Hybrid cannabis strains provide the best of both worlds. Expert breeders select the top sativa and indica strains and combine them into super strains that maintain the best aspects from both parents. Hybrids can be sativa or indica dominant and have the effects to match.
The effects of the many different strains of cannabis are as varied as the needs of the people who use them. For many users, recreational and medical alike, hybrid strains offer the best of both worlds. As expert breeders gain more knowledge and ability over the years, the get better and better at selecting for desirable traits in their strains. The end result is strains with more benefits and fewer drawbacks. Growers choose the best Indica and Sativa strains and breed them into super strains to capture the best traits of both parents. This is a long, complicated process, and it takes years of effort to produce the very best hybrids. Hybrids can be Indica-dominant, Sativa-dominant, or true 50/50 or balanced hybrids, and the benefits and effects they produce will typically match their dominant strain, although they’ll also be tempered by the presence of the other strain.