Blackwater Kush originated in California with the crossing of Mendocino Purple with the legendary OG Kush. The result is a heavy indica strain with a THC level that can range from 10% to a highly potent 20%. This is a strain that has seen a great deal of interest in recent years. In 2014 it was named third best indica in the Cannabis Cup and it is likely to be one of the bestsellers in many cannabis outlets and online dispensaries.
Blackwater has dense round buds which are a distinctive deep purple color. As it is related to OG Kush, Blackwater has the classic Kush taste and scent, pungent and earthy. However, like Mendocino Purple, it also possesses a distinct sweet berry undertone that is reminiscent of grapes.
As an indica-dominant strain with a high THC content the consumer can expect that Blackwater will produce feelings of deep relaxation. The onset of the high is typically slow, however, once it takes effect, users should expect to experience calm taking hold and spreading throughout their body. Limbs will likely feel heavy and the user will feel themselves deeply into their couch.
Some cerebral effects to vision and perception may occur, however, these are not ascendant and users are most likely to feel sedated. This makes Blackwater the ideal strain to enjoy later in the evening particularly, as it sharpens the appetite, before dinner.
Many use Blackwater for its ability to deal with aches and pains. It is also a good choice for using to manage anxiety and stress-related conditions. As mentioned, it is also an ideal strain to help you get a good night’s sleep.
It should be noted that Blackwater is a highly potent strain and should be administered with care. The high is long lasting and may continue over a number of hours.
Grand Daddy Purple is a 100% indica strain that contains up to 23% THC content and very low levels of CBD. It was developed in San Francisco and is the product of crossing two well-known indica strains – Big Bud and Purple Urkle. As a pure indica with high THC levels, Grand Daddy Purple has become popular as a guaranteed way to find tranquility.
Often referred to as Grand Daddy Purps or, simply, GDP, this strain is reported as being easily the most requested strain from medical cannabis dispensaries. It is also used recreationally and is readily available from outlets and online dispensaries.
The Purple moniker derives from the plants aroma which has clear fruity, berry-like tones and has been compared to marshmallows. The taste is sweet and reminiscent of grapes.
As a 100% indica strain with a very high THC content, Grand Daddy Purple is an ideal means to find a deeply sedative high. GDP acts quickly to calm the body and mind, as such it is certainly a strain to enjoy in the evening and is particularly well-suited to use as an aid to a good night’s sleep.
GDP can also be used for a range of conditions that are eased by relaxation. Stress and anxiety are effectively reduced by GDP and it is also used to manage chronic pain. This strain is also an obvious choice for anyone suffering from insomnia.
It should be emphasised that GDP was really developed with many of these conditions in mind and is a reliable relaxant that is very effective at treating many conditions. The ‘body-melt’ frequently experienced with high THC indica strains is likely rather than possible and GDP is best used later in the day.
Pink Kush as coveted as its OG Kush relative, is an indica-dominant hybrid with powerful body-focused effects. In its exceptional variations, pink hairs burst from bright green buds barely visible under a blanket of sugar-like trichomes, with traces of a sweet vanilla and candy perfume.
LA Confidential is known as a very popular and successful strain. Its buds have a frosty, lime green appearance and little purple leaves. The taste is smooth and piney, with a classic skunky aroma that does not linger for too long. Overall, LA Confidential is a well-rounded strain that delivers a fast-approaching sensation that is both psychedelic and super calming on the mind and body. For newer patients seeking relief, LA Confidential can both lull you to sleep and treat acute pain.
King Kong Glue, often referred to as simply King Glue, was bred by crossing the strains Gorilla Glue, White Widow and BB Cheese Reversed. King Glue is an indica-dominant (75/25) hybrid and provide the full body relaxation associated with indicas. However, King Glue also provides the cerebral-buzz many users look for in sativas. In fact, King Glue works as an exceptional social lubricant, inspires creativity and can cause fits of giggles. It is no ordinary indica. For those who like to enjoy the best of both worlds, King Glue can be found in cannabis stores and online dispensaries.
In many ways King Glue resembles a classic indica, taking its name from the thick covering of sticky, silver trichomes over light, almost neon-green buds. King Glue is characterized by visible patches of deep purple, mass of curling amber hairs complete the picture.
Those resinous trichomes ensure King Glue has high THC, averaging around 20%. The profile is completed by terpenes such as caryophyllene, limonene, and myrcene, which produces its signature sour odor which often includes notes of citrus
King Glue is known for the long-lasting effects of its high, this typically combines the sensations usually associated with indica-dominant strains, but also focused and stimulating effects that allow users to be product and may encourage creativity.
King Glue is particularly effective at combating the symptoms of an upset stomach and rectifying a loss of appetite.
Bruce Banner is a sativa-dominant (60/40) strain that is a potent, powerful force with, as you might expect, bright green leaves and big buds. Much more to Bruce Banner than its comic book name, a high THC content attracts a growing legion of fans making a Bruce Banner a popular choice at cannabis outlets, with many users claiming it is the best sativa on the market. If you would like to investigate just how incredible this stain is, it can easily be found at many online dispensaries.
The characteristic bright-green buds are sugar-coated with white trichomes and fiery orange pistils. Bruce Banner has a lineage that includes OG Kush and Strawberry Diesel and this is noticeable in its aroma which combines diesel with fruity, berry-like notes. It certainly comes through in a taste that is as sweet and fruity as berry-flavored candy
The effects of Bruce Banner have Hulkesque strength. THC content rises from 16% to 24% while CBD is around 1%. The high comes on quickly and sticks around for a long time. It is characterised as an energetic, cerebral-buzz that initiates creativity and aids sociability. Users of Bruce Banner report feeling uplifted, infected with a sense of vitality.
At the same time there is a heavy, calming body-high that dissipates feelings of stress or anxiety. Bruce Banner users report feeling alert but relaxed.
Bruce Banner has been used successfully to combat feelings of stress and discomfort. It is also reported that Bruce Banner can effectively assist the treatment of migraines, fatigue and chronic pain.