Indica Strain Information
Indica cannabis plants are characterized by their fat leaves and short height when grown. After flowering starts, they will mature in six to eight weeks. Indica strains are known for their relaxing effects on the body when smoked or ingested.
Indica strains have a moderate level of THC and higher levels of CBD compared to sativa strains. They relax your muscles and are a great choice for patients who suffer from insomnia. Indica plants also help relieve stress, anxiety, muscle spasms, and nausea. Patients who suffer from diseases such as multiple sclerosis, fibromyalgia, lupus, and sleep apnea tend to benefit from the effects of indica predominant strains as opposed to sativa or hybrid strains.
This particular strain is typically associated with a feeling throughout the body, and generally is used to calm or induce feelings of sedation. Many people experience more therapeutic results after using indica and often feel sleepy or tired as a result. There are many benefits associated with indica outside of the overall sense of calm that it induces, many of which align with Sativa as well.
Indica can be used to alleviate muscle or bodily stress and can be helpful in the following ways:
Relaxation: some of the most common uses for indica involve reducing stress and increasing relaxation of the mind and muscles alike. In addition to helping keep stress from overtaking you, indica also can assist with sleep disorders and insomnia.
Appetite: In many cases, indica can reduce nausea and vomiting, making it a great alternative to other medication for those enduring chemo-therapy. Additionally it can stimulate appetite, which can be very beneficial for anyone unable to properly sustain themselves due to sickness.
Pressure: Eye pressure and issues within the brain can be lessened and reduced with the use of indica. Those suffering from epilepsy or frequent seizures and convulsions could potentially see those ailments reduced.
Indica Dominant Strains
Raspberry Kush is one of the most commonly used Indica dominant hybrids. It was named after its berry flavour and aroma. The addition of the Kush at the end of the name denotes the origin of the strain, which is Hindu Kush. The strain offers Kush skunky aroma of eastern spices and summer fruits. It is known to provide a body melt. Its high potency immediately kicks in and offers a sudden boost to the body’s energy levels. The effect of the strain starts off in the head and gradually spreads to the body, giving the smoker an energizing boost. The strain is a great way to chill after a long hard day and can also be great for parties and weekend hangouts. Many heavy smokers have reported a night of relaxed sleep after smoking Raspberry Kush. Medically, the strain is known to relieve various ailments that usually arise due to fatigue. If you are looking to smoke subtle fruit flavors, then Raspberry Kush is the right option for you. With more than 16-23% of HC level, the strain promises a long lasting effect on your mind and body.
Grand Daddy Purp
Grand Daddy Purple is an indica dominant strain and is a cross between Big Bud and Purple Urkle. This blend explains why it has a complex berry and grape aroma while its nugs are oversized with a compact bud structure. The nugs are incredibly dense and fuzzy with deep purple hues that run throughout the buds. Additionally, the nugs are covered by orange hairs and contrast well with its resin-coated buds. What really sets this strain apart from the others is that it is easy to identify by the taste alone. Its taste lingers on the tongue for longer and will help you feel relaxed. The strain has a serious kick to it and its psychoactive effects are evidently detectable in both body and mind. It manages to deliver an overwhelming feeling of physical relaxation and cerebral euphoria. You will find yourself fixed in one spot while your thoughts float in a dreamy buzz for the duration of Grand Daddy Purple’s effects. Just like any other indica dominant strain, it is primarily used for medical uses. The strain is quite effective for patients suffering from appetite loss, pain, insomnia, muscle spasms and stress.