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.
Fruit Loops is an indica-dominant strain that has a lineage of proven cannabis strains – Blue Dream, White Widow, Grapefruit and Blueberry. Each contributes to an enticing hybrid with a fruity terpene profile and high levels of THC. Fruit Loops is often described as a ‘must-have’ cannabis strain and is stocked by cannabis outlets and online dispensaries.
As you might expect, Fruit Loops has a tangy, tropical aroma. Breaking open the buds releases the scent of berries and there are spicy undertones. The taste is similarly fruity with notes of berries and a sweetness that is reminiscent of honey.
Fruit Loops is a fast-acting hybrid which starts with a gentle head-high. Shortly after first inhaling users commonly feel uplifted, their nerves are calmed and they experience feelings of euphoria. Users may feel tiredness dissipate and their energy levels rise but, in general, the head-buzz is soothing.
This improved outlook makes Fruit Loops a good choice for social use. Deep conversations and giggles are likely to ensue when used with friends.
Fruit Loops is normally considered a recreational strain and is especially suited to being used at the end of the day. Its particular profile also makes it suitable for relieving stress, depression and PTSD. Fruit Loops may also be used to combat physical ailments such as joint pains, arthritis and muscle cramps.
The origins of Chocolate OG are unknown, with some speculating it was produced by crossing Chocolate Rain and the True OG strain. Developers of this strain are anonymous, although it seems to have spread out of Colorado. THC and CBD levels are unconfirmed. While somewhat imprecise, it is clear that THC levels are very high indeed – up to 26%. Therefore, it can be stated is that Chocolate OG is an extremely potent strain that is ideal for experienced users of marijuana. For those interested in this intriguing strain, it can be found in many cannabis stores and online dispensaries.
The appearance of Chocolate OG is typical of indica strains with large flowers that resemble pinecones and dense buds composed of tightly-coiled, dark green leaves. Pistils are a dark chocolate brown and there is an even covering of white, sticky trichomes.
The strain’s OG lineage is evident in its skunky odour and taste. But Chocolate OG is characterized by a unique cocoa scent, although very often the most dominant smell is of a pungent cheese. When exhaled the smoke has a pleasant coffee flavor.
As a very dominant indica strain, the high from Chocolate OG is slow acting. When it finally arrives it produces a powerful body high and cerebral effects. These can be so strong that some users may feel distinct psychedelic sensations. The main effects will be felt in the body with limbs becoming increasingly heavy. There is also a good chance that eyelids will also start to fall. For these reasons, it is certainly best to consume Chocolate OG later in the evening.
The heavy effects of Chocolate OG can have medical benefits which is also part of our Budget Buds line-up. It can reduce severe pain and limit inflammation. Chocolate OG may also be used to treat conditions such as insomnia and a lack of appetite.
MK Ultra is an award-winning, indica-dominant hybrid strain with an excellent reputation among budtenders and cannabis users and a striking, memorable name. In 2003 MK Ultra won 1st place for Indica strains at the High Times Cannabis Cup, and was awarded 2nd place a year later. It is widely available in cannabis stores across the country and is typically stocked by online dispensaries.
MK Ultra is an indica/sativa hybrid, created by crossing the very well-known sativa, OG Kush, with an indica strain known as G-13.
This breeding has produced a very potent hybrid strain. MK Ultra has a powerful, unusual odor, which many users compare to burnt plastic and an odd mixture of diesel lemon. However, the flavor of MK Ultra is less unusual, comprised of classic earthy tastes with fresh pine notes.
The name, MK Ultra, derives from the mental manipulation experiments conducted by the CIA during the 1950’s. The reason these experiments provided inspiration for this cannabis strain is no mystery – MK Ultra is a powerful plant, renowned for being one of the heaviest indica hybrids on the shelves of your local dispensary.
MK Ultra contains up to 18% THC with CBD at a tiny 0.1%. This THC/CBD ratio is certainly felt by its loyal users. Powerful cerebral effects quickly sedate the user. MK Ultra is known for the hypnotic and euphoric effect it produces. MK Ultra users are marked out by their heavy, drooping eyelids.
Medical and online cannabis dispensaries are likely to stock MK Ultra as its capacity to quickly calm nerves mean that it is ideal for when fast-acting, effective medication is needed. MK Ultra may be used to treat a wide range of painful symptoms and to calm stress and anxiety.
Dispensaries may often recommend it as helpful for treating depression as the euphoric effects are fast acting. It may also help insomnia sufferers and stimulate appetites.
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.