Using cannabis can lead to so many different effects on the mind and body. After a few puffs you might find yourself feeling more creative, more productive, or even feel a happy buzz that radiates throughout your entire body. Usually marijuana users are looking for that chilled out relaxed high that is a common side effect from tons of different strains. The way you feel after ingesting cannabis is typically dependent on the strain you choose, so this is something you should think about next time you purchase or grow your own weed.

If you are one of the lucky ones living in Canada, the government has just allowed its residents to grow up to four plants per household for recreational use and you can also get your ACMPR license to grow medical plants. Because of these new laws more and more Canadians are trying out growing for the first time. For all those new growers out there, or even if you just what advice on what strains to purchase from cannabis dispensaries – consider growing or buying these five strains that are sure to help you chill out.

Northern Lights

Northern Lights is a pure indica breed of cannabis that is popular among growers for its easy growing. It grows strong, quick, and is resistant to diseases and potential problems that growers often face. Not only is it one of the easiest ones to grow, it has some of the most sought-after side effects. Its buds develop a sticky resin that shows just how potent the strain can be. It leads to complete relaxation, but can also give some smokers a boost in creativity. So get your creative juices flowing while also mellowing out by giving Northern Lights a go.

Girl Scout Cookies (GSC)

The popularity of the strain known as GSC continues to grow and has won tons of awards among cannabis lovers. It is a cross-breed of Durban Poison and OG Kush and holds the best qualities of each of these strains. In the past it was mainly found in California but has since spread to Canada and other part of the world. GSC has a nice flavor that falls between sweet and earthy and it will quickly have your body feeling relaxed from head to toe. Some users claim that it is one of the best strains for a euphoric high but ingesting too much can lead to a more comatose state. So take it easy when you smoke this strain, you don’t need to go too crazy – a little bit will go a long way.


If you want a potent strain with lots of flavor, Trainwreck is the weed for you. It gets its name for having a relaxing effect that hits you like a train at full speed. This is a sativa-dominant blend that some users describe to have a spicy afterbite when smoked. It is ideal for anyone experiencing mild anxiety and just wanting to relax after a long day of work. Its high THC content also helps with ADD and ADHD and can even alleviate migraines and headaches.