15 Cannabis Indica Strains to Help Relieve Anxiety Medical marijuana is show to help relieve anxiety when used right.

The majority of state and national governments in North America believe in the healing power of the cannabis plant. Cannabidiol (CBD) is especially noteworthy for some of its anti-anxiety effects. The compound helps alleviate anxiety without the psychoactive effects caused by THC and other cannabinoids.

This means strains with a high concentration of CBD will help take the edge off your anxiety, while higher THC strains (especially sativas) may make your anxiety worse. This make Indicas and Hemp CBD strains best for relieving anxiety. Try one of these indica strains recommended for helping anxiety by Leafly‘s massive cannabis database.

1. Granddaddy Purple

Granddaddy Purp

2. Romulan

Romulan Indica

3. Ace of Spades

Ace of Strains Cannabis

4. Pre-98 Bubba Kush

Pre 98 Bubba Kush

Don’t forget there are countless causes of anxiety and anxiety disorders, and other lifestyle, diet, and other changes will have a positive impact on your overall health too. Do not depend on any drug like a crutch, or it will quickly overtake your life. Ain’t nobody got time for addicts.

5. 9-Pound Hammer

9 pound hammer

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6. Bubba Kush


7. Purple Urkle

Purple Urkle

8. Sweet Tooth


9. Vanilla Kush


10. Purple Kush


11. Blueberry


12. Yoda OG


13. Afgoo

Afgoo cannabis indica strain

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13. Lifter

Tweedle Farms Lifter

14. Suver Haze

Suver Haze CBD Buds

Talking to close friends and family (or anyone for that matter) can help improve your mood. It’s amazing how much good just being around other people, interacting, engaging, even touching, can boost your spirits. A responsive pet, like a cat or dog, can also be a boon to your overall emotional health.

15. Cherry Wine

Cherry Wine CBD Buds

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Dr. Brian Penny is a former Business Analyst and Operations Manager at Bank of America turned whistleblower, troll, and freelance writer. You can find his work in Cracked, High Times, HuffPost, Lifewire, Forbes, Fast Company, and dozens of other places, although much of it is no longer under his name. Dr. Penny loves annoying fake media.

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