Top 10 Best Marijuana Strains for Pain Relief

Top 10 Best Marijuana Strains for Pain Relief

While some users enjoy marijuana simply for its euphoric effects, others use marijuana for medical purposes. Nowadays, many patients turn to marijuana to help them tackle hard-to-treat symptoms, with one of the most common uses being to relieve pain.

Various studies and reports have shown that marijuana can help relieve pain, and many marijuana strains that offer soothing physical relief to counteract pain. Here are the top 10 best marijuana strains for pain relief.


ACDC is a particularly rare and unique cannabis strain due to its extremely high CBD levels. While most cannabis strains are high in THC and low in CBD, hence their strong psychoactive effects, ACDC usually has a 20:1 CBD to THC ratio and CBD levels of 12-16%.

As such, this strain can work wonders for users who want soothing relief for chronic pain, inflammation, headaches, migraines, and other physical ailments but don’t want to get too high. The psychoactive effects are minimal, yet it’ll make you feel calm, relaxed, and pain-free.


2. Chemo

Chemo or “UBC Chemo” has an interesting origin story- it was originally developed by the University of British Columbia in the 1970s to help patients dealing with the symptoms of chemotherapy.

Since it was designed specifically for medical purposes, this pure indica strain is perfect for relieving pain. As well as relieving headaches, boosting your appetite, and enhancing your mood, the physical effects can quickly free you of physical anguish and help you sleep.

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3. Jedi Kush

Jedi Kush is another powerful indica strain that’s fantastic for pain relief. It’s a cross between Death Star and SFV OG Kush with THC levels of 19-25%. As well as having impressive THC levels, Jedi Kush also packs a good dose of CBD, making it even better for pain.

This strain is perfect for soothing your body without making you feel too lethargic. You can enjoy the pleasurable physical effects while also enjoying a dreamy mental high that makes you feel uplifted and stress-free.

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4. Nuken

With its delicious taste and strong physical effects, Nuken is another one of the best marijuana strains for pain relief. A few hits of this will send soothing tingles throughout your entire body, but you’ll still be awake and alert enough to enjoy all kinds of activities.

On top of helping with pain, Nuken can also be great for dealing with depression, anxiety, and stress. It’s also extremely enjoyable to smoke or vape thanks to the marshmallowy, almost smores-like taste.

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5. Critical Kush

Critical Kush is a potent indica strain that’s perfect for pain relief. It’s made by crossing Critical Mass and OG Kush and the result is a strain that can melt away any pain, stress or physical tension in an instant.

Since it’s so strong, it’s best to take it easy with this strain- too much might make you feel anxious. However, a moderate dose will make you feel happy, euphoric, stress-free, and pain-free in an instant.

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6. Blue Dream

Blue Dream is an extremely popular strain for both recreational and medical purposes. This sativa-dominant strain will swiftly boost your mood and heighten your senses, making you feel incredibly happy and euphoric.

The physical effects are just as enjoyable. Blue Dream will give you a warm, tingly body high that washes away all physical tension without being too overwhelming. Along with a musky blueberry taste, it’s hard not to enjoy this strain.

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7. Kosher Kush

This indica-dominant hybrid was blessed by a Rabbi and has won two High Times Indica Cups, so it’s safe to say it’s a stellar strain of marijuana. It packs exceptional THC levels of up to 29% along with an enjoyable earthy yet fruity taste.

As for the effects, Kosher Kush will hit you hard and fast with soothing physical relief. You’ll feel hazy and spaced-out yet thoroughly euphoric as the body high intensifies, soon leading you into a night of deep, restful sleep.

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Death Bubba

8. Death Bubba

Death Bubba, a cross between Death Star and Bubba Kush, is perfect for when you want a powerful body high that completely knocks out any feelings of pain or stress. This indica-dominant hybrid with THC levels of 25-27% is a favorite for both recreational and medical users.

Smoking this will swiftly lead you into a spacey head high that makes it hard to have any worries on your mind. Meanwhile, your entire body will be treated to soothing and tranquilizing effects. You’ll soon find yourself feeling couch-locked and sleepy, yet still thoroughly calm and euphoric.

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9. King Louis XIII

King Louis XIII is a great indica-dominant strain that’s easily recognizable by its dense nugs and pungent piney aroma. With THC levels of over 20%, the effects are also strong, making it a fantastic strain for users who need something to relieve their pain and physical tension.

It’s best used in the evening or at nighttime, especially as the effects are intensely relaxing and sedating. King Louis XIII gives you a refreshing head high while also calming your entire body. As well as helping with pain, it’s also a powerful sleep aid.

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10. Northern Wreck

Northern Wreck crosses two top marijuana strains- Northern Lights and Trainwreck. The results are amazing- Northern Wreck will give you a dreamy and euphoric mental high while also giving you powerful physical relief.

This strain packs incredible THC levels of up to 29%, so you can rely on it to help with even the most nagging symptoms of pain. It’ll also help relieve chronic stress, nausea, appetite loss, and depression. It’s also great for insomnia, especially as the calming effects will soon send you to sleep.

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If you’re looking for potent pain relief, any of these strains can help. While these are some of the best marijuana strains for pain relief, there are plenty more worth trying out. We offer a massive range of marijuana strains, along with stronger products such as concentrates and edibles, all available for delivery at

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