15 Best Cannabis Strains for Increasing Productivity
By: Rachel Garland
Running a cannabis business is difficult. Actually, let's be real here, it's extremely difficult.
Sleepless nights, long days, and complicated legalities are all part of the territory. Running a successful cannabis operation is a huge undertaking. Just when you think things are running smoothly, another curve ball strikes.
Before you know it, you're completely burned out. (no pun intended) Burn out will wear you out. And that's the last thing you need in this industry.
The key to reducing burnout is spending your time wisely.
Cannabis can be a powerful tool for boosting productivity, here are 15 cannabis strains to maximize your workflow.
#1. Green Crack
Need an energizing boost? Try sativa dominant Green Crack. The uplifting cerebral effects provide a focused high. Fairly potent, a little bit goes a long way. The primarily cerebral high combats fatigue, helping you stay on task sunrise to sundown.
Hybrid ACDC is praised for its high CBD content. At 1:20 THC to CBD ratio, ACDC produces minimal psychoactive effects but induces a calming and uplifting sensation. The low THC levels are ideal for those prone to anxiety.
Dealing with a lot of stress lately? Consider sativa dominant Grapefruit. The happy high produces an energetic effect. Stress melts away as mood is elevated. The positive effects of Grapefruit are made even sweeter by the fact that it also offers a seriously tasty flavor. Like the name implies, this strain features a distinctly citrus taste.
#4. Jack Herer
Sativa dominant Jack Herer provides a clear headed high. Named after cannabis activist and author, Jack Herer is the descendent of Haze, Shiva Sunk, and Northern Lights #5. Jack Herer increases energy levels and uplifts mood. The high is not drowsy or hazy. The stimulating cerebral effects are conducive to concentration along with creative brainstorming.
#5. Durban Poison
Switch the afternoon cup of coffee for cannabis with Durban Poison. The invigorating buzz comes on quickly. Some people compare taking a puff to having a shot of espresso. Durban Poison is a delightfully sweet strain that provides a clear headed high. The uplifting effects are great for days at the office or productive time at home.
#6. Blue Dream
Tantalizing sweet, Blue Dream’s experience is pure bliss. The cerebral onset produces an uplifting head high. A sativa-dominant hybrid, Blue Dream delivers an energizing boost. Anxiety fades away as a rush of euphoria settles in.
Chemdawg induces a powerful but clear minded high. A fairly balanced hybrid, it produces both cerebral and physical effects. The mind is focused and the body is relaxed. This strain does contain slightly sedative qualities, though. Therefore, Chemdawg is best enjoyed during the end of a productive work sesh.
CBD-rich Harlequin has been praised for its robust health benefits. Low in THC content, the minimal psychoactive effects are conducive to concentration. Harlequin is ideal for days when you want a mellow buzz.
#9. Strawberry Cough
Need an extra lift during your work day? Strawberry Cough’s sweet herbal aroma immediately entices the senses. The fragrant aroma is matched by an energizing buzz. Don’t be surprised if you find yourself getting twice as much work done. The relaxing cerebral effects keep you at ease while your mind concentrates on the task at hand.
#10. CBD Mango Haze
Sativa dominant CBD Mango Haze produces uplifting cerebral effects. The mellow buzz relaxes the body and energizes the mind. It is a functional high that can help you manage your workload.
#11. Super Sour Diesel
Potent sativa Super Sour Diesel produces a strong cerebral head high. The energetic lift is conducive to creative thinking. It is a focused experience that will help you get in the zone. You may even find it replaces your morning cup of Joe. However, keep in mind that a little bit goes a long way with this strain.
#12. Dutch Treat
Have a busy weekend ahead? Consider Amsterdam favorite Dutch Treat. An indica dominant hybrid, Dutch Treat induces a euphoric head rush. The uplifting effects will leave you feeling sociable and energized. As the head high dissipates, a relaxing body high settles in. Keep in the mind that Dutch Treat could keep you couch locked after a few hours, especially at higher doses.
Tackle the work day with motivating Haze. A popular sativa since the 1960s, Haze delivers an energizing boost. The rich spicy aroma immediately invigorates your senses. A creative yet focused head high soon follows. This strain is a great option when you need to knock out a long to-do list.
Sativa dominant hybrid Cinex delivers powerful cerebral effects. The high is clear and energizing. Expect to feel focused, productive, and uplifted. The prominent sativa qualities provide lasting effects, making this strain an ideal workday companion.
#15. Lemon Walker OG
Pungent Lemon Walker OG produces elevating cerebral effects. The strong citrus tones refresh the senses as an energizing buzz takes hold. Mood is lifted for a happy and productive experience.
What’s your go-to workday strain? Share your top cannabis strains for productivity with us below.