Walking up after a good night’s sleep refreshes you and makes you ready to face the day ahead. There are some people, however, who find that getting just a few hours of sleep is already a big achievement. Insomnia is a relatively common sleeping disorder. It negatively impacts sleep onset, quality and duration. There are lots of treatments available today, but many people have started to turn to cannabis to cope with this condition.
Cannabis contains a cocktail of phytochemicals, including more than 100 cannabinoids, which are molecules unique to this plant. The cannabinoids are known for their ability to calm the mind and help you wind down at the end of the day. These are great effects that can help you dose off to sleep.
Millions of people deal with insomnia every day. They struggle with falling asleep, and with staying asleep for a long period of time. The good news is that these strains contain terpenes that can help calm the nervous system, relax the mind, and prime the body for good quality sleep.
One of the most popular cannabis strains, Northern Light induces a hard-hitting body high. This strain came from the lineage of Afghani genetics, which are known for their resilience and robustness. Its sticky buds produce 18 percent THC level and has a high level of the terpene myrcene that slows down the mind during the evening. Northern Lights produces an impressive yield. These buds are harvested during late September.
Royal Jack Auto
Named after the popular cannabis activist and author Jack Herer, this strain produces a blend of nerolidol and terpineol that helps the brain relax and slip away into sleep. It has moderate THC levels and give pleasant scents of woodiness, pine and flowers. In just a small window of time of 9 to 10 weeks, this strain is able to give satisfying yields. Its small size makes this ideal for growers who want to have a low key botanical time.
Legendary OG Punch
The Legendary OG Punch offers a delicious flavor that packs large amounts of molecule. The combination of 19 percent THC and myrcene gives a stoning body high that shuts down whirling thoughts and soothes the muscles. Topped with a high amount of terpineol completes a chilled-out experience. This strain is the progeny of Purple Punch and Legend OG, and produces compact trichomes-covered flowers.
The flowers of Sweet ZZ contain the terpene caryophyllene that targets the CB2 receptor to create a soothing effect. It also has the euphoria-inducing and hypnotic linalool, along with terpenes that has sweet and candy-like flavors. With a THC content of 22 percent, this strain amplifies the relaxing effects for a good night’s sleep. These indoor plants grow to 140 centimeters and responds well to LST to maintain increased yields.
Medical mass uses the power of myrcene and CBD to give its users a tranquil state of mind. It has high levels of both these phytochemicals that enter the alveoli and cruise right into the blood-brain barrier to put you in a state of Zen. Smoking a blunt or bong bowl of these flowers before bed casts a sense of well-being in the mind. Its 10 percent of THC level gives a subtle high so you do not stay awake all night.
A lack of sleep can do so much more damage than making you feel irritable and grumpy. It can lead to serious health issues like diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, stroke and heart attack. It can also hurt your sex drive, age your skin, slow your thinking, increase the risk of unwanted weight gain and increase the right of depression. If you have tried everything to fix your insomnia and nothing still works, cannabis could be the answer.