We often get asked by which strains one should definitely try out at least once in their lives. Although the answer would largely depend on the user, their location and their preferences, there are certain interesting strains that everybody needs to smoke up. In today’s post, we bring you 10 must-try cannabis strains ranging from the heaviest indicas through the mellower sativas down to perfectly balanced hybrid strains.
10 Must-try cannabis strains of all times:
- Hindu Kush
Hindu Kush is a powerful Indica strain that was originally grown in the mountains with the same moniker in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The complex aroma of this strain comes with a smooth blend of musk, spice, pine, earth and sandalwood, while the smoke is harsh and often cough inducing. The slow mounting buzz will relax your body and lead to a state of composure and serenity. Other effects include visual hallucination, tactile sensations, couchlock, and heightened creativity. Smoke this strain with moderation as too much of Hindu Kush can lead to anxiety and paranoia.
- White Widow
White widow is a sativa dominant hybrid strain that is known for its extremely high resin production. A cross of Brazilian indica and landrace strains from South India, this strain has won numerous awards ever since its appearance in 1995. However users who are after flavorful strains will be disappointed by this one as it has an earthy and hash like smell without any spicey or fruity undertone. Go for this one if you are in the mood to chat and socialize with your friends.
- Girl Scout Cookies
This strain from San Francisco is a cross of two legendary strains- OG Kush and Durban Poison and the result is a mind-blowing Indica dominant strain with remarkably beautiful flavor and aroma. However, do not smoke this on a busy day as its couch-lock effects are pronounced. Also make sure to keep some beverages and munchies handy and gear up for those fits of laughter.
A hybrid of Super Silver Haze and Bubblegum, Amnesia is an energy inducing 50% hybrid that has garnered 18 awards. The usage of this strain is often related to short term memory loss which most cannabis users do not mind. The best part of this strain is its high energy effects that leads to euphoria and puts you in a fine mood regardless of the time, day or location. The clear-headed buzz of this strain will make you forget all your worries and this is the reason why it is often prescribed for patients of depression, stress and anxiety.
- Acapulco Gold
This sativa dominant landrace strain from Mexico is one of the oldest strains that continue to be a favorite among weed aficionados. This must-try-cannabis strain will produce a silk smooth high and a wave of happiness and euphoria. The golden brown nugs of AG come with orange hairs and loads of sticky resin. While novice smokers love it for its happy high, the veterans often go for this strain for its super relaxing effects.
- Gorilla Glue
If you are in the mood for a crazy stoned experience then go for this 50/50 hybrid which is known for its enjoyable but hard-hitting effects. If you want to get stoned out of your mind without consuming too much smoke then go for this strain. However, novice users should steer clear of this strain at all costs as it can sometimes produce some anxiety attacks and paranoia. However, veterans love the tranquilizing high that is often accompanied by giggles, and body melt.
- Blue Dream
Blue Dream is one of the best sativa dominant hybrid strains that is a rage among cannabis enthusiasts of all ages. This strain which had its origin in California is a cross of Haze (sativa) and Blueberry (indica). This strain produces a calming effect on your body melting away all traces of pain and discomfort. The presence of 2% CBD and 1% CBN makes it a go-to strain for a variety of ailments. This stimulating weed strain will get you in the mood to get your work done- it will elevate your mood and even get you physically active. Users who don’t want to go for a lazy and stoned experience should definitely try this sweet tasting strain.
- AK 47
The name of this must try cannabis strain should not intimidate you as it produces a rather mellow effect characterized by mild couch-lock and heightened creativity. This strain is going to make you feel elated and euphoric, alleviating all signs of stress and anxiety. Perfect for an after-work smoke, this one will instantly brighten your mood and give you a good night’s sleep. This sativa dominant hybrid is often used by people with restlessness, anxiety and bipolar disorder.
- Bruce Banner
Known for its extraordinarily high THC content (as high as 30% in some cases), Bruce Banner is a sativa dominant hybrid strain which gives you all the cerebral effects of sativa strains as well as the heavy body buzz of indica. This extremely high THC content of this strain makes it ideal for the treatment of a number of conditions like ADD, ADHD, bipolar disorder, high stress, as well as migraines and arthritic pain. The smoke of Bruce Banner is somewhat pungent with a hint of citrus.
- Bubba Kush
This notorious indica strain which is famous for its body buzz and tranquilizing effects have a high THC content ranging from 15% to 22%. The high starts with a fogginess of the mind followed by an enjoyable body melt that slowly intensifies. Although it’s not going to energize you, it can increase your mental focus and allow you to carry on with the mundane tasks. The palpable body high, along with its strong sedative effect make it a good remedy for the treatment of insomnia, and chronic pain. Moreover, many users smoke this strain for a prolonged and pleasurable sexual experience.
If you are looking forward to sampling one or all of the above-mentioned strains, then make sure to visit a reputable online dispensary and place your order. Now call your friends, create your playlists and get ready for a memorable high-time.