All strains of medical cannabis come from two main varieties, Sativa and Indica. Many hybrid strains have been created to bring “the best of both worlds” (daytime sativa excitement and nighttime indica relaxation) to the medicine.
This infographic from our friends at Mesothelioma Treatments Centers helps explain the differences.
Of course, like almost anything else having to do with marijuana, individual differences come into play when we’re talking about the effects of cannabis. Many users don’t get paranoid on sativas; many don’t get sleepy on indicas. The only rules that matter when it comes to cannabis consumption are what your head and body tell you.