Sativa Vs. Indica

Sativa Indica


Sativa strains of medicinal marijuana are usually uplifting and stimulating. If you’ve ever smoked or ingested cannabis that makes everything funny and puts you in a great mood, it was probably from a Sativa strain. It creates a feeling of comfort, content, non-drowsy, and usually introspective highs. The effects of smoking or ingesting a Sativa makes them particularly popular among artists as it sparks creativity.

• Alert
• Active
• Aware




Indica strains of medicinal marijuana will have a relaxing feel on the body. The physical effects of an Indica strain commonly include a drowsy and mellow mood with stress and pain relief. Indica’s are one of the more suggested strains when using it for medicinal purposes as it effectively treats sleeping disorders such as insomnia, fibromyalgia, body aches and pains. Indica’s are also commonly used for treating Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, Fibromyalgia and Lupus.

• Relaxed
• Mellow
• Stress & Pain Relief


Medical Benefits Comparision:

  • Energizing & Uplifting
  • Stimulates creativity and thoughts
  • Promotes sense of well-being
  • Relieves headaches and migraines
  • Reduces nausea
  • Stimulates the appetite
  • Relieves depression
  • Relaxing & Laid back
  • Relieves pain and aches
  • Reduces anxiety & stress
  • Aids sleep
  • Reduces inflammation
  • Helps relieve spasms and seizures
  • Stimulates the appetite

Hybrids are also an option if you are wanting some characteristics of both Sativa and Indica.


The benefits to smoking or ingesting a Hybrid strain offers the best of both worlds combining several qualities of each containing strain. Hybrids have been bred to combine selective traits and may be either Sativa or Indica dominant.  Indica dominant strains will offer pain relief and / or mellow mood, however may contain up to 50% Sativa so it will not make you too drowsy. Sativa dominant strains will encompass several calming benefits and pain relief, but also give a mellow, yet energetic high.

Our medicinal cannabis dispensary offers a guaranteed, reliable, high-quality medicinal marijuana buying and shipping experience for our patients. There are still thousands of people who don’t live in areas that are served by local dispensaries such as Vancouver and Victoria B.C. We offer mail order marijuana in Canada that is fast, discreet and equipped with tracking numbers.


We hope this guide helps you in choosing the right strain for you.

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