When you’re browsing AMS, you’ll see that marijuana strains are basically divided into 2 groups: Sativa and Indica.
The words ïndica”and “sativa” were introduced in the 18th century to describe the different cannabis species: Cannabis Indica and Cannabis Sativa.
Cannabis Indica describes the psychoactive varieties discovered in India, where it was harvested for its seeds, fiber and hasish production. Cannabis Indica was named by Jean-Baptiste Lamarck. Indica refers to stout, broad-leaf plants that provide sedating effects.
Cannabis Sativa describes hemp plants found in Europe and Western Eur-Asia, where it was grown for its fiber and seeds. Cannabis Sativa was named by Carl Linneaus. Sativa describes tall, narrow-leaf plants that provide energizing effects.
Users of cannabis use indica, sativa and hybrid types of cannabis for the following predicting effects:
- Indica strains tend to be physically sedating, perfect for relaxing or getting a good night of sleep.
- Sativa strains are believed to give more invigorating, happy and uplifting effects that go well with physical activities, social meetings and creative processes.
Most popular strains
Our most popular indica strains are:
Our most popular sativa strains are:
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