Sometimes, being overworked or stressed out can lead to pain in the body and constant tiredness. But the combination of fatigue and pain is also common in conditions such as chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia, and it can be debilitating for sufferers. Cannabis has an outstanding reputation for pain relief, due to its anti-inflammatory nature. But consuming cannabis doesn’t have to come with the infamous couch lock — some strains are renowned for providing an uplifting boost when it’s most needed. Let’s take a look at the overall best strains for pain and fatigue.
Super Silver Haze
If you struggle to make it through the day without feeling exhausted, Super Silver Haze may be the answer to your prayers. This strain contains a high THC content of 18% to 23% which, in some strains, would guarantee you’ll be fixed to the sofa for the afternoon. But the 70% Sativa to 30% Indica ratio wins out overall, providing a game-changing energy boost.
Make no mistake, Super Silver Haze creates a euphoric and long-lasting full-body high too. One of the most renowned Sativa strains out there, this strain is a cross between Northern Lights, Haze, and Skunk No. 1.
The healing properties of Super Silver Haze make it amazing for treating nerve pain of all kinds, as well as a lack of appetite, severe chronic depression, and migraines.
The Blue Dream strain is popular and well-established, preferred by many cannabis users who like to Wake and Bake in the morning. A cross between Super Silver Haze and Blueberry Indica, it’s also a slightly Sativa-dominant strain with reviving effects. Users report feeling both energized and relaxed throughout the body. As your fatigue lifts, you may find your mood does too — and you’ll be able to complete your tasks for the day with ease.
Blue Dream has between and 17% and 24% THC content, but a low CBD level of only up to 2%. Despite this high THC:CBD ratio, Blue Dream still delivers a mellow and slow onset high, making it a strong choice for beginner smokers.
Along with erasing fatigue, Blue Dream is pretty versatile in helping treat a wide range of other conditions. It’s most commonly used to help eliminate chronic pain, nausea, stress, anxiety, and depression.
This truly powerful strain both eases chronic pain and provides uplifting Sativa effects, making it one of the best strains for pain and fatigue. Users feel an energizing headrush quickly. Afterward, relaxation and relief spread throughout the body without creating heaviness or fatigue. Jack Herer is a cross between Shiva Skunk, Northern Lights, and one of the Haze hybrid strains.
Jack Herer has an exceptionally low CBD content of just 0.03% to 0.2%, and THC percentage ranging between 18% and 23%. It’s great for providing a boost of focus, inspired creativity, and clear-headedness. Expect to be equally buzzed and chilled out when consuming this strain.
At the same time, Jack Herer delivers the anti-inflammatory pain relief THC is often renowned for. Users consume this strain to help with conditions including chronic pain, loss of appetite, nausea, and migraines.
More of the Best Strains For Pain and Fatigue
For a more extensive list of cannabis strains that may help with fatigue, check out Leafly’s directory here.