Today, there are a seemingly endless variety of marijuana strains to choose from and the number of strains can sometimes be overwhelming to new users. By cross-breeding marijuana strains, new strains have been developed and each of them deliver unique effects.
With so many different strains available, users can now choose the type of high that they want to experience. Like how different types of alcohol effect your mood and behavior, different strains of marijuana will result in a different weed mood and overall enjoyment.
The active compounds in marijuana are called cannabinoids and terpenes. Currently, there are over 80 known cannabinoids in marijuana and each have a prominent effect on the mind and body – it’s no wonder why everyone experiences a different reaction to marijuana!
The only way to find out which strain is best suited for your needs is to experiment with different strains of marijuana and discover how each effect your mind and body. Whether you prefer an indica, sativa or hybrid strain – there are numerous strains that will provide desirable effects to fit any mood!
Indica and sativa strains provide users with a completely different experience. For example, indica strains tend to provide a calm and relaxing weed mood.
On the opposite side of the spectrum, sativa strains provide a feeling of increased energy and mental alertness. For most, a sativa high is often uplifting, stimulating, creative, focused and energetic.
The contrast between indica and sativa strains is because each strain is comprised of different compounds and each provide a different high. With a little bit of research, cannabis users can pick and choose a strain that will provide a certain weed mood.
Some of the most desired moods that marijuana users are wanting to experience from cannabis include increased productivity, happiness, improved sleep, reduced feelings of depression and mood swings, and an increase in appetite (the munchies!).
Everything from genetics to your current state of mind can change the way that you experience a high. People react differently to the same strain of marijuana and have preferences of different things to do while high. The most common activities that people use marijuana for are for exercise, sex, playing video games, dancing and exploring nature by getting outdoors and hiking.
As a quick reference for the differences between sativa and indica strains, consider the following moods / activities that we have outlined below. For a more in-depth look at their differences and for information about how to choose a weed mood that is right for you, refer to the types of cannabis strains.
Below, we have categorized the most common moods and things to do while high. Keep sampling the different varieties of strains to discover which strains are your favorite and which strains provide the mood that is best suited for your needs!