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The 5 Best Benefits Of Sativa Strains

Sometimes you want the extra nudge in your high – sativa can add an added dimension

With marijuana mainstreaming and gummies and vapes becoming popular, strains are taking on a less vital role with consumers. But sometimes you might need just an extra nudge, and if you do – sativa could be your answer. Indica is sought after for its extreme relaxing. With some, it helps reduce nausea and pain and increase appetite. Indica is typically consumed at night to help you fall and stay asleep.

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Sativa often produces a “mind high” or an energizing, anxiety-reducing effect. It is a daytime, seize life type of trip.  Today, products could be a mix so it is always smart to talk the budtender at the dispensary.  Here are the 5 best benefits of sativa strains.

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While indicas are associated with body highs, sativas are associated with head highs, which at times can translate to bursts of creativity and thinking outside the box. These strains tend to avoid any sleepy feelings, meaning that if you feel creative and high, you also won’t feel like falling asleep when trying to get something creative done. These strains are a good idea for when you want to do something expressive, whether that’s writing, painting or making a sculpture.

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Production of dopamine allows us to feel a sense of pleasure and reward, which has the effect of motivating us. This is because both CB1 and CB2 (cannabinoid) receptors are linked with dopamine levels in the brain. Consuming a sativa strain can help you get out of bed and get some work done. Housework, a major project, coding, or any other activity including a healthy workout!

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Anxiety relief

Though most cannabis strains are good for providing some anxiety relief, sativas have the added bonus of helping you stay active. Exercise and movement is a really good way of keeping your anxiety at bay.

Good for social situations

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We all have experiences with some form of social anxiety. But for some people, the dread of hanging out with others or being put in specific social situations takes a big toll on their mental health. Cannabis is not a cure all. That said, the stimulating effects of sativas can help people loosen up in social situations, adding a happy boost to their self-confidence that makes it easier to hold conversations with others.


If you’re looking to have a good time and are willing to find stuff to do to keep you busy, sativas should be your go to. Happiness and euphoria are some of the biggest effects associated with it and are some of the biggest reasons why sativas are some people’s go to cannabis strains.


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