Indica plants originated on the Indian subcontinent and were first brought to the United States in the 1970s. They can be visually identified because they grow short and wide relative to sativa (more "stubby" looking). They result in a very relaxing and strong body high that helps treat general anxiety, body pain, and sleeping disorders. Seasoned cannabis enthusiasts know that indica tends to make you sleepy, sometimes even causing "couch-lock" \u2013 making it your best friend for any (Netflix) Marathon Sunday. But why is this the case? In this article, we dive into strains and terpenes and the different effects they have on your body.