High THC Indica Strains Perfect For Rick Simpson Oil

To make Simpson’s cancer curing oil, he recommends using heavy indica strains that have at least 20% THC content. These are oils that you can’t easily find in the market, so you’re better off making your own.

If you’re interested in making your own Rick Simpson Oil, these are perfect strains you can use.  He also recommends mixing up several strains; this way you can get even more medicinal benefits as compared to just using one strain. Keep in mind that when shopping for these strains or seeds, ask the seller if you’re getting at least 20% THC because in some cases the cannabinoid profile can vary.

Girl Scout Cookies


A little goes a long way with this hybrid, whose THC heights have won Girl Scout Cookies numerous Cannabis Cup awards. Patients needing a strong dose of relief, however, may look to GSC for severe pain, nausea, and appetite loss.

Northern Light

One of the most widespread and famous indica strains on the market, Northern Lights is an inbred descendant from Afghani landrace strains. If you can get your hands on a top-shelf Northern Lights strain, what you have is one of the most potent medicinal cannabis strains in the world. Northern Lights is used for the treatment of depression, pain, lack of appetite, and stress.

Berry White Strain

Berry White (16-28% THC): Also known as White Berry or Blue Widow, Berry White is one of the most potent indica strains out there with some strains having as much as 28% of it. Consuming large quantities of Berry White can put you out for several hours because of its sheer intensity. Berry White is used for the treatment of depression, pain, nausea, and stress.

Platinum OG

Platinum is one of the first strains to test at over 20 percent THC regularly. Platinum OG is an indica-dominant strain associated with heavy physical sedation which makes it one of the best strains for making Rick Simpson Oil.

LA Confidential

LA Confidential (19-25% THC): This strain has been rising in popularity for the past few years, and it’s easy to see why. The love child of OG LA Affie and Afghani, LA Confidential is a strong medicinal strain that calms both the mind and the body. LA Confidential is used to treat depression, muscle spasms, stress, and pain.

Blueberry Kush

Blueberry Kush is recognized as one of the most potent medicinal strains in the world, Blueberry Kush is an ideal strain for creating the Rick Simpson Oil. This strain has been the recipient of several cannabis awards. Blueberry Kush is known for knocking pain out of the park, but is also widely used to treat headaches, depression, and stress.

Grape Ape Strain

Grape Ape (15-23% THC): Widely used to treat pain and anxiety, Grape Ape is distinct for its potent grape flavor as well as medicinal benefits. Grape Ape is a popular choice among patients who are suffering from mood disorders such as depression, as well as lack of appetite and stress.

Gorilla Glue 

Gorilla Glue was specifically bred for its THC content. The effect is typical of most OG varietals with an early onset of a euphoric rush and a gentle relaxation easing in thereafter for up to several hours. Gorilla Glue is sure to touch on several symptoms including pain management and is sure to trigger apatite stimulation.

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Wedding Cake

Wedding Cake is a uplifting indica-dominant hybrid strain known for its relaxing and euphoric effects. Wedding cake is rich and tangy with earthy and peppery flavors. Wedding Cake may also be of use to medical cannabis patients. Wedding Cake’s gradual waves of physical relaxation can soothe both temporary and chronic aches and pains and, in high enough doses, can bring about relief for insomnia. Finally, it can be a potent appetite stimulant for those who have lost their hunger to disease, medication, or chemotherapy.

Gods Gift Marijuana

God’s Gift (18-22% THC): With all the medicinal benefits of God’s Gift, it’s no wonder that many patients feel that way about this healing strain. God’s Gift is the child of OG Kush and Grandaddy Purple, royalty in the world of medical cannabis in their own right. God’s Gift is used for the treatment of depression, pain, muscle spasms, and stress.

Critical Mass

Medical marijuana patients will give a glowing Critical Mass strain review because of how well it treats their insomnia, nausea and lack of appetite, anxiety and pain issues. In physics, critical mass leads to nuclear fission, lots of energy; this Critical Mass is powerfully potent pot that delivers a burst of vigor to the brain, but then reverses polarity to become somewhat sedating after an hour or so.


Zkittlez is an indica-dominant mix of Grape Ape and Grapefruit that is crossed with another undisclosed strain to produce this candy-flavored strain bred by 3rd Gen Family and Terp Hogz. The effects of Zkittlez are calming, leaving consumers focused, alert, and happy while relaxing the body to help unwind any time of day.

White Rhino Strain

White Rhino (22% THC): A strong hybrid of White Widow and North American Indica, White Rhino’s ancestry can be traced to the Afghan Hindu Kush Region, India, and Brazil. White Rhino enjoys the reputation of being incredibly strong and especially beneficial for pain and anxiety. This strain is also used by patients for the treatment of depression, stress, and lack of appetite.

Updated article, originally published 30. 9. 2017

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