A serious chronic pain suffered by people in their joints is referred to as Arthritis. It the most common disability experienced by senior citizens worldwide. The pain of arthritis is one the many reasons people turn to cannabis for relief. Arthritis is a qualifying medical condition for medical marijuana in 36 states. So, if you are planning to give it a try, here is top 4 cannabis strains for arthritis pain relief.
1. Blue Widow
An indica-dominant cannabis strain created by the combination of Blueberry and White widow strains. It has a strong sweet aroma of citrus and pine, a crowd-favorite strain that has both uplifting and soothing effects. Pain relief is the most common and prominent medical benefit of Blue widow, but it also has many other medical benefits such as stress and anxiety relief, countering insomnia, and countering depression.
2. Jack Herer
This sativa-dominant strain offers THC levels of 15%-24%, with a mellow high that may help relieve chronic aches and pains. But it can also be stimulating, so avoid it if you also have trouble sleeping.
An indica-dominant cannabis strain with a pleasant aroma matched by its taste, carries a potent “stoney” experience that’s perfect for arthritic symptoms. The high THC content, usually topping 20%, gives the user that stoney uplift that represses chronic pain and the related stresses.
4. White Widow
This strain is a cross between a Brazilian sativa landrace and a resin-heavy South Indian indica containing an average THC level of 15%-20%, may help relieve chronic joint and muscle pain. Medical users also report feeling happier and more creative. Side effects reported include dry mouth and eyes while smoking.