Best Marijuana Strains for Depression in 2020

by Lana Jones 20 days ago in health

Cannabis is a wonderful plant that can help a lot. But remember that if you have clinical depression, you should definitely consult a doctor.

Best Marijuana Strains for Depression in 2020
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Depression nowadays is a common thing for lots of people worldwide, to be more exact, more than 264 million are affected by this mental disease. It can be short or long-lasting, with different levels of intensity, but anyways it is a real serious health problem. Moreover, it is known that around 75% of potential patients don’t even get treatment. Depression affects all human life spheres, it is impossible to be happy or successful and if the state is severe it often leads to suicide.

To cure depression some people choose psychologists or taking in antidepressants, and other people pick medical cannabis as the most effective to cure depression symptoms. If you want to learn more about its properties and effect come to AskGrowers.

There are different ways of using marijuana to treat depression, but for sure the most common way is inhaling with the help of bong, vaporizer or other. A Washington State University conducted a study and learned how especially inhaling fights depression, stress and anxiety, they made a research with different strains to find out which are the best to treat such mental disorders. According to the study, more than 50% of patients felt the relief of their depression symptoms and this effect was growing with every puff. The researchers also defined that the best strains to cure depression are the ones with high CBD and low THC levels.

But honestly, cannabis users admit that THC high strains also help to overcome depressive disorders, the effect also depends on Sativa or Indica dominance and on the terpenes contained in weed. So here you can find the list of the best marijuana strains that consumers use in 2020 to cure depression.

Blue Diesel

Blue Diesel has a long-lasting high that does not make users feel fatigued and therefore is suitable for daytime use amongst individuals suffering from depression. Its THC content averages around 17% making it strong and reliable for medical purposes.


Flo is a well-balanced hybrid strain but with Sativa slightly taking the dominance. It can help patients suffering from depression and other mood conditions feel euphoric and well-focused to complete daily tasks.


Motorbreath is often recommended for nighttime use because of its calming and sedative effects. This Indica dominant hybrid gives euphoric feelings and a full-body high. It is used to treat depressive disorders and insomnia.


Amnesia can help users feeling like all they can do is sleep all day, gain their strength to get out there, and face daily tasks with great success. It uplifts the mood of its users and gives them the energy to get through the day.

Blackberry Kush

Blackberry Kush can help people suffering from depression get enough rest at times when they get little to no sleep. These effects are caused by the 20% THC content and Indica-dominance that is in this cannabis strain.


Ice offers a well-balanced high due to the balanced Indica and Sativa properties infused in this powerful strain with long-lasting effects. It can make its users more sociable and as the high gradually phases out, they might feel relaxed until they are sleepy.

Purple OG Kush

Purple OG Kush is a pure Indica strain that has effects that calm users and nods them off to sleep. That can come in handy for those suffering from lack of sleep due to depression. It also elevates their mood to the next level.

Master Kush

Master Kush has easygoing effects that are suitable for beginners that include inciting euphoric feelings and a spark of intellectual curiosity. Some users have also reported a burst of creativity, helping individuals suffering from depression to fill up their time constructively.

Ice Cream Cake

Ice Cream Cake strain is known for its sweet taste and creamy texture. As an Indica-based hybrid, it gives users a relaxing kind of high. It is perfect for restless, worried or depressive people, with its pleasant aroma it helps to relax and overcome depression, stress and anxiety symptoms.

Strawberry Kush

Strawberry Kush is quite popular for its distinct taste of freshly picked strawberries so much that its soothing effects sometimes go unnoticed. The Indica-dominant strain has a strong body high that also targets the cognitive function helping ease feelings of depression.

Grease Monkey

Grease Monkey can help people suffering from depression get enough rest by causing a body high, leading them to sleep. The strain gets rid of any stress you may be facing, which contributed to better mental health.


Afghani has a steady THC content of 16% that results in an Indica-dominant high that is sedative and incites euphoria. The effects of this strain a profound and can help with remedying depression and other stress-related disorders.

In conclusion, I must say that if you experience any kind of depression symptoms, it would be a great idea for you to try the strains above and I am almost sure that you will feel relief.

Lana Jones
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