Wanna make delicious edibles that are just as tasty as they are potent? Learn in this guide the best strains for making edibles from our experts at Best Bud Seeds.
Cannabis Edible Strain Guide Contents:
- How Do The Effects Of Edibles Differ From One Strain To Another?
- How Do You Choose The Right Strain For Your Edibles?
- Best Sativa Strains For Cannabis Edibles
- Best Indica Strains For Cannabis Edibles
- Best Hybrid Strains For Cannabis Edibles
- Best Cbd Strains For Cannabis Edibles
As with smoked cannabis, edibles that are made from Sativa strains tend to have a much more uplifting effect with less of a body high than Indicas. Indicas tend to be fairly sedating, and they tend to produce a stronger body high. However, edibles tend to produce both a stronger body high and stronger mental effects than smoked cannabis. Also, edibles tend to be more sedating than smoked cannabis for some users.
Many edibles that are on the legal cannabis market today are derived from hash oil, which primarily contains THC as opposed to other cannabinoids. These products tend to produce effects that are more similar to Sativas than Indicas. However, some pre-made edible cannabis products also include a certain portion of CBD, which gives them effects that are more similar to Indicas.
People who will be taking their edible at night may prefer Indica strains due to their sedative properties, but people who will be taking the edible during the day may prefer Sativa strains due to their uplifting effects. Hybrid strains can produce a combination of the effects of Sativas and Indicas, but the specific ratio of THC to CBD in these plants varies considerably. This means that you need to familiarize the effects of the specific hybrid strain that you’re considering. Luckily, there are dozens of excellent strains that you can choose from in Colorado if you’re planning to make your own edibles.
Pure sativa strains are renowned for the cerebral and energetic effects they give rise to. Not only that, but they contain an array of terpenes that augment the experience with distinct aromas and flavors. Looking to be productive after munching on that cookie? Planning on taking a long run later on? These sativa strains are the way to go!
Featured Strain: Sour Punch (Sour Diesel X Purple Punch)
Featured Strain: Cookie Dream (Blue Dream X Animal Cookies) Seeds
Featured Strain: Cookies & Cream (Chem de la Chem X Animal Cookies) Seeds
Indicas hold a firm place in most cannabis users’ hearts—even sativa lovers. After all, who can resist a good body-slamming, blissful stone? The following strains are ideal for enjoying after a busy day for some seriously relaxing and indulgent edibles.
Featured Strain: Alien Punch (GMO X Purple Punch) Seeds
Featured Strain: Purple Punch (Indica) Seeds
Featured Strain: Purple Hills (San Fernando Valley OG X Purple Punch) Seeds
It’s often said that hybrid strains combine the best of both worlds; and that’s true. But, even beyond that, hybrids offer distinct experiences that cannot be attributed to sativa or indica genetics alone. Take a look at some of the most delectable and powerful hybrid strains to infuse into edibles below.
Featured Strain: Punch Your Face Off (Triangle Kush x Faceoff X Purple Punch) Seeds
Featured Strain: Purple Wedding Cake (Wedding Cake X Purple Punch) Seeds
Featured Strain: Animal Cookies (Girl Scout Cookies X Fire OG) Seeds
CBD strains for edibles are for individuals not looking for psychoactive effects, but want the amazing healing benefits of CBD. Don’t forget that before you bake with hemp flowers, they should be decarboxylated by heating them. During this process, many chemical components of the flowers like terpenes and flavonoids are removed, as are acidic cannabinoids (CBDA and THCA) converted into CBD and THC, respectively. To decarb the flowers, they are ground, then placed on a baking sheet and left in a preheated oven at 110 °C for about 40 minutes.
Featured Strain: CBD BaOx Feminized Seeds
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