When it comes to the many different benefits that cannabis has to offer, pain may be the most significant ailment that it is proven to help. This is because chronic pain is a side effect of hundreds of different medical diseases and is suffered by 1 out of every 5 Americans. Many of these individuals suffer from neuropathic and nerve related pain which is often times incurable and the traditional pharmaceuticals prescribed for pain such as OxyContin are harmful, addictive and even deadly. Cannabis has anecdotal evidence as well as scientific evidence proving its effectiveness in providing individuals with significant relief. In fact, many patients feel that cannabis is much more effective than traditional pharmaceuticals when it comes to finding consistent and long lasting relief from the pain that effects every aspect of their lives. Let’s look at 5 different cannabis strains that are heavily utilized by medical marijuana patients to address their chronic pain.
Blue Dream is a sativa dominant hybrid of cannabis that is a combination of Sativa Haze and Blueberry Indica. This strain is loved by many for its ability to melt away pain on a consistent and quick basis. Blue Dream offers a very sweet, berry like flavor and aroma that is accompanied by full body relaxation and cerebral euphoria.
Sour Diesel is a strain that is loved by many not just for its effects but for its amazing ability to relieve pain at a fast rate. This strain is Sativa dominant and offers uplifting, energizing effects while kicking pain to the curb making it a great strain for consumers and patients to utilize during the day for relief from pain. Sour Diesel is also known for providing substantial relief from depression and stress as well.
Jack Herer is an amazing Sativa dominant strain named after the hemp activist legend Jack Herer. This strain like Jack will fight hard to relieve the pain ailing you. The combination of Northern Lights #5 and Shiva Skunk offers delectable flavors and intense relief from pain, depression, stress, inflammation and even anxiety for many.
Granddaddy Purple also known as GDP is an indica dominant strain that mixes the genetics of Big Bud with the beloved Purple Urkle. This strain offers compact buds with heavy indica properties, including significant and consistent relief from pain, muscle spasms, insomnia and depression. Granddaddy Purple is a very common strain that can be found in many legal marijuana dispensaries across the nation!
Headband is a delicious combination of OG Kush and Sour Diesel. These two legendary strains come together to provide a one of a kind experience that offers extreme reliable relief from pain, depression, anxiety, stress and inflammation among other ailments. Many individuals including medical patients and retail consumers love Headband for its potency and heavy high.