Sparking Your Interest in Cannabis
Your choice and reasons to use cannabis are personal. We all have our own needs, from mood enhancement to pain management or anxiety relief. Understanding how cannabis works with your body will help you make better choices for your wellness.
These strains are famously known for a quick head change, thus providing a more energizing and creative effect that boosts focus to help keep you awake and active. Think sunny, energetic, uplifting, motivating, more of a cerebral effect. Popular strains usually include Jack Herer, Candyland, or Ghost Train Haze.
We describe this one as, in-da-couch. More widely used to help relieve more extreme aches and pains in the body. Indicas promote relaxation, stress relief and sleep. To beginner indica users, we suggest trying this at night, as potential effects can make you drowsy. Most common indica strains you can look for are Granddaddy Purple, Do-Si-Dos, or King Louis.
The best of both worlds; hybrid strains are varied and unique, offering a blend of energy and relaxation. These strains are classified as being indica-dominant hybrid or sativa-dominant, allowing them to produce both types of effects. Regarded highly by consumers, this strain can be enjoyed at any time. Well known to be both energizing and relaxing, depending on specific strain lineage.
Understanding Cannabinoids & Terpenes
When you inhale cannabis, your body goes through what is called the Entourage Effect. THC, the psychoactive compound in cannabis, acts synergistically with other cannabinoids and terpenes to help harmonize the overall effects of the plant.
Cannabinoids, like CBD, CBN, and even CBG, have been researched to find consumption on a regular basis can help with treating ailments common today. Medical users have taken advantage of this to use it for treating anxiety, depression, stress, loss of appetite, and even digestion issues.
Terpenes are like the aromatherapy of the plant. These delicate, organic compounds are found in all plants, not just cannabis. With over 200 different terpenes identified, and more in counting as research develops, the essence of the plant can be pinpointed by a small terpene profile. Strains with a high amount of linalool compounds, which is very representative of lavender, can be very calming on the brain and muscles, whereas, strains with a high amounts of limonene, can be a citrusy, provide an uplifting boost.
We highly suggest listening to your body and taking time to slowly discover the cannabinoids and terpenes that are the right fit for your life.