Strain Name: Original Glue (aka Gorilla Glue #4)
Medical Use: Stress, Depression, Pain, Insomnia, Lack of Appetite
Flavors: Earthy, Pungent, Pine
Named for its ability to leave a patient with sensations of being “glued to the couch,” this indica-dominant hybrid is a multipurpose pain-reliever. With a sour, earthy aroma and heavy-hitting body effects, Gorilla Glue #4 has been used effectively for ailments ranging
from chronic pain to insomnia. However, user be wary—this potent strain may require you to have a couch nearby!
Formally Known As Strains
The cultivars (strains) below are high CBD options that are used for many different conditions. They offer relief to patients without the psychoactive effects.
cul·ti·var – /ˈkəltəˌvär/ – noun
A plant variety that has been produced in cultivation by selective breeding.
Harle-Tsu is a combination of Harlequin and Sour Tsunami. It quickly achieves a pleasant relaxing state without strong sedation. It is good for pain as well as a positive mental state.
This is a mix of Harle-Tsu and ACDC. It was created for patients seeking an almost completely CBD-driven strain with a 24:1 ratio. Good for inflammation and pain.
This high CBD cultivar has a skunky aroma that is followed by a sense of calm physical relaxation without the cloudiness of the mind. Its users boast about the helpfulness of this strain for pain and anxiety.
Kush Hemp carries 18.5% of CBD with less than .3% of THC. It has been bred with Pre98 Bubba and OG Kush. It follows suit to its signature OG Kush pine and citrus scent. Helpful with insomnia, anxiety, and pain.
Elektra CBD Hemp Flower
This features piney and citrusy flavors with a slight spiciness. Its THC content is less than .3%. It is known for its uplifting effects as well as its helpfulness with insomnia.
Blue Dragon Desert Frost
Blue Dragon Desert Frost carries 17% CBD and .6% of THC. It is a mixture of DJ Short’s Blueberry and Sour Diesel. Known for its aid to muscle, joint, and nerve pain.
Your Ideal Cannabis Strain
White widow is a very uplifting strain that can increase energy and help to clear the mind. This strain has an average THC composition of 20% and also has some phenotypes exceeding that amount. Typically, the user Is able to remain functional, and it can even be good to help with social anxiety. Due to its quickness, the user can expect to receive pain relief fast. While helpful with pain, this can be a very creatively valuable strain, perfect for when the user is lacking inspiration.
Alien Bubba Berry
Alien Bubba Berry is a potent strain not recommended for first-time users of cannabis due to its intense nature. This strain is indica dominant and best for treating chronic pain. The strain is also good for those that suffer from insomnia or depression and anxiety. It is best to use this strain at night or in the evenings to relax and unwind.
3D CBD is a carefully crafted strain that keeps patients in mind. With a THC:CBD ratio of about 5:8, this earthy-flavored sativa is preferred for treating pain, inflammation, and muscle tension. Consumers susceptible to THC-induced anxiety may also appreciate the sobering, relaxing balance CBD has to offer. It offers a pine, tea, and woody aroma.
This indica is pure relaxation with a blissful twist. Providing users with a moderately strong heaviness in the body and a euphoric sensation, Purple Goo is a great strain to use at night and works well for users who suffer from anxiety, pain, and/or depression. This is a sweet-tasting strain with a piney, floral scent.
A hybrid strain bred by Spanish seed bank Resin Seeds specifically for its low THC content which is rarely ever above 6%, and high CBD content between 6-17%. It produces a relatively short-lived, mellow high that is both uplifting and relaxing, thanks to the high CBD content. Cannatonic is often used to treat pain, muscle spasms, anxiety, migraines, and a wide variety of other physiological and psychological symptoms. It presents with an earthy odor and a mild, sweet, vaguely citrusy flavor.
Mango Kush is an indica-dominant hybrid of Hindu Kush and Mango, with the THC content up to 16% but typically ranging from 10-12% with 0.3% CBD. The euphoric effects of this strain hit fast with a heavy body sensation that can ease pain and inflammation. It’s sativa counterpart gives an uplifting affect that can help ease anxiety, making it good for social settings. This is not a strain that would typically be used during the day, but it can be used during the day (if needed) for relief from acute pain.
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Harlequin is a sativa-dominant hybrid known for its
high CBD content and strong pain-killing properties.
Due to its unique ratio of 5:2 CBD to THC, Harlequin produces a clear-headed but highly-calming effect, offering long lasting pain relief without much psycho activity.
It ranges in scent from earthy to sweet.
Charlotte’s Web is a high-CBD cultivar originally produced by the Stanley Brothers of Colorado for
a patient named Charlotte.
With less than 1% THC and therefore little (and often no) psychoactive effects, this strain is highly therapeutic and used prolifically to treat patients suffering with pain and nausea due to seizures and epilepsy.
It has a piney, citrus taste and scent.
The patient seeking deep pain relief and help with sleep needn’t look any further than Northern Lights.
Regarded highly for its power to relax muscles and pacify stress, this idle indica properly lives up to the joke, “In da couch.”
Boasting frosty, sometimes purple buds and an earthy, sweet smell, Northern Lights is a favourite of those suffering with insomnia, anxiety, and chronic pain.
Hawaiian is an uplifting sativa strain that provides a creative, motivating burst of energy and pain relief.
Robust in its affects, Hawaiian strains are heavy-hitting and creative—often described as the perfect strain for social events or vacations.
With delicious hints of fruit and citrus and a reputation for causing the giggles, this cultivar is great for patients suffering with chronic pain, stress, and depression.
Named for onset effects that can be compared to a speeding train, Trainwreck is a hybrid whose sativa attributes distract the patient into hazy, creative bliss. Originally produced in Northern California, this cultivar boasts high THC levels excellent for treating migraine headaches, lack of appetite, anxiety, and PTSD.
Like Afghani, Trainwreck offer a strong mind and body high. Tastes and smells range from citrus to pine.
Well-known for its ancient origins, Afghani is named for the place all cannabis is believed to have originated.
Relaxing and strongly sedative in both mind and body, Afghani lulls the patient into heavy-eyed, sleepy euphoria with its uniquely-high THC content.
Pungently earthy in taste and smell, this strain is prized by patients in need of heavy body relaxation and relief from muscle spasms.
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