Sativa strains are known for elevating cerebral effects that tend to enhance the thought process, while indica strains will induce relaxation and ease you into a sleepy haze. Regardless of the species of cannabis, certain strains are better at others than kicking a mental block. People have utilized marijuana to assist in fueling their creativity for a long time, as it can offer a new perspective on the task at hand. Bye bye, writer’s block!
Here are a few strains to consider the next time you happen to find yourself with a creative mental block.
A multi-Cannabis Cup winner, this sativa-dominant hybrid is just as reliable and efficient as its namesake. AK-47 offers a long-lasting, uplifting high that allows your mind to wander but still stay focused on the task at hand. Users have found it easier to map out their creative thoughts while consuming this strain, and say it is ideal for hours of brainstorming as they can find themselves in a daze of creativity the entire time.
If you cultivate your own, this is a strain to consider for your next grow if you are creative. True AK-47 will have a high THC content, but surprisingly you don’t have to worry about couchlock as it can keep you alert and mentally focused – even in social situations.
Purple Haze is a sativa-dominant hybrid strain that’s great for daytime use. It produces an energetic and cerebral high with a mild body high. Purple Haze stimulates the creative juices, making it perfect for solitary tasks or even social activities. You’ll feel focused and euphoric, ready to tackle whatever the day has in store.
If you are not a seasoned smoker, use caution when consuming Chemdawg as it tends to be pretty potent, with THC levels ranging from 15-20 percent. But, if you are a veteran cannabis consumer, this strain may be the strong euphoria inducing-hybrid you have been hoping for.
Chemdawg has a very distinct, diesel-like aroma that can be smelled from a mile away. Users have expressed having a very cerebral experience along with a strong heavy-bodied feeling when consuming this strain.
This award-winning strain is a tribute to the marijuana activist and author of the same name. Jack Herer is popular as it is known to make its users feel extremely high while still capable of maintaining focus on creative projects.
The Jack Herer strain was born from a mix of Northern Lights #5 and Shiva Skunk with a Haze hybrid. The creators intended to capture the cerebral elevation associated with sativa strains while also achieving the heavy resin production typical of indicas.
This strain is a 100 percent pure sativa that features optimal genetics. Originating from the South African port city of Durban, it is notorious for a sweet smell with energetic, uplifting effects.
Durban Poison offers a unique taste, like that of licorice. It is known for being one of the most energizing strains around, making it ideal for long days of productive creativity.
This strain’s over-sized resin glands also make it a popular choice for creating concentrates.
Just from the name, you can assume Green Crack will energize you, no matter what kind of mood you’re in. If you’re stuck on a project or just feeling too lazy to do it, Green Crack is sure to get you excited to start. It provides a mental buzz that lasts hours so you can really get in the zone.
A 90 percent sativa strain, Sour Diesel originated in California and has become a popular choice among celebrities. It is even considered to be one of the most powerful cannabis strains, ever, with an aroma so potent that it can’t be mistaken for another. Sour Diesel is known to invigorate a creative flow quickly and deliver energizing, dreamy cerebral effects.
Girl Scout Cookies
Girl Scout Cookies is a hybrid strain known for its yummy flavor (minty, spicy and chocolatey) and for providing the perfect blend of head and body effects. Spark up some GSC and spark your creativity as well. It’s sure to help you see the project at hand in a different way!
Another yummy strain with tons of fruity-flavored terpenes, Strawberry Cough is a psychoactive strain high in THC. It’s perfect for a sunny day off of work where the possibilities are endless. After a hit or two of Strawberry Cough, you’ll launch right into a fun project for hours.
Blue Dream was born in California after a blueberry indica was crossed with the sativa Haze. This strain is known for a two-stage high: a trademark sativa hits first, then a more relaxed high is experienced in the second stage, one in which is known to aid in pain relief. Users say they like to use Blue Dream to unwind after a busy day spent developing ideas.
This strain is also commonly used as a daytime medicine for those treating pain, nausea, and depression, due to its high THC content.
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