INDICA vs SATIVA

THE TWO MAJOR TYPES OF CANNABIS PLANTS ARE SATIVA AND INDICA. EACH STRAIN HAS IT’S OWN RANGE OF EFFECTS ON THE BODY AND MIND RESULTING IN A WIDE RANGE OF MEDICINAL BENEFITS. SATIVA STRAINS TEND TO PROVIDE A MORE ENERGIZING EXPERIENCE. INDICA STRAINS GENERALLY PROVIDE A SENSE OF DEEP BODY RELAXATION.

INDICA

Origin 

  • Mostly central Asia and the Indian subcontinent 

Cultivation 

  • 45-60 days to flower, higher yields, good for indoor grows 

Plant features

  • Short, sturdy and bushy with the wide leaves 

Bud features

  • Dense with pungent aromas, sometimes purple 

Effects

  •  Relieves aches and pains 
  •  Relaxing and laidback 
  •  Aids sleep 
  •  Anti-inflammatory 
  •  Stimulates the appetite 
  •  Reduces stress and anxiety
  •  Helps relieve spasms and seizures

SATIVA

Origin

  • Equatorial climates such as Thailand, southern Africa and Mexico 

Cultivation

  •  60-90 days to flower, good for outdoor grows in warm climates 

Plant features

  • Tall with thin leaves 

Bud features

  •  Lighter weight with subtle fruity aromas, sometimes hints of red 

Effects

  • Stimalates creativity
  • Uplifting and energizing
  • Headaches and migraine relief
  • Reduces nausea
  • Relieves depression
  • Increases appetite
  • Increases sense of well-being, fights depression
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