The Indica strain, generally grow short plants, with wide leaves.

Cannabis consumers often think of the Indica variety as more of a nighttime herb, one that promotes sleep, with calming psychoactive effects.  The THC content of Indica plants is generally higher, and in ratio to CBD to CBD will usually be lower than the THC.

The soothing effects of the plants are often likened to the moon, enhancing sleep, promoting relaxation, and calming.