The Difference between Indica And Sativa
There are a variety of common health issues that can be treated by taking medicinal marijuana. Some of benefits that comes with taking medicinal cannabis are: both physical and mental relaxation, increased appetite, pain reduction and better sleep. Medicinal cannabis plants are found in two different types each one of them having their own benefits. Understanding the difference between the two plants is very important, in order to be able to choose the best strain for the patient. These two types of medicinal cannabis plants are, Indica and Sativa. The effects of these medicinal plants on the body are different hence different results. Generally, Indica strains gives your body a deep sense of relaxation. On the other hand, Sativa strains offers your body with a much energizing experience.
Cannabis Indica are bushy short plants, with short and wide leaves. Indica plants grows faster and for this reasons their yields are also higher in comparison with those ones of the Sativa plants. Cannabis Indica plants produces higher levels of cannabidiol, as well as lower levels of tetrahydrocannabinol. There are many benefits of Indica medicinal strains which includes: muscle relaxation, increased appetite, increased mental relaxation, decreased acute pain among others. On the other hand, Cannabis Sativa is a complete opposite of the Indica strains. The plants grow tall and slim with long and thin leaves. More time and light is needed in order for the Sativa plants to grow and mature.
These medicinal cannabis plants have got lower levels of cannabidiol and higher levels of tetrahydrocannabinol. Sativa medicinal strains are associated with major qualities which includes: anti depressant, anti-anxiety, increases concentration and creativity, increases serotonin, and treats chronic pain. You get a different feeling from each of these two types of medicinal cannabis. It is therefore advisable that you use them at different times of the day. For example, Indica is better used at night, to provide calming or help you sleep, before medication, after a stressful day, before a bath, and not before operating a car.
Sativa is to be used during the day, before going to social events, to help you be focused, before doing work projects or homework, and before watching a movie. Before writing music, going for hiking, or such activities that requires a lot of alertness and concentration, many people also use cannabis Sativa. Before writing or recording their music in studio, many musicians take Sativa as well. Both of these medicinal cannabis plants do not cure diseases, all they do is to help with the symptoms. This is an important thing just like curing the disease itself. There are man other differences between Sativa and Indica plants and therefore you need to do your own research before using them.