We are so happy to personally know Jessie Gill, RN who authored this article. She is a cannabis nurse with a background in holistic health and hospice who educates about cannabis while challenging the stigma against marijuana use. She is a trusted advocate known as the Marijuana Mommy.
There are 2437 strains of cannabis currently in Leafly’s database, but no one really knows for sure how many strains actually exist. Each individual strain of cannabis can produce very different physical, mental, and emotional reactions and all strains do not treat the same symptoms. To understand why the effects of strains vary so much, you need to understand the basic chemistry of cannabis. Read more here.