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Ease Pain Using These Marijuana Strains

Ease Pain Using These Marijuana Strains

Pain relief is one of the major health benefits of cannabis use. Research says that it can help alleviate neuropathic pain, fibromyalgia pain, arthritis pain, cancer-related pain, headaches, etc. Since marijuana treatment for pain is safer than opioid medications, more patients with different types of pain are opting for the herb.

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To use medical marijuana for pain management, you require a 420 doctor evaluation Garden Grove. Along with that, you need to consider various things. One is choosing the right cannabis strains. At a medical dispensary, you can find a wide range of strains with different cannabinoid profiles. So, which ones you should buy? Let’s discuss.

Top Strains For Pain Management


It’s a Sativa-dominant strain that can help patients with various ailments, such as chronic pain, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, anxiety, etc. ACDC is also effective in fighting side-effects associated with cancer chemotherapy. This strain provides calming effects and has little to no euphoria effects. So, patients can experience medicinal properties without any mind-altering effects. It contains high-CBD content. CBD is known for its amazing pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory effects.

Since THC content is low, ACDC is perfect for beginners. If you consume this strain frequently, it can help you boost focus and increase the feelings of joy, happiness, and pleasure.

ACDC starts flowering in just 9-10 weeks. However, the flowering time may be longer for colder environments. 

Blackberry Kush

Blackberry Kush is a high-THC strain with a sweet taste. It’s known for delivering ultimate euphoria effects. The strain is effective for managing aches and pains.

Blackberry Kush is a combination of Blackberry and Afghani. It has dense buds in purple orange color. Primary terpenes available in this strain are—myrcene, limonene, and caryophyllene. Myrcene has ultimate anti-inflammatory, antibiotic, and sedative properties, and is also effective in relaxing the muscles. 

The strain is beneficial for patients with sleep problems such as insomnia. Doctors also prescribe this strain for patients with anxiety and stress.

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Blackberry Kush takes about 7-8 weeks to flower. Beginners can expect 450 g per square meter. 

White Widow

White Widow is a balanced hybrid strain, which was first grown in the Netherlands. It delivers potent, relaxing effects and is perfect for morning use. When you consume this strain, you will experience powerful euphoria effects instantly, thanks to high-THC content. The unique psychoactive effects you receive from White Widow will make you feel like sleeping. 

It’s resistant to bugs and molds. So, you can easily grow this strain. The flowering time is about 8 weeks, but, if you want to get that snow frosty look, you have to wait for 2 more weeks. The average yield is 20-24 ounces per square meter.

Sour Diesel

Sour Diesel is one of the most pungent strains known for its strong odor of skunk and lemon. It provides amazing uplifting and energizing effects and is beneficial for patients with anxiety and depression.

Sour Diesel is perfect to use in the morning, thus allowing you to feel motivated and happy. However, you can use it at any time of the day to boost your mood. Usually, this strain’s high effects last around 2-3 hours.

To grow this strain, you can purchase the seeds from local seed bank retailers. You can grow plants as clones by taking the clippings from the fully grown plants. Sour Diesel can be cultivated in both indoor and outdoor environments and ideal day time temperature is between 72 and 80 degrees F.

Northern Lights

It’s known for its spicy, sweet aroma. Northern Lights has 16.5 percent THC content, thus delivering ultimate high effects. In other words, it’s perfect for relaxing the body and mind. Northern Lights can help you boost sleep, and manage symptoms of anxiety and depression effectively. The moment you consume this strain, it will induce feelings of pleasure and happiness.

For beginners, we recommend starting with a low dose to avoid negative effects, such as dry mouth, dizziness, paranoia, etc. 

Northern Lights usually flowers in 6-8 weeks and you can produce up to 125 g per square meter. 


It’s a Sativa-dominant strain with high levels of cannabidiol. Thus, it delivers calming effects to help patients with chronic pain, anxiety, and depression promote wellness. Harlequin contains CBD and THC ratio of 5:2. It has won many Cannabis Cup awards.

When you consume this strain, you will feel uplifted and elevated and can focus on your work. Harlequin is beneficial for managing inflammation and pain caused by fibromyalgia and other conditions.

You can grow this strain at home no matter what your experience level is. For growing Harlequin, you need to maintain 70-80 degrees F and consider other environmental conditions.

Blue Dream

This Sativa-dominant strain has medical benefits such as pain management, anxiety relief, nausea, etc. It contains 17-25 percent of THC content, which delivers amazing euphoric effects. However, some consumers report boosting creativity and energy after consuming this strain. Blue Dream has three flavors—berry, blueberry, and sweet.

Dosage is important when using this strain for medical purposes. Some individuals say that it can cause negative effects such as anxiety and paranoia. So, start slow and know your limits. You can also talk to a licensed doctor for professional help.

This strain starts flowering in 8-9 weeks and is perfectly grown in indoor environments. You can expect 500-600 g per Blue Dream plant.

Jack Herer

Another Sativa-dominant strain, which is commonly used for pain relief, anxiety, stress, and depression treatment. Jack Herer has won various Cannabis Cup awards for Best-In-Class.

This strain delivers relaxing effects, and some consumers report receiving a clear-headed high. Jack Herer can also help patients ease migraine headaches. This strain is available in different forms, such as candies, concentrates, gummies, etc.

You can grow this strain indoors and outdoors. The average flowering time is 7-10 weeks, and it can grow 2 meters tall.

Get an MMJ Rec Letter Online

To access licensed dispensaries for buying the above-listed strains for managing chronic pain, you need a 420 doctor evaluation Garden Grove. Other benefits of an MMJ letter are—age relaxations, access to high potency cannabis products, tax saving, and legal permission to cultivate own cannabis plants.

However, you can see a doctor online and get your MMJ recs in 10 minutes. This will help you save time and money. Here’s the process-

  • Sign up an account
  • Talk to the doctor online
  • Receive MMJ recs in PDF via email instantly

When using cannabis for pain management, make sure you start with a low dose, especially if you are using the strain for the first time. You can increase the dosage gradually to reach the sweet spot.

Final Thoughts

When using marijuana for pain management, choosing the right strain is important. Based on your condition, you can select strains with optimal levels of THC and CBD. Some of the best strains for pain relief are Northern Lights, Harlequin, Blue Dream, Jack Herer, ACDC, and Blackberry Kush. Try different strains, analyze their effects on your body and mind, and get what suits you the best.

Get a 420 doctor evaluation Garden Grove to become an approved medical user today.

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