Marijuana or weed – The three crucial types you need to know

Updated on April 7, 2020

People today openly discuss weed! A decade back this wasn’t the scenario. The cannabis plant, from which weed gets sourced has a dioecious nature. It indicates the plant generates unique female and male plant colonies. Hence, growers need to know about these colonies and then decide to opt-in for the same. 

You will not find much difference between the Sativa or Indica strains. But each has its individual features. Before you decide to buy weed online, it is essential to know about the various types of Marijuana. Here are the three basic categories:

1. Cannabis Sativa

It is the most common name and is apt for people who smoke! The plant grows up to 15 feet at times. It is not a very thick plant but has narrow, long, and dainty leaves. Considering the height, it’s perfect for growing outside. The plant seeds are soft without any marks. You shouldn’t expect Sativa to grow fast, as it grows in its own pace. 

The plant gets dried and gets used in cooking as well. There are times when people use it as a smoke strain when they want to enjoy a mental high. Cannabis Sativa is known to increase creativity in some people. You can feel an energy surge and also come up with fresh ideas.

2. Cannabis Indica

This plant comes with a more solid strain than Sativa. However, it falls short in height. Indica strains are usually between 3 and 6 feet. It has round leaves, unlike Sativa. The color is a marble shade, and the seeds are soft. It is a small plant, and so you can quickly grow it inside your house. The flowers and buds on Indica grow close to one another. If you want to use weed for medical purpose, Indica is the ideal choice. Cannabis Indica has some of the best healing abilities. 

  • It helps to cure insomnia and other sleep issues
  • It helps to reduce muscle spans,
  • It can reduce pain to a great extent
  • It helps your muscles to relax
  • People having migraine and headache can get relief from this plant
  • It also helps to calm down anxiety

3. Cannabis Ruderalis

Not everyone talks about Cannabis Ruderalis! It is one of the essential Marijuana plants that have a short height. It grows between 20 and 25 inches. The plant comes with thick foliage. The plant is known for its very early and quick flowering cycle. It doesn’t get ample time mature before winter commences. This plant produces auto flowers.

Today, you will get these Marijuana types mentioned above and others online as well. The online dispensaries and website also provide you with hybrid and bulk marijuana as well. Usually, Indica and Sativa are the two prominent types that most website specializes in. If you want to experience medical Marijuana you should opt-in for Cannabis Indica and experience the healing benefits. However, make sure that you are browsing and purchasing from an official website. Check the audience feedback, product portfolio, and product price. Make necessary comparisons to ensure that you are making a smart investment.

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