Ghost OG, a cut of OG Kush, is a hybrid strain loved for its balanced cerebral and body effects. Often described as simultaneously potent and non-intrusive, Ghost OG has won itself an award and renown among consumers.
Duke Nukem may be named after a video game character who spends his days obliterating “alien bastards,” but this strain is a lot more laid back than its action hero namesake. Mostly sativa hybrid produces an active mental high that is uplifting and may have you feeling more creative than commando. It’s a cross between Chemmando and Chernobyl and flowers in 9 to 11 weeks. The strain is a fairly easy plant to grow and should give medium to high yields. Its buds are known to be especially colorful with shades of frosty pinks and oranges. Careful not to confuse this strain with Nuken, which is a different indica dominant hybrid.
The origins of Chocolate OG are unknown, with some speculating it was produced by crossing Chocolate Rain and the True OG strain. Developers of this strain are anonymous, although it seems to have spread out of Colorado. THC and CBD levels are unconfirmed. While somewhat imprecise, it is clear that THC levels are very high indeed – up to 26%. Therefore, it can be stated is that Chocolate OG is an extremely potent strain that is ideal for experienced users of marijuana. For those interested in this intriguing strain, it can be found in many cannabis stores and online dispensaries.
The appearance of Chocolate OG is typical of indica strains with large flowers that resemble pinecones and dense buds composed of tightly-coiled, dark green leaves. Pistils are a dark chocolate brown and there is an even covering of white, sticky trichomes.
The strain’s OG lineage is evident in its skunky odour and taste. But Chocolate OG is characterized by a unique cocoa scent, although very often the most dominant smell is of a pungent cheese. When exhaled the smoke has a pleasant coffee flavor.
As a very dominant indica strain, the high from Chocolate OG is slow acting. When it finally arrives it produces a powerful body high and cerebral effects. These can be so strong that some users may feel distinct psychedelic sensations. The main effects will be felt in the body with limbs becoming increasingly heavy. There is also a good chance that eyelids will also start to fall. For these reasons, it is certainly best to consume Chocolate OG later in the evening.
The heavy effects of Chocolate OG can have medical benefits which is also part of our Budget Buds line-up. It can reduce severe pain and limit inflammation. Chocolate OG may also be used to treat conditions such as insomnia and a lack of appetite.
MK Ultra is an award-winning, indica-dominant hybrid strain with an excellent reputation among budtenders and cannabis users and a striking, memorable name. In 2003 MK Ultra won 1st place for Indica strains at the High Times Cannabis Cup, and was awarded 2nd place a year later. It is widely available in cannabis stores across the country and is typically stocked by online dispensaries.
MK Ultra is an indica/sativa hybrid, created by crossing the very well-known sativa, OG Kush, with an indica strain known as G-13.
This breeding has produced a very potent hybrid strain. MK Ultra has a powerful, unusual odor, which many users compare to burnt plastic and an odd mixture of diesel lemon. However, the flavor of MK Ultra is less unusual, comprised of classic earthy tastes with fresh pine notes.
The name, MK Ultra, derives from the mental manipulation experiments conducted by the CIA during the 1950’s. The reason these experiments provided inspiration for this cannabis strain is no mystery – MK Ultra is a powerful plant, renowned for being one of the heaviest indica hybrids on the shelves of your local dispensary.
MK Ultra contains up to 18% THC with CBD at a tiny 0.1%. This THC/CBD ratio is certainly felt by its loyal users. Powerful cerebral effects quickly sedate the user. MK Ultra is known for the hypnotic and euphoric effect it produces. MK Ultra users are marked out by their heavy, drooping eyelids.
Medical and online cannabis dispensaries are likely to stock MK Ultra as its capacity to quickly calm nerves mean that it is ideal for when fast-acting, effective medication is needed. MK Ultra may be used to treat a wide range of painful symptoms and to calm stress and anxiety.
Dispensaries may often recommend it as helpful for treating depression as the euphoric effects are fast acting. It may also help insomnia sufferers and stimulate appetites.
Gelato, sometimes known as ‘Larry Bird’, originated in California and is a balanced indica/sativa (55/45) hybrid. It is recommended by budtenders to those searching for strains that display some of the best qualities of different marijuana strains. Gelato has become a popular ‘all-rounder’ strain that is much in demand from cannabis stores and online dispensaries.
Gelato has a typical indica appearance with thick, tightly-structured buds. Although the trichomes are generally short, so not as bright or prominent as on other strains, the bright orange pistils make the strain visually appealing, especially against dark green and purple leaves.
Many strains claim to possess the best aroma around but Gelato might have a winning case. There isn’t one review of Gelato that doesn’t heap praise on the way it smells. The flowers give off a sweet citrus fragrance combined with an unusual doughy aroma. When grinding Gelato an herbal, earthy pungent scent is released. According to some, the taste of Gelato is almost as enjoyable as Italian ice cream, with notes of pine and hazelnut.
The aroma is heavenly with a fun mix of sweet and citrusy scents. Most report the following mix of smells: lowers of Gelato have a predominant smell of pungent citrus, compliments of fruity parent strain Sunset Sherbert. Notes of yeast and dough can be detected as well. Grinding up or breaking apart the flowers gives off a more herbal, earthy profile.
The even blend of indica and sativa influences makes for a well-balanced high. Gelato serves up an equal scoops of stimulation and sedation. It is also potent, THC levels of around 26% are some of the highest of any strain.
The high hits users in a rush, almost on the first inhale and take the form of both body relaxation and a head-buzz. Often users experience mental stimulation, which may alter perceptions of color, time and sound. Gelato leaves users feeling lucid and aware while in a comfortable, relaxed state.
Bruce Banner is a sativa-dominant (60/40) strain that is a potent, powerful force with, as you might expect, bright green leaves and big buds. Much more to Bruce Banner than its comic book name, a high THC content attracts a growing legion of fans making a Bruce Banner a popular choice at cannabis outlets, with many users claiming it is the best sativa on the market. If you would like to investigate just how incredible this stain is, it can easily be found at many online dispensaries.
The characteristic bright-green buds are sugar-coated with white trichomes and fiery orange pistils. Bruce Banner has a lineage that includes OG Kush and Strawberry Diesel and this is noticeable in its aroma which combines diesel with fruity, berry-like notes. It certainly comes through in a taste that is as sweet and fruity as berry-flavored candy
The effects of Bruce Banner have Hulkesque strength. THC content rises from 16% to 24% while CBD is around 1%. The high comes on quickly and sticks around for a long time. It is characterised as an energetic, cerebral-buzz that initiates creativity and aids sociability. Users of Bruce Banner report feeling uplifted, infected with a sense of vitality.
At the same time there is a heavy, calming body-high that dissipates feelings of stress or anxiety. Bruce Banner users report feeling alert but relaxed.
Bruce Banner has been used successfully to combat feelings of stress and discomfort. It is also reported that Bruce Banner can effectively assist the treatment of migraines, fatigue and chronic pain.
Fruit Loops is an indica-dominant strain that has a lineage of proven cannabis strains – Blue Dream, White Widow, Grapefruit and Blueberry. Each contributes to an enticing hybrid with a fruity terpene profile and high levels of THC. Fruit Loops is often described as a ‘must-have’ cannabis strain and is stocked by cannabis outlets and online dispensaries.
As you might expect, Fruit Loops has a tangy, tropical aroma. Breaking open the buds releases the scent of berries and there are spicy undertones. The taste is similarly fruity with notes of berries and a sweetness that is reminiscent of honey.
Fruit Loops is a fast-acting hybrid which starts with a gentle head-high. Shortly after first inhaling users commonly feel uplifted, their nerves are calmed and they experience feelings of euphoria. Users may feel tiredness dissipate and their energy levels rise but, in general, the head-buzz is soothing.
This improved outlook makes Fruit Loops a good choice for social use. Deep conversations and giggles are likely to ensue when used with friends.
Fruit Loops is normally considered a recreational strain and is especially suited to being used at the end of the day. Its particular profile also makes it suitable for relieving stress, depression and PTSD. Fruit Loops may also be used to combat physical ailments such as joint pains, arthritis and muscle cramps.