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Cannabis Strains for Tourette’s Syndrome

Many of us already heard about Tourette’s syndrome, a kind of neuropsychiatric disease that usually starts during childhood and if will not be treated right away, will continue until the patient will grow and mature. Tourette’s syndrome involves jerking of heads, shrugging, and involuntarily blinking. There are even cases which involves the patients with screaming. A person with this type of condition has no control over his movement during the attack. Although this condition is not considered as fatal, it was still a big impact in patient’s life negatively since it might cause some embarrassment, low self-esteem, and depression. Tourette ’s syndrome’s symptoms will often happen if the patient will get excited, exercise, and stress. This type of condition has no cure yet there are effective ways patients can use in order to lessen and manage its symptoms. One of these ways is the use of specific cannabis strains which have special properties that can manage this type of condition.

Granddaddy Purple

 Key Features

  • Strain type: 30% sativa/ 70% indica
  • THC-CBD Content: 17-27%- 1%
  • Flavors: grape, berry, sweet
  • Effects: relaxed, sleepy, happy, euphoric, hungry

Granddaddy Purple was introduced way back in 2003. It is the result of the blending of two strains which are Purple Urkle and Big Bud. Granddaddy Purple is an indica dominant strain which has high THC content. Therefore, this strain will give you a high and euphoric effect but in a relaxed manner. In fact, both the mind and body could able to benefit the effects of this cannabis strain. Granddaddy Purple is one of the most famous strains when it comes to the medication of Tourette’s Syndrome. Aside from that, this strain is also effective in the treatment of pain, muscle spasm, stress, sleeplessness, and loss of appetite.

Northern Lights

Key Features

  • Strain type: indica
  • THC-CBD Content: 16%-21%
  • Flavors: sweet, earthy, pine
  • Effects: relaxed, happy, euphoric, sleepy, uplifted

If you want to experience using the indica dominant strains, then using the Northern Lights is a good choice. In fact, Northern Lights is one of the most famous cannabis strains in the community of marijuana use and cultivation. The fact that his strain has a high content of CBD and low in THC, the consumption of Northern Lights will lead to a more relaxed state with the happy and euphoric state of mood. Northern Lights is highly known for its efficiency in the medical field. In fact, the sleepy effect it can provide is highly helpful for a patient which are suffering from insomnia, depression, anxiety, and many more.

Purple Kush

Key Features

  • Strain type: indica
  • THC-CBD Content: 22%
  • Flavors: earthy, grape, berry
  • Effects: relaxed, happy, euphoric, sleepy, hungry

Purple Kush is another strain which is highly famous in the community of marijuana. This indica dominant strain has a high level of THC content. This blend results in two famous strains, the Hindu Kush and Purple Afghani blissful and euphoric effect that will usually last longer. More than that, Purple Kush is a good choice for those patients who wanted to relax their minds and themselves well. With its relaxation effects, this cannabis strain is highly efficient in the treatment of illnesses like pain, insomnia, and stress. Purple Kush is also known for its great taste and smell and is one of the favorites of many patients who rely on cannabis for treatment.

Critical Mass

Key Features

  • Strain type: 20% sativa, 80% indica
  • THC-CBD Content: 19-22%- 5%
  • Flavors: earthy, woody, sweet
  • Effects: relaxed, happy, sleepy, euphoric, hungry

Critical Mass is an indica dominant cannabis strain with a high content of THC and low level of CBD. This strain is the product of the combination of Skunk #1 and Afghani. Because of the high level of THC of Critical Mass, it is also known in the medical field for its efficiency and positive results in serious conditions like cancer, multiple sclerosis, panic, disorders, anxiety, and chronic pain. It is a kind of strain which will give you a relaxed and happy effect which makes it among the top choices of many patients.


Key Features

  • Strain type: 20% sativa/ 80% indica
  • THC-CBD Content: 24%
  • Flavors; Blueberry, sweet, berry
  • Effects: relaxed, happy, sleepy, euphoric, hungry

Another famous strain in the industry of cannabis is the Blueberry. This is an indica dominant strain which has a high level of THC content. Blueberry will provide you with a relaxed and happy effect which is also the reason that many patients preferred to use this strain over the other. More than that, Blueberry has long-lasting effects or usually takes a number of hours. With this, many patients who are suffering from pain and stress choose Blueberry because of the positive results it provides.

The above strains are all known to have positive effects for people who have Tourette’s Syndrome. Though each strain has different effects from patient to patient, all of them are effective in treating depression, pain, stress, and other related symptoms of Tourette’s syndrome.