Depression can have a lot of causes, one of them is chronic stress according to studies. People who experience too much stress have a decreased production of endocannabinoid that directly relates to behavior, cognition, and emotion. If supplemental cannabinoids are being introduced in the body, whether through smoking or ingesting it, there is reduced in the symptoms of depression. In short, medical marijuana can, as a matter of fact, help in treating depression – but only with the right type of marijuana strain.
Here are the best types of cannabis strains, which you can order from a mail order dispensary, used in treating depression and anxiety:
This type of strain is a cross of the sweet Blueberry strain and is quite popular to many users because of its elevating, cerebral high followed by a soft body high. The Blue Dream strain is highly suggested to people with depression because it can help replace sadness, pain and stress with creativeness and socialization.
Another cannabis strain that has a high CBD-content is the Cannatonic strains. However, it has low levels of THC, which is more recommended for people who are suffering from anxiety. It can provide genuine and deep relaxation to fight off symptoms of anxiety and depression. Since the Cannatonic strain can help in making you feel happy and relaxed without any problem, it is recommended for day use.
Jack Herer (Greenhouse Seeds)
A classic cannabis strain, the Jack Herer got its name after the most known and significant cannabis activist of our time. This strain is a combination of Haze and Red Skunk strains and can bloom for about 56 days. This classic strain has been greatly sought by many people all around the world, which has even won 12 awards. Just like other strains that are Sativa dominant, it provided both activating and relaxing effect that affects both the body and mind.
If your anxiety or depression can be lessened by using cannabis strains with high-THC content, than the Northern Lights strain is what you’re looking for. Its THC content is roughly 18%; this will immediately influence in easing your anxiety or depression and will help you relax and fall asleep. For depressed individuals suffering from insomnia, this strain can help.
The Sour Tsunami strain contains high CBD-content which can greatly help in getting you off your medication. It induces comfort and relaxation and will not provide you with a trip that can be intense to handle.