There are some people out there who try smoking weed once in their lives, never to do it again. Typically these people experience extreme anxiety or even feelings of paranoia after taking a few hits off a joint. If you’re one of these people, maybe you assume this is the norm when smoking weed and maybe it is just not for you.
But guess what?! This isn’t the norm, and chances are you won’t feel anxious if you choose the right strain to smoke. It is likely that your anxious and paranoid feelings happened because of the kind of marijuana you were smoking. Weed strains that are extremely high in THC tend to have this effect on people.
There are plenty of strains out there that actually treat anxiety, so don’t assume that cannabis isn’t for you just because of one bad experience. Some Canadians are even getting their medical grow licenses to cultivate strains that are perfect for treating anxiety. Click here for more info on how to get your medical grow license within Canada.
Hoping to smoke some weed that doesn’t leave you feeling anxious? Here are the top cannabis strains that are ideal for treating stress and anxiety disorders.
Not all anxiety affects people the same. Some individuals become extremely anxious in social settings, but guess what? Weed can cure that! Specifically the strain known as Strawberry Cough. It has mostly sativa properties, making it extremely energizing. You’ll be able to have deep conversations with your friends, and might even burst out into fits of giggles at some point.
Granddaddy Purple is indica-dominant, so its ability to ease you into a relaxed state of mind and body is incredible. It helps with relieving stress and tension, washing all anxious thoughts away. These tendencies make it ideal for anyone experiencing extreme stress, sleeping problems, and depression. You can expect to get the munchies from Granddaddy Purple, making it perfect for anyone experiencing appetite loss or nausea.
Jack Herer is fairly high in THC to be included on this list, but even so it has an extremely calming effect on anyone who smokes it. The high first starts out as a feeling of euphoric that quickly turns into a calming blanket around your whole body. It will leave you feeling happy, relaxed, and even more focused than usual.
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GSC is famous and will always be famous among weed smokers. It has won many Cannabis Cup awards in the past, and not just for its amazing flavor. It is the ideal natural treatment for victims for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Some people are surprised that GSC can actually help with PTSD since the THC levels in it are pretty high. But medical studies have shown that people suffering from PTSD are generally low in a naturally-occurring compound that resembles the chemical makeup of THC in weed. When these people smoke a bit of GSC, they are supplementing with the chemical compound that will make them feel normal again.