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.
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.
Pot of Gold is an indica-dominant 90/10 strain, first developed in the Netherlands by breeding two famous marijuana strains – Hund Kush and Skunk #1. Over recent years, Pot Of Gold has earned an equally impressive reputation. In 2003 it was named as the third best indica strain by High Times and has become a connoisseur’s choice. As a popular strain it is typically available in most cannabis outlets and online dispensaries.
Pot of Gold is a visually striking strain with dark-green leaves and buds that are typically sticky with thick silver trichomes. The aroma of Kush is unmistakable, but there is also a clear, sweet scent. Likewise, the flavor profile combines the earthiness of Kush with fruity notes.
Pot of Gold gives a fast-acting high that gives users the classic body-relaxation typical of an indica. However Pot of Gold is more complex. While the body will certainly feel at ease, the effects of Pot of Gold are also sometimes described as ‘soaring’. This is the influence of the 10% sativa, producing a cerebral buzz and an invigorated mindset that leaves users feeling upbeat. The THC content, 18% to 20% is high enough for Pot of Gold to be noticeably potent. As more is consumed the sedative effects become more pronounced and the hours will happily drift away.
Medical users appreciate Pot of Gold’s anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties. Pain-management can be greatly helped by using Pot of Gold. It also helps sharpen the appetite and produces clear-headed thoughts which can be greatly beneficial.
Lemon haze originated in Southern California when Lemon Skunk and Super Silver Haze were crossed. The result is a sativa-dominant hybrid with high THC and low CBD levels. The high THC content means Lemon Haze is not recommended for beginner’s use, but it is a favorite for many cannabis users and can be found at cannabis stores and online dispensaries.
Lemon Haze, is known for its striking appearance. Almost neon-green buds are set against white trichomes covered with amber hairs. The strain has a pleasing citrus flavor and the scent of freshly peeled lemons.
THC levels are between 15% and 20%, making the high from Lemon haze potent, with two distinct effects. Lemon Haze is perhaps primarily known for its invigorating effects that can inspire activity and uplifting feelings of euphoria take effect first, often accompanied by a rush of energy, greater sociability and even fits of giggles. But Lemon Haze is a hybrid, not solely sativa and the energetic stage is followed by a heavier body-relaxation which can result in couch-lock. Attacks of the munchies can be quite strong.
Due to its ability to motivate and combat fatigue, Lemon Haze is often used to alleviate stress and depression. It is also good for treating nausea and loss of appetite.
The relaxing effects of Lemon Haze are uniquely combined with an element of mental control and focus that allows users to remain active. The strain is most often enjoyed by users during the day and may be used as a morning motivator. The creative effects of Lemon Haze mean that it is used by artists and anyone who needs a dose of creativity.
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 from pink kush, 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
According to pink kush, 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.
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King Glue is particularly effective at combating the symptoms of an upset stomach and rectifying a loss 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.