Marijuana Strains for Pain Management

Marijuana Strains for Pain Management

Q: This isn’t about growing, but I’m interested in what strains you recommend for pain management.

A: We often get folks asking which strains are the best for pain management. While each person can have different experiences with strain effects, certain rules of thumb apply.

Generally, we recommend indica over sativa for pain, as the heightened mental status evoked from a sativa can often lead to the user to focus or dwell on the pain. Often pain management can have as much to do with distraction as any sort of removal of pain. Indicas can be helpful for this.

Further helping with pain management is the presence of residual CBG in the buds. CBG has…

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