Ask a scientist how many different ways cannabis can make you feel and they’ll tell you an infinite amount. But what about cannabis makes you feel any of these?
“Think of it as a home stereo system,” said Jikomes. “You’ve got one dial for the bass, and one dial for the treble, and one for the volume, etc. Every dial is always tuned to something, and you’re just tuning them to different ratios.”
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“Subjective effects are due to THC causing different patterns of functional connectivity in the brain… a measure of how much they talk to each other,” said Nick Jikomes, Leafly’s Director of Science & Innovation, and host of the Good Chemistry podcast.
And with that, here are five of the best strains to set your dials to feeling energized, uplifted, euphoric, relaxed, or sleepy.
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If you prefer to grow outside, Moby Dick is the best strain for you. These plants can turn into gigantic trees, up to 3m tall, with an amazing harvest. They adapt to pretty much any surroundings you put them in, but they need a lot of sun to give their best harvest. If you grow them in the ground, they can grow to be up to 3m tall, with gigantic extended arms and thick foliage that makes it impossible to hug. It should be ready to cut at the start of October, giving out up to 1.5kg. Moby Dick has an intense taste that mixes strong tastes with soft tastes, giving your mouth a pretty incredible sensation. It has a pretty balanced effect, relaxing the body but in a progressive way, allowing you to keep smoking, although it can be very intense.
For making hash, all variants of the Kush strain give amazing results. Kush comes from the Afghan valleys, and it’s used to make the best hash in the world. Pakistan Chitral Kush is a strain that grows wild in the valleys, and from which a lot more strains have originated. The buds are a beautiful purple color, super compact and really shiny thanks to the amount of resin all over the plant. You can use practically all of this plant due to even the leaves being covered in their entirety by resin. It’s a pretty classic strain that’s been used to make hash for years, which is why the flavor might remind you of quality hash. It has a completely relaxing effect and an extremely intense flavor, the most intense hash we’ve ever tried.
A lot of people want to know which marijuana strain is the best in the world, but with the thousands of genetics that we have available to us nowadays, it’s hard to pick just one. Each variety has its own properties and its own strong point, making it possible for one strain to have different effects on us depending on the state we’re in, apart from the fact that everyone has their own taste.
If you’d prefer a strain that gives the best results as an indoor crop, then the best one for you would probably be Critical +, an absolute monster of a plant. Thanks to the powerful genetics of this plant, it gives an enormous production rate in very small spaces, and it only takes about 60 days to finish flowering. It has an extremely strong blocking effect, which you might not notice at first, but after a while the feeling will start to invade your body.
For medicinal users we have strains with different cannabinoid ratios that can be useful to treat pains or illnesses. CBD Amnesia is a strain that has a THC:CBD ratio of 1:1, meaning that we can take advantage of its relaxing properties but without being in a blocked mental state. It has a very classic earthy taste with some citric flavors, obviously inherited from Amnesia Haze. It has a levelled effect and it has a wide variety of medicinal uses, including helping with all kinds of pains, like for example muscle pains, while still leaving you with an active brain.
Black Domina is considered by many the best strain to help you sleep because the effect it has is swift, and takes over your brain and body very fast. It’s a classic strain; it’s been around since the 90s thanks to its strong flavor and potent effects. You can have gigantic outdoor crops with this strain, but you’ll get the best results when it’s grown indoors. It needs some specific parameters, but if done right each and every bud will be absolutely full of resin. Indoor plants will turn out with a much more intense flavor and a more powerful effect.
For sativa lovers, one of the best strains is Kali Mist, which is a pure sativa plant that offers a very active and productive effect. It doesn’t take too long to begin flowering, and it has a decent production rate, with a stretched out shape and a strong resistance to fungi, typical of sativa plants. It has an earthy taste with a floral aftertaste, making for a really nice smoke while the active effect begins invading your brain. If you smoke it too fast, lights will get more intense to the point where it might even be annoying. You’ll definitely laugh and talk for ages after smoking this, as it has a long lasting effect.