Weed strains to help you to relax at the end of a long day

Published Mar 30, 2019 12:41 p.m. ET

Though indica weed strains are often more potent and come paired with more couch locking type effects, that doesn’t mean that they are necessarily the best to relax with. Instead, try a marijuana plant product that is made from a cannabis strain that soothes without making you want to fall asleep (yet). Here are just a few of the most popular weed strains that are a perfect pick me up when you are feeling sluggish, tired and sore.

1. Grape Ape

This 100% Indica cannabis strain is a cross between Skunk, Afghani, and Mendocino and is most famous for its mouth-watering purple grape smell. This marijuana plant an excellent stress reliever due to its relaxing qualities and a relatively high 22% THC content average that helps with anxiety, depression, stress, and pain. Its beautiful bud flowers are a bright violet hue which is as pretty to look at as it is enjoyable to smoke.  

2. Purple Kush

Another pure Indica with origins in California is PKwhich is a cross between Purple Afghani and Hindu Kush which resulted in a striking bright purple marijuana plant that produces massive colas. Purple Kush effects are euphoric and relaxing while also boosting energy levels in a subtle and noticeable way. Its aroma is more citrus rather than grape, and it ranges within 20%-28% THC content which offers a long-lasting high that is perfect for the end of a hard day.

3. Girl Scout Cookies

This weed strain is widely praised within the medical community for its ability to soothe and relax while also stimulating mentally and physically. This is what happens when you cross OG Kush and Durban resulting in a marijuana plant that produces an average 25%-28% THC. The effects of GSC are intense and more suitable for a late evening treat as the sensations will wear off and lull you into a restful deep sleep that will last four hours.

4. Blue Dream                                                                                    

This 50/50 hybrid is an incredible infusion that includes the best of both worlds. Its effects are invigorating, uplifting, and energetic while actively relaxing sore muscles and melting away anxiety. It’s a mix of two classic weed strains including Haze and Blueberry which resulting in a marijuana plant that produces an average of 27% THC, 1% of CBD, and 2% of CBN. Chase away your end of the day fatigue with this perfect blend of relaxation and refreshment.

5. Bubba Kush

Coffee lovers can’t get enough of this weed strains chocolate-y caramel aroma with a hint of skunk that can’t be ignored. A combination of the Y2K and The Spice Girls strains resulting in a unique twist of pure Indica genetics that is excellent for pain relief. The effects of Bubbaare a hard-hitting and full body while keeping the head clear to think and continue with daily tasks a little more at ease. This marijuana plant will provide a modest 22% THC which is relatively low considering the intensity of its effects.

The marijuana plant has been used as a sedative and relaxant for as far back as we can tell and is an excellent way to end a hard day. This is especially true if you are equipped with the best weed strain to give you the anxiety and stress melting effects that can really help you to unwind. Whether you have aches and pains from physical labors and strenuous lengths of repetitive motions or are just plain frazzled from the action of the day, cannabis can provide a release and soothing relaxation that can help you to build an appetite and continue with another day to day chores before a great night's sleep. If you asked most people what kinds of weed strains would be most effective for stress relief, they would likely respond that an Indica based strain might be best. The only way to truly tell if a particular type of marijuana will work for you is to try it but starting with names associated with the effect you want to achieve is usually the best way to start.

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