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Indica & Sativa

Indica & Sativa

While the cannabis experience is much more dynamic than two categories, Indica and Sativa terminology has become an industry standard, with most products at Harborside categorized as Indica, Sativa or hybrid.

Indica

Indica tends to describe broad leaf strains with more full-body effects. Heavy Indicas can be effective in treating symptoms like pain and insomnia, or can be a good choice if you’re just looking to relax. For the curious, much of the basis of the best Indica genetics in California comes from Afghanistan and returned with folks who completed the hippie trail through the Middle East.[/az_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][az_column_text]

Examples of Indica Strains

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Sativa

The best Sativas in the world offer an unmatched cerebral experience. Often enjoyed in conjunction with an active lifestyle, Sativas are famous for their pick-me-up properties, making them an excellent option for those dealing with depression or loss of appetite. Landrace Sativas from equatorial regions of Africa, South America and Southeast Asia are a coveted element of many breeders’ genetics stocks.[/az_column_text][az_blank_divider height_value=”40″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][az_column_text]

Examples of Sativa Strains

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Hybrids

Hybrids pair the best aspects of cannabis in more moderate doses in an attempt to blend the defining traits of the parent plants. You’ll get that uplifting Sativa without it being too fast-paced, or get Indica relief for light aches and pains without being stuck to the couch. Most commercial cannabis is closer to being a hybrid than a pure Indica or pure Sativa.[/az_column_text][az_blank_divider height_value=”40″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][az_column_text]

Examples of Hybrid Strains

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