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Zodiac Signs & Cannabis: What Strain Suits Your Horoscope?

Sunday October 25, 2020

F or as long as humans have been consuming cannabis, they have been studying the stars. It’s believed that the Babylonians were the first to develop their own form of horoscopes, featuring the familiar zodiac symbols like the Gemini twins, the Cancer crab, and Pisces fish. Around 2,100 years ago, astrology made its way to the eastern Mediterranean and morphed into the Greek style of mythology, which remains essentially intact to this day. Your sun sign (AKA zodiac sign, astrological sign) is decided by your birthday and may represent your preferences, core personality, sense of self, and how you move through the world. It could also reveal your blind spots and weaknesses.

Could cannabis enlighten one of your sun sign blind spots? Or make someone with a supposedly stubborn sign like Taurus less bullheaded? Let’s explore how cannabis could affect for better or worse the main traits of your astrological sign.

Date Range: March 21 – April 19

Characteristics: Eager, Dynamic, Quick, Competitive

Easy there, Aries! All that competition and eagerness has you champing at the bit. Why not calm down with a nice and relaxing indica guaranteed to make you smile.

Date Range: April 20 – May 20

Characteristics: Strong, Dependable, Sensual, Creative

For the sensual and creative bull, a nice uplifting and cerebral sativa to spark your creativity and refresh your mind.

Date Range: May 21 – June 20

Characteristics: Versatile, Expressive, Curious, Kind

Just like the planet that rules this sign, Mercury, sometimes Geminis can spin too fast. Afghan Kush will help slow you down and take in the world with more awareness.

Date Range: June 21 – July 22

Characteristics: Intuitive, Sentimental, Compassionate, Sensitive

Being tuned in to other people’s emotions all the time can really bring down your mood. So, how about an uplifting and positive strain for change of pace?

Date Range: July 23 – August 22

Characteristics: Dramatic, Outgoing, Fiery, Self-assured

So much drama, so little Blue Dream. This sativa-dominant hybrid will help you relax while still getting things done.

Date Range: August 23 – September 22

Characteristics: Practical, Loyal, Gentle, Analytical

A great daytime strain for the analytical Virgo, Durban Poison will add sociability and creativity to any Virgo’s day.

Date Range: September 23 – October 22

Characteristics: Social, Fair-minded, Diplomatic, Gracious

For the fair and balanced Libra, a fair and balanced strain. The first half of this sesh will lead to creativity and productivity, while the second half brings clear-headed relaxation.

Scorpio, the Scorpion

Date Range: October 23 – November 21

Characteristics: Passionate, Stubborn, Resourceful, Brave

For the mysterious and serious Scorpio, this sativa-dominant hybrid will lift you up mentally while helping you relax.

Date Range: November 22 – December 21

Characteristics: Extroverted, Optimistic, Funny, Generous

A classic mood elevator and body relaxant, it’s a perfect strain to highlight all of a Sagittarian’s best qualities.

Date Range: December 22 – January 19

Characteristics: Serious, Independent, Disciplined, Tenacious

For the oh-so-serious Capricorn, a motivational, buzzy, relaxed, and mood-elevating experience.

Date Range: January 20 – February 18

Characteristics: Deep, Imaginative, Original, Uncompromising

Water-bearers will get a boost of inspiration, energy, and creativity to spark their imagination when consuming this strain.

Date Range: February 29 – March 20

Characteristics: Affectionate, Empathetic, Wise, Artistic

This sativa-dominant hybrid is a good bet for a sign whose creative mind is buzzing even without cannabis. Skywalker OG could help provide some mental clarity and relaxation.

Next time you head to the dispensary, why not give your strain a try? If you’ve got the perfect strain for your sign and we missed it, let us know in the comments!

Erin Hiatt is a New York City-based writer who has been covering the cannabis industry for more than six years. Her work – which has appeared in Hemp Connoisseur Magazine, PotGuide, Civilized, Vice, Freedom Leaf, MERRY JANE, Alternet, and CannaInvestor – covers a broad range of topics, including cannabis policy and law, CBD, hemp law and applications, science and technology, beauty, and psychedelics.

Could cannabis enlighten one of your sun sign blind spots? Or make someone with a supposedly stubborn sign like Taurus less bullheaded? Let’s explore how cannabis could affect for better or worse the main traits of your astrological sign.

The Ultimate Guide to Weed, According to Your Zodiac Sign

All zodiac signs love getting stoned, but how should you blaze depending on yours?

We asked Broadly staff astrologer Annabel Gat, astrologers Lisa Stardust and Caitlin McGarry, and horoscope writer Randon Rosenbohm to find out. For instance, ultra-emotional water signs (Pisces, Cancer, and Scorpio) may do better with a calming indica, as a hyper-alert sativa may leave them drowning and unable to regulate their feelings.

Remember that while our sun signs can act as guiding lights through the sky, we’re all still individuals that benefit from different things. “Our sun sign is just one piece of our chart. When we are born, there are plenty of other planets, and they could be anywhere on the Zodiac wheel. And since we were born, as we are growing up, we have many more experiences that form who we are,” Gat says.

So, start by reading more about your sign’s relationship to weed below, but for a more comprehensive astrological understanding of your relationship to cannabis, consult a professional who can take a look at your entire chart. If you find yourself feeling dubious about looking at your relationship to weed through the lens of astrology, light up a doobie instead of yelling about it on the internet, chill out, and just read some fun horoscopes:

Most likely to hog a joint to tell a story. Read more here.

Most likely to look up from their snacks, hands covered in Cheeto dust, to suggest you get massages. Read more here.

Most likely to get high and decide they should put on more glitter. Read more here.

Most likely to feed their mom a weed cookie. Read more here.

Most likely to spend money on weed. Read more here.

Most likely to use an app to keep track of their favorite weed strains. Read more here.

Most likely to brag about their outfit. Read more here.

Most likely to get high and go through your phone. Read more here.

Most likely to talk very loudly and embarrass everyone with them, but not give a fuck. Read more here.

Most likely to make a ton of money from weed. Read more here.

Most likely to Instagram while high from an invite-only art show at Joshua Tree. Read more here.

Most likely to ask someone to pass the bowl while it’s in their hand. Read more here.

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