Medical Cannabis Strains for Treatment

Looking at all of the medical marijuana strains that might be helpful for your condition can be overwhelming. Different medical marijuana strains can treat so many conditions and illnesses. Whether you are purchasing from dispensaries or growing at home, there are hundreds of types available. How do you know which one is right for you? There is no sure-fire answer since everyone has a different experience and reaction, but knowing the basics about medical marijuana strains can help.

Cannabis is divided into 2 main groups (there is also a 3rd, but let’s keep it simple for now).  Each of these varieties has particular medicinal value.  There are also hybrids strains, which contains aspects of both varieties, and tend to affect each individual differently.

Indica Variety:

Tends to treat body discomfort and pain

These Include:

  • Nausea
  • Wasting Syndrome, Cancer/Chemo, Lyme’s Disease, etc
  • Joint and Body Pain/Inflammation
  • AIDS, Cancer/Chemo, Chronic Injuries, Lyme’s Disease, etc
  • Muscle Relaxer
  • Multiple Sclerosis, AIDS, etc
  • Eye Discomfort
  • Glaucoma
  • Sleeplessness
  • Chronic Pain

Sativa Variety:

Tends to help mood and mental state

These Include:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Lethargy
  • Migraines
  • Nausea