panel. It’s a good strain for haze aficionados who don’t want a huge plant.
Super Jack is a 100% pure sativa hybrid strain that is an insanely potent cross. This dank bud boasts an intensely high THC level ranging from 24% on average and a myriad of almost overpowering sativa effects. The ideal wake-and-bake bud, as it leaves you immediately uplifted, motivated, and focused with a sudden burst of uncontrollable energy. These potent sativa effects are not overwhelming and leave you highly functional and ready to greet your day head-on. Due to these potent effects, Super Jack is an ideal strain for treating patients suffering from conditions such as depression, chronic stress, fatigue, and chronic pain.
Super Sour Diesel
Knocks out stress and pain while fostering creativity and euphoria. Super Sour Diesel energizes, making it great for daytime use. New users, however, should use caution when trying this strain. Super Sour Diesel produces strong cerebral effects, which may be overpowering to novice MMJ patients. Familiar users will be surprised at this strain’s introspective spark. Sociable and fun, the effects of this strain are felt upon first taste. Super Sour Diesel’s pungent, fuel-like aroma speaks to the sheer strength of this strain.
Tangerine dream is one of the most popular hybrid strains. The strain was awarded a Cannabis Cup in 2012, which played an important role in boosting its popularity. Its ability to relieve pain is what makes it special. Tangerine Dream does not blur the smoker’s mind. The immediate effects of the strain include extreme euphoria, feelings of happiness as well as an uplifted and creative mood. Tangerine dream has been known to relieve stress, pain, anxiety, depression and insomnia. Moreover, the composition of sativa and indica produce cerebral energy that energizes the whole body. The strain contains 25% of THC.
This exhilarating hybrid strain has mind blowing components that will hit you like a train after just a couple of hits. Although Trainwreck is mainly sativa dominant (80:20 sativa/indica ratio), you can expect a mellowing body high in addition to a cognitive high that administers imaginative and inventive thoughts. Patients commonly use Trainwreck to relieve pain, PTSD, anxiety, stress, and insomnia. You can smoke this strain comfortably throughout the day even with its super high potency. I
This sativa-dominant hybrid (75:25) that has a devoted following despite its rarity. With THC levels that can reach 20%, Trinity delivers a potent head high that can clear away the blues and spur creativity. The euphoric effects are deeply relaxing and upbeat. The limited indica genes also make this a strong option for treating insomnia. Dry mouth is a common adverse effect, as are red eyes, while anxiety and paranoia are also reported. The flavor and aroma are predominantly skunky, with sweet, pungent undertones.
This is a sativa-dominant 20:80 with THC content of nearly 18% with the CBD count of 0.59% and a CBN count of 0.8%. This high THC content of the strain could produce a two-hour high. Vortex is found to be a good afternoon strain which could relieve the patients from migraine. This is also found to be advantageous for the people who are fighting depression, anxiety and stress.
White Fire OG
Combines the cerebral joy of a sativa with the high-octane high of Fire OG. It provides an almost instantaneous relief from the never-ending daily burden of making ends meet. Perfect for those insomniacs in the group. Take your time with this one as it has been known to overwhelm the uninitiated. It’s uplifting, cerebral high will divorce your mind from your body, allowing you to explore stoney dreamscapes completely unaware of the ape like slouch you’ve fallen into on the couch.
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