What Are Hybrid Strains?
Indicas are generally thought of to be more relaxing and calming, suitable for quiet times and low-impact activities, making them the ideal choice for unwinding on the couch, pre-sleep consumption and pain management.
Sativas, on the other hand, can be considered energizing and mentally stimulating, good for active occasions, social gatherings and physical activities.
If you are not sure whether to go with an indica or sativa then you may want to consider a hybrid. Hybrid strains will help you find that sweet spot between the euphoric head high from a sativa and the relaxing body high from an indica.
A Little History...
Hybrids were originally created by cross-breeding an indica plant with a sativa plant. The offspring produced creates something different from either parent, with a mix of inherited traits.
Nowadays many new hybrid strains are crossbred with other hybrids creating even more varieties of different marijuana strains.
The result of this diversity is that there is no one specific appearance to the hybrids, and there exists a wide range of possible effects, aromas, tastes, and cannabinoid and terpene profiles between different hybrid strains.
Hybrids Are Categorized Into Three Groups
Sativa dominant hybrids will be predominately sativa based and give you a more energetic/euphoric high. These strains will be great for creative writing, a hike or a morning coffee meeting with a friend.
Indica dominant hybrids will give you a more relaxed high, while keeping you alert enough to complete daily tasks, indulge in a relaxing bath or complete a low impact workout.
Balanced hybrids typically have a balanced ratio of indica and sativa giving you the best of both worlds. They are great for most activities and settings.
Why Choose Hybrid Strains?
Many new consumers choose to try a hybrid as their first cannabis experience because of their balanced effects and more mild head highs.
Some beginners could find sativas a bit overly stimulating, or that indicas induce too much of a sedation for them. Hybrids offer a comfortable balance of effects.
For some medicinal users who are seeking pain relief while remaining functional, hybrids will be their go-to strains. You get a nice dosage of the calming and relaxing properties with a combination of the uplifting effects, which help patients carry on with their daily routines.
Hybrid strains can also be great for an afternoon at the park, participating in a yoga class, attending a social function or just when you want something to perk up your day. They are the most versatile of the weed types, and will work well in most situations.
Keep in mind that cannabis does affect everyone slightly differently, so we do recommend you do some research and experimentation to find out what you like, and what ultimately works for you.
BC Bud Supply Has You Covered!
We keep carry a variety of sativa dominant, indica dominant and balanced hybrid strains for all your cannabis needs. Browse our catalogue to see all the different options that we offer.
Our growers are always bringing us new strains as well, so check back periodically to see the latest hybrid buds that are available for purchase.
If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out for guidance or strain suggestions. Our friendly customer support staff will be more than happy to assist you in your cannabis journey.
Create Your Own Mix & Match Bundles
We also offer Mix & Match bundles that are 1 ounce (28 grams) in size. You can try a variety of different strains of your choosing with our bundles including a mix of hybrids with indicas and sativas.