Other uplifting strains include: Super Silver Haze and Tangie.
“Subjective effects are due to THC causing different patterns of functional connectivity in the brain… a measure of how much they talk to each other,” said Nick Jikomes, Leafly’s Director of Science & Innovation, and host of the Good Chemistry podcast.
And with that, here are five of the best strains to set your dials to feeling energized, uplifted, euphoric, relaxed, or sleepy.
Euphoric: OG Kush
Blue Dream is another legendary hybrid that people love for its relaxing qualities, morale-boosting euphoria, and overall feel-good high that brings a smile to your face. It’s a cross of Blueberry and Haze that produces a sweet, berry, terpene profile that’s dominant in myrcene, pinene, and caryophyllene.
So, once you consume THC, your brain changes the way it talks to itself. Some parts of it may become more active than usual, causing you to feel energized or uplifted; others parts of it may become less active, causing you to feel relaxed or sleepy.
Ask a scientist how many different ways cannabis can make you feel and they’ll tell you an infinite amount. But what about cannabis makes you feel any of these?
If you want something uplifting, Sour Diesel is held in high regard by the medical cannabis community for its mood-blasting abilities. It’s a potent sativa-dominant hybrid created by crossing Chemdog and Super Skunk. Sour Diesel’s sour and gassy terpene profile features caryophyllene, myrcene, and limonene.
Trick or treat yo’ self to a bag of White Runtz this fall for a trendy melange of Zkittlez’s fruit syrup crossed to Gelato’s creamy berry-grape gas.
Fields and fields of cakes get the chop this October—mostly Wedding Cake and Ice Cream Cake. So icy, so sweet, and so powerful, Wedding Cake kicked off a cake breeding frenzy that yielded the richer, gassier Lava Cake. Now, Lemon Lava adds a citrusy finish.
Don’t get your hopes up for a modern version of Catpiss, though. That legendary, biting strain is thought to be lost to time. This is Cookies’ cross of Lemonnade, Gelato #42, and London Pound Cake #97—a menagerie of on-trend terps.
Track down Cookies brand’s exotic outdoor Cheetah Piss in stores this fall for a ferocious encounter with lemon, creamy berry, cake, and maximum THC. Rawwr!
“You’re getting enough lemon to keep the lemon heads happy and you’re getting those cake heads happy. You can sell it to both clusters,” said Jodrey. “Now you start having real velocity in a product.”
Calling 2020 a challenging year would be an understatement. After weathering the storm, cannabis growers all over the world are welcoming spring 2021 with open arms. It’s time to embrace a new year, new opportunities, and another successful growing season. If you’re after enormous levels of THC and heavy yields, consider sowing our 2021 genetics.
You want the chronic? Well, whether you can handle it or not, you got it. This is no run-of-the-mill best-in-class cannabis roundup. These are the 10 most potent strains by category in the RQS collection. Nothing but royal dankness. Recreational growers will relish our super high-THC feminized and autoflowering strains. And for the CBD grower, we’ve included our finest CBD-rich strains that also offer impressive THC levels to boot.
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The ever-popular Girl Scout Cookies teamed up with the newly minted cannabis celebrity Gelato. Joining dank forces in superhero fashion, the outcome of this pairing was made manifest in Cookies Gelato. Packing a punch with up to 28% THC, she’s pretty much as potent as you can get, delivering an immediate high that hits from the top down. Although not a smoke for novices, seasoned smokers love the cerebral, almost psychedelic buzz that comes with a nice relaxing touch. Sugary sweetness, a hallmark flavour of Cookies strains, makes it difficult to put the strain down, but then her massive potency helps keep you in line.