Some of the Best Strains for those Cold Days
The scorching summer heat is over and the chilly winter months are coming. Temperature drops, the days get shorter, and the urge to stay indoors is strong.
The winter cold is harsh, fortunately there are loads of cannabis strains to match perfectly with your indoor activities (they also work anytime we just like writing about cannabis). Take a magical trip to Winter Wonderland riding on a sleigh with Santa and his herd of reindeer with Rudolph and his red nose leading the way. Or a dip in the chocolate river of Willy Wonka’s factory.
The possibilities are endless the psychoactive effects of cannabis will keep your creative juices working.
Whether it’s for recreational or medicinal use these five weed strains will be helpful in finding your happy place. All of them are good for climbing under a blanket and watching movies until you drift into a trip. No bad strain here.
Medical Use: Pain, stress, anxiety, depression, insomnia, nausea, appetite loss
Feelings: Happy, euphoric, uplifted, relaxed, creative
Bless the Netherlands for introducing one of the most wonderful marijuana strains worldwide in the 1990s. White Widow was crossbred from Brazilian sativa and South Indian indica strains and has a high trichome content important in the production of hash.
White widow is resistant to climate change and requires less care than other strains. A stand out in your grow when it flowers in 60 days into pale green buds with a white coat of trichomes populating nearby leaves.
Once toked, experience the powerful burst of sweet and fruity flavor that packs a punch. Feel euphoria and happiness instantly animating your imagination and conversation. Kiss your anxiety, depression, and insomnia goodbye with a few puffs.
Shining Silver Haze
Medical Use: Stress, depression, insomnia, migraine, pain
Feelings: Energetic, euphoric, happy creative
A holdover from the ‘70s, Shining Silver Haze is like wine it only gets better with age. Bred through a continuous pursuit of genetics the lineage blends Skunk, Northern Lights, and Haze.
This predominantly sativa strain is an indoor and outdoor plant, grows up to over 2 meters in height. Flowering time is 11 weeks with a produce of 650 grams per plant. The buds are long and fine, usually light green with a dash of stunning orange.
Smoke comes with sweet notes of lemon, herbs, and a mix of citrus among others. Get hit with euphoria blended with deep focus to start your day right. Shining Silver Haze takes on a wide range of medical issues. A few tokes of this primarily cerebral strain will help you against stress and depression, no worries with aches and pains benefit from the long-lasting effects.
Super Lemon Haze
Medical Use: Pain, anxiety, depression, nausea, appetite loss
Feelings: Focused, euphoric, energetic, creative
Super Lemon Haze is a popular sativa dominant hybrid winning myriad cannabis contests.
A dominant strain in the marijuana landscape with its genetic potency from crossbreeding Lemon Skunk and Silver Super Haze. The powerful THC count of 25 percent will give you amazing highs.
It can grow indoors but reaches its full potential when grown outdoors into a tree-like creature with high yield of 800 grams of bud per plant after the end of flowering in around 10 weeks.
Lighting up a blunt will fill the room with delightful scents of lemon, citrus, and flowers. Medical patients of depression, anxiety, and nausea benefit from elevating and energizing the state of mind. Although sativa in nature it shows indica qualities for a calming effect.
Medical Use: Pain, migraine, women’s health, insomnia, depression
Feelings: Social, happy, euphoric, relaxed, sedated
Burkle is a luxurious indica strain that crosses Pre-98 Bubba Kush and Purple Urkle or Granddaddy Purple. The THC level of 27 percent is great to while away a lazy evening at home without being productive.
The plant is short and grows with sturdy branches. Stunning flowers are larger than average sparkling with trichomes for a dew-covered appearance and ready for harvest in 9 weeks.
When seared it gives off a thick smoke but is easily ingested. Ant the scent carries sweet flavors of earthy peppermint and spiced licorice. Tokers have to wait for 15 minutes for Burkle to hit the relaxing, sedating effects relieving the body of pain and brings sleep.
Medical Use: Pain, appetite loss, anxiety, nausea, depression
Feelings: Creative, relaxed, energetic, euphoric
Crossing between Blueberry and Haze, Blue Dream is a slightly sativa-dominant strain birthed in California. This dreamy strain brings more than just good looks its gentle cerebral invigoration and full-body relaxation trait makes it popular among novice and veteran patrons.
These beauties grow up to about 1.5 meters in length and produce 600 grams of bud per plant. Flowering is 10 weeks loaded with fantastic buds, some plants generate soft blue hues where the strain earned its moniker.
Blue Dream brings the sweet berry aroma from its Blueberry parent. It quickly delivers relief without robust sedative effects. A stimulant that will lift your mood and get the juices pumping will work will people suffering from pain, loss of appetite, and depression.