Out of 400 Strains of Hemp & CBD - Which is Best For You
Different Strains of CBD and What They do for You
Medicine has had countless advancements throughout the course of history; medical cannabis being one of the most innovative. Traditionally, cannabis has been used for the sole enjoyment of the euphoric feeling it provides the user which is made possible by two important components called CBD and THC. Through manipulation of chemical levels in various cannabis strains, doctors have discovered that strains with higher levels of CBD have proven to be effective alternative treatments for patients with illnesses such as anxiety, insomnia, depression and many more. Due to the wide variety of strains, it is crucial to the safety and well-being of the user to find the right match for them according to the illness and symptoms they wish to correct.
Keen Leaf CBD
Our favorite of the six primary strains our experts at Keen Leaf produce; Electra CBD Hemp Flower is a hybrid strain but, sativa dominant. Our clients describe it as a moist, slow-burning hemp-bud that not only allows you to find the calming effect of most strains but, allows your focus to be unaffected. The true anxiety solution without any of the impairment of other strains and brands on the market.
This strain is a hybrid combination of “Harlequin” and “Sour Tsunami”, 2 other cannabis strains. This strain has a heavy CBD level sitting at around 21%, whereas THC levels are just below 1%.
The CBD level in this strain ranges from 6-17% while THC sits at around 6%. This strain is also a hybrid made up of “MK Ultra” and “G-13 Haze”, both being indica-dominant strains.
Indica strains are powerfully relaxing, given this one is a hybrid the benefits are vast. This strain is focused towards those struggling with muscle spasms, migraines, headaches, nausea and/or mood disorders. Use of this strain provides instant relief.
Charlotte’s Web is a special strain due to the fact that it has one of the lowest THC levels when compared to others. The CBD level is at 17% and the THC level is at 0.3%. This strain is bred specifically for its high CBD to THC ratio.
In 2013, this strain was born by creation of some cannabis growers' names, the “Stanley Brothers”. They had made this strain specifically for Charlotte Figi, hence the name, because she suffered from a condition called the Dravet Syndrome which caused her to have multiple seizures a day, which this strain effectively cured.
ACDC is very different from many other cannabis strains due to the two extremely low and high levels of THC and CBD. Because the really low level of THC at 1-6% and the very high level of CBD at 20%, it provides the user all the benefits and no psychoactive effects.
This is a great choice for daily users who want to reduce any anxiety, pain or tension they may experience. Patients with more severe disorders such as epilepsy can also benefit, not only epilepsy, but ACDC can also alleviate cancer, alcoholism and any type of severe pain.
Pennywise is perfectly equal in THC and CBD levels with both sitting at 15%. This hybrid is composed of “Harlequin” and “Jack The Ripper”, deeming this strain indica-dominant.
Due to the equally high level of THC in this strand, it will give the user some external simulation, but it is not disorienting, allowing the user to complete complicated tasks and have lucid conversations. The medical benefits include battling health issues such as arthritis, epilepsy and cancer manifestations.
With a low level of 2% THC and a high level of 15-18% CBD, this strain is indica-dominant that offers heavy medicinal relief. The low levels of THC prove that this strain does not have any psychoactive effects. The intention of this strain is not to achieve a euphoric high, but to feel uplifted and relaxed at the same time.
This strain was developed in Israel and reported by researchers to help patients suffering from rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes and heart disease. Avidekel can also have a very broad applicability got all types of diseases and conditions involving inflammation and swelling.
Sour Tsunami is a hybrid strain of “Sour Diesel” and “NYC Diesel”. CBD levels sit at 13% and THC at 10%. This CBD-rich strain is composed of 60% sativa and 40% indica, proving to be a perfect balance. This was one of the first pioneer strains specifically bred for high CBD levels.
Medical studies have found that this strain works for people with mild medical conditions such as insomnia, stress and nausea. In addition to these, patients struggling with irritable bowel syndrome can also be relieved of their pains according to naturopathic doctors such as, Dr. Jake Felice.