Marijuana: The Different Types of Cannabis

Marijuana: The Different Types of Cannabis


Hybrid marijuana strains, along with Indica and Sativa, play a big role in diversity, which make up the world of cannabis plants. Understanding the benefits and characteristics of the plant can help consumers tailoring recreational experience. Consumers can also choose better medicine for particular ailments and illnesses. Hyrbid Cannabis plants are a blend of the Indica and Sativa strains. There are different types of cannabis, each tends to focus on its differences between Indica and Sativa.

Types of weed

Indica cannabis. Indica species have short and thicker stems compared to the other weeds. It has dense buds on the broad leaves. In the cycle of vegetation, it has a slower rate than the Sativa. Indica leaves, flowers, and stems, are coated with heavy THC and CBD trichomes supporting and strengthening the plant from unstable and harsh winter climate. Indica strains have different uses, such as:

Manage pain

Inhibit sleep

Creates a stoned-feeling

Indica strains contained higher THC compared to some other Sativas.

Sativa cannabis. This type of cannabis is a tall plant with narrow stems and leaves. The vegetation is quick and easy to grow. Most people preferred the modern Sativa leaf. Sativa produces high, and anxiety-reducing effect. It gives the feeling of being creative and productive, lethargic, and not relaxed. Due to the high effect of the said strain, it produces an upper head high that can boost energy and creativity. It has a low CBD level and a high level of THC. It has a light effect on the body that makes it widely smoked during the day.

Hybrid cannabis. This type of cannabis has several effects – it is a cross between the Indica and Sativa. Meaning, this type of cannabis creates two different types of strains from the parent plant. Hybrid has fixed percentage levels of CBD and THC.

Does Hybrid affect the body?

The question can be the most difficult to find an answer to due to its number of effects. So, it is important to divide all the possible effects, such as the positive and negative effects of THC and CBD. However, the plant has therapeutic properties that made it a most-favorite medical plant. The effects of THC or tetrahydrocannabinol in the body is like a superstar in the cannabinoids world. Planters of the said plant make all the effort to level up the compound in the plants. Breeders are doing their best to find techniques that allow making cannabis strains more potent. The effects it produces are:

  • Strong euphoria
  • Pain relief
  • Energetic
  • Sedation
  • Relaxation
  • Giggling
  • Mood improvement

Can marijuana compounds treat diseases?

The existence of the term about marijuana still holds genuine until today. The plant is known for the term medical cannabis. Marijuana can treat certain diseases. Although it has been debated in some other states, the plant is used to treat such illness:

  • Inflammation
  • Vomiting
  • Pain
  • Sleep disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Mood disorders
  • Gastrointestinal diseases

The plant can treat this range of diseases. It is a great alternative to some medications as well as for pain relief.