As of the writing of this post, recreational cannabis is legal in 18 states. Whether you are looking for recreational or medical marijuana strains to help with your anxiety, you are in the right place. We have put together this list of the top cannabis strains that you can try to see if it helps reduce your stress levels.
Read on to see which weed strains you want to pick up next time you go to your local dispensary.
1. Girl Scout Cookies
This marijuana strain is a cross between Durban Poison and OG Kush. It has become very well known for relaxation and happiness. The THC percentage levels are around the mid-20s and a reputable store such as High Profile will more than likely have the higher THC levels available.
2. Sour Diesel
Sour diesel is another strain that is great for anxiety and for stress. This strain is a Sativa-dominant which is known for mental stimulation. A lot of people prefer Sativa dominant strains to help with their anxiety and stress because usually the effects are felt much faster.
3. Blue Dream
For our Californian lovers, this is a popular strain because of all the helpful side effects. Many people use it to help with their insomnia, concentration, depression, stress, chronic pain, and anxiety.
4. Granddaddy Purple
Granddaddy purple is a cross between Purple Urkle and Big Bud strains. It is great for stress and for muscle-relaxation. The aroma is a sweet berry and grape cross leaving a sweet taste when you smoke it.
The THC content is 25% which is a reason that it is helpful with depression and anxiety.
5. OG Kush
If you don’t mind a more euphoric effect while also helping your anxiety then, OG Kush might be perfect for you. This strain produces a euphoric feeling while also relieving stress. In some cases, people have also stated that it helped them with migraines and headaches.
The taste of OG Kush is more of an earthy and woody taste.
6. Jack Herer
For those looking for deep relaxation, Jack Herer is a strain that is Sativa-dominant. You will notice a balance of physical effects along with cerebral effects.
The taste has a hint of pine in it and the scent is a bit citrusy (a mix of lemon and oranges).
7. Ice Cream Cake
Ice Cream Cake is a mix between Gelato #33 and Wedding Cake strains. This is a strain with a sweet flavor of vanilla. You will have both a euphoric and relaxing sensation, making it perfect to alleviate anxiety and stress.
Which Cannabis Strains for Stress Will You Try First?
Now that you have our list of the top cannabis strains to help with your anxiety or stress, you can make an informed decision the next time you visit your local dispensary.
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