Medical research have shown that medicinal cannabis is an effective way to get rid of migraines. New research continues to demonstrate that cannabis can actually be a better substitute than prescribed drugs when it comes in treating migraine headaches. Understanding that research is key to knowing the best weed strains for migraines.

A study have shown an important fact worth noting. Test subjects who smoked cannabis experienced more immediate migraine relief than those who ingested cannabis. With this major factor in mind, here are the top 5 weed strains for migraines.

1. Purple Haze

This sativa dominant hybrid (85% sativa, 15% indica) is a cross between the rare Purple Thai X Haze strains. It named after Jimi Hendrix’s classic 1967 song with THC level ranging from 14-19% on average and it will give you an amazing head high that’s a potent weapon against painful migraines. It has a terpene profile that gives it an earthy sweetness and notes of berry.

2. Kryptonite

Supposedly a cross between Mendocino Purps and Killer Queen, Kryptonite is a good choice for those seeking to treat serious migraine without overwhelming sleepiness. Its 25 percent THC dominance make it serious medicine for treating serious pain. The sweet, sugary flavors linger as long as the high does making sure from migraine relief.

3. Green Crack

A pure daytime cannabis strain, Green Crack may help consumers fight migraine, stress and depression. The mental buzz you get after taking this pure strain help you against any headaches and keeps you going throughout the day.

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4. AK-47

A mixture of Colombian, Mexican, Thai and Afghani varieties, AK-47 is a sativa dominant strain that is fast acting, potent and that will give your migraine a toss. Highly smoke-able, with smooth, pungent flavors, AK-47 is a well-balanced THC-CBD combo strain.

5. Critical Mass

A cross of Afghani and Skunk #1, this indica dominant hybrid is one of the highest CBD-THC combination strains available. Bred specifically for therapeutic use, this is one of the best weed strains for migraines thanks to the high, balanced levels of medicinal cannabinoids it offers.

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