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.
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.
LA Grape. is an indica-dominant hybrid cross between Grapefruit and LA Confidential. LA Grape has a fragrant smoke with an initial cerebral sativa buzz that slowly transitions into a fully relaxing indica high.
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.
Grand Daddy Purple is a 100% indica strain that contains up to 23% THC content and very low levels of CBD. It was developed in San Francisco and is the product of crossing two well-known indica strains – Big Bud and Purple Urkle. As a pure indica with high THC levels, Grand Daddy Purple has become popular as a guaranteed way to find tranquility.
Often referred to as Grand Daddy Purps or, simply, GDP, this strain is reported as being easily the most requested strain from medical cannabis dispensaries. It is also used recreationally and is readily available from outlets and online dispensaries.
The Purple moniker derives from the plants aroma which has clear fruity, berry-like tones and has been compared to marshmallows. The taste is sweet and reminiscent of grapes.
As a 100% indica strain with a very high THC content, Grand Daddy Purple is an ideal means to find a deeply sedative high. GDP acts quickly to calm the body and mind, as such it is certainly a strain to enjoy in the evening and is particularly well-suited to use as an aid to a good night’s sleep.
GDP can also be used for a range of conditions that are eased by relaxation. Stress and anxiety are effectively reduced by GDP and it is also used to manage chronic pain. This strain is also an obvious choice for anyone suffering from insomnia.
It should be emphasised that GDP was really developed with many of these conditions in mind and is a reliable relaxant that is very effective at treating many conditions. The ‘body-melt’ frequently experienced with high THC indica strains is likely rather than possible and GDP is best used later in the day.
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.