Top Strains of Medical Marijuana for Arthritic Pain (Arthritis)

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    By Partner EditorialsSep 10, 2020, 1:45 pm562 pts

    For patients suffering from painful inflammation characteristic of arthritis, medical marijuana is a great option to help keep that inflammation under control. Research has suggested that medical marijuana can help manage not just the common symptoms of arthritis, but also the side effects of having a long-term debilitating illness, like mood disorders and lack of appetite.

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    Medical marijuana is a natural, affordable alternative to traditional medicines used to treat arthritis, which also lacks the side effects found in conventional drugs. Most of the patients have experienced excellent results, including less pain, reduced use of other medications and improved movement, through their use of medical weed.

    Once you receive your Florida marijuana card which enables you to receive medical marijuana for arthritis, here is a list of some of the most common and effective strains of Medical Marijuana For Arthritic Pain that you give a should try;

    Girl Scout Cookies

    The Girl Scout Cookies strain, or as it is more commonly called, GSC, is very popular and super effective. GSC is a California native hybrid strain, which is created by crossing OG Kush and Durban Poison. This amazing strain has a deep earthy and sweet aroma with a quite high THC content. The high ratio of THC in this hybrid makes it very effective for chronic pain, and it also induces an amazing feeling of euphoria and relaxation.


    The name says it all, it kills any type of pain in no time. Anesthesia is an indica strain recommended for nighttime use since it's very sedating. It will give you a strong body-high and a cerebral buzz, so the best time to use it is only after you have finished with your day.


    Cannatonic is one of the most popular medical hybrid strains, Cannatonic is known for its high CBD levels and low THC content. It's mainly used for treating all sorts of pain as well as muscle spasms, which makes it one of the favourites among arthritis patients. It's great for relaxing during the day.

    Blue Widow

    Blue Widow is a very popular, effective, and crowd-favourite strain that has both uplifting and soothing effects on the consumers. Pain relief is the most common and prominent medical benefit of the Blue widow, it also has many other medical benefits such as stress and anxiety relief, countering insomnia, and countering depression, which makes the strain the favourite among medicinal users.


    ACDC is a Sativa-dominant strain that produces no psychoactive effects, one more Sativa-dominant hybrid that doesn't alter the mood and mind. ACDC is a popular daytime strain with plenty of medical properties and almost no psych activity at all. What is so special about this strain is that it flushes pain out almost immediately.


    Harlequin is a perfect choice for those of you who need to function during the day and want to avoid a euphoric high. The Harlequin Sativa dominant cannabis strain usually has a 5:2 CBD: THC ratio. This makes it a super effective strain for treating conditions such as arthritis pain.

    Final thought. Medical marijuana is only now coming into the light in due to its therapeutic benefits. In recent studies, cannabis reduced inflammation and pain in patients with the most common types of arthritis. Thanks to the two major cannabinoids, THC and CBD, patients said their pain eased after using cannabis every 6-8 hours.

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