Are you considering using marijuana as a form of medication and unsure of what you should use ? If this is the case, it can be hard to choose the correct strain that will fit your needs the best. You’re probably asking yourself that question ‘which strain of marijuana will best serve my needs ?’ There are two main parts to the marijuana plant. These are what are known as tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). Each of these have different effects on the individual. From what you hear in the media, it is said that the high CBD marijuana strains assist better with medical conditions than THC. This is not always the case since there have been reports of many positive effects of the THC. There are also some strains high in CBD meant specifically for medical use. One of these strains which is good for recreational but some medical purpose’s as well is called GSC (short for girl scout cookies). Here we will go over where it comes from, how its used, the effects, and what it can be used for. Ready to learn more ? Let’s get started.
Indica: 60 %
Sativa 40 %
THC: 25-28 %
CBD: 1 %
This strain has a much higher amount of THC (28%) when compared to CBD, but there both recreational and medical uses for this strain. The psychological effects and uses are high due to the THC, but there are also physical effects and medical uses for this strain as well. There are numerous medical conditions that this strain will help with including: depression, anxiety appetite loss, chronic and acute pain, inflammation, insomnia, and muscle tension. This strain may also help with epilepsy or seizures as well, but this would probably depend on the individuals’ response to the strain. Since stress is a trigger for many individuals’ with some conditions mentioned such as anxiety, depression, and many time seizures, the level of relaxation and uplift that this strain brings could explain why it is of such assistance. For the individual with seizures, whether it is actually epileptic and of a chemical imbalance, or what is known as a non epileptic event, the relaxation felt and stress relief could be of assistance for either condition. More research should be done to scientifically show how this exactly works, since these effects are based only on testimony of individuals’ which have experience in using the strain. The levels of THC and CBD in different strains will determine the level of effects that are seen, with the specific strains. So what are some effects that this strain has ?
What effects does it have ?
When using this strain, it is good for its effects that come from the levels of more THC so than the effects which CBD may have. It is known by the experienced user to be one the more potent and stronger strains available. One factor which should be considered when using this strain is the rate at which the effects take place. Unlike many other strains where the effects may take a while to kick in, this strain acts at a much faster rate. It begins by giving the user Intense sense of euphoria and tingling throughout the body, after which you should feel like you’re in a different space and time all to yourself. This comes with a very deep sense of relaxation as well, so you should be somewhere to sit or lay down until the effects begin to wear off. You should make sure you have nothing important to do though since this can last up to a few hours. The intensity of the effects that are seen depending on a number of factors including the volume or amount used, and the individuals’ level of experience in using different marijuana strains. Many strains are good to use regardless of one’s level of experience, while others may be better for the more experienced user. So who would benefit the most from using this strain ?
Who Should Use the strain ?
Users of this strain have reported it as being one of the more enjoyable strains that have been used. This includes both the beginner and the experienced user. As previously mentioned, this strain has a much higher amount of THC when compared to the level of CBD, so it is probably used more by most for recreational purposes. Although this is the case, any individual that has a condition like the ones previously mentioned may want to try this strain as well. Many of the conditions that the strain can help such as anxiety or depression probably comes from the level of relaxation that the strain provides For the individual just beginning, you should be cautious concerning the amount used since it could have a greater effect even when a smaller amount is used. Anyone that thinks they may benefit in treating any of the previous conditions mentioned such as acute or chronic aches and pains, depression, anxiety, insomnia, or if you just need some relaxation,this strain is worth a try.
When should it be used ?
Since the effects of the THC that this strain has are strong including the deep sense of relaxation and high that you get, it is best to use this strain during the evening or at night just prior to laying down. Because of the relaxation that the strain provides, it is good for anyone suffering from insomnia. This would also make it good to use any time when you are not going to be busy or don’t have anything important to do such as while you’re at home on the weekends. The level of relaxation that the strain brings makes it good to use after a stressful day, but is probably too strong to use for any social gatherings. For those experienced in using different strains, it can probably be used, either while inside or out, but for the inexperienced, you may want to limit the use to only while you’re alone and at home until you know the exact effects that it has on you. There are numerous ways that any strain of marijuana can be used, so what is the best way to use this strain ?
How to use it
There are many ways to use the cannabis plant including: smoking, vaping, capsules, and oils. The best way to get the total effect of either the CBD or THC of the plant is to use it in its original form through smoking or vaping. Although the capsules as oils may be effective, this is not the same as when smoking or vaping. When you’re smoking this strain, you should expect to experience a very strong sweet and earthy smell and taste. Also, just as with any strain, you could use this in the form of something like cookies, which is probably how the strain got its name. Most of the time, you’ll probably purchase the product from a grower, but if you choose to use marijuana in the form of buds for smoking and you know you’ll be using it for a while, you may want to consider growing it yourself since it may be less expensive in the long run.
Raising the strain
For anyone just beginning to grow their own strains of marijuana, this strain is not too hard to grow, Just as with any strain, this strain can be grown either indoors or outside. When growing indoors this can be done at any time just so the proper environment is present. For this strain, you probably want it to be humid, with a lot of light exposure, keeping the temperature between 70 and 80 degrees F. The strain normally takes about 10 weeks to mature, and you’ll need some equipment in order to get the most out of the plants if you’re growing indoors. There are also many techniques that can be used in order to get the greatest amount of harvest for the seeds that you plant. Here are some of these techniques that can be used if you’d like to try them.
The ratios of THC to CBD for the GSC strain of marijuana is much higher in the amounts of THC (28%) when compared to CBD (1%), but is used for both recreational and medical purposes. Medical uses include things such as depression, anxiety, acute and chronic aches and pains, inflammation, muscle tension, and insomnia. It can also be used by the beginner and the experienced user, and due to the relaxation that it brings, you can use it any time during the day if you have no where to go, during the evening, or at night just prior to bed. Anyone experienced in using this strain that would like to comment can do so below.