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5 Of the Best Cannabis Strains for Arthritis Pain Relief

Arthritis is a disease in which people feel severe and chronic pain in their joints, and it is among some of the most common disabilities that are experienced by senior citizens all over the world. Most people use pharmaceutical drugs and prescription pain killers to numb the pain, but they are only a temporary solution and have a lot of side effects.

Some people also use braces, but even that isn’t a permanent solution. But in recent years, cannabis has become quite popular in the US and Canada, and many studies have been done to understand the medicinal benefits of it. Cannabis is widely renowned for its pain-relieving effects. Here is a small list of some of the most popular and effective marijuana strains for pain relief.

The Girl Scout Cookies Cannabis Strain

The Girl Scout Cookies strain, also known as GSC, is one of the most popular and extremely effective strains of cannabis for pain relief available in the market. GSC is a hybrid strain that is famous among many users for its high THC content. The high THC ratio makes this strain very effective on pain while also giving you a feeling of euphoria and relaxation.

The Cannatonic Cannabis Strain

This is one of the most common cannabis strains in the US. The Cannatonic is a hybrid strain which is bred by Spanish seed bank Resin Seeds. It is popular specifically for its low THC content, which is usually lower than 6% and high CBD content, which is around 17%. The cannatonic is a cross between MK Ultra and G13 Haze. It produces a relatively short-lived and mellow high, and it is also quite popular for its pain treating abilities.

 Purple Space Cookies

The exact lineage of Purple Space Cookies marijuana strain is not actually clear, but it is a cross between Girl Scout Cookies and Durban Poison. It has dense buds that are full of crystals. The flowers of Purple Space Cookies are purple, and they have a sweet grape-like smell. The hybrid is Sativa dominant, and it is very popular for its pain relieving abilities.

The Famous ACDC Strain

The ACDC strain is a very strong marijuana strain that can deal with even the most severe pains instantly. ACDC is a sativa dominant strain, and it is extracted from the Cannatonic cannabis strain. Like its ancestor, it also stands out because of its low THC and high CBD content. The low THC gives a mellow high while the high CBD content provides satisfactory pain relief. The psychoactive effects of ACDC are almost non-existent, and it can even help with many other problems besides pain like anxiety and depression.

The Canna Tsu Strain

The Canna Tsu Cannabis Strain

The Canna Tsu Cannabis Strain is a highly CBD dominant marijuana strain, which is why it has a lot of medicinal benefits. This strain is perfect to combat joint pain and inflammation.  The high CBD ratio in this strain will knock out any kind of pain while the low THC content allows you to go about your day without getting stuck to the couch. This strain is great for people who need to stay focused and active.

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About the Author:

Jack is a psychotherapist and neurodegenerative disorders expert. He has been practicing in New York for 25 years now, and since then he has been fighting to make marijuana legal in the United States for it comes with numerous health benefits. You can read his blogs at

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