WHAT ARE THE BEST NON-PSYCHOACTIVE - CBD STRAINS OF CANNABIS?
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"Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of many naturally occurring compounds called Phyto-Cannabinoids found in certain strains of the Cannabis/Marijuana plant. CBD has many medicinal properties; it acts as a powerful anti-inflammatory, anti-pain and antioxidant. CBD is non psychoactive (will not get you high), has minimal side effects and in recent years has gained the reputation of being the most valuable Cannabinoid in the Cannabis plant."
CBD Strains are the Cutting Edge
At one time, Cannabis strains high in Cannabidiol (CBD) were somewhat of a rarity. As the testimonials roll in from researchers, patients and MMJ doctors, the efficacy of High-CBD Cannabis has become obvious. Growers have taken note and responded by producing a fantastic array of new potent hybrids with therapeutic quantities of CBD.
Non-psychoactive CBD is rapidly gaining the reputation as the most effective Cannabinoid in the Cannabis plant. High-THC by industry standards refers to strains with levels exceeding 20%.- High -BD in industry lingo means anywhere between 4 to 15%. In this article, we list half a dozen of the most popular High-CBD strains and provide a comprehensive list of strains that have placed at various competitions and shows across the country.
Equipped with this information, patients should be able to easily find a strain that is tailor made to meet their medical, physical and psychological needs.
SIX POPULAR HIGH-CBD MEDICAL MARIJUANA STRAINS
"Pennywise contents was listed at a 1:1 ratio of THC and CBD with 9% of each. I hate getting really high, it feels awful, but I see so many people using it for stress that I decided to give it a try. Well, I did get high on this weed, but it was relaxing. I felt good and mellow. Now I know what they mean by balanced strains."
Pennywise is a High-CBD cross between Jack the Ripper and Harlequin varieties. The various terpenes and essential oils account for its pleasant sweet coffee, pepper taste and lemon fragrance. This strain is often recommended for pain relief, stress, arthritis, epilepsy, neurological disorders, and Chemo recovery. ITs 1:1 ratio is CBD and THC, so the psychoactive effects are balanced without an outrageous high. Genetics contributes cerebral clarity and invigorating euphoria along with its outstanding medicinal effects.
"Getting straight to the point, I don't want to get stoned. I also hate to take any pharmaceutical pills what so ever for my insomnia. They said this strain was 0.6 % THC (psychoactive) and 14% CBD (non-psychoactive) so that fit the bill. It worked, I slept and it killed the pain with no high, this is a pure medicine."
Remedy's parents are Cannatonic and Afghan Skunk strains. This High-CBD strain has little psychoactive effect beyond inducing a sense of calm and well being.. CBD levels in Remedy can reach 15% with trace levels of THC (<1%). Buds are tinted with yellows and trichomes are lemony in scent. This hybrid is used to treat pain, seizures, PTSD, anorexia, autism, inflammation, anxiety among other disorders.
“If I overlay all those 15,000 Medical Cannabis chromatograms (test result graphics), you see the same content time and time again in terms of THC and CBD., Very few people know this. Molecular geneticists figured it out probably back in the mid-‘90s with GC-mass spec, but I simply am going to confirm the understanding that the THC/CBD ratio only goes three different ways, High-THC/ Low-CBD, balanced and Low -THC.High-CBD. Once rare, it is the balanced and High-CBD strains that are of the most medical interest.”
- Dr Paul Hornby - Hedron Analytical Laboratories
"I don't mind getting a bit high, with 5% THC and 15% CBD, I was still a little skeptical that it would bring on paranoia. The effect started really slow, I felt like in an OK mood, then it got mellow and uplifting in a mild way. I got very hungry, but there was no anxiety that I can get with street weed. I give this strain 10 out of 10, it just fits me personally."
Charlotte’s Web is a Sativa based variety with almost no THC (<0.3%).
Originating in Colorado, Charlotte's Web is gaining a reputation as a superior Med for treating seizures other neuromuscular disorders. This Medical Cannabis has High-CBD content with a fresh piney aroma. was originally bred by The Stanley Brothers to treat for an epileptic patient named Charlotte, who did not respond to any other medication.. This variety sports a thick web of trichomes and affords little to no psychoactive effects, making it perfect workers who can't afford to be stoned. People, such as those that operate complex machinery, should be aware that this potent herb can cause dizziness. .
'I don't like to use the word Miracle, but I can't think of a better word. High CBD Marijuana cured my gastrointestinal disorder. I had never done Cannabis before, even though I just hit thirty, and my research on the net led me to consider Medical Marijuana, the type with CBD seemed to be what I wanted. I had allergies, was tired all the time, had bloody stools and cramps. Everything pretty much cleared up with Harlequin."
Harlequin is 75/25 Sativa with a sweet musky mango fragrance. It's well known to reliably supply a potent amount of CBD, time and again. . Parents include Colombian Gold, Thai, and Swiss strains. This strain is reported to make users clear headed and alert. Harlequin's CBD:THC ratio is a solid 5:2 which affords double strength pain killing properties. Effects are described as relaxing, without sedation and intoxication.
"It was great to find this hi-CBD strain. I have pain issues and this week did the trick. It's listed at 13% so I can see it has a lot of medicine in it. I use a vap and while I don't feel stoned, watching the news is somehow more interesting. Great weed."
Sour Tsunami is a cross between Sour Diesel plants and NYC Diesel. This hybrid was specifically bred for high CBD - rather than THC content. The result is a variety that’s turbo-boosted to knock out the pain and inflammation without getting morbidly stoned. Sour Tsunami CBD levels approach 11%, while THC in balance a few points lower.
Buds are dark, dense and green with purple-tinged leaves. Aroma is a musky, diesel smell with sweet overtones.
"Cannatonic is a very different. I am used to smoking high, THC Pot. I don't mind getting a bit high and like to smoke milder Sativa in the day sometimes. Cannatonic is definitely not for recreational use, after 10 minutes the effects hit, there is a slight body buzz. I use pot to relax and for my arthritis, and this kind of pot really works, I somehow feel it's better for me not to get stoned every day."
Cannatonic is a hybrid strain created by Spanish seedbank and Resin Seeds. THC content is usually around 5% with CBD ranging from 6 to an outstanding 17%. and high CBD content (6-17%). Parents are a MK Ultra female and a robust G13 Haze male. High is described as short lived, uplifting and completely relaxing.
Cannatonic has gained a handsome reputation for the treatment chronic pain, spasms, stress, headaches, and other many other conditions / symptoms. Cannatonic smells of earth with mild, sweet citrus overtones.
“That’s the sort of strain (high CBD) that has taken away the epileptic seizures in Kyla,” he says, referring to a young girl with epilepsy.“I wrote a patent application on the strain we call Hayley’s Comet, which is a 50/50 strain.”
Dr Paul Hornby - Hedron Analytical Laboratories - Medical Cannabis Pioneer
AMERICA'S TOP CBD MEDICAL CANNABIS STRAINS
A COMPREHENSIVE LIST OF MMJ STRAINS THAT SCORED IN THE TOP 5 - IN NOTABLE COMPETITIONS ACROSS THE COUNTRY.
MMJDOCTORONLINE Notes: Cannabinoid profiles vary from crop to crop and grower to grower. Ask your dispensary or supplier for a current certificate of analysis showing THC:CBD ratios. Reputable growers should test their Cannabis for herbicides, pesticides and heavy metals as well. To get your Recommendation to legally purchase any of these mentioned strains in California, click here. An operator can process your file in minutes and a medical doctor signs off on your MMJ Recommendation a few minutes later. The process is 100 percent online and takes but a few minutes.
Strain name: NorCal
Content: 19% CBD - 6.2% THC
Genetics: Trident x Skywalker OG
Strain name: Doctor Cookies
Content:11.2% CBD - 6.6% THC
by Northstar Holistic Collective
Genetics: GSC x Medi Haze
Strain name: Sunkiss
Content: CBD 11% CBD - 6% THC
by California Growers Guild
Genetics: Cagg OG x (Cannatonic x Afghan Skunk)
Strain name: Goji D.C. Live Resin
Content: 62% CBD - 4% THC
by Moxie Genetics
Genetics: Goji (male) x ACDC (female)
Strain name: OG
Content: 19% CBD - 9% THC
Genetics: Trident x Skywalker OG
Strain name: Tora Bora T
Content: 8% CBD - 4% THC
by The Vault
Genetics Genetics: LA Confidential x X18 Pure Pakistani
Strain name: Rubi Mass
Content: 36% CBD - 37% THC - OMG!
by The Green Solution
Strain name: Mindblowing
Content: CBD 56% CBD - 4% THC.
by Mind Body & Soul Healing Center with Mind Blowing Shatter
Genetics: Sour Tsunami x Harlequin x Harlequin
Strain name: Meta Haze Concentrate
Content: 44% CBD - 15% THC
by Om Grown Female Collective and Gold Drop
Strain name: CBD Flowers
Content: 9% CBD - 0.5% THC
Strain name: CBDee's #1B
Content: 12.5% CBD - 0.8% THC
Pure West Compassion Club with LightSky Farms
Genetics: Cannatonic #4 x Harlequin
Strain name: Super Sonic CBD
Content: 9% CBD - 10% THC
from Radicle Genetics in collaboration with Valerio
Genetics: Cannatonic X x Hawg’s Breath
Strain name: CBD Cookies
Content: 22% CBD - 27% THC
Genetics: [Cookies x Cannatonic] x Cannatonic x [Cannatonic X x Cookie Berry Crunch
Strain name: CBDee's #1B Live Plant Run
Content: 34% CBD - 2.5% THC
from Pure West Compassion Club with LightSky Farms
Genetics: Cannatonic #4 x Harlequin
Strain name: Tartonic Sap
Content: 20% CBD - 24% THC
from Genotype A2 and A2 Wellness by Zombee Labs
Genetics: Death Star x Cannatonic X
Strain name: AC/DC
Content: 55-60% CBD. - 8% THC
by Sr..Organics & The Dankman 707
Genetics: Cannatonic x Ruderalis
Content: CBD : THC : Super potent, all over the map. Check with supplier
Strain name: Tora Bora
Content: 10% CBD - 7%THC
by MMJ America
Genetics: LA Confidential x X18 Pure Paki
Strain name: The Nubia
Content: 10-12% CBD - 6-7% THC
by Aficionado/ FreeBorn Selections
Strain name: Sleeping Giant
Content: 10% CBD. -10% THC
by Elemental Seeds
Strain name: OG Tonic
Content: 25% CBD. 35-40% THC - OMG!
by The Smokers Club - Garden of Weed
Genetics: Cannatonic x Unknown OG?
Strain name: Cannatonic
Content: 52% CBD - 5% THC
by Natural Mystic Cannabis Caregivers
Genetics: MK Ultra x G13 Haze
Strain name: Hemp CBD Extract
Content: 95% CBD - 0.4% THC
Strain name: VCDC
Content: 9% CBD - 4% THC
by Moxie Seeds & Extracts
Genetics: Viper City OG x ACDC
Strain name: Vitamin CBD
Content: 12% CBD - 6% THC
by Growers Guild
Genetics: (Cannatonic x Afghan Skunk) x OG Kush
Strain name: Vegan Buddha Milagro
Content: 7% CBD - 3% THC
by Greenwolf LA with Vegan Buddha
Strain name: Ringo's Gift Super CBD Premium CO2 Oil
Content: 79% CBD - 7% THC
by POP Naturals with WCHC
Genetics: Harle-Tsu x ACDC
Strain name: Ringo's Gift #3
Content: 50% CBD - 20% THC
by Greenwolf LA with Loud Pack Extracts
Genetics: Harle-Tsu x ACDC
Strain name: CBD Simple CO2 Extractor
Content: 99% CBD - 0.4% THC !!!!
Genetics: Hemp (Ruderalis)
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