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There’s a Strain for That

IT USED TO BE THAT many people would go to the doctor to seek out medicine for every little ailment they suffered from because well, there’s a pill for that no matter what “that” is. Today though as more people are turning towards natural holistic medicines such as cannabis, the phrase is changing to there’s a strain for that! Cannabinoids and terpenes found in cannabis are proving to be effective at relieving a multitude of different ailments, conditions, and diseases.

Like each patient is different, so is each strain of cannabis. Each strain offers a different combination of cannabinoids in various concentrations as well as terpenes which means each strain offers different benefits. Some of the most common ailments suffered by millions today that cannabis has shown to be effective at treating include pain, depression, anxiety, nausea, fatigue, and insomnia. Let’s look at some of the different strains that are recommended by patients for finding relief from each of these ailments.

 

Feeling Blue? – There’s a Strain for That

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, roughly 350 million people suffer from a major depressive episode in the United States alone each year. Some of the strains recommended by cannabis patients for treating depression are as follows.

  • Jack Herer
  • Pineapple Express
  • Cinex
  • Cannatonic
  • Harlequin
  • Lavender
  • Granddaddy Purple
  • Blackberry Kush

 

Feeling Anxious? There’s a Strain for That

Anxiety disorders are one of the most common mental illnesses suffered by Americans. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, roughly 18% of the U.S. adult population suffers from some form of anxiety disorder. Some of the strains recommended by cannabis patients for treating anxiety are as follows.

  • Girl Scout Cookies
  • Canna-Tsu
  • Strawberry Cough
  • ACDC
  • Northern Lights
  • White Fire OG
  • Purple Urkle
  • Cannatonic

 

Feeling Wide Awake? There’s a Strain for That

According to the Sleep Health Foundation, approximately 1/3 of the world’s population suffers from mild or severe insomnia. Some of the strains recommended by cannabis patients for treating insomnia are as follows.

  • Tahoe OG Kush
  • God’s Gift
  • Ogre
  • 9 Pound Hammer
  • Afghan Kush
  • Skywalker
  • Querkle
  • Granddaddy Purple

 

Feeling Tired and Fatigued? There’s a Strain for That

Fatigue or Chronic tiredness is something suffered by people of various ages, backgrounds, and lifestyles. Since fatigue is one of the most common side effects of other illnesses and conditions it is one of the most common ailments suffered by people around the world today. Some of the strains recommended by cannabis patients for treating fatigue are as follows.

  • Island Sweet Skunk
  • Super Sour Diesel
  • Durban Poison
  • Green Crack
  • Ghost Train Haze
  • Timewreck
  • Neville’s Haze
  • Alaskan Ice

 

Feeling Nauseous? There’s a Strain for That

Nausea is something that almost every single person in the world has suffered from at one point in their life. Nausea can be caused by many different things all the way from something ingested to illnesses such as Cancer. Nausea very likely could be the most common ailment suffered by people around the world today. Some of the strains recommended by cannabis patients for treating nausea are as follows.

  • Trinity
  • Moby Dick
  • 707 Headband
  • Mendocino Purps
  • Chemdawg 91
  • Afghan Skunk
  • Headbanger
  • White Gorilla

 

Feeling Pain? There’s a Strain for That

According to statistics roughly 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain, 1 in 10 Americans has suffered from pain consistently for more than three months and roughly 1.5 billion people around the world live with chronic pain daily. Some of the strains recommended by cannabis patients for treating chronic pain are as follows.

  • ACDC
  • Blue Widow
  • Blueberry Headband
  • Dynamite
  • Mazar I Sharif
  • Redwood Kush
  • Purple Arrow
  • Harlequin

 

Article courtesy of Expert Contributor: AshleyP from CannaLance (CannaLance.com@CannaLance@MJWriter87)

 

Ashley P, There’s a Strain for Thats, Expert Joints, Retrieved from http://expertjoints.com/24412/theres-a-strain-for-that/

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