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  • Ashley Slimak

6 Best Cannabis Strains For Stress Relief

best strains for stress relief

Stress is something we all experience and it can have an impact on your emotions and body. Fortunately, certain cannabis strains can help promote relaxation and calmness to relieve feelings of stress. We have compiled a list of some of the best cannabis strains recommended to assist in alleviating stress that you can find right here at dispensaries across Ohio!

Ice Cream Cake

Terpene Profile: Limonene, Caryophyllene, Linalool

Ice Cream Cake is an indica-dominant strain that is a cross between Wedding Cake and Gelato #33. This strain lives up to its name as it provides a sweet flavor that contains hints of sugary dough and vanilla. It will leave you with a sensation of relaxation and euphoria while helping to alleviate stress and anxiety.

OG Kush

Terpene Profile: Caryophyllene, Myrcene, Linalool

OG Kush is a hybrid strain that originated in Florida in the early 90's and has since become a staple with many cannabis users. OG Kush contains an earthy/woody aroma with a hint of spice. This strain will give you a cerebral high with relaxed, euphoric and uplifting effects making it perfect to help melt away stress.


Terpene Profile: Limonene, Myrcene, Farnesene

Burkle is an indica-dominant hybrid that comes from its parent strains Purple Urkle and Bubba Kush. This powerful indica strain will fill your body with relaxing and calming effects that can help ease stress. But be careful! Burkle is recommended to be used in the evening or at night as it is known to induce sleep.


Terpene Profile: Myrcene, Farnesene, Limonene

Blueberry is another indica-dominant strain that is a cross between Thai and Purple Thai. This strain originates back from the 1970’s and later went on to win the High Times Cannabis Cup for Best Indica in 2000. It’s strong relaxing effects will produce a long lasting euphoric high that is sure to uplift your mood.

GG #4

Terpenes: Caryophyllene, Limonene, Humulene

GG #4, or sometimes otherwise known as Gorilla Glue, is a hybrid strain that comes from Chem’s Sister, Chocolate Diesel and Sour Dubb. GG#4 is very well known among the cannabis community as it took first place in the Los Angeles and Michigan 2014 Cannabis Cups. It's sticky and dense buds supply a sour and earthy aroma that can help diminish any feelings of stress.

Banana Punch

Terpene Profile: Limonene, Myrcene, Farnesene

Last on our list is Banana Punch, which is a cross between Purple Punch and Banana OG. This strain is packed with a fruity berry flavor with hints of banana and pineapple. When consuming this strain, you can expect to experience a cerebral and body high that will slowly turn into pure relaxation and euphoria.


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