SATIVA and INDICA dominance

A look at what this categorization means for a varietal’s effects on the body.

These distinct species’ classifications are well-known and generally understood in the cannabis community. These days, the vast majority of varietals are hybrids of these two species but they often lean one way or the other.

 

 

 

SATIVA

 INDICA

Believed to be energizing and uplifting, associated with cerebral effect.  A good companion to physical activity, creative endeavours and socializing Believed to be calming and soothing, associated with more body-centric effects.  A good companion for deep relaxation and sedation