Sativa is a primary marijuana strain type that can be uplifting. Sativa strains may be used during the daytime for physical activity or activities that require a high level of social interaction. The effects of sativa strains provide a wide range of highs that may jumpstart creativity and energy. Sativa strains have also been used therapeutically by medical marijuana patients to relieve symptoms associated with mood disorders and chronic fatigue. While each strain may affect someone differently, The effects of sativas may help you jumpstart creativity and energy.
With sativa comes a boost in serotonin, which regulates learning, mood, sleep, anxiety, and appetite. It works to help combat chronic pain and can aid in easing and treating anxiety and depression. Some even enjoy a bit of sativa before physical activity—we love some pre-yoga sativa to get really into the om zone.
Sativas are known for their “head high,” an invigorating, energizing effect that can help reduce anxiety or stress and increase creativity and focus. Indicas are typically associated with full-body effects, such as increasing deep relaxation and reducing insomnia.