Indica and Sativa and Their Real Meanings

Indica and Sativa don’t mean what you think they do. A lot of confusion surrounds cannabis and the chemistry of the plant,  says Max Montrose in a recent interview.

Indica and Sativa

“Unfortunately, most people don’t know what indica and sativa truly mean,” Montrose says. ” … A lot of people know this thing called sativa, but we have a lot of genomic evidence that supports the idea that the DNA and the chemotype, the chemistry, of a sativa is strictly hemp.”

There are certain types of cannabis that can stimulate and others that can relax; however, because the plants are vastly hybridized, it’s not necessarily sativa- or indica-dependent, he says.


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