What’s the Difference Between Indica and Sativa?

What’s the Difference Between Indica and Sativa?


Medical marijuana can be helpful in improving a variety of health conditions – everything from elevating mood, increasing appetite, or decreasing pain. But if you’re new to the world of medical marijuana, it can be confusing to know which kind of plant to go with – an indica or a sativa.

Here at Arizona Organix, we want to help you select the medical marijuana that will provide you with the greatest healing benefits so you can live a happy and pain-free life.

Understanding the difference between these two types of plants can be helpful in selecting the strain that will provide you with the most healing benefits.

Indica Plants

If you’re looking for a medicine that will provide a more sedating effect, an indica strain is the best choice for you. These plants are short and bushy and provide a relaxing, full-body experience for the user. Their buds are dense, heavy, and fragrant.

Marijuana that comes from indica plants is higher in CBD and lower in THC content. Indicas can be helpful in alleviating symptoms of anxiety, insomnia, pain, and muscle spasms. This strain can also help increase appetite and decrease nausea.

Because of its sedating effects, indicas can be great for patients to use before bed. Choosing an indica will provide you with more of a “stoned” feeling.

Sativa Plants

If you’re feeling a little down, a sativa strain can help bring you a much-needed boost of energy. The uplifting quality of these tall and thin plants is great for those struggling with anxiety and depression, or chronic pain.

Marijuana that comes from sativas is lower in CBD and higher in THC content. The energizing effect of this plant can help increase focus and creativity, making them a great option for daytime use. Many people enjoy the creative and cerebral effects of this type of plant.

Along with depression and anxiety, sativas are great for helping fight fatigue and mood disorders. Choosing a sativa will provide the user with more of a “high” effect.

Indica & Sativa Strains at Arizona Organix

At Arizona Organix, we are proud to be Arizona’s first state-licensed dispensary. Our friendly and
knowledgeable staff is dedicated to helping you select the best medical marijuana to suit your needs so that you can live a happy, healthy, and pain-free life.

Whether you are a novice user and have some questions about our menu, or you’re an experienced patient and really know your way around a dispensary, our patient-centered approach will set us above the rest. We are happy to help you find the right choice for your condition, whether that is flowers, concentrates, or edibles.

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