4 Sativa CBD Flower Strains to Buy in 2021

Sativa and indica strains are clearly in different categories. While it’s unclear whether Cannabis sativa and Cannabis indica were actually different species to begin with, two widely different categories of cannabis exist that deliver very different results.

When it's time to get up, go, and enjoy everything daytime has to offer, reach for some delicious, fruity sativa buds. Even better, make getting fuzzy in the head optional — smoke the four Secret Nature CBD flowers on this list to enjoy all the benefits of sativa without getting high.

What is sativa hemp?

What makes a cannabis plant “sativa,” exactly, and what truly is the difference between sativa and indica? Let’s start by examining where the Cannabis sativa plant grows in the wild.

Native to cold, arid plains and steppes, indica cannabis grows short and stocky, and it has a long growing season. Sativa cannabis, on the other hand, originally grew in more tropical climates, so it stretches upward toward the sun, bears thin, lanky colas, and matures faster than indica.

What is Cannabis sativa?

Even though the hemp plant is called Cannabis sativa, not all cannabis strains are sativa-dominant. Over the years, the term “sativa” has come to be used to refer to hemp strains with energizing attributes, and “indica” is used to refer to more relaxing strains.

Both sativa-dominant and indica-dominant cannabis strains, however, are from the same species — Cannabis sativa. As a result, it might be simpler to call strains with sativa genetics strains “sativa-dominant” rather than just “sativa.”

What does sativa do?

We don’t know exactly why sativa-dominant cannabis strains exert the effects they do. Lamentably, there’s very little research into the actual chemical differences between indica-dominant and sativa-dominant cannabis strains.

The latest research indicates, though, that cannabinoids and terpenes change each other’s effects through a phenomenon called entourage effect. It appears that the various plant oils present in hemp flower work in synergy to deliver strain-specific effects.

It’s entirely possible, for instance, that the uplifting, invigorating effects commonly associated with sativa-dominant cannabis are due to some unknown reaction between cannabinoids and terpenes. More research is necessary to get to the bottom of this fascinating question.

How to tell indica from sativa?

When they’re still growing, indica-dominant and sativa-dominant cannabis plants look markedly different. Indica plants have wider, purplish leaves, and sativa plants have greener, finger-shaped leaves. While sativa-dominant cannabis grows tall and stretchy, indica grows short and squat.

In dried-and-cured nug form, indica and sativa cannabis can be distinguished from each other with the following criteria:

Shape

Indica nugs are usually rounder and denser than their sativa counterparts.

Color

While sativa nugs are often notably green with lots of orange hairs and even hints of yellow, indica buds are commonly darker green or purplish even though healthy indica flowers also frequently have orange hairs.

Aroma

Sativa cannabis smells fruity, hazy, or like gasoline, while indica nugs usually smell more piney or sweet.

Taste

While sativa buds usually taste fruity or like candy, indica cannabis might hit the palate with spicy or creamy overtones.

How to pick the right CBD sativa buds

Now that you’re even more of an expert on the differences between sativa and indica than you were before, it’s time to touch on some of the main points you should consider as you choose the right sativa-dominant, low-THC buds:

Customer reviews

Brands market themselves. That’s the nature of the business world. You can’t fully trust anyone who has their own agenda, however, which is why it’s better to look to your peers for guidance. When thousands of verified reviewers have given a brand five-star accolades, it’s clear that they’re onto something.

Lab reports

While we wait for the FDA to make critical decisions, CBD consumers have to choose the right hemp products on their own. Lab testing can be very useful when determining whether a CBD brand is high-quality, and lab reports are essential if you want to verify a product’s potency.

Brand quality

How does the brand’s website look overall? Are the product pictures clean and attractive? Is the site copy bold and elegant? Success makes better products, so go with the company that exudes the most professionalism.

Strain variety

Smoking the same high-CBD sativa strains over and over again gets old fast. Variety is key if you want to keep things interesting and get the most out of non-intoxicating hemp, so start by considering the following excellent sativa CBD flower options from Secret Nature:

1. Secret Nature Papaya Nights

Papaya Nights is our most popular haze sativa strain, and one look at the frosty colas this CBD-rich strain produces is enough to see why.

Product specs

  • 19.7% CBD
  • 21.5 % total cannabinoids
  • Available in 3.5g, 7g, 14g, and 28g sizes
  • Aroma profile includes fruit, haze, earth
  • Indoor-grown, manicured, and vacuum-sealed organic high-CBD, low-THC nugs
  • No trim, shake, or anything but the finest top-shelf trimmed nugs
  • Grown in Rogue Valley, OR and ships to all 50 states

What do Secret Nature customers have to say?

Reviewers comment on the perfect density and trim job on Secret Nature Papaya nights nugs. They say this strain is calming and energizing at the same time, and Tyler G. gives us one of our best compliments yet: “This place really surprised me with quality I have not found anything even close to comparable.”

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2. Elysian CBG - Delta 8 Flower

We’ve been in the CBG game for a while, but this is the first time we’ve combined this unique cannabinoid with delta 8. Enjoy Secret Nature CBG flower taken to the next level with Elysian.

Product specs

  • Around 1% each CBG and CBD
  • Around 9% delta 8
  • Available in 3.5g, 7g, and 14g sizes
  • Sweet, gassy flavor
  • No trim, shake, or anything but the finest top-shelf trimmed nugs
  • Grown in Sonoma Valley, CA and ships to all 50 states

What do Secret Nature customers have to say?

We’ve only received one review for our Elysian CBG — Delta 8 Flower since we literally just released it, but Tyler M. is impressed with the “[t]aste, smoothness, and effect” of this strain and says its the “[b]est D8 flower [he’s] tried” before blessing the combination of CBG and delta 8 with a “*chef kiss*.”

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3. Secret Nature Citron

The overpowering smell of Secret Nature Citron will knock you off your feet from the first whiff.

Product specs

  • 18.4 % CBD
  • 20.8 % total cannabinoids
  • Available in 3.5g, 7g, 14g, and 28g sizes
  • Aroma profile includes lemon, candy, haze
  • Indoor-grown, manicured, and vacuum-sealed organic high-CBD, low-THC nugs
  • No trim, shake, or anything but the finest top-shelf trimmed nugs
  • Grown in Rogue Valley, OR and ships to all 50 states

What do Secret Nature customers have to say?

Our customers are mainly amazed by the smell and detailed, manicured appearance of Secret Nature Citron buds. Many reviews state that our flower is the best hemp on the market, and it’s also clear that our satisfied customers love the fact that Secret Nature flower is indoor-grown, which makes a significant difference.

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4. Secret Nature Cobbler #5 

A pungent peach aroma and healthy, bulging nugs meet your senses the moment you open your package of Secret Nature high-CBD sativa Cobbler.

Product specs

  • 18.6 % CBD
  • 21.6 % total cannabinoids
  • Available in 3.5g, 7g, 14g, and 28g sizes
  • Aroma profile includes peach, citrus, haze
  • Indoor-grown, manicured, and vacuum-sealed organic high-CBD, low-THC nugs
  • No trim, shake, or anything but the finest top-shelf trimmed nugs
  • Grown in Rogue Valley, OR and ships to all 50 states

What do Secret Nature customers have to say?

Customers commend our expert packaging and fulfillment, and they say the effects of Cobbler #5 are a balance of uplifting and soothing. David S. loves the peach aroma of Secret Nature Cobbler, and says that this strain is “great for when I don't want the head high of a THC cannabis product, want the uplifting effects of a sativa strain, and want a strong body high of a CBD hemp product.”

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Secret Nature offers the best top-shelf sativa hemp

Do your own research — you won’t find a CBD flower company that holds a candle to Secret Nature. Our lab reports are more thorough, our customer reviews are more enthusiastic, and our products are clearly top-shelf through and through.

It might be staggering that you can now enjoy all the flavors and aromas of sativa without getting high, but Secret Nature makes it possible by delivering endless orders of low-THC, high-CBD bud all across the country. Don’t forget to check out our new CBG + delta 8 strain — other cannabinoids aside from CBD are rapidly becoming popular, and you don’t want to miss the next evolution of Secret Nature hemp flower.

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Tyler William, Founder and Ceo