10 Cannabis strains that will help soothe a hangover

Published Jul 1, 2019 12:47 p.m. ET
(including a THC infused recovery drink recipe) iStock / Motortion

There is nothing worse than waking up the morning after a long night of drinking to a pounding headache and an upset stomach. It can make the prior evening’s festivities seem hardly worth it, as you wallow in pain and light sensitivity, and try your best to stomach a few saltine crackers alongside a cup of coffee. Though the effects of marijuana are often believed to be recreationally based, there is a lot that can be said for some cannabis strains abilities to lessen many of the uncomfortable symptoms of a hangover.  Unfortunately, there are no marijuana strains that will cure what ails you entirely; some can be excellent tools in your arsenal to work towards a faster recovery.

The perfect cannabis strains for you will depend largely on your tolerance and of course, the severity of your symptoms. However, in general, marijuana use can help to improve appetite, dull pain, lessen nausea, take down inflammation, and make you feel a whole lot more comfortable as your body slowly repairs itself. If you find yourself in such a situation than you might want to check out one of these 10 marijuana strains that are perfect for healing from a hangover. If you don’t have access to any of the ones that are listed here than we highly recommend seeking out a strain that has a fair amount of CBD for the most effective results.

1. Cannatonic
Type: Hybrid
THC content: 6%
CBD content: 2%
Effects: Relaxed, uplifted, focused, happy, and creative.
Flavor & aroma profile: Woody, earthy, and citrus.

2. Stephen Hawking Kush
Type: Indica
THC content: 12%
CBD content: 14%
Effects: Relaxed, happy, and sleepy.
Flavor & aroma profile: Mint, earthy, and woody.

3. Lavender
Type: Indica
THC content: 20%
CBD content: 1%
Effects: Relaxed, sleepy, happy, euphoric, and uplifted.
Flavor & aroma profile: Spicy, herbal, lavender, and flowery.

4. Ringo’s Gift
Type: Hybrid
THC content: 1%
CBD content: 10%
Effects: Relaxed, uplifted, happy, focused, and sleepy.
Flavor & aroma profile: Nutty, earthy, and citrus.

5. Harle-tsu
Type: Hybrid
THC content: 1%
CBD content: 22%
Effects: Relaxed, uplifted, happy, focused, and creative.
Flavor & aroma profile: spicy, herbal, earthy, and woody.

6. Sweet and Sour Widow
Type: Hybrid
THC content: 1%
CBD content: 21%
Effects: Relaxed, happy, uplifted, energetic, and focused.
Flavor & aroma profile: Earthy, pine, and citrus.

7. Hindu Kush
Type: Indica
THC content: 20%
CBD content: 0%
Effects: Relaxed, sleepy, euphoric, happy, and hungry.
Flavor & aroma profile: Spicy, earthy, herbal, and woody.

8. Sour Tsunami
Type: Hybrid
THC content: 10%
CBD content: 14%
Effects: Relaxed, focused, happy, uplifted, and euphoric.
Flavor & aroma profile: Diesel, citrus, and earthy.

9. Pennywise
Type: Indica
THC content: 15%
CBD content: 0%
Effects: Relaxed, happy, euphoric, uplifted, and focused.
Flavor & aroma profile: Woody, earthy, and sweet.

10. Dancehall
Type: Hybrid
THC content: 5%
CBD content: 8%
Effects: Happy, uplifted, relaxed, energetic, and euphoric.
Flavor & aroma profile: Citrus, flowery, and earthy.

THC infused hangover recovery drink

When you feel the thundering head pound of a hangover than you are likely dehydrated and short of some essential nutrients. To help soothe these symptoms and quicken the healing process, it helps to keep up your food intake and drink plenty of electrolytes. This fruit mix smoothie tastes delicious and goes down easy, even on the most unsettled stomachs. If you don’t have the fruit called for, don’t fret. Just try to make a substitute that is from the same fruit family whenever possible. The ingredients called for here are enough to create one hangover drink, so if you need more for friends of family members who are also hurting than multiply the ingredients by the number of people you are looking to help.

Ingredients

  • 5 to 15 drops of THC and or CBD infused cannabis oil
  • 1 cup of cantaloupe (chopped and cubed)
  • 2 cups of spinach (fresh)
  • 1 cup of red grapes (destemmed)
  • 2 celery stalks
  • 1 tablespoon of cream cheese

Tools

  • 1 blender (food processor or juicer)

Instructions

  1. Add all of the ingredients to a blender and combine them on high for one full minute.
  2. Now throw in the creamed cheese, and if you would like, some other fruit pieces to spruce things up a bit before blending everything for an additional 30 seconds.
  3. Pour the hangover drink into a drinking glass and try to drink all of it as soon as possible.

Related Strains

STRAIN
4.0
Effects: Focused, Happy, Relaxed, Sleepy, Uplifted
Cannatonic is a cross between MK Ultra mother and G13 Haze father providing a perfect strain for alleviating pain.
STRAIN
4.0
Effects: Euphoric, Focused, Happy, Relaxed, Uplifted
Steven Hawkins Kush was created by mixing Harle-Tsu and Sin City Kush. Named after the famous scientist Stephen Hawking.
STRAIN
4.0
Effects: Euphoric, Happy, Relaxed, Sleepy, Uplifted
Lavender aka Lavender Best is a three way cross with Big Skunk Korean, Afghani Hawaiian and Super Skunk created by Soma Seeds
STRAIN
4.0
Effects: Euphoric, Focused, Happy, Relaxed, Uplifted
Ringo’s Gift is a high-CBD strain with parentage including Harle-Tsu and ACDC.
STRAIN
4.0
Effects: Euphoric, Focused, Happy, Relaxed, Uplifted
Harle-Tsu developed by Southern Humboldt Seed Collective is a cross between Harlequin and Sour Tsunami.
STRAIN
4.0
Effects: Focused, Happy, Relaxed, Sleepy, Uplifted
Sweet and Sour Widow is a 70/30 indica-dominant bred by CBD Crew. This strain has a 1:1 CBD-THC ratio, and produces an uncommon subtle sweet onion aroma.
STRAIN
4.0
Effects: Euphoric, Happy, Relaxed, Sleepy, Uplifted
Hindu Kush delivers different results compared to other Indicas. A calm yet active mind is the result of its effects.
STRAIN
4.0
Effects: Focused, Happy, Relaxed, Sleepy, Uplifted
Sour Tsunami is bred for its high CBD levels. It is used medicinally for treating inflammation, pain, and other conditions.
STRAIN
4.0
Effects: Euphoric, Happy, Relaxed, Sleepy, Uplifted
Pennywise is bought to us by the combination of Jack the Ripper and Harlequin. This is a high CBD strain for controlling pain and cancer systems.
STRAIN
4.0
Effects: Creative, Focused, Happy, Relaxed, Uplifted
Dancehall bred by Reggae Seeds is the result of combining Juanita La Lagrimosa with Kalijah.

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