What is hybrid cannabis and how do I choose the best hybrid weed?
The term hybrid weed or hybrid cannabis unties a huge variety of cannabis strains combining the effects of Sativa and Indica.
While Indicas are known for their powerful sedative effect with full-body relaxation and meditative state of mind, Sativas usually give the opposite - energizing buzz perfect for boosting your creativity, socializing and physical activity.
But how do these opposite effects combine in a particular hybrid cannabis?
Hybrid weed is all about the leaning
The leaning of a cannabis hybrid towards Sativa or Indica means the level of their balance between these two types of marijuana in the particular hybrid weed’s phenotype.
The leaning towards Indica means that this hybrid cannabis strain inherited most of its properties from Indica, preserving some qualities of Sativa still.
And Sativa-leaning guarantees the prevalence of the effects associated with cerebral high while still having some Indica characteristics.
An even blend of Sativa and Indica usually describes a cannabis hybrid with equivalently pronounced qualities of both Sativa and Indica that may interchange with each other during the high.
So how do I choose the best hybrid weed?
Our store operates the best organic strains of hybrid weed available online in Canada. But it’s still difficult to find your best hybrid weed in the abundance of hybrid cannabis strains.
Besides Sativa/Indica balance, there are several major factors a customer should pay attention to while choosing the perfect hybrid weed.
- The grade level of a cannabis hybrid. The AAAA, AAAA+ and AAAAA graded strains, like Platinum Punch or Sunshine Coast Pink, have the potency to deliver you into realms of really powerful, long and pronounced effects. So, planning your day, you might find some lower-graded strains, for example, Thin Mint or African Blueberry, more suitable for you if you don't plan to get too high.
- The name of a particular cannabis hybrid. The titles like Black Mamba or Death Bubba speak for themselves, promising the effects that are not going to be light. The titles like Purple Dream, deriving from legendary Blue Dream and Purple Kush, can give you an understanding of the hybrid weed’s parent strains.
- THC / CBD content. The more tetrahydrocannabinol is contained in a particular hybrid weed strain, the more powerful are the effects of high. High levels of THC in a potent hybrid weed may cause undesired side effects - an uncontrollable race of thoughts, paranoia, increased anxiety and panic attacks. The presence of CBD in a strain of a cannabis hybrid helps to build a more mellow and pleasant high, reducing undesired by-effects. However, each hybrid cannabis strain has individual combination of more than a hundred of other cannabis compounds resulting in its own unique high.
- So, the most important piece of advice is to read thoroughly the description of each cannabis hybrid and testimonies from consumers to find the best hybrid weed for you.