Cannabis Indica Strains Used Medically
Cannabis Indica origin is the mountains of Asia i.e., regions like the Hindu Kush mountain range, which lies on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border. Cannabis Indica contains a large number of compounds which affect both the body and mind when consumed. Doctors and scientists around the world have studied the effects caused by these compounds in the human body. Some of the effects exploited by doctors include: promoting sleep, stress and anxiety reliever, relaxes muscles, reduces seizures, and decrease inflammation and pain.
The White Rhino. As the name suggests, this strain is hard to come by and is quite expensive. It is a hybrid of the Afghan Kush and White Widow. The White Rhino is a high yielding pure Indica with fantastic bud quality due to its Afghan genetics. The Afghan genetics also improve heartiness and mold resistance while slightly shortening the flowering time. This strain is a great tranquilizer and relaxant. When used, it gives a euphoric high and a happy haze. It is an effective painkiller prescribed to diminish pain from muscle spasms, migraines, toothaches, menstrual pains, and joint pains. Being a heavy body Indica, the strain is also used for insomniacs and the depressed. It has also proven useful to cancer patients concerning their appetite. Despite its potency, this strain has a few adverse reactions. It may trigger dizziness, dehydration, dry mouth, and paranoia if misused.
Another smooth strain is Berry White. It is also referred to as White Berry or Blue Widow. This strain is known for carrying the best of both worlds. This Blueberry and White Widow offspring will make you feel happy and uplifted while bringing out your inner creativity and inspiration. This sweet berry-flavored strain is thoroughly relaxing and refreshing, making you feel light, happy, warm, and will have you singing to your favorite tunes. It is an effective mood lifter and is perfect for those seeking a goodnight’s sleep. Due to its relaxing effects, Berry White is quite common among medical cannabis doctors and patients. This strain has been known to help in the treatment of stress, mood disorders, and elimination of anxiety and depression. This Indica-dominant strain is an effective painkiller and is also used by insomniacs for its strong tranquilizing abilities.
The crossbreeding of the Hindu Kush and Purple Afghan bore the Purple Kush strain. Its popularity comes from its long-lasting euphoria that blankets the mind while relaxing the body and getting rid of sleeplessness and stress. This strain is quite potent and can produce effects that may last for hours. Newbies should be careful using it as a little dose can go a long way. It leaves one feeling happily sedated with joyous thoughts and encourages one to clear their head and succumb to restful sleep. Like Berry White and White Rhino, this strain is used to treat and relax patients dealing with insomnia, loss of appetite, especially cancer patients, those suffering from depression, anxiety, muscle spasms, migraines, and aches. Purple Kush is the best choice for everyday smoking, but it may have side effects, including dizziness, headaches, paranoia, and dry mouth and eyes if consumed in large quantities.
Other Indica strains commonly used medically include Northern Light, Blue Dreams, Crimea Blue, Mazar, A-Train, G-13 haze, among others. One’s