Top Medical Marijuana Strains
Here is a selection of top Medical Organic Marijuana strains and a brief profile. This will be expanded in due course so check back often.
Girl Scout Cookies
Girl Scout Cookies has become a favorite of medical patients everywhere. If you’re suffering from pain, migraine, or just really need the strong stuff, this strain is for you. Girls Scout Cookies is a sativa dominant hybrid,which gives an energizing effects. It generally features a THC content of up to 24% and is readily able to be purchased in dispensaries.
This strain is named after Charlotte Figi, a young girl with Dravet Syndrome. Dravet is a rare form of epilepsy that causes hundreds of seizures each month. Then she found the Stanley Brother’s and a special high-CBD strain that they had cultivated. In her first week of treatment with this strain, her seizures dropped from over 100 down to about 1 or 2. Charlotte’s Web features a CBD content of 20% and a THC content of 0.5% or less.
Alternative Cannabinoid Dietary Cannabis (ACDC) is a high CBD strain specifically bred for edibles - can be vaped it also works wonders when consumed raw. To use raw cannabis correctly, aim for fresh uncured flowers.
Both heat and aging transform cannabinoid acids into their active form. For example, when heated, THC transforms into a psychoactive. While some people do not respond well to activated cannabis, they may respond very well to the raw version of the herb.
Afghan Kush is a potent indica strain for pain and insomnia that will very quickly help you calm down and take the edge off of anxiety This pure indica is incredibly pungent and features a THC content of around 20%. This strain will very quickly put you to sleep. Not the best choice for daytime medication.
This strain has a consistent 5:2 ratio of CBD to THC. If you are looking for pain relief without the high, you might really enjoy Harlequin. The distinct CBD/THC ratio is also great for mental health concerns, such as anxiety and clinical depression. Oils made using the Harlequin strain also make for potent and effective medicine for muscle spasms and a variety of related medical conditions.
Another strain of organic marijuana with a high CBD strain with low to moderate amounts of THC at about 11%. Stress Killer strain will produce a very mild, sedative high and is a good choice for daytime medication. Working closely with your doctor and access point will help you find what works best for you.