If you are aware of cannabis and its therapeutic effects, you will probably know about the different strains of the plant. Main difference between a CBD strain and a cannabis strain is that CBD strain focuses on the CBD content instead of its other qualities. CBD strains will have a high concentration of CBD which gives you maximum health benefits. High CBD strains will have less psychoactive effects because of the lower amount of THC in them.
It is known that CBD has a lot of health benefits. Studies on animal subjects found out that it can be beneficial for reducing pain and inflammations. Thus it became popular as a remedy for health problems like arthritis, fibromyalgia and multiple sclerosis. Some research also shows that high CBD strains are also beneficial in treating various types of anxiety disorders, including social anxiety disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, general anxiety disorder, etc.
High CBD strains with a low amount of THC are always preferred by those who want the medical benefits of CBD but do not want any psychoactive effects. Here, we will introduce you to the top seven CBD strains for pain relief.
It is derived from Cannabis Indica. Remedy will help you to relax without causing any trippy effect. It has a woody, earthy and citrusy flavor. The CBD content in Remedy is 15 %. The strain is a cross between Afghan skunk and Cannatonic. It can be really helpful in reducing inflammations and thereby pain. Apart from the pain relieving effect, Remedy also best for reducing muscle tension and improved sleep.
It is the most popular CBD strain in the world. The strain is named after Charlotte Figi, a girl who suffered from Darvet syndrome. The high CBD strain drastically reduced the frequency of seizures in the child. The strain has a CBD content of 17 % and trace amount of THC. Because of the presence of dominant terpenes like beta-myrcene, bisabolol and caryophyllene, Charlotte’s Web has a sweet taste and woodland-like aroma. The strain is best used for epilepsy and combating mild pain.
This CBD strain is a hybrid of Juanita La Lagrimosa and Kalijah, two highly medical CBD strains. Dancehall has the ability to relax you as well as provides energy and a feeling of internal happiness. The THC content in Dancehall is about 9 % and the amount of CBD is around 15 %. The high amount of THC content makes it illegal in most of the states in the U.S. Dancehall has a taste of pineapple and diesel, and a spicy aroma. It is beneficial in treating body ailments like cramps, inflammations, headaches and muscle spasms.
The CBD to THC ratio in ACDC usually varies from 15:1 to 28:1. The strain can provide some energy and focus to those who use it. It has the ability to reduce pain, inflammations, stress, and depression. It also has the potential to treat Parkinson’s disease. The low THC content in ACDC ensures no psychoactive effects for the user. The abundant terpenes like b-pinene, b-caryophyllene and a-pinene found in ACDC provide it with a sweet and herbaceous flavor.
The strain is a hybrid of ACDC and Harle-Tsu, the two CBD strains that also have abundant CBD content and therapeutic value. The strain is named after the renowned marijuana activist Lawrence Ringo. The CBD to THC ratio in the strain is 24:1 and it is beneficial for the treating high level of pain, post traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, stress and arthritis. Myrcene, a-pinene, and caryophyllene are the terpenes that present in Ringo’s Gift which provides the strain with a piney and mint aroma, and a slightly spicy flavor.
MediHaze is a Sativa dominant high CBD enriched strain that was cultivated from a mix of four other CBD strains. MediHaze is best suited for reducing pain, anxiety, and depression. The CBD to THC ratio in MediHaze usually varies from 1:1-10:1, which allows the user to dose up on CBD without getting any psychoactive effects. Apart from the medical benefits, some people use it as a recreational drug because it provides a relaxing effect. One of the best things about MediHaze is that it has pine, mint and spice aromas.
This type of CBD strain was first cultivated in Northern California. Harle-Tsu is a cross between Harlequin male and Sour Tsunami clone. The amount of CBD in Harle-Tsu is around 21 % and the THC content is only 0.86 %. The strain is rich in terpenes, which can help in reducing inflammations, pain, nausea, etc. The flower does not provide any psychoactive effect but it can induce pleasant and calm feeling for the users. Harle-Tsu has an earthy flavor with citrusy undertone. The users might experience dry mouth when using Harle-Tsu, but it is not harmful.