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Not all cannabis strains are the same when it comes to putting you to bed. Some cannabis strains are bred with the intention of catering to active users, while others are designed to inspire a more relaxed feeling.

For that reason, it's important to know which strains will work best when you're looking for an easy way to get to sleep.

Combating Insomnia

Indicas cannabis strains are the best when it comes to combating insomnia. That's because indicas tends to have a high level of the terpene Myrcene, which works as a sedative in concentrations above 0.5%. However, concentrations any lower than that may actually have an energizing effect, so it's crucial to be informed when choosing your strain.

Blackberry Kush is the ideal indica strain for those looking to float off into a heavy and peaceful sleep, since it tends to calm the body and the mind.

Tahoe Kush also offers users a relaxed mind effect, along with and feelings of floating. With either of these strains, you won’t have any feelings of sleeplessness.

Let’s look at some other cannabis strains that will help you to overcome your insomnia.

Best Cannabis Strains For Insomnia

Bubba Kush

If you are looking for one of the best cannabis strains to make you feel happy, sleepy and hungry, then Bubba Kush is the best choice. It has a sweet flavor like chocolate or coffee, making it a favorite among cannabis enthusiasts.

Similar to many other indica cannabis strains, Bubba Kush is known to relieve insomnia, pain and stress. But good luck finding it – Bubba Kush is famous for its scarcity in marijuana dispensaries.

Granddaddy Purple

Granddaddy Purple, a pure indica, is a cannabis strains similar to Big Bud and Purple Urkle. As popular as it is legendary, Grandaddy Purp is known for its ability to treat stress, loss of appetite, chronic pain and insomnia.

When consumed or smoked, this strain helps to clear the mind, often whisking the user off to a deep sleep.


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Purple Kush

Use Purple Kush and get ready for complete mental and physical relaxation. This is one of the cannabis strains that will combat insomnia and pain, leaving users stress-free and euphoric after smoking Purple Kush.


If you have a desire to go deep into the recesses of your mind, then you should choose the indica strain Romulan. This is one of the most dominant cannabis strains, and so you should have high expectations of calmness when you puff Romulan. It is heavily relaxing and an excellent choice for medical cannabis patients.

Hash Plant

Hash plant is a pure strain from the indica family. It comes to us via a mixture of the Afghani and Northern Lights cannabis strains. Hash plant is known for having a thick coat of resin, and for delivering a potent punch to medical cannabis users.

You can expect to feel heavenly euphoria and experience a noticeable high when you puff this cannabis strain, which will more than likely put you right to bed.

White Rhino

White Rhino is an offspring of the White Widow cannabis strain. It gives a strong high, similar to a sativa strain, even though, this is an indica strain. You can expect to be relieved of your stress and have a clear enough head to go sleep peacefully.


As the name implies, this is one of the cannabis strains that gives off a distinct mango flavor and smell. It is bred from the KC 33 hybrid and Afghani strains. If you want to feel as if you are visiting a tropical garden before falling asleep, Mango is the ideal strain for you.

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Big Bud

As you could imagine from the name, this is one cannabis strain that delivers a powerful punch of sleep to all who imbibe. The huge buds are known to offer sensations of tiredness and relaxation. After smoking the Big Bud, you should make sure that you are close to your bed.


Last (but definitely not least) is Afghani, which is one of the most reliable cannabis strains for sleep. It is one of the medical strains used most frequently to treat stress, insomnia and chronic pain.

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