One of the cannabinoids, CBD, which is non-psychoactive active compound of cannabis, has recently received lots of positive media coverage. Currently, the medical profession has reached a general consensus that CBD could prove to be a highly therapeutic compound that could also spark an uprising for medical marijuana around the globe. Numerous CBD studies started popping out with supporting evidence that established CBD’s ability to mitigate an array of complicated illnesses and medical conditions. CBD is now widely known for helping those who suffer with epilepsy, cancer, PTSD, chronic pain, anxiety disorders, and host of other conditions. While the majority of strains have very low percentage of CBD, there are some hybrid strains that have been specifically bred to contain reduced amounts of THC, and an elevated percentage of CBD. We bring you the overview of seven of them:
Zen: With a balanced ratio of THC and CBD, Zen is the great hybrid healer of stomach and digestive problems. It is a hybrid mix between a Mexican Sativa and Afghani, with added calming Lavender hybrid to the mix. With an aromatic blend of sour berry and earthy notes, Zen delivers relief for those who suffer from anorexia, anxiety, nausea, loss of appetite, and Crohn’s disease.
Sour Tsunami: This is a strain that became famous for being one of the first specifically bred for high CBD content. It is a Sativa dominant hybrid that’s effective at treating pain and inflammation. Sour Tsunami CBD levels usually test as high as 10 or 11%, with THC usually under 10%. Southern Humboldt Seed Collective bred this strain by crossing Sour Diesel with NYC Diesel.
Purple Cheese: Purple Cheese is an indica-dominant hybrid that combines Purple #1, Blue Cheese, and Lowryder. With a fruit aroma, Purple Cheese delivers a potent full body effects and works well for those seeking to mitigate chronic muscle aches and pain.
Warlock: This is an indica-dominant strain, a mix between Skunk and Afghani varieties. Warlock provides stimulating and focused buzz that sharpens the mind against inattention and boredom, and may help those struggling with ADD/ADHD, joint inflammation and anxiety.
Blueberry Essence: Featuring a mellow, fruity aroma and an earthy aftertaste, Blueberry Essence is one of the higher CBD Strains. It is perfect for those who suffer from insomnia, stress and pain.
Cannatonic: This is a hybrid cross with an MK Ultra and G13 Haze. Featuring a piney lemon aroma, Cannatonic was one of the first strains recorded with a CBD:THC ratio of 1:1. Great for pain relief, and may also calm muscle spasms, migraines and headaches as well as nausea, anxiety, stress and mood disorders.
Valentine X: Valentine X was named after St. Valentine, the patron saint of epilepsy. It is a 50/50 hybrid sought after for its exceptional healing powers and a CBD:THC ratio of 25:1. It is beneficial in the treatment of inflammation, seizure disorders and those in enduring chemotherapy treatment. This is also a strain that is known to spark creative thinking.