Cannabis can be an effective sleep aid for many. It can slow racing thoughts and deliver its own sleepy chemicals to help you fall and stay asleep.
Many people are asking what is best for nighttime? what is best for taking the edge off at the end of the day? or what can help me fall asleep faster? or stay asleep longer? The conversation usually goes to the direction of sativa Vs indica but now most of the strains are hybrid so what is really the best for sleep ?
So we put together a list of strains for a better sleep to give you a few options of what to look out for. But first, some tips to keep in mind:
- Side effects of nighttime cannabis use include grogginess the next day, dry mouth and increased appetite.
- THC strains are typically (but not always) the most effective for sleep. You should be aware that a light dose of THC can float you to sleep, but larger doses can worsen anxiety in some consumers.
- Edibles & Oils can help you stay asleep longer. Though inhaling cannabis yields faster effects, edibles & oils last a lot longer.
Strains for sleep
The following strains are ideal for people who are looking to some relief with stress, anxiety, pain, and insomnia. Here are some of the best strains for nighttime use:
Tahoe OG Kush – The strain is a indica dominant hybrid that is the result of crossbreeding between a Kush Clone from San Fernando Valley and OG Kush from the San Francisco Valley. People report effects of muscles relax, easing that need to roll around in your blankets all night.
Eran Almog – Eran Almog is an indica-heavy hybrid named the Top High THC Flower at the Canadian Cannabis awards in 2017. Of all Tikun Olam’s proprietary strains, Eran Almog has the highest THC content ranging from 18-23%.
Granddaddy Purple – Not only is it fairly easy to find, Granddaddy Purple is shown to exhibit high levels of myrcene, a terpene that is commonly believed to provide relaxing effects.
Godʼs Gift – All that stress keeping you up at night feels suddenly overpowered by a surefooted sense of peace. Releasing the exhale with notes of berry and citrus, youʼre sure to feel your mood lift as your body sinks.
Remedy – If you’re looking for no THC strain, with no high, CBD-dominant strains like Remedy can help you sleep by relieving pain, anxiety, stress, and other symptoms that fuel insomnia.
Burkle – An Indica-dominant hybrid that is a cross between Pre-98 Bubba Kush and Granddaddy Purple. A strain with relaxing effects that can help with pain, stress, insomnia, and a lack of appetite.
Eleven Roses – An Indica strain with THC levels up to 25%. This strain will provide strong relaxation and a body high, making it perfect to help stress, depression, and insomnia.
Purple Punch – THC levels that can reach from 16-20%. This strain also promotes relaxation by relieving stress and helps fight insomnia.