Understanding Marijuana Strains: 5 Most Common Weed Strains

Understanding Marijuana Strains: 5 Most Common Weed Strains

Marijuana is legalized for recreational use in 11 states and is legalized for medical use in 33 states. But, your first trip to the dispensary can be very confusing. You will be brought into a whirlwind of different products and strains.

So, what are the most common weed strains? And what are their uses? Read on to learn about these five popular marijuana strains.

  1. Blue Dream

Blue Dream is one of the most common weed strains that is relaxing without being a sedative. It helps relieve pain, aches, and inflammation. And it provides euphoria and an elevated mood.

This strain is a cross between sativa Haze and indica Blueberry. The flavor profile consists of purple grapes and dark berries, with occasional phenotypes tasting like blueberry pastry. It appears a pastel green with forest green leaves.

It has very balanced effects, making it great for beginners. And it makes you feel easy going. It is easy to see why Blue Dream tops the charts in most legalized states.

  1. White Widow

The White Widow strain is strongly uplifting. It improves your mood, relaxes you, and provides energy. It helps reduce depression, stress, and pain, and keeps you alert when you feel fatigued.

This strain is a cross between South American sativa and South Indian indica. It tastes and smells earthy, and is 20% THC on average.

  1. Jesus OG

The Jesus OG Strain provides a mind and body high that allows you to remain productive. You will feel relaxed without feeling too tired. It makes you feel euphoric and focused.

It is effective at treating depression. It also helps treat pain, insomnia, and anxiety.

It has a ratio of 80:20 indica to sativa, with a THC count between 21 and 25%. Parent strains include Hell’s Angel OG, Space Queen, and Jack the Ripper. It smells like classic marijuana but has a hint of a lemon scent and a lemony taste.

  1. Green Crack

Green Crack was allegedly named by Snoop Dogg, which helps partially explain its popularity. Green crack provides you with energy and inspiration, which helps bring out your outgoing side. It can also help calm your nerves.

It is derived from an unknown Afghani indica and Skunk #1. The buds are dark green. It smells like mango and pineapple and is accompanied by sour citrus.

  1. Girl Scout Cookies

Last but not least, we have Girl Scout Cookies (often abbreviated to GSC). It is approachable for old and new, giving a well-balanced hybrid experience. It provides a happy and mellowed out mood.

This strain is derived from Durban Poison and OG Kush. It smells citrusy and earthy, with a hint of herbal mint that gives the strain its name. It has slightly more indica and has a THC content of about 28%.

Most Common Weed Strains: Now You Know

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