If you want the physically and mentally relaxing effects of marijuana, you’ll want to use indica strains. Indica strains are known as the perfect chill out strains. They’re ideal for those times when you just want to kick back on the couch, take in some music or watch TV, and relieve any physical tension or stress in your body. They can also help counteract symptoms of chronic pain, anxiety, headaches, migraines, and more. So what are the most popular indica strains?
Each strain has its own unique profile when it comes to taste, aroma, and even effects. So while all indicas are great for relaxation, it can still be tough to pick exactly which one to use. Luckily, Cannabis Genesis420 offers plenty of quality indicas, all available for delivery across the country. Here 10 of the most popular indica strains on CanGen420.
1. Blue Cheese
Blue Cheese is a powerful indica strain which gets its name from its pungent smell. It’s a cross between two strains- Blueberry and UK Cheese, resulting in a flavor with hints of both fresh blueberries and blue cheese.
It also gives you some of the best indica effects. Blue Cheese will quickly make you feel relaxed and euphoric, putting you in a blissful state where you’ll feel stress-free and ready to sleep. It’s especially useful for helping with stress, pain, depression, insomnia, and cramps.
2. Gorilla Glue #4
Gorilla Glue #4, also known as Original Glue, is one of the most popular indica strains overall, and for good reason. It’s a potent indica-dominant hybrid, yet despite its sativa genetics, it’s renowned for delivering extra strong effects of relaxation.
Smoking GG4 will hit you hard and fast with sensational calming effects. It’s known to leave users feeling glued to the couch, although you’ll also feel incredibly happy and euphoric. In addition to the great recreational effects, medical users will also love this strain for delivering powerful pain-relieving effects while also reducing depression, stress, and insomnia.
Nuken is a high-quality strain that was born and bred right here in Canada. It’s a cross between Kush and God Bud, resulting in a potent indica-dominant hybrid with THC levels that can reach as high as 25%.
Nuken is one of the best indicas for making you feel nice and mellow without being too overwhelming. You can use this during the daytime and enjoy the relieving effects while still being functional and alert enough to take on daily tasks. It’s a nice mild buzz which will also leave you feeling happy and tingly.
4. Skywalker OG
Skywalker OG is an indica-dominant strain with very potent effects. Its effects are intensely relaxing both for the body and mind. Smoking Skywalker OG will quickly put users in a dreamy, couch-locked state, although the high is also highly euphoric and enjoyable.
It’s a perfect strain to use right at the end of the day when you’re ready to sleep, especially as its sedating effects can quickly make you want to doze off. It’s also great for dealing with pain, inflammation, headaches, and other physical symptoms due to the soothing body buzz it gives you. Beginner users might want to go easy on this strain, its hard-hitting effects can be overwhelming for some.
5. Sunset Sherbet
Sunset Sherbet crosses Girl Scout Cookies with Pink Panties to make for one of the most enjoyable strains on the market. It has a delicious smell and taste with hints of citrus and sweet berries. It also has some incredible effects which will relax your body while also stimulating your mind
This indica-dominant hybrid will quickly put you in a happy and laidback state. All kinds of physical tension and stress will melt away while its sativa side will also make you feel social and creative. It’s perfect for helping you chill out in the evening without putting you out of commission. It can also help with all kinds of physical and mental health issues.
6. Purple Kush
Purple Kush is a highly popular pure indica strain that was made by crossing Purple Afghani with Hindu Kush. It’s known for delivering powerful euphoric effects along with a sensationally soothing body buzz that can take away all kinds of pain and physical distress.
It’s a great late-day strain for those who want to kick back and de-stress. Be wary though- the effects of Purple Kush are quite potent, and one too many puffs can quickly put you to sleep. It’s useful for those who want to tackle symptoms of pain, stress, insomnia, and migraines.
7. Purple Dragon
Purple Dragon is an indica strain with creeping effects. While the high from Purple Dragon will start off making you feel mentally stimulated and euphoric, its relaxing indica effects settle in over time, eventually making you feel super mellow and couch-locked.
It’s another popular strain that’s great for evening use, although beginners may want to avoid it due to its high levels of THC. Purple Dragon also has an interesting taste with hints of many fresh fruits and flowers.
8. Medi Kush
Medi Kush is a powerful strain that’s ideal for medical use. It’s a hybrid strain that leans slightly more towards indica genetics, although you’ll also get some nice, stimulating sativa effects. It also has a sweet, fruity taste which makes it extra enjoyable to either smoke or vape.
Smoking this strain will quickly give you a rush of euphoria and heighten your senses. Meanwhile, you’ll also get a nice, calming body buzz that’ll quickly take away all kinds of pain. It’s also great for counteracting stress, anxiety, depression, migraines, muscle spasms, and many other medical issues.
9. Black Diamond
Black Diamond is a rare strain with a rich taste reminiscent of red wine and some phenomenal effects. Smoking this will make you happy, giggly, and tingly all over while also delivering powerful pain-relieving effects.
It’s a favorite for many medical users, especially as its potency makes it perfect for tackling even severe symptoms of pain. Yet as strong as it is, you can still enjoy this strain without feeling too sedated, making it an excellent choice of indica.
10. Wedding Cake
Wedding Cake is a cross between Girl Scout Cookies and Cherry Pie. As such, this is one of the best-tasting strains out there, giving you a sweet vanilla flavor with earthy undertones. It can also give you some great hybrid effects.
Wedding Cake has a ratio of around 70:30 indica to sativa. As such, it’ll give you smooth relaxation along with a nice burst of energy and creativity. All in all, this is a strain you can enjoy at any time of the day while reaping many medical benefits.