Identify different types of strains, their origin, effects and types.

Marijuana Or Cannabis are found on earth from ages and their use for medical purposes are documented since then. The evolution in the medical field with the passage of time brings evolution in use of cannabis for medication. Once these are used as remedies are now used for major medical treatments. Cannabis or marijuana are used to cure conditions such as cancer and epilepsy.

These strains are divided into two species as per their properties and genetics.

Let’s discuss some difference between these strains and their effects.

Sativa And indica are different species of Cannabis and have the same type of features and they have certain and varied differences.

Some medical authorities say that indica is more effective and sativa gives energising effects, and vice versa, which seems to be wrong. There are so many factors that are involved in it.

 Physical differences.

There are various different likes of height, shapes of the leaves and branching pattern. Botanists used all these factors to identify strains and here they know which one is Sativa and which one is indica.

Indica plants are a bit shorter than the sativa and they have a woody stem. These plants grow faster than sativa plants.

Some researchers say that these differences are caused by human breeding and some might think that these are caused by the mixture of adaptation and geographical condition.


Cannabinoids are present in different types of marijuana and THC and CBD are the most discussed elements of cannabinoids. There are over 144 cannabinoids identified so far by the researchers.


Tetrahydrocannabinol or THC produce high effects and marijuana which contain high THC help people in sleeping, pain and depression. Their psychoactive properties make people anxious.


cannabidiol or CBD can’t create high effects and these strains can be used in controlled and small doses.


With the passage of time, the researchers and nature grow some hybrid forms of these strains. To improve the growth, strains effects, calming effects and balancing the yield, people are now growing hybrids.


Ruderalis do not have a very high level of THC or CBD and they originate in cooler parts of the world such as Russia, Hungary and Ukraine.

 Strains Effects

We don’t have a classification system that shows that these strains are used for medical purposes.

Physicians and health care providers are studying cannabis products and they are finding new ways to utilize these products for patients.

 Choosing a strain

If you are searching for a strain, then you might have some questions in your mind, determining the answers for those questions may be helpful for you to choose the right strain.

  • Are you interested in using strain?
  • Are you using it For medical purposes?
  • Which experience are you seeking?
  • Your previous experiences with strains?
  • What is for long term or short term experience?

If you find answers for all these questions, then you might choose a good strain for you. You have to do more research about the categories and effects of different strains.

Sativa in-depth

Cannabis sativa are generally in hot areas where the sun stays for long and has a dry climate. These conditions are mostly found in central America, Asia, Middle East and Africa. These plants have finger-like leaves and they can grow up to 12 feet. They take more time to get mature plants than other types of strains.

Sativa mostly produces energising and anxiety reducing effects because it has a higher dose of THC and you can use sativa in daytime.

Acapulco Gold, Panama Red, and Durban Poison are the most popular types of Sativa.

Acapulco Gold

While its careful hereditary qualities stay a secret, Acapulco Gold is a well known and verifiably huge sativa-inclining half breed that flourishes in outside development conditions and is native to Acapulco, Mexico. As indoor development turns into the go-to strategy for some producers, the first Acapulco Gold cultivar is viewed as somewhat of an extraordinariness inside advanced cannabis development circles.

Known to create a vigorous and cerebral high, a genuine Acapulco Gold plant is discernible by its sativa development characteristics, yielding thick colas that range from dim green to brilliant earthy colored in shading. Conveying a smell that has been portrayed as copied toffee, Acapulco Gold is accounted for to create a hearty, sharp taste upon utilization.

Albeit the strain is most appropriate for outside developing conditions, cultivators ought to have less trouble with the fresher age of Acapulco Gold seeds. Following a 60-to-70-day blooming period, one Acapulco Gold strain is accounted for to yield as much as 500 grams for every square meter inside and, if appropriately collected outside in the Northern Hemisphere by mid-October, up to 1/2 kilograms for each plant.

Panama Red

Panama Red is best portrayed as an outdated cannabis example. Starting from Panama, this unadulterated sativa rose to fame in the last part of the 1960’s gratitude to its expedient and extraordinary impacts, verging on hallucinogenic. As cannabis development developed, Panama Red, which has a long blooming season of in any event 11 weeks, was abandoned for more quickly developing strains and expanded benefits. Notwithstanding, the individuals who affectionately review days of its conspicuousness love its smooth sedating encounter and grandly consider its restoration. On the off chance that you can get your hands on this wistful legacy, don’t spare a moment to groove through a world of fond memories and appreciate the ride.

Durban Poison

A landrace sativa variety from South Africa, Durban Poison is known for its spicy/sweet anise-like smell and taste and it’s clear-headed cerebral effect. Though it’s a (normally) pure sativa, most versions finish fairly quickly and don’t stretch like crazy. Many claim the real South African Durban Poison is very racy and finishes as long as 120 days, but that’s not the case for the versions available in seed form (Afropips and African Seeds seems to be the longest to finish).

Per Sam the Skunkman, “South African Durban Poison was first introduced by me. I got maybe 100 seeds from South Africa and grew them in California in the late 70s. Most were hermaphrodite, small calyxes, as well as not so great buds. But I saw the potential for an early sativa so I worked with it for a few years to clean it up. I finally eliminated most of all the bad traits, and introduced it in the early 80s.”

 Indica  in-depth

These plants originate in harsh and dry climates and commonly found in Turkey, Afghanistan, India and Pakistan.

These plants are short in height and chunky leaves. These plants produce more buds and grow much faster than sativa. it is commonly used for relaxing effects that’s why you can use this strain at nighttime.

Granddaddy purple, Hindu kush and Afghan kush are the most popular types of Indica.

Granddaddy purple

Granddaddy Purple, otherwise called Grandaddy Purp or GDP, is a half and half that was first engendered in Quite a while in 2003 by raiser Ken Estes. A hybrid of Purple Urkle and Big Bud, GDP was then backcrossed into itself.

Hindu Kush

Hindu Kush is an unadulterated indica strain named after the mountain range extending 500 miles among Pakistan and Afghanistan where it began. The cruel atmosphere of its country has adapted this strain to communicate a thick, defensive layer of gem trichomes loved by hash producers around the world. With an unpretentious sweet and gritty sandalwood fragrance, Hindu Kush prompts a profound feeling of quiet that carries alleviation to those enduring torment, sickness, and stress issues.

Afghan kush

Afghan Kush’s underlying foundations follow back to the Hindu Kush mountain range close to the Afghanistan-Pakistan line. It has been idealized over hundreds of years, making it a definitive hotspot for hash, for example, charas and the tacky dark Afghani hash. White Label Seed Company, a Sensi Seeds accomplice from the Netherlands, made its seeds accessible for everybody to develop. The buds of Afghan Kush form into huge, gruff beat pieces brimming with gum and coming in enormous yields. Worshipped for its substantial sap content and intensely steadying impacts, Afghan Kush is a top decision for anybody hoping to unwind following a monotonous day.

Hybrid in-depth

Hybrid plants are typically grown in nurseries, farms or in green houses by cannabis growers and hybrid is produced by the combination of the Sativa and Indica Strains.

Identification of hybrids majorly depends on the combination of parents plants. THC and CBD ratio is different in every Canada hybrid plant as some Hybrid cannabis plants are grown for increasing the THC effects in strain and some are grown to Increase the CBD effects in the strains that is why it’s very hard to figure out the ratio of THC and CBD in Hybrid plants.

Every Hybrid plant has a different effect and farmers and growers select hybrids because of their unique impacts. They have range to choose from reducing and releasing anxiety to radiation. Hybrid usage relies on predominant effects.

Hybrid are categorized into Sativa-dominant, Indica-dominant or balanced hybrid.

Popular types of Hybrids are Blue Dream, Pineapple Express and White Widow.

Blue Dream

Blue Dream is a sativa-prevailing crossover maryjane strain made by intersecting Blueberry with Haze. Blue Dream creates an adjusting high joined by full-body unwinding with delicate cerebral fortification. Beginner and veteran shoppers the same appreciate the quieting and euphoric impacts that Blue Dream gives. Buyers additionally love the flavor – which scents and tastes much the same as sweet berries. Clinical weed patients state Blue Dream conveys quick alleviation from manifestations related with torment, sadness, and queasiness. Producers state this strain is most appropriate to the Sea of Green Method and has a normal blooming season of 67 days. Fun Fact: Blue Dream began in California and has accomplished amazing status among West Coast strains.

Pineapple Express

Pineapple Express consolidates the powerful and tasty powers of parent strains Trainwreck and Hawaiian. The smell is compared to new apple and mango, with a sample of pineapple, pine, and cedar. This hard-hitting mixture gives an enduring vigorous buzz ideal for gainful evenings and innovative departures.

White Widow

The first White Widow was made when a sativa landrace from Brazil was pollinated by an indica half breed from southern India. As per legend, WW was the consequence of long stretches of choosing and reproducing in the mountains of Kerala to deliver pitch rich cannabis plants.

Since the first delivery, harking back to the ’90s, White Widow cannabis seeds have been scattered around the world, which has prompted various variations on the first strain. Presently, most legitimate seed banks will include a form of WW, with RQS being no exemption.

Homegrown Cannabis Co.,our talented reproducers made our own rendition of this exemplary utilizing White Widow S1 hereditary qualities. Our assortment includes an ideal hereditary equilibrium of half indica and half sativa. She sits directly in the center of the range and offers the most amazing aspect of the two universes.

Ruderalis in-depth

Ruderalis plants are found in extreme cold conditions and these plant’s growth rates are faster than all other strains. These plants are very short in height and they don’t even have grown above 12 inches and they are bushy type plants. These plants can go from seeds to harvesting within one month.These types of strains have lower THC and higher CBD but higher amounts can not be enough to produce any effect. This plant has low potency, that’s why it can be used in any medical or recreational purposes. This strain can’t produce any effects so you can use it at any time of the day.

Ruderalis can’t be a good cannabis option but farmers are breeding reduralis with other types of strains such as Sativa and Indica. The growth cycle is very fast which is a positive thing for producers so they are experimenting and combining potent strains with ruderalis to create desired products.


Since cannabis is more promptly accessible today than any other time in recent memory, individuals need clear, precise data on the impacts of various cannabis strains for clinical and sporting purposes.

Knowing the piece and physiological and mental impacts of cannabis plants can help individuals and clinicians pick the most fitting item.

Cannabis ranchers crossbreed cannabis plants to make new strains that have various degrees of THC, CBD, and numerous other physiologically dynamic mixes.

Each plant may have diverse restorative and sporting purposes. Analysts need to do additional studies to all the more likely comprehend this perplexing plant and its consequences for people.