An estimated 3 million Americans are affected by the medical condition known as epilepsy recently noted by http://www.cureepilepsy.org/ . The majority of Americans along with patients around the world are usually prescribed narcotics, but many are now turning to medical marijuana for help. While medicinal marijuana may not be the answer for everyone with epilepsy, it has been proven to be a beneficial alternative for some. Here we dive into beautiful buds of nature that have been recognized for helping patients through their battle against epilepsy.
1. Mars OG
Well known in the San Francisco area, this robust beauty gets it’s planetary name from the cultivating conditions in which it is grown. Mars OG is a heavy indica with a pungent aroma that gets your nose hair tingling. Some of the known side effects are dry-mouth (grab water before smoking) and hunger so be sure to lay off the cheetos!
While she looks extremely tempting, it’s noted for beginners to approach this strain with caution since it is listed as a very heavy in the couch indica. Medicating with too much has been known to have some side effects of dizziness and a headache so puff responsibly.
2. Grape Kush
With a CBD chemical content rating at over 2% it’s no surprise this lovely hybrid is suggested as a late night before bed medicine. Grape Kush has a reputation for its sweet candy aromas so much that it’ll be sure to make you think the snozzberries taste like snozzberries. Not only does this strain help with epilepsy it also helps shut down depression with it’s uplifting and euphoric side effects. The relaxation level this bud will put you on is a solid 10.
3. Key Lime Pie
It’s not nana’s famous dessert dish. Cultivated by the Burning Bush Nurseries this indica dominant hybrid has a list of positive traits stemming from happiness to tingly sensations. If cultivated correctly this flower should have hints of mint, spices and of course lime. Many reviews left by patients on cannabis sites likehttps://www.leafly.com/
have stated that it helped ease the pain they were experiencing without being too overwhelming.
After smoking this strain you won’t find yourself attempting to do a Angus Yung bit but you will find a relief for those dealing with epilepsy, pain and anxiety. Even those who have had a difficult response to chemotherapy have luck with this flower since the CBD to THC ratio is much more potent than others. With an average CBD rate of 19% it’s no question as to why this strain is highly recommended. The one main side effect is having users think they’re back at a Woodstock concert.
5. Charlotte’s Web
Many cannabis users assume this strain was named after the popular children’s book. The truth is this Sativa strain was developed by Colorado cultivators, Stanley Brothers for a youth patient diagnosed with epilepsy named Charlotte. It has also been rumored because of the thick, “web” like trichomes of this flower as being the reason for the name. After medicating with Charlotte’s Web some users have been known to experience headaches so this is another one to process with caution. There is very little psychoactive effects making this one of the top strains out for those with epilepsy. Whichever the case may be this sativa should be on your current shopping list.