If you are looking for pain relief, skip the pills! Here are 7 cannabis strains to help reduce muscle pain naturally.

Cannabis has many medicinal properties and has been used as medicine throughout history. One of the main medicinal uses of marijuana is for pain management. Studies show it helps relieve central and neuropathic pain. Cannabis is also used to help reduce pain in more serious conditions such as cancer, AIDS, and fibromyalgia patients too.

No matter your pain level, cannabis can help!

Sour Diesel- A Sativa Dominant Cannabis Strain for Pain

Sour Diesel Cannabis Strain
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Sour Diesel is an energizing Sativa-dominant strain that is named after its pungent smell. It is a fast-acting strain that makes it a top choice for medicinal purposes. Sour Diesel will help fade away your stress, pain, and even depression; with long-lasting results.

ACDC Cannabis Strain

ACDC strain
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This hybrid cannabis strain has a high CBD content at 14% and produces no noticeable “high” feeling due to very low THC content. This is a perfect strain for someone who is new to cannabis and only using for pain relief. Smoking some ACDC will keep you sharp and may even control stress.

Harlequin the High CBD Content Cannabis Strain to relieve Pain

Harlequin high CBD Cannabis Strain
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Harlequin is another strain that has a higher CBD content than THC. This strain is found with 5% THC and 10% CBD on average. Therefore, you will have very mild psychoactive effects which makes it a good option for daily use. This cannabis strain is also a Sativa, so you shouldn’t experience any drowsiness. Most commonly this cannabis strain is used to relieve pain experienced with menstrual cramps and arthritis. 

The White a.k.a. Triangle for Severe Muscle Pain

White a.k.a Triangle for severe muscle pain
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This cannabis strain is also a hybrid, but more Indica dominant. The white got its name from the white trichomes that coat the bud. Users report this strain to have little odour or flavour, yet it packs a punch with an average THC level of 21%. You will experience a mind and body high with this one, making it perfect for your more severe muscle pain.

CBD Critical Mass

CBD critical mass
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This lovely Indica strain has very calming effects with roughly 6% THC content and 10% CBD. This strain was specifically bred for medicinal purposes. CBD Critical Mass is the cannabis strain for anorexia, insomnia, muscle pain, and depression.   

Master Kush

Master Kush cannabis strain
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This is a popular strain for pain relief. Although it is an Indica, this strain will only give your body a relaxing high, while your mind will stay sharp! Master Kush not only offers soothing relief from muscle pain, but it can also relax the mind from frustrations that naturally arise from pain. This cannabis strain is commonly found with a THC content of 17%.

Northern Lights Cannabis Strain

Northern Lights
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Northern Lights is an Indican dominant hybrid strain, that is perfect for muscle pain relief. With a THC content of 16%, you will experience calming psychoactive effects that will settle throughout the body. This strain is excellent at relaxing muscles and soothing the mind. 

There you have it, our top 7 cannabis strains to help relieve muscle pain! Do you have a go-to strain for pain? Let us know in the comments below. Follow us @cannalifenet for more cannabis info.

Also – If you are curious about the difference between CBD and THC check out our article here.