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.
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.
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.
Duke Nukem may be named after a video game character who spends his days obliterating “alien bastards,” but this strain is a lot more laid back than its action hero namesake. Mostly sativa hybrid produces an active mental high that is uplifting and may have you feeling more creative than commando. It’s a cross between Chemmando and Chernobyl and flowers in 9 to 11 weeks. The strain is a fairly easy plant to grow and should give medium to high yields. Its buds are known to be especially colorful with shades of frosty pinks and oranges. Careful not to confuse this strain with Nuken, which is a different indica dominant hybrid.
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.
Lindsay OG is an award-winning indica dominant strain. It is most known for its potent sedative effects and wonderful pungent aroma. This powerful strain can sometimes be too powerful for the novice smoker as its couch locking effect and waves of euphoria can put you to sleep. But, if you’re an advanced smoker, you will love this indica dominant strain as it’s a staff and patient favorite.