Mandarin Jack is an evenly balanced hybrid strain (50% indica/50% sativa) created through crossing the classic Jack Herer X Mandarin Sunset strains.
The perfect combination of lifting and relaxing highs, Mandarin Jack is ideal for any hybrid lover. The Mandarin Jack high is definitely one for the ages, with full-bodied effects that will have you totally stoned and dazed for hours on end.
It starts with a subtle cerebral build, filling your mind with lifted euphoria and gently easing away any negative or racing thoughts. A heavy body high comes next, dropping you into a totally stoned state that has you immovable for hours on end before you begin to fade away into a peaceful and long-lasting sleep.
In combination with its moderately high 14-19% average THC level, these effects make Mandarin Jack perfect for treating chronic pain, muscle spasms or cramps and migraines or headaches.
This bud has a surprisingly sweet bubblegum flavor with a lightly tropical exhale. The aroma takes a heavy turn, with a pungent fruity overtone that’s accented by fuel and sour citrus. Mandarin Jack buds have spade-shaped minty green nugs with rich amber undertones, bright orange hairs and a coating of tiny frosty white crystal trichomes.
Mary Jane, also known as “Mary OG,” is an indica dominant hybrid strain that is a cross through OG Kush X an unknown high indica hybrid strain.
Now you may think we’re talking about MJ in general, but nope – there’s an actual strain named after our favorite lady. Nevertheless, Mary Jane brings a classic flavor to the table, one that you’d expect from one with a name like this – sweet kush and spicy lemon accented by a touch of skunky earth.
The aroma takes a pungent turn, with a dank kush effect and a punch of sour skunky lemon that can fill a room with its powerful stench. The Mary Jane high is definitely one to please, too, with powerful full-bodied effects that are both relaxing and uplifting in nature.
It starts with a cerebral rush that hits you between the eyes and in the back of the head, numbing any mental pains instantly. As your mind falls into a happy uplifted state, your body will slowly become more and more relaxed, ending in a state of slight sedation that can end in sleep for the less experienced users.
Coupled with its powerful THC level that typically bottoms out at 19%, these effects make Mary Jane perfect for taming the effects of mood swings, depression, irritability, and chronic pain. Mary Jane buds have small round piecey olive green nugs with furry amber hairs.
Monster Cookies is an indica dominant hybrid (80% indica/20% sativa) strain created as a powerful cross of the insanely popular Girl Scout Cookies X Granddaddy Purple strains.
This bud is famous for its amped up appearance and sativa heavy effects that are powered by a moderately high THC level is around 21%. Monster Cookies buds are insanely large and dense oversized bright neon green popcorn-shaped nugs with rich amber hairs and a thick layer of bright fiery orange hairs.
Each nug is coated with a deliciously frosty layer of thick chunky white trichomes and is dripping with sweet sticky resin. These nugs have an aroma of sweet earthy grape and a taste of sweet berry with a hint of savory earthy grape upon exhale.
The Monster Cookies high starts with a slowly building creeping heady effect that washes over your body, leaving you warmed and utterly pain free. This effect subtly builds in the back of your head before taking hold and leaving you stoney, spacey, and distant without heavy sedative effects.
Because of these powerful effects, Monster Cookies are said to be perfect for treating conditions such as chronic pain, insomnia, chronic stress or anxiety, and mild to moderate cases of depression.
Effects: Euphoria; Happy; Hungry; Sleepy. May Help With: Arthritis; Chronic Pain; Depression; Insomnia; Loss of Appetite; Migraines; PTSD; Stress. Flavors: Berry; Diesel; Grape; Sweet. Aromas: Earthy; Grape; Sweet; Vanilla. Dominant Terpenes: Caryophyllene, Humulene, Limonene.
Moonshine Haze is a sativa dominant hybrid (80% sativa/20% indica) strain created as a cross between the hugely popular Nevil’s Wreck X Amnesia Haze strains.
Like real moonshine, this bud has overpowering effects powered by a high THC level of up to 20% that can leave you in an almost drunken stupor, which is likely why it was the 2011 winner for Best Sativa at the High Times’ Cannabis Cup.
The high starts with an almost immediate energy boost that leaves you with insanely enhanced sensory perception and awareness of what is going on around you. You’ll also be hit with a relaxing effect that leaves you serene and at peace with an uplifted happy sensation.
These effects can become slightly psychoactive at times and can leave you spacey and distant if you smoke too much at once. Because of these powerful effects, Moonshine Haze is said to be perfect for treating conditions such as chronic pain, fatigue, mild to moderate cases of depression, and chronic stress.
This bud has an insanely delicious aroma of fresh floral haze with a fruity citrus hint and a taste of sweet citrus and grapefruit with an intensely crisp haze aftertaste upon exhale. Moonshine Haze buds have medium-sized spade-shaped bright neon green nugs with bright fiery orange hairs and a thick layer of sandy white crystal trichomes.
Effects: Creative; Energizing; Euphoria; Happy; Uplifting. May Help With: ADD/ADHD; Arthritis; Chronic Pain; Depression; Fatigue; Loss of Appetite; PMS; Stress. Flavors: Citrus; Grapefruit; Herbal; Spicy. Aromas: Citrus; Earthy; Floral; Grapefruit. Dominant Terpenes: Terpinolene, Myrcene, Caryophyllene.
Few strains come with as much widespread renown as Northern Lights, inarguably one of the most popular strains of all time.
An inbred descendant of original Afghani landrace strains, Northern Lights is a pure indica. A couple hits is all it takes for most patients seeking this strain’s powerful body effects, an upbeat mix of euphoria and physical relaxation.
CBD levels are less clear, but they certainly aren’t high enough to recommend this as a treatment for seizures or other conditions that respond to CBD. Even so, Northern Lights is a highly useful medical strain, effective at treating anxiety, pain, and insomnia, as well as lack of appetite.
Cottonmouth is common, as are red eyes, while other negative effects are much more limited. This strain has a sweet, earthy flavor with hints of citrus. Northern Lights is most popular on the West Coast and in Colorado, but it’s a favorite pretty much everywhere else marijuana can be found.
Effects: Euphoria; Happy; Relaxing; Sleepy. May Help With: Anxiety; Bipolar Disorder; Depression; Headaches; Insomnia; Loss of Appetite; Migraines; PTSD; Stress. Flavors: Pine; Spicy; Sweet; Woody. Aromas: Pine; Pungent; Spicy; Sweet. Dominant Terpenes: Myrcene, Carophyllene, Pinene.
OG Kush is an American marijuana classic, a Southern California original with some of the highest THC levels in the world.
With a 25:75 sativa/indica ratio, this strain pulls no punches. Expect a hard, mixed high with intense euphoria followed by serious couch-lock. The plant’s THC concentration can reach levels as high as 19-24%. That is just 1 percentage point less than the current record-holder.
The cerebral boost from OG Kush is ideal for depression, bipolar disorder, and anxiety, while the heavy body high can help with pain and nausea. OG Kush is also used to treat Alzheimer’s disease. Dry mouth and eyes are the most common negative effects, though headaches and paranoia are also possible.
This strain is a hybrid, probably a descendant of a female Chemdawg plant and a male Hindu Kush plant. OG Kush, which has given rise to countless West Coast strains, has an earthy, wood taste and a strong pine scent. It’s most popular in California, the Pacific Northwest, and Colorado.
OBTK #4 is a mellow indica-dominant strain that gets its name from its lineage.
It is a cross between Orange Blossom Trail and Triangle Kush (also known as The White), and the OBTK stands for “Orange Blossom Trail” merged with “Triangle Kush”, and the #4 refers to its phenotype number.
OBTK #4’s scent is similar to cloves and pepper while its taste tends to be earthen like fresh soil. Sometimes it has been novice consumers that have become fans of this strain because, according to them, its effects are mild and pleasant, often creating a soothing sensation that travels through the body and clears the mind of negativity. Some have used it to relieve mild stress, anxiety, and pain.
THC levels normally test in the mid-teens depending on how the batch has been cultivated and cured.
Peanut Butter Breath is a rare evenly balanced hybrid strain (50% indica/50% sativa) created through crossing the classic Dosidos X Mendobreath F2 strains.
With this bud, the name says it all – the flavor is nutty and earthy with a rich herbal overtone. The aroma follows the same profile, with an earthy herbal overtone that’s accented by rich nuttiness.
As soon as you exhale, the effects of Peanut Butter Breath will sink in, starting with a cerebral lift before spreading throughout the rest of your body in tingly waves of energy. These tingles start in the back of your neck and spine before spreading their buzzing tendrils throughout the entirety of your body, leaving you hopelessly relaxed, kicking back without a care in the world – that is, until the munchies hit.
Be sure to have some snacks on hand, since you won’t really be able to get up off the couch to hunt for any at this point. With these long-lasting effects and its high 18-28% average THC level, Peanut Butter Breath is often chosen to treat conditions such as appetite loss or nausea, depression, chronic stress, or chronic pain.
This bud has long grape-shaped olive green nugs with bright red-orange hairs and a coating of thick frosty white purple-tinted crystal trichomes.
Effects: Body High, Cerebral, Hungry, Relaxing, Uplifting. May Help With: Chronic Pain, Depression, Loss of Appetite, Nausea, Stress. Flavors: Herbal, Pine, Woody. Aromas: Earthy, Herbal, Pine, Pungent, Woody. Dominant Terpenes: Limonene, Caryophyllene, Linalool.
Peyote Cookies is a heavily indica dominant hybrid (95% indica/5% sativa) strain created through crossing the classic Peyote Purple with the infamous Cookies Kush.
With its super addictive flavor and insanely high 20% + average THC level, Peyote Cookies is not to be underestimated! This bud has a sugary sweet tropical guava flavor accented by fresh coffee and vanilla. The aroma is very sweet and earthy with a tropical overtone accented by nutty vanilla and a touch of fresh coffee.
The Peyote Cookies high will get you almost as soon as you exhale, infusing you with heavy long-lasting effects that will leave you relaxed for hours on end. You’ll feel a happy onset wash over you a few minutes after your first toke, lifting you into a state of relaxing bliss. This effect will soon wash over your entire body, lulling you down into a heavy physical stone that lasts for hours on end.
Thanks to these hard-hitting effects and its high THC level, Peyote Cookies are often chosen to treat conditions such as appetite loss or nausea, muscle spasms or cramps, inflammation, depression, and chronic pain.
This bud has hard and dense spade-shaped olive green nugs with purple undertones, bright red hairs, and a coating of crystal clear trichomes.
Effects: Body High; Creative; Euphoria; Happy; Hungry; Long Lasting; Relaxing. May Help With: Chronic Pain; Depression; Inflammation; Loss of Appetite; Muscle Spasms; Nausea. Flavors: Coffee; Sweet; Tropical; Vanilla. Aromas: Coffee; Earthy; Sweet; Tropical; Vanilla. Dominant Terpenes: Pinene, Myrcene, Caryophyllene.
Growers say Peyote Critical comes in dense nugs that are light green and covered with brown and orange hairs. Peyote Critical is an indica marijuana strain made by crossing Critical Kush with Peyote Purple.
Peyote Critical has an earthy aroma of coffee beans that pairs well with its bold vanilla flavors. Smoking Peyote Critical will deliver an intense body high with tingles that can be felt from head to toe.
This strain tends to be more potent than typical marijuana strains, so it’s important that Peyote Critical is enjoyed at home during a night in or as a nightcap before you hit the hay.
Medical marijuana patients choose Peyote Critical for its ability to help fight symptoms of insomnia and anxiety.
Pineapple Cheese Hybrid, Named for its sharply sour aroma, Cheese is an indica-dominant hybrid from the U.K. that has achieved widespread popularity for its unique flavor and consistent potency.
With origins that stretch back to the late 1980s, Cheese is said to descend from a Skunk #1 phenotype whose pungent aroma made it stand out. Breeders like Big Buddha Seeds later introduced Afghaniindica genetics to increase Cheese’s trichome production and yields.
The resulting hybrid is now well-known for its relaxed, happy effects that gently ease you into a blissful state of mind.
Pineapple Express is a Sativa dominant strain from Trainwreck x Hawaiian lineage.
The strain is quite popular and has achieved recognition thanks to the stoner film of the same name. However, you have to keep in mind that the strain is not as intense as the movie has made it out to be. Pineapple Express still manages to offer a mild and nice body-numbing buzz, which is something to look forward to.
The strain is offered in the form of well-weighed nuggets that look like Styrofoam popcorn. It does not taste sweet, but it does smell funky with its citrus overtones. The taste is quite extraordinary with a hint of pineapple while you inhale.
Pineapple Express is chosen to treat a lot of medical problems including anxiety and stress. However, it is even more effective at curing the symptoms of chronic depression at the same time. If you are suffering from mild pains and aches, you should look no further.
After a smoke, you will realizePinene. Pineapple Express is calming and stimulating at the same time. Not only will it heighten all your senses but you will feel energized all the while observing an increase in focus, awareness and creativity.
Effects:Energizing; Euphoria; Focus. May Help With: Chronic Pain; Depression; Fatigue; Loss of Appetite; Migraines; Nausea; Nightmares. Flavors: Citrus; Pine; Pineapple; Sweet; Tropical. Aromas: Earthy; Pine; Pineapple; Sweet. Dominant Terpenes: Caryophyllene, Limonene, Pinene.
Point Break is a slightly indica dominant hybrid strain (60% indica/40% sativa) created through crossing the delicious Tropicana Cookies X Trophy Wife strains.
Named for the famous film, Point Break packs a lifting and full-bodied high that will have you feeling energized before helping you settle down and get to sleep.
The effects come on fairly quickly, filling your brain with a euphoric sense of lifted energy. You’ll feel creative and motivated, ready to tackle any creative task at hand. As your mind lifts, your body will start to settle further and further into the couch with a heavy and stoney sense of relaxation. This soothing sense will soon work its way throughout your entire body, leaving you fully sedated and pretty sleepy.
Combined with its super high 22-25% average THC level, these effects give Point Break an edge in treating conditions such as chronic stress or anxiety, depression, chronic fatigue, headaches or migraines and Bipolar Disorder or mood disorders.
This bud has a sweet and sour vanilla citrusy flavor with touches of woodiness upon exhaling. The aroma is very sour and citrusy with punches of sharp tangerine accented by woody pine and fresh earthiness.
Point Break buds have oversized heart-shaped dark olive green nugs with dark purple undertones, thick dark amber hairs and a coating of tiny, frosty white crystal trichomes.
Purple Berry has green and purple tender dank leaves and has orange hairs that pass through the frostified bud. Considering it is completely covered by crystals, it may seem repulsive at first.
However, Purple Berry has quite a kick to it and is organic as the name suggests it to be. It even smells as though it were a berry and will remind you of old grape bubble gum that you may have enjoyed as a kid.
There is no doubt that it has an intense smell that will leave you intoxicated. The strain is derived from Purple Afghani and Hindu Kush with a staggering 22% THC level.
Moreover, you have to keep in mind it is not for beginners and is 100% indica. It tastes exactly the way it smells. Additionally, you will note a kush influence while giving it a taste. Not only does it have an organic and earthy taste, but it will keep you coming back for more.
Even though it may seem overwhelming at first, you will not feel as tired as you would expect to be. You will be able to function and you will be more active than you could have been before. You will think of a 100 different things to do and you can even go about it without any problems.
Purple Dragon is a mixture of Blue Dragon, a sativa-indica hybrid, and Purple Urkle, a powerful indica favorite.
The exact balance of indica and sativa is unclear, but it’s known to be indica-dominant, producing calming but euphoric high with happiness, drowsiness, and powerful hunger.
The effects start in the head and then move to the body. THC levels are very high, at least 21% in publicly available lab results. Surprisingly, then, CBD levels are also relatively high, between 1% and 2%.
That means Purple Dragon may be useful in the treatment of seizure disorders and other conditions that respond to CBD. It’s also recommended for treating anxiety, low mood, physical fatigue, inflammation, migraine headaches, mood disorders, chronic pain, and insomnia.
Both the flavor and smell of this strain contain notes of flowers, sage, and spice, while the buds have a combination of purple, green, and orange hues.
Dry mouth is the only widely reported negative effect from using Purple Dragon, though dry eyes, dizziness, and paranoia are also possible.
Though it isn’t on many top 10 lists, this strain sells fairly well in Arizona, California, Washington State, and British Columbia.
Effects: Euphoria; Happy; Relaxing. May Help With: Anorexia; Anxiety; Arthritis; Asthma; Chronic Pain; Depression; Fatigue; Inflammation; Loss of Appetite; Migraines; Mood Swings; Nausea; Stress. Flavors: Pine; Sage; Skunky; Spicy. Aromas: Floral; Sage. Dominant Terpenes: Limonene, Caryophyllene, Pinene.
Purple Kush is a 100% pure indica strain created as a potent cross between the insanely popular Hindu Kush X Purple Afghani strains.
This dank bud was named one of the Top 10 Most Powerful Strains in the World by High Times magazine and boasts a THC level that ranges from 22% on average. Users describe the Purple Kush high as having an immediately uplifting euphoric head high that leaves you completely pain-free and slightly introspective. This is accompanied by a warming numbing body high that starts in the head and spreads throughout the body, leaving you completely relaxed and sedated. Upon the come down, you’ll be eased into a deep and powerful pain-free sleep that lasts hours on end.
Due to these potent effects, Purple Kush is said to be an ideal strain for treating patients suffering from conditions such as insomnia, chronic pain, nerve damage, and muscle spasms.
Purple Kush has an iconic smell of earthy sweet grapes and a taste of earthy red wine. These buds have small furry bright neon green nugs with rich purple and fiery orange hairs and dark purple undertones. These nugs are frosty with fine white trichomes and sticky with sweet resin.
Effects: Euphoria, Happy, Hungry, Relaxing, Sleepy. May Help With: Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Chronic Pain, Depression, Insomnia, Loss of Appetite, Migraines, PTSD, Stress. Flavors: Berry, Grape, Sweet. Aromas: Earthy, Grape, Pungent, Spicy, Sweet. Dominant Terpenes: Humulene, Pinene, Caryophyllene, Myrcene.
This rich sativa strain is a grade A moderately high strain; an energetic kick-starter for wake and bake. Purple Power gets its name with its deep tangy smell; the purple smell.
Its orange hair and blackish green fluffy popcorn nugs covered with crystals drive you to a relaxing paradise, leaving you giggling with happiness and gliding high above the skies.
Purple Power has medium to large buds that have a 6 to 7 weeks yielding time. The power booster of Purple Power is its high THC content, making it an easy-to-go buzz provider.
Its earthy and woody flavors and a not-unpleasant pungent smell make it ideal consumption in daytime, clearing up the vision, reinforcing creativity, energizing for higher productivity, and relieving pain immediately.
Indoor growers need to prepare themselves for its pungent smell. This sour candy has won High Times Cannabis Cups in 1998. Great for insomniacs, it is also a quick solution to anxiety, pain, depression and stress.
This amazing muscle relaxer and mood innovator might leave negative effects on some anxiety, dry mouth and paranoia, but it is a perfect workplace companion as it improves functionality and takes creativity to the clouds.
Effects: Cerebral, Energizing, Focus, Happy, Sociable, Uplifting. May Help With: ADD/ADHD, Anorexia, Chronic Pain, Cramps, Depression, Fatigue, Loss of Appetite, Stress. Flavors: Berry, Candy, Lemon, Skunky, Sweet. Aromas: Candy, Lemon, Sour, Sweet. Dominant Terpenes: Pinene, Myrcene, Ocimene.