Updated on February 29, 2020. Medical content reviewed by Dr. Joseph Rosado, MD, M.B.A, Chief Medical Officer
Northern Lights is one of the more well-known Indica strains of cannabis commercially available. It has a THC content of 16.5%. The cannabis strain descends from the Thai and indigenous Afghani strains of marijuana. It is rumored to have originated near Seattle in Washington first and then propagated outside Holland. You can expect extremely pungent spicy and sweet aromas to be wafting out of this strain.
The Indica strain provides significant psychoactive effects as well, helping you settle into a dreamy euphoric state while enacting full-body relaxation and stress-relief. It is perfect for people who struggle with stress and injury. The strain acts as a pain reliever and a sleep inducer to help recovery. You can also use it to curb anxiety and depression equally well. Many phenotypes and hybrids of Northern Lights are available in the market. Pick according to your specific needs to enjoy the best results.
What are cannabis strains? They are either pure or hybrid varieties of the plant genus cannabis, which includes the species C. sativa, C. indica, and C. ruderalis. To learn more, check out MarijuanaDoctors.com directory of cannabis strains so you can identify which meets your health requirements best.