Difference Between Two Cannabis Plants

For different kinds of diseases, medicinal cannabis is used and they are quite effective in treating them. Some of them are as follows:

  • Pain relief
  • Appetite loss
  • Sleeplessness
  • Mental disorder

Mainly there are two different varieties of cannabis plants that are used for medicinal purpose which are used for such applications. However, each of these medicinal varieties of cannabis can offer different kinds of benefits.

Therefore, while treating patients, one has to understand the basic differences between these two varieties of cannabis plants.

These two different varieties of cannabis plants are known as Indica and Saliva. Each of the strains can offer various kinds of medicinal benefits to our body and mind.

In this small article, we shall discuss about sativa strains vs indica strains to get better understanding of the difference between these two types of medicinal cannabis plants.

Cannabis Indica

Typically, these types of plants are bit shorter, bushy type of plants having wide leaves. Usually, you will find this type of plant grows quite fast and also have much higher yield as compared to sativa variety.

Some of the major qualities of such Indica medicinal strains are as follows:

  • Muscle relaxation
  • Increased mental relaxation
  • Decreases nausea
  • Increases appetite
  • Decreases acute pain
  • Increases dopamine (this is a neurotransmitter which helps control the reward and pleasure center of our brain)
  • Meant for night time application

Some of the specimens of cannabis Indica are as follows:

  • Afghani Indica

Having THC level of 14.2% and CBD less than 0.1%

  • Raphael Indica

Having THC level of 20.1% and CBD less than 0.1%

  • Raphael Indica

Having THC level of 18.9 mg/ml and CBD level0.3 mg/ml

  • Sensi star Indica

Having THC level of 24% and CBD less than 0.1%

  • Shishkaberry Indica

Having THC level of 16.9% and CBD less than 0.1%

Cannabis Sativa

These plants are just opposite of Indica strains which can grow and having thin, tall and narrow leaves. Also, they are light green shade as compared to the above.

These plants take much longer time to grow and need more light to mature. Medicines that can be produced from such plants will have higher THC level and lower CBD.

Few major qualities are:

  • Anti-anxiety
  • Anti-depressant
  • Treats chronic pain
  • Can increase focus and creativity
  • Can increase serotonin (this neurotransmitter is meant for regulating learning, sleep, mood, anxiety and appetite)
  • Meant for day time application

Few samples of cannabis Sativa products are:

  • Happy feet Sativa

THC: 18%

CBD: <0.1%

  • Happy feet Sativa

THC: 18.9 mg/ml

CBD: 0.0 mg/ml

  • Jack herer Sativa

THC: 21.6%

CBD: <0.07%

  • Jack herer Sativa

THC: 23.5 mg/ml

CBD: 0.2 mg/ml

  • Kali mist Sativa

THC: 20.6 mg/ml

CBD: 0.6 mg/ml