Fight Depression with these 10 Cannabis Strains

The use of cannabis is known for its ability to uplift the mood that is why it is commonly used by consumers who are experiencing mood disorders such as depression. Cannabis acts out effectively by activating the endocannabinoid receptors to alter negative responses. In this article, we’ll show you the top 10 strains that fights depression.

  • Pennywise Strain

This strain is a relatively high strain with THC and CBD levels of 12-15%. Its Indica-dominant traits make this strain outstanding for its medical benefits. It has the flavor and aroma of coffee with hints of fruity flavor.

Its powerful high will gradually boost its cerebral effects that will give you a relaxing and calm vibes towards the latter part of the high that will give you couchlock making it a good night time strain.

  • Harlequin Strain

This strain has a THC and CBD ratio of 5:2 which is intriguing. It may not have the usual THC level but it would still give a relatively high potency because of the high level of CBD. This strain came from three powerful Sativas: Swiss Sativa, Thai Sativa, and Columbian Gold all have healing properties that are why Harlequin Strain has extravagantly medicinal properties.

This strain has a pleasant flavor and aroma of balanced sweetness and spiciness. It has beautiful yellowish-green leaves that have orange pistils. This strain is a great help to combat inflammation, chronic pain, and fatigue.

  • Nightingale Strain

This Indica dominant hybrid strain has a wide range level of THC and CBD that is influenced by its parents CD-1 and Oldbury. It has a 10-15% THC level and 15-20% CBD level that gives a therapeutic high with a relaxing vibe suitable for those who are experiencing fatigue, stress, and anxiety. This strain is also helpful for those who are suffering from the effects of chemotherapy and radiation because of its balanced energy and relaxing properties. 

The color of this strain has the shades of purple and exhibits the flavors and aroma of sweet berries and citrusy lemon. This strain can be grown outdoors and in cold climate where its characteristics are amplified. 

  • Hurricane Strain

This strain is a hybrid strain that features a THC level of 18 percent and a CBD level of 14.95%. This strain is considered as a daytime time strain that provides alertness, focus, euphoria, and motivation. This strain is popular in treating conditions such as attention deficit disorders, depression, anxiety, and other mental disorders. 

This strain has an aroma of earthiness and spiciness that is exhibited through its long and dense nugs with amber and crystal trichomes. It will grow tall and thin in outdoors that will give you relatively high yields.

  • Stephen Hawking Strain

This strain has a relatively high level of THC and CBD. Its THC level is at 12% while its CBD level is at 14%. It has an appealing appearance of its medium-sized buds that are spherical in shape and its orange and pink pistils compliment its fluffy leaves. Aside from its appealing appearance, this strain has embedded the smell of berries and grapes with subtle notes of hash.

Its physical effects release waves of relaxation accompanied by feelings of well-being making it a great strain for those who are stressed, depressed and for those who are having panic attacks. This is a daytime strain that can be partnered up in exercising, hiking, and sex.

  • Lemon G Strain

This strain has an Indica and Sativa properties from its parents G13 and Lemon Skunk. This strain has a THC level of 15.9% and a CBD level of 11.39% making it a truly potent strain. Another thing that is remarkable about this strain is its smell that has strong notes of lemon and pine. It also has a fluffy nugs appearance that is highly frosted with white trichomes.

This strain will give you a complete euphoric and uplifting high that will consistently give you a clear-headed high with a peaceful state of mind. This is a perfect strain for those who want to take a break from the pain. It is also widely used to treat some mental disorders such as PTSD, depression, and anxiety.

  •  Sweet and Sour Widow Strain

This strain is an Indica dominant strain with a balanced level of THC and CBD at 11%. These two cannabinoids offer medicinal assistance for both mental and physical pain such as fatigue,  depression, chronic pain, and muscle spasms. The effects of relaxation focused, and arousal can be felt within 15 minutes. 

As it grows maturely, it exhibits a thick cast of white resin glands. It has a pleasant taste and aroma of sweet onions that gives a smooth smoke on the lungs. 

  • Catatonic Marijuana Strain

This strain is known as the all-star marijuana strain because it can give a potent high while it can act as a powerful medicinal strain. It has a balanced ratio of CBD and THC which is 12% CBD and 15% THC level. 

The high caused by THC has energy booster properties that won’t give you couchlock but it will definitely make you creative and focus the whole day. The common usage of this strain in the medicinal field aids in the loss of appetite, pain, depression, and anxiety.

  • Chem Beyond Diesel Strain

This strain is considered as a CBD-rich strain because of its ratio over the level of THC. It has a 15% CBD level and a 12% THC level making it an ideal strain for a potent medicinal and recreational strain. This strain got its characteristics from its parent Chemdawg and that is a member of the Diesel family. You will be delighted to try this strain because of its distinct scents of lemon, pepper, spices, and diesel. 

Since this strain produces an aromatic resin is great for extractions. This strain is great for chronic pain and for mood enhancer that will last for hours. Just watch out for and munchie feeling when overdosed.

  • Canna-Tsu

This strain is crossbred from Cannatonic and Sour tsunami that has a high potency level between its THC and CBD level. It has a THC level of 11% and a CBD level of 10%. It offers a clear-headed high that won’t give you any disorientation and it as the typical effects of cannabis that brings complete relaxation.

Once ground, you’ll smell a very pungent aroma of citrus fruits, sugary candy, and floral with hints of earthy tones. This strain is small despite its dense appearance. It has an orange pistil that complements its dark green leaves.

Final Thoughts

Depression is a serious mood disorder that needs to be attended to as soon as possible because if left uncured, it may cause other problems, worst it may lead to death. It is always important that before using cannabis for depressed individuals, professional help is needed to assist you with dosage.

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