Best Strains For Depression

Best Cannabis Strains For Depression

We are often asked the question of what medical benefits does a particular strain offer, and very often it is directly related to depression as more and more cannabis users are looking for a more natural or practical way to help deal with the day to day symptoms .

Finding the best strains in Canada that can help with depression can be difficult. The list of strains grows rapidly everyday and understanding the difference between them is no easy task. With the availability of Indica, Sativa, Hybrids, and the variations of ratios in cannabinoids and terpenes, the options of what could be the best strain to help you deal with your depression can be tedious to navigate. The good news is that research shows that when you break down the difference in lab tested strains, the cannabinoids and terpenes in your bud can a great starting point to finding the best strains to help you deal with your depression.

Reminder: Consult a health practitioner specializing in cannabis treatment.

Best Cannabis Strains For Depression

Best strains for depression


A nicely balanced and evenly balance THC/CBD strain, Pennywise can be high in myrcene, BCP and pienene. 

Green Crack

Although Green Crack is not suitable for all mood disorders, it can be helpful for those who suffer from purely depressive symptoms and have trouble getting out of bed during the day.

Pineapple Express

Another strain high in limonene content, Pineapple Express is a one-way ticket to Happy Town and is known as one of the most uplifting marijuana strains.

Northern Lights

Northern Lights will help you forget your negative thoughts that you keep repeating over and over in your head. It will help you relax and is one of the best strains at treating insomnia. If you’re depression is keeping you up at night this strain is highly recommended.

Sour Kush

This strain has elevating and mood-changing properties associated with Marijuana strains for depression. This hybrid has uplifting qualities sparking laughter and relaxing feelings as well it is know for stimulates your appetite.

Lamb’s Breath

A potent and powerful sativa with sticky, green buds, its a quintessential marijuana strain for assisting those who suffer from depression, stress, or a combination of the two.

Girl Scout Cookies

With roughly 18% to 23% THC, the effects of this strain come on almost instantly. Using this strain will help you feel more motivated to socialize, it is also know to be a great strain to help deal with anxiety due to its relaxing properties.

Wedding Cake

This indica-dominant hybrid is very high in THC, and should not be smoked by novice smokers. Know to produce euphoric relaxation leading to a deep sleep.

Gorilla Zkittlez

This unique cannabis strain will relax your body and aid in focusing your mind on moving forward with your day, helping you get to what you need done. We know depression can by paralyzing and this strain will help you with the task at hand. Zkittlez is great any time of day as a nice uplifting smoke


Gelato is a well-balanced hybrid marijuana strain that can help the mind and the body relax and will not cause to much drowsiness. This makes it a good strain for those feeling off in the middle of the day but still needing to keep going and stay motivated.

How do these strains help?

All of these strains can help combat depression. By giving you the means to improve your mood, ease anxiety, and boost your energy, these cannabis strains can help motivate you and help you fight the paralyzing mood disorder and state of mind caused by depression.  If you are going to try cannabis for depression, seek professional medical advice to ensure you’re using the right strain, and ingestion method that works best for you.

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    THC – 30%
    CBD – 0.15%

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    Captain’s Pink

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    THC – 29%
    CBD – 0.10%

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    Blackfire Chem

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    Indica Dom Hybrid

    THC – 27.5%

    CBD – 0.80%

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    THC – 25+%

    CBD – 0.75%


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    Sour Lemon

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    Sativa Dom Hybrid

    THC – 27.5%

    CBD – 0.35%

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    Crown Chakra


    Indica Dom Hybrid

    THC – 30%

    CBD – 1.00%

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    Alien Gorilla glue

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    Indica Dom Hybrid
    THC – 27%
    CBD – 0.65%

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    Indica Dom Hybrid
    THC – 26%
    CBD – 0.55%


Is weed good for depression?

Yes. There is scientific evidence that says marijuana works well to help with depression. However, more studies need to be done to confirm these findings and as the world becomes more accepting of cannabis, we wait to see further results and more definite answers.

What is better for depression, indica or sativa?

Both types of flower perform fairly well within their attributed characteristics to fight depression. Sativa Strains can be used for motivation, energetic, and uplifting feelings, while Indica works well to soothe down the running mind and removes stress and restlessness and anxiety.


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