7 Best Cannabis Strains to Treat Inflammation
Many conditions and ailments can cause inflammation. According to webmd, “Inflammation is a process by which your body’s white blood cells and the things they make protect you from infection from outside invaders, such as bacteria and viruses”. In addition, some immune disease can also cause inflammation. Moreover, these immune diseases cause damage to the body’s tissues.
In this article we will discuss ten cannabis strains that will help you relieve inflammation.
What Causes Inflammation?
Inflammation the body’s process to fight against something that harms it. For example, toxins, infections, or injuries can trigger an immune response that will cause inflammation.
Cannabis has been used to treat inflammation for centuries. Cannabinoids are very similar to the endocannabinoids produced in our endocannabinoid system.
We have already written about this cannabis strain. Cannatonic is rich in CBD. To be more precise, Cannatonic is a 1:1 CBD and THC cannabis strain. This characteristic makes Cannatonic a unique strain. Cannatonic is a cannabis strain developed in Spain and it is a cross of Reina Madre and NYC Diesel. This cannabis strain is perfect for beginners as its CBD content may reduce paranoia and psychosis caused by THC.
This is another cannabis strain rich in CBD. Harlequin is also excellent for cannabis newbies. Harlequin is a Sativa-rich strain with a 5:2 CBD:THC ratio. This strain is even higher in CBD than Cannatonic but still with a “decent” level of THC. Due to its high CBD-content, Harlequin is also a strain we highly recommend for beginners. Both CBD and THC are cannabinoids that reduces pain and inflammation. CBD has been used in contact sports to reduce joint inflammation and muscle soreness.
Harlequin is an excellent cannabis strain for the treatment of arthritis. In addition, due to its high CBD content, it’s unlikely you will experience THC-derived paranoia.
3. CBD OG
Another CBD-rich cannabis strain. CBD OG is an ideal cannabis strain to reduce inflammation. CBD OG has a 2:1 CBD:THC ratio. It averages 10% CBD (5% THC). This is not a CBD to get high as its THC content is low. CBD OG is a perfect medical cannabis strain. If you are looking for a strain to reduce inflammation, then you should try CBD OG. It is an excellent strain for people with a low THC tolerance.
Another cannabis strain excellent to reduce inflammation. ACDC is another CBD rich cannabis strain. ACDC is very popular for medical uses, especially useful to treat chronic pain. Many cannabis users claim this strain is very useful in combatting nerve pain.
5. Tangie Sunrise
Tangie Sunrise is a strain that imbues the consumer in an uplifting and happy effect. Tangie Sunrise is quite rich is THC (16% of THC) and ideal to combat inflammation as well as stress, fatigue, and depression. Tangie Sunrise is a cross between Jack Herer and Orange Crush.
6. Girl Scout Cookies
This strain, also known as GSC, is quite rich in THC (19% of THC). As many strains on this list, this strain is a member of the Kush family. Girl Scout Cookies is a hybrid between OG Kush and Durban Poison. Girl Scout Cookies is very effective in the treatment of chronic inflammation.
7. The Gift
Also known as RG8, the Gift is a cannabis strain rich in CBD with very low THC level. This strain is ideal for cannabis consumers seeking relaxing and anti-inflammatory effects without the euphoric and psychoactive effects caused by THC. The Gift is recommended for cannabis users who seek anti-inflammatory effects without worrying about paranoia and psychosis. In addition, the Gift is recommended to treat arthritis and insomnia.