The sleepy stoner is a common stereotype. While there are plenty of indica-dominant strains that do induce couchlock and heavy sedation, most cannabis users opt to use those at night. For those of us who have stuff to do all day or want/need to medicate in the morning, sleepy strains just won’t cut it.
Enter sativa. Sativa strains are fantastic at stimulating creativity, boosting your energy and improving your mood. Many people rely on sativa-dominant strains to help them with motivation or to alleviate depression. If you need a strain that raises you up rather than relaxing you down, give these classics a try!
Green Crack: Green Crack is a fruit-flavored sativa strain known for creating stimulating mental and physical energy. Perfect for daytime, Green Crack can keep you focused and feeling good. It’s a potent strain great for experienced users.
Jack Herer: A sativa-dominant strain named after a prominent cannabis activist, Jack Herer is a favorite strain of the wake-and-bake crowd. Sweet and earthy, this strain creates a euphoric, focused energy that can take you through morning tasks with ease. Jack Herer is a great mood-booster too!
Durban Poison: Durban Poison is pure sativa featuring a sweet earth and pine aroma and flavor. It will lift your mood and fill you with invigorating energy, perfect for active days. Durban Poison provides a clear-headed high but some people may find it too racy. Enjoy the euphoria!
Sour Tangie: Sour Tangie is a heavy hitting sativa with a bright, citrus flavor and aroma. The sweet and sour orange of Sour Tangie earns it high flavor points but it’s also a potent strain. Experienced users will appreciate the intense euphoria and mental energy provided.
Super Lemon Haze: Another delicious citrus-flavored strain, Super Lemon Haze is a go-to strain to combat depression and anxiety. Its positive mental energy and creative stimulation make it perfect for day use and physical activity. It’s a bit of a creeper strain, so use caution!