Many people rely on cannabis to stimulate them in social situations, which makes sense since some cannabis strains are excellent at beating away feelings of anxiety and shyness. While everyone experiences anxiety differently, statistics show that approximately 15 million Americans suffer from some form of social anxiety.
If you’re one of them, why not give bud a try to help you alleviate the stress that parties Certain cannabis strains have proven to be better than others for alleviating anxiety. Here are some of the best strains for anxiety that you can find in our shop right now.
Best Strains for Anxiety
Gelato is a deliciously sweet strain that produces happy, euphoric, and uplifting effects that are sure to melt your anxiety away. Although this strain features slightly indica-dominant genetics, it won’t leave you feeling you overly sedated or too tired to talk.
Instead, Gelato’s balanced high creeps in over time allowing you to enjoy its cerebral and physical effects as they develop. Most people find that gelato’s uplifting effects boost their sense of happiness and creativity in a calm and tranquil way. Whether you are trying to alleviate anxiety, depression, or stress, gelato may be able to help.
Girl Scout Cookies
Similarly to gelato, Girl Scout Cookies is a top-shelf indica-dominant strain that is a great choice for alleviating feelings of anxiety and depression. This strain’s soaring THC levels can reach as high as 28%, making it one of the more potent strains available to medical patients.
GCS produces intense waves of euphoria and deep relaxation that stop stress and anxiety in their tracks. Many people find that consuming GSC with others in a social setting quickly has them giggling and laughing their worries away.
High Season’s very own Moscato is a cross between potent indica Grandaddy Purple and potent sativa Durban Poison. This strain provides an immediate mood boost whenever you’re feeling down and is sure to leave you happy and laughing. Additionally, this strain contains the terpene linalol, known for reducing stress and anxiety. Our Moscato clocks in at about 17%-18% THC, making it an especially good choice if you prefer to avoid high-THC strains.
Because of Moscato’s low-THC levels and well-balanced effects, it can be used at any time of the day or night, making it one of the best strains for anxiety around.
This strain, sometimes called London Pound Cake, is named for its intensely sweet, nutty, and citrusy flavor. A 70/30 indica-dominant strain, High Season’s Pound Cake produces calming, relaxing, and self-centering effects. Due to its ridiculously high THC content that can reach up to 29%, pound cake can be great for a quick fix for intense feelings of anxiety or depression. If you find yourself easing into patterns of anxiety or negative thought, pound cake can help bring you back down to earth.
Thanks to its euphoric and relaxing properties, Wedding Cake is one of the best strains for anxiety around. A cross between Cherry Pie and Girl Scout Cookies, this rare top-shelf strain features just enough indica effects to relax you, but not enough to couch-lock you. You will quickly feel this strain’s cerebral head high before its delightful body high envelops you. When consumed in social settings this strain tends to produce giddiness and euphoria that leads to stimulating conversation.
While you probably still won’t be the life of the party, you’ll probably enjoy it more with these fun strains. Nab yours now.