Sativa is a primary marijuana strain type that can be uplifting. Sativa strains may be used during the daytime for physical activity or activities that require a high level of social interaction. The effects of sativa strains provide a wide range of highs that may jumpstart creativity and energy. Sativa strains have also been used therapeutically by medical marijuana patients to relieve symptoms associated with mood disorders and chronic fatigue. While each strain may affect someone differently, The effects of sativas may help you jumpstart creativity and energy.