While most cannabis shoppers narrow down their choices by indica, sativa and hybrid, these categories aren’t accurate.
Those terms actually refer to the origins of the plant and aren’t a good indication of the effects.
Checking the percentages of THC and CBD provides a better idea of the psychoactive and curative properties of the strain. The cannabinoid profile indicates whether the cannabis is better for relaxing, energizing, de-stressing, getting motivated or helping with a good night’s sleep. Another factor that directly influences the enjoyment, experience and effects of different strains is the terpenes. There are over 200 different types of cannabis terpenoids. They are responsible for that distinctive smell. They also are the source of the flavor and evidence suggests that they play a part in the overall effects. My Las Vegas cannabis dispensary offers a wonderful selection of cannabis products and consumption methods. They carry a wide variety of flower with some really amazing terpenes. Before buying, I always give the bud a good sniff. A strong, pungent odor indicates higher quality. Plus, I can usually tell if I’m going to like a strain by its smell. I am not a fan of the “skunky” smell. While this doesn’t necessarily mean bad weed, it is a sign of a high concentration of myrcene. My favorite terpene is Limonene, which offers a bright, citrus and berry flavor and aroma. Peach Ozz, Lemon Haze and Orange Apricot are a few of the strains that offer a sweet and fruity flavor profile. I am also a fan of high levels of humulene and pinene, which both have an earthy, woody smell. Green Crack and Northern Lights are strains that are high in humulene and pinene.