10 Best Marijuana Strains for Mental Health

Many people suffer from all sorts of mental health related conditions that they struggle with everyday. Unfortunately, many medications that help treat those disorder also produce dangerous or negative side effects, so they turn to alternative forms of treatment such as marijuana.

Here are 10 marijuana strains that can help deal with mental health issues:

1. Jack Herer

Jack Herer is a strain known for its ability to boost a person’s mood as well as their focus. It’s the perfect strain for anyone dealing with depression whose unable to cope with everyday tasks.

2. Pineapple Express

Obviously a strain that shares its name with a Seth Rogen movie will help a user feel happy. It’s known to induce a feeling of bliss, which is helpful for anyone feeling down in the dumbs.

3. Harlequin

Harlequin will is another strain that will help improve a person’s mood, and it’s high CBD and low THC levels will also prevent the anxiety feelings that often accompany using marijuana.

4. Granddaddy Purple

Granddaddy Purple is one of the most relaxing strains available, and will set anyone’s mind at ease. This is the perfect strain for anyone dealing with a substantial amount of stress.

5. Cannatonic

Like Granddaddy Purple, Cannatonic will produce strong relaxation feelings, but it’s mch higher in CBD so you won’t have to worry about the possible anxiety symptoms that accompany high THC strains.

6. Northern Lights

While it’s not 100 percent clear how cannabis can help treat Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, many people who use Northern Lights say it helps slow the mind and body down, and that allows them to control those urges that can lead to OCD-like behavior.

7. Blue Dream

This popular strain is very popular among people suffering from many conditions. It produces a strong, cerebral high that invigorates the user. It’s used for people suffering from depression, anxiety and even bipolar disorder.

8. Pineapple Kush

Pineapple Kush is another high CBD, low THC strain that many people use to help treat depression, but its particularly popular among people who suffer from mood swings. It allows people to focus on their behaviors and not get too out-of-control.

9. Lamb’s Bread

Lamb’s Bread is a great strain for producing positive and happy vibes for people suffering from depression or stress. It’s a major energizer, if you’re unable to motivate yourself to get something done.

10. Girl Scout Cookies

Whether in actual cookie form or in cannabis form, Girl Scout Cookies are always able to improve someone’s day. The strain produces a strong cerebral high that quickly takes users to a state of euphoria.


The safest way to consume cannabis is through edibles, according to the average American. That's what researchers found after a recent survey 9,000 respondents across the United States. The study - which has been published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine - discovered that 25 percent of respondents picked cannabis-infused edibles as the safest form of marijuana consumption.