A Tale Of Two Strains: Indica and Sativa

Almost all cannabis flowers on dispensary shelves today are a hybrid of Sativa and Indica varieties. Cannabis cultivators are able to cross-breed two separate plants with distinct characteristics to lock in specific genetic traits thus creating a completely new ‘strain’. Generally speaking, that plant will snag a word from each parents name (Hendu or Afgani Kush for example). This is why we have so many unique strain names on the market today. However, we can not use strain names, or the terms Indica and Sativa to determine any sort of effect. These words simply advise as to where the plant may have origionated, it’s physical appearence, and it’s assumed liniage.

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