Cannabis is a plant with many medicinal properties. It has been used for a long time as an alternative medicine for treating menstrual cramps, and it is believed to be more effective than painkillers.
The THC in cannabis produces the feeling of euphoria, which can help with menstrual cramps. The other active components of cannabis, such as CBD and CBN, also have anti-inflammatory properties that can relieve pain.
Let’s have a look at some of the best cannabis strains that can help with period pains.
The white widow strain is a Sativa-dominant hybrid that has a THC content of up to 25%. This strain was first created in the Netherlands by crossing a South American and Asian Sativa with an India from Thailand. It is often used to treat the symptoms of menstruation, including cramps. The reason for this is the high THC levels in the plant which are known to be good at reducing pain and inflammation.
Sour diesel is a Sativa-dominant strain with a high THC content. The taste is also like diesel but with a hint of sweetness to it as well as some citrus flavors that are reminiscent of oranges or tangerines. Sour Diesel has been used for its medicinal properties for quite some time now. It is thought to be very helpful in reducing the pain of menstrual cramps and other physical symptoms related to PMS.
There are many ways that you can take Sour Diesel to get relief from menstrual cramps. You can smoke it, vaporize it, make it into an edible, or even use tincture form (putting the oil on your tongue).
El Chapo OG
El Chapo OG is a hybrid strain that contains a high amount of THC. The strain has been reported to be helpful for people suffering from severe menstrual cramps and therefore can be used as a natural remedy for the pain caused by this issue. It is readily available and you can click here to look at the other characteristics of this strain. In a recent study, the El Chapo OG strain was found to be more effective in treating menstrual cramps when compared to the placebo.
The royal cheese strain is a hybrid of the classic Cheese and OG Kush strains. It has a rich, fruity flavor with earthy undertones and a pleasant aroma. The strain provides a full-bodied physical sensation that leaves you feeling happy and relaxed. It is an Indica dominant strain that has been known to help with menstrual cramps, pain and nausea.
Shining Silver Haze
The shining silver Haze strain is a Sativa-dominant hybrid that is known for its uplifting, cerebral effects. It has been used by many people to help with menstrual cramps and other similar symptoms. In the past, there have been many studies done on the use of cannabis in relation to menstrual cramps. These studies have shown that certain cannabis strains like this one can be beneficial for those who suffer from severe cramping and pain associated with menstruation.
The aforementioned strains are probably one of the best options to relieve period pain. You can try them out and select the best one for you through this list.