Ask 420: What’s the difference between Indica and Sativa strains?

Q: What’s the difference between indica and sativa marijuana strains? 

A: Indica strains are generally more calming, great for bedtime use. Sativa strains have different qualities, often used for daytime. A rundown:


  • Full body effects
  • Sedating and relaxing
  • Great for insomnia, pain, anxiety and muscle spasms
  • Typically used as a nighttime strain


  • Cerebral-focused effects
  • Enhances creativity, uplifting
  • Great for depression, ADD, fatigue and mood disorders
  • Typically used morning to afternoon

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