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The Different Types of Cannabis Strains

Published On:
March 23, 2022

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2 Minutes

A field of cannabis

Indica vs. sativa vs. hybrid: which strain is best for you?

Newer studies indicate that terpenes and cannabinoids are mostly responsible for the strain’s aromas, flavour profiles, and effects; however, these three classifications are still known to describe each strain’s characteristics and physical make-up.


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Indica Strains

The indica plant originated in the Middle East, particularly in the Hindu Kush mountain range, where conditions were colder, hence encouraging deep green and purple flowers. Indica plants typically have a have higher CBD content. 

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Sativa Strains

Sativa plants can grow up to 20 feet tall and produce dense, light green-coloured buds with narrow, blade-like leaves. The sativa plant originated from Southeast Asia and in places near the equator where weather is generally warmer. Users like sativa as a “wake and bake” option because of its energizing effects. 

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Hybrid Strains

More than half of the strains available in the market are classified as hybrids. Its popularity among consumers is credited to its wider range of effects from its indica and sativa genetics. Depending on each strain’s specific lineage, hybrids can offer relaxing and exhilarating effects, as well as a higher THC content.

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