Ghost OG, a cut of OG Kush, is a hybrid strain loved for its balanced cerebral and body effects. Often described as simultaneously potent and non-intrusive, Ghost OG has won itself an award and renown among consumers.
Sometimes known as Green Goddess, Green Cush or just Cush, Green Crack Goddess is regarded as the perfect strain to enjoy during the day. Although the origins of Green Goddess are unclear, it is known to be a sativa-dominant strain with THC levels of between 12% and 20%. This strain is often used to help combat tiredness, stress and depression and is perfect for daytime enjoyment. Green Goddess is frequently recommended by budtenders for recreational use and can be found at cannabis stores and online dispensaries.
Green Goddess’ vibrantly-colored buds have the typical tight indica-structure with shades of light green running through to dark, forest green. Pistils are dark brown and usually covered with a light, sticky sheen of trichomes. The use of a grinder is usually required to break up these buds.
Green Goddess is known as a pleasantly aromatic plant with a floral, almost fruity fragrance. But, evidencing the strain’s Kush lineage, these scents are undercut by dank, Kush-like odors. The taste is light and enjoyable with some citrus notes.
Green Goddess is known as a fast-acting strain and the high is experienced very quickly. It is felt as a mental-buzz that stimulates the mind and allows users to focus on task completion. The energizing effects of Green Goddess are often used to complete work or to be productive and especially creative. It is also a great choice for socializing as conversation is enhanced and it has a strong tendency to improve the user’s outlook.
Later in the high a more calming vibe takes hold. This body relaxation begins tin the neck and moves down the limbs making them heavy. This has been found to be an ideal state for watching a movie or simply chilling out on the couch.
This slow slide into a mellow state makes Green Goddess ideal for using later in the day. It also means it has a number of medical uses such as reducing anxiety and stress, limiting the symptoms of ADHD and soothing nausea.
Green Goddess is a fascinating strain that is likely to become a favourite for many users and is available from online dispensaries today.
OG Kush is a classic marijuana strain, famous throughout North America and beyond. As a building block of countless subsequent strains, it is a legendary amongst budtenders and its pleasing characteristics mean this hybrid is well-loved by all knowledgeable marijuana users. This popular strain is likely to be one of the best-sellers in cannabis stores and online dispensaries across the country.
OG Kush first came to prominence in Florida during the 1990s. Bred as a hybrid of indica and sativa, it rapidly became well-known for its distinctive terpene profile and gained instant respect from marijuana aficionados.
OG Kush has a unique terpene profile produces an instantly recognisable and unforgettable aroma that blends an earthy, musty odour with citrus tones. Once broken open, the buds give off a bright, unmistakable pine scent.
But the reason OG Kush became well-known was not just its enticing scent and flavour. OG Kush quickly gained a committed following due to a remarkably high potency. OG Kush is famous for its incredible concentrations of THC, which reach almost record-breaking levels of 19-24%. Unsurprisingly, OG Kush became the obvious starting-point for anyone trying to breed new, high-strength strains.
Walk into any cannabis store today, or shop on the web at any online dispensary and you will find the genetic fingerprints of OG Kush all over contemporary West Coast cannabis varieties.
OG Kush is not just well-respected by budtenders, but it is also one of the most popular strains around. OG Kush is said to be a social strain and is often used to spark lively conversations and get the party going.
The highs from OG Kush typically begin with a strong headrush, along with heightened focus which intensifies sounds and colors. OG Kush users report that this tends to be slowly replaced by feelings of euphoria.
As well as recreational use, the fact that OG Kush promotes calm and positivity, means that it is regularly taken to treat depression, anxiety, stress and bipolar disorder, while also being an effective remedy for pain and nausea.
If you visit your local cannabis store or shop at an online dispensary, you may see OG Kush stand out with its bright orange pistils contrasting sharply with yellow-green leaves.
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.
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.
During the 1990s, Super Silver Haze, often described as a ‘ Super Sativa’, won first prize at the High Time Cannabis Cup three years in a row. Super Silver Haze is truly an iconic strain and more than twenty years later there are still few sativas that come close to surpassing it.
Super Silver Haze was bred by the experts at Green House Seeds using three famous strains – (Northern Lights (indica), Haze (sativa) and Skunk No.1 (hybrid). The result is a 70/30 sativa-dominant strain that contains 18-20% THC and is regularly available in dispensaries across North America.
Super Silver Haze is noted for its long-lasting high that begins by increasing motivation and focus and which may energize many users and cause them to experience more vivid colors and sharper sounds. This then settles down into feelings of pleasant euphoria which soothe the body.
Super Silver Haze is not recommended for those hoping to wind down for the evening. Its propensity to initiate motivation and increase happiness means Silver Haze is often used to counteract depression. When using strains such as Super Silver Haze for medical purposes, precise dosage is important. Edibles made from Silver Haze are available from many online dispensaries.
Gelato, sometimes known as ‘Larry Bird’, originated in California and is a balanced indica/sativa (55/45) hybrid. It is recommended by budtenders to those searching for strains that display some of the best qualities of different marijuana strains. Gelato has become a popular ‘all-rounder’ strain that is much in demand from cannabis stores and online dispensaries.
Gelato has a typical indica appearance with thick, tightly-structured buds. Although the trichomes are generally short, so not as bright or prominent as on other strains, the bright orange pistils make the strain visually appealing, especially against dark green and purple leaves.
Many strains claim to possess the best aroma around but Gelato might have a winning case. There isn’t one review of Gelato that doesn’t heap praise on the way it smells. The flowers give off a sweet citrus fragrance combined with an unusual doughy aroma. When grinding Gelato an herbal, earthy pungent scent is released. According to some, the taste of Gelato is almost as enjoyable as Italian ice cream, with notes of pine and hazelnut.
The aroma is heavenly with a fun mix of sweet and citrusy scents. Most report the following mix of smells: lowers of Gelato have a predominant smell of pungent citrus, compliments of fruity parent strain Sunset Sherbert. Notes of yeast and dough can be detected as well. Grinding up or breaking apart the flowers gives off a more herbal, earthy profile.
The even blend of indica and sativa influences makes for a well-balanced high. Gelato serves up an equal scoops of stimulation and sedation. It is also potent, THC levels of around 26% are some of the highest of any strain.
The high hits users in a rush, almost on the first inhale and take the form of both body relaxation and a head-buzz. Often users experience mental stimulation, which may alter perceptions of color, time and sound. Gelato leaves users feeling lucid and aware while in a comfortable, relaxed state.