The Magnificent Seven: High CBD Strains And How They Help| 0
While the stress reducing nature of the marijuana plant has been considered a medicinal herb for generations – though unfortunately maligned by politicians and the press – it’s non-psychoactive CBD cannabinoid has recently received some seriously positive coverage in the 24-hour news cycle.
Currently, the general consensus within the medical profession is that CBD could ultimately prove to be a highly therapeutic compound, and one that will spark an uprising for medical marijuana around the globe.
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As the scientific understanding of marijuana’s cannabinoids slowly emerges from the dark ages of condemnation (thanks to the likes of Dr. Sanjay Gupta and the new US Surgeon General) its acceptance by society at large as a truly medicinal herb is beginning to take root within the medical profession. Countless studies with supporting evidence have established CBD’s ability to mitigate an assortment of perplexing illnesses. Helping those who suffer with PTSD, epilepsy, cancer, chronic pain, anxiety disorders, and host of other conditions.
Unfortunately most strains are low in the CBD cannabinoid; as a matter of fact the majority of today’s strains have a very small percentage of the beneficial compound. Fortunately for today’s medical marijuana patients, the following seven hybrids have been specifically bred to contain reduced amounts of THC and an elevated percentage of CBD.
While there are now thankfully more strains with elevated CBD levels – the following seven are just a handful within the hybrid category.
7 Hybrid Strains High In CBD Cannabinoids
Zen: Representing a hybrid mix between a Mexican Sativa and Afghani, this calming Lavender cross features an aromatic blend of earth tones and sour berries. The Zen strain is perfect for those who suffer from anxiety, nausea, loss of appetite, and Crohn’s disease.
Sour Tsunami: Sour Tsunami is a Sativa dominant hybrid that gained notoriety for being one of the first hybrid strains genetically modified to have increased CBD percentage and a reduced THC content.
Purple Cheese: Purple Cheese is a predominantly Indica dominant hybrid that crosses the Lowryder strain with Blue Cheese and Purple #1. Delivering a potent full body hit of relaxing CBD cannabinoids, Purple Cheese works well for those seeking to mitigate chronic muscle aches and pain.
Warlock: While the Warlock strain has a slightly ominous sounding name, this Indica dominant hybrid is a classic cross between Afghani and the old-school Skunk strain. Warlock provides a relaxing and stress relieving high. Perfect for patients seeking relief from ADHD, joint inflammation and anxiety.
Blueberry Essence: Featuring a fruity aroma, Blueberry Essence is one of the higher CBD Strains carried by Clouds of Serenity in Pleasant Hills, California. Producing a smooth and fruity aroma, Blueberry Essence is perfect for those who suffer from insomnia, stress and pain.
Catatonic: Catatonic is one of the old-school strains that have long been known to maintain a high CBD percentage. A hybrid of MK Ultra and G13, Catatonic is generally found having a one-to-one ratio of CBD and THC.
Valentine X: Valentine X has the distinguished notoriety of being named after St. Valentine, long recognized throughout the Christian world as the patron saint of epilepsy. With a 25 to 1 ratio of CBD to THC, most patients find Valentine X to be beneficial in the treatment of inflammation, seizure disorders and those in enduring chemotherapy treatment.