Most Common Cannabis Indica Strains

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Indica, among Sativa and Hybrid, is the top distinct strain group of Cannabis. The Indica strain, well known for its short, bushy stature, sweet, strong, and distinct aroma and flavors, is mostly used as a natural sedative, perfect for relaxing and meditation. Indica is medically used in the treatment of anxiety, chronic pain, seizures, migraines, and sleep disorders. There are several Indica strains with catchy names, and it might be useful to know the best strain to use depending on the desired effect.

Among the most popular strains is called Indica Crystal Extreme(ICE). This strain is a hybrid of Northern Lights, Afghan and Skunk. In eight to ten weeks, ICE produces a bountiful, sparkling yield that produces about 500 to 550 grams of product per plant at 150-200 cm high. Its tetrahydrocannabinol(THC) content is 18%, cannabidiol (CBD) content is low, and proven to be 10% Sativa and 90% Indica. The euphoric and frosty aromatic bud compensates for the low yield.

The Northern Light is also one of the most famous Indica strains on the planet. Also known as pure Indica, experts believe the strain is a result of the hybridization of eleven varieties. This strain is well known for its Indica-dominant heady, couch-lock, and smooth high with a distinct flavor and aroma. This strain yields 575 to 625 grams of product per plant at 180-220 cm high in seven to eight weeks. It has a similar THC content with ICE but has a higher CBD level.

The collaboration between California and Oregon strains borne the Blue Mystic strain. This fully grown bushy plant reaches a height of one meter in eight to ten weeks. Flourishing mainly in October, its THC and CBD content are similar to the Northern Light strain but is 20% Sativa and 80% Indica.

The sweet Bubble Kush. This Indica-dominant strain’s THC content is 19% and provides a relaxing and blissful experience, which some consider a mind exploration experience. This strain yields 500-550 grams of product per plant and grows to a height of 200 cm. It is 90% Indica and has a low CBD content.

The Pineapple Kush is a descendant strain of the Original Gangsta(OG), Kush. It has a pleasant, sweet aroma and flavor with a possible hint of caramel and vanilla along with pineapple. The high has been described by many as antecedents. The strain is 80% Indica, has low CBD content, 18% THC, and yields 500-550 grams of product per plant at the height of up to 180 cm.

The OG Kush is a world-renown strain for its potency, distinct flavor, and aftertaste. Growing up to 200 cm high, this strain yields about half a kilogram of product per plant in ten weeks. Its THC and CBD content are similar to the Pineapple Kush strain and is 90% Indica.