Sativa vs. Indica: An Overview of Cannabis Types

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Indica and Sativa: Origin and Evolution of the Terms (Amy Phung/Leafly) The words “indica” and “sativa” were introduced in the 18th century to describe different species of cannabis: Cannabis sativa and Cannabis indica. We do know that indica and sativa cannabis strains look different and grow differently, but this distinction is primarily useful only to cannabis cultivators. Indica: An Overview of Cannabis Types Part two Indica vs. Sativa Strains: Which Has More THC & CBD?When browsing cannabis strains or purchasing cannabis at a shop, you may notice strains are commonly broken up into two distinct groups: indica and sativa. This three-type system we use to predict cannabis effects is no doubt convenient, especially when first entering the vast, overwhelming world of cannabis.

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