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Indica V Sativa
Lee Weeks
November 5, 2019
Cannabis Subspecies

With thousands of Cannabis strains having been bred, patients must know and are aware of the types and different effects each type has.

Sativa and Indica are suited for different diseases and ailments. That's why picking the right strain has never been more important for patient's wellbeing and best therapy possible.

Cannabis has three main subspecies: Indica, Sativa, and Riderails. Never heard of ruderalis? They are not very common as they don't produce the same effects as Sativa or Indica. Check out our page on What is Cannabis Ruderails.

Indica and Sativa don't just differ in their appearance, but also their effects.

indica plants are Bushy and Short with chunky big leaves.

Sativas, on the other hand, tend to be tall and skinny with thin pointed leaves and a lanky appearance.

Medical Effects

Indica Medical Effects

Ever smoked a joint and been in "Couchlock"?, then chances are you have had an Indica before. She tends to annihilate all energy and is better consumption in the evening. Don't try these at work or in the morning unless you don't get nowhere to go! If it is a “body high,” your after then I would recommend an Indica! Indica strains have traditionally dominated the black market.

When it comes to aroma, indica strains tend to emit musty, earthy, and skunky odors,

Indica is best known for producing more THC than the Sativa plant

Sativa Medical Effects

Sativas, however, is uplifting, enhancing creativity and productivity in patients. This has been described as a "mind High". Unfortunately, because of the lanky appearance of the Sativa family, you get a lot less yield compared to the indica plant.

while Sativa's smell sweet, fruity, or spicy

Sativas are best known for producing more CBD than the Indica plant.

Want to know more. Check out and find out what Substrain you cannabis is? Click here!
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