You can get wine in red, white and blends of both, cannabis also comes in three different types Indica, Sativa and hybrids. Each differently named variety is called a strain and falls under one of these three categories.
These strains have names like ACDC, White Widow, OG Kush and Cannalope Haze, to name a few. And yet, all the varieties — from Northern Lights to Strawberry Cough — originate from just two species of plants: Cannabis Indica and Cannabis Sativa.
Differences Between Sativa and Indica
Sativa: A strain of cannabis known for having stimulating cerebral effects. Sativa is the preferred choice when you want to be energized, creative or socialize.
Indica: A strain of cannabis known for having sedative full-body effects. Indica is the preferred choice when you want to relax or sleep better at night.
Sativa: are tall plants, narraow leaves and loves warmer climates with earthly smells.
Indica: are short plants, broad leaves and loves cooler climates with sweet smells.
Sativa: strains are high with THC levels. They are best for day use and used for energy and creativity.
Indica: strains are high with CBD levels. They are best for night use and used for hunger and relaxation.
Sativa: can treat vomiting, nausea, pain, fatigue, mood disorders and depression.
Indica: can treat insomnia, headaches, seizures, anxiety, stress and can be used as appetite stimulator.