This famous sativa dominant (75%) strain has the highest THC level on the list (at a range of 7 – 15%). However, it is also notable for having a high CBD content of at least 10%. The result means Harlequin is ideal for use during the day as it keeps you alert and energetic.
The Harle-Tsu high is rather mellow, and instead of providing you with a body or cerebral high, this strain works well as a painkiller. You may feel something of a buzz behind the eyes first, and then your body may feel free and relaxed afterward.
THC works by binding to CB1 receptors, which are largely concentrated in the brain and central nervous system. These produce the intoxicating effects for which marijuana is famous.
4 – Harle-Tsu (10% CBD, Max 1% THC)
THC is another chemical compound found in cannabis. Its official name is delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol. It is one of the 100+ known cannabinoids in Cannabis sativa, and it binds to receptors in our body’s endocannabinoid system.
Cannabidiol is a well-known cannabis compound that has virtually no intoxicating properties. This means you won’t experience the mind-altering high synonymous with THC. Today, CBD comes in various formats and can be extracted from both types of cannabis (marijuana and hemp).
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CBD is also being looked at as a viable method for managing arthritic pain. A 2016 study by Hammell et al. involved applying CBD gel to rats over four days. The dosage was increased each day. Ultimately, the researchers discovered that the rats experienced reduced overall pain and inflammation in their affected joints with no side effects.
Emperor Cookie Dough has a sweet and nutty flavor that is accentuated by hints of citrus and diesel. With OG Kush genetics, you can expect a relaxed and happy experience. Emperor Cookie Dough will leave you daydreamy and thoughtful, with strong cerebral effects thanks to the Durban Poison.
Now that you know the benefits of choosing a high potency strain of marijuana, it is time to learn more about the most potent strains currently available on the market. So without any further ado, below you can find our lists of the top high-THC and high-CBD strains.
When it comes to marijuana strains, there are a few select strains that have become famous. Many people have heard of popular marijuana strains like OG Kush, Strawberry Cough, Girl Scout Cookies, Skywalker OG, Blue Dream, and Jack Herer. These strains have become household names in some circles and perennial best sellers in legal dispensaries across the U.S.
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Dominant flavors are citrus and pine, with a noticeable earthiness that sits deep in the nose when inhaled. Phenotypes of Ringo’s Gift vary wildly in CBD to THC ratios from 1:1 to 24:1. With such a range in CBD ratio, effects can be hard to nail down. Most harvests will provide a mellow mix of cerebral stimulation and soothing, full-body relaxation without the “couch-lock” effect tied to some cannabis strains.
Little is known about Desert Ruby beyond its impressive 17.48% CBD concentration. It has won Best CBD Flower and Best CBD Concentrate awards at Denver Cannabis Cups, demonstrating its promise as a high-CBD strain.
There is a spiciness in Godfather OG’s scent that should be familiar to OG Kush connoisseurs, and that is coupled here with some subtle grape notes from the GDP. One of the heavier OG strains available, Godfather OG is best used after physical activities and is often recommended for users hoping to get a good night’s sleep.
Named for its ability to glue you to your seat, Super Glue is a cross between strains like Afghani and Northern Lights. Afghani is a heavy-bodied pure indica landrace (domesticated variety) that is from the Hindu Kush mountain region of Afghanistan. Northern Lights itself is a cross of the same Afghani and a Thai sativa landrace.