By Nico Crespo
As 420 approaches, you may be wondering which strains are the best to smoke during the holiday and Tetragram is here to help. Tetragram, a mobile app for cannabis users to track and rate cannabis strains, is giving you our intern’s top 10 strains.
Although certain strains are rich in THC and terpenes, no one strain is better than the other, it’s based on the consumers need. It is important to note that people react to cannabis differently depending on their endocannabinoid system.
Tetragram has assembled a list of top 10 strains to celebrate 420. Read on for more information including patient reviews via the Tetragram App.
At the top of our list, we have Tetragram’s CEO Otha Smith III’s featured favorite Evermore Purple Obeah. Evermore Cannabis Company cultivates Maryland’s finest cannabis varieties. This Maryland favorite is a mouth-watering cross between Cherry Pie and Tangie. This strain is sweet with undertones of citrus releasing a tropical aroma and a fruity taste. Immediate cerebral uplift that tends to hit instantly then level off then climb again a bit higher in the first 10 minutes give or take.
Cherry Diesel is a cross between Cherry OG and Turbo Diesel, resulting in a evenly balanced hybrid. Due to its 50:50 balance between indica and sativa this strain has the ability to mildly sedate and keep you focused. This strain features a strong cherry profile with very sweet undertones. Cherry Diesel is the perfect wake and bake strain that can instantly uplift and energize consumers. Medical patients often use this strain to help with depression, anxiety and stress.
Girl Scout Cookies is a indica- dominant hybrid strain made by crossing OG Kush with Durban Poison, a potent strain that can have a THC level up to 19%. This indica dominant will leave you feeling happy, hungry and glued to the couch. This strain is popular among patients dealing with chronic pain, depression, nausea, appetite loss and insomnia.
4. White Widow
White Widow is one of the best hybrid cannabis strains with a THC content ranging from 15%. White Widow has a cognitive-driven high. It’s buds are white with crystal resin, warning you of the potent effects to come. A powerful euphoric feeling and energy breaks through immediately, stimulating both conversation, laughter and creativity. Perfect for a 420 celebration!
5. Skywalker OG
Skywalker OG, is an indica dominant hybrid strain that is a potent cross between the hugely popular Skywalker X and OG Kush strains. This dank bud boasts an intense THC level ranging from 20-25% on average and a combination of both indica and sativa effects. Skywalker OG has an aroma of spicy herbal jet fuel and a taste of spicy diesel with an herby aftertaste. This strain will leave you in a couch-locked state of sedation before you eventually begin to drift away, perfect for the end of your night on 420.
Ice Cream Cake is an indica strain made by crossing Wedding Cake with Gelato #33. This strain offers sedating effects that leave your mind and body completely relaxed. Ice Cream Cake features a creamy flavor profile with sweet hints of vanilla and cake.
Pineapple Express combines the potent and flavorful forces of its parent strains Trainwreck and Hawaiian. With a smell that mixes pineapple, mango, pine, and cedar. This hard-hitting sativa hybrid provides a long-lasting energetic buzz perfect for productive afternoons and creative escapes.
Chemdawg is a hybrid strain with a THC level of about 19%, this is one of the high grade strains with a strong cerebral high. It’s potency and calming properties have made it popular among medical consumers. Tetragram has reported, Chemdawg is ideal for treating insomnia, appetite loss, chronic pain, muscle spasms, depression and any type of physical pain.
9. Purple Haze
Purple Haze is a sativa-dominant hybrid resulting in a cross between Purple Thai and Haze. It has a THC level of 16% and is known for its high energy cerebral stimulation. Putting you in a psychedelic type trance This strain has been popularize by Jimi Hendrix’s classic song Purple Haze.
10. Cereal Milk
Cereal Milk is a hybrid sativa dominant strain deriving from Cookies. Cereal Milk has a loud flavor with a sweet milk and ice cream nodes that will keep you dipping back into your stash. You can expect dense, quality nugs dripping with trichomes and a potent high.