October 29, 2020

from Tia M., Editor and Contributor at AskGrowers

Although strains with high THC aren’t for everyone due to stronger psychoactive effects, they’re still commonly used both medicinally and recreationally. Some studies suggest that THC helps to increase appetite in individuals with eating disorders;it may also provide neuroprotective benefits for patients with neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s. Doctors also assume that THC may even relieve the symptoms of Parkinson's disease and reduce stress. More research is needed on the efficacy of high THC levels in treating different physical and mental conditions, but that shouldn’t stop you from stocking up on these high-powered flowers to keep you carefree and calm this holiday season.

The Most Popular THC Strains

Acapulco Gold strains are considered to be one of the best flowers ever bred. They have a sweet and alluring aroma as well as delicious fruity taste. With THC levels of up to 23%, the sativa-learning hybrid produces an energetic and cerebral high. People use it not only to experience a boost of euphoria and momentum but also to relieve pain and anxiety.

Alaskan Thunder Fuck (ATF) is another legendary potent sativa-heavy strain that was originally cultivated in Matanuska Valley, Alaska. Due to its uplifting and thought-inducing effects, ATF is considered a morning or daytime strain. The high helps you concentrate as well as feel more creative and intellectual.

Amnesia is also one of the most popular  sativa-dominant varieties. Its very high THC (up to 24%) induces an energetic and uplifting buzz, hitting hard after 10 to 15 minutes.Amnesia instantly brightens up your mood with a strong euphoria often used to treat depression, anxiety, and stress. Some people say that it helps them to relieve nausea and migraines.

Bay 11 is an ultra-potent sativa with a sweet, fruity odor and smooth clean taste. This strain initiates immediate relaxation and also has pain-relieving attributes. The bud tests at 17-21% THC on average and h provides a high-spirited ride, so it’s nice to smoke to unwind after a long day.

Chocolope is a sativa with sweet coffee flavors and cocoa notes. It has very high THC levels 9 such as samples from CannaFrost that tested at nearly 24% THC last year. Chocolope has a motivating and invigorating effect that provides a blazing mental shift. This strain can be used in the daytime because it allows you to maintain a clear and level head, so you can run your errands. Some use it to treat attention deficit disorders, stress, and anxiety.

Uncle Purple is an indica-dominant hybrid with nearly 20% THC and the unforgettable essence of  grape and blueberry muffins. Uncle Purple may be used to handle stress, sleep disorders, and migraines. It also helps with nausea and minor body aches.

THC Strains You Shouldn't Miss On A Holiday

The holiday season is hell when you can’t cope with stress and tension. To make this time really enjoyable, you could try the best uplifting cannabis below.

Space Jill
   Space Jill is a sativa-dominant hybrid ideal for festivities. Its THC content ranges from 19% to 28%, which can launch your mind into the cosmos (with a  boost of stamina and extra creativity). When your holiday season becomes aggravating, this power-flower will help you focus clearly and keep those negative thoughts at bay in a yuletide state of sheer joy.

Christmas Tree Kush
   This cultivar is a potent (25% THC) indica-dominant hybrid so named for its resemblance of a fluffy Christmas tree. Each nug accordingly sportslight amber hairs coated in  glittering crystal trichomes, like sparkling decorations hung with care. As you might expect, its aroma is that of sweet pine, with hints of lemongrass and herbs. To avoid seasonal mood swings, try this strain for its hope, good humor and outlook. The high is one of absolute relaxation and bliss, even with the extra jolt of cheerful drive. 

Fire OG
   Caroling lackadaisical, or sedentary silence: both are a breeze after puffing this majority-indica hybrid. If you want to feel pulverized by up to 24% THC, Fire OG with its spicy and piney bouquet should be your go-to. It causes a euphoric mind and body buzz, paired with sleepiness. So those suffering from insomnia can sleep in heavenly peace -- but be warned may provoke couch-lock in the meantime.

Blue Hawaiian
   The elite Blue Hawaiian, a beautiful  50/50 mix of sativa and indica, will fill the room with a wonderful blend of tropical, pine, and blueberry flavors. The high mounts slowly, so you shouldn’t smoke too much at once. The strain improves mood and promotes both physical and mental revitalization. The result is a long andlucid, focused serenity. 

Bubble Gum
   Bubble Gum is a perfect choice to go out and socialize (safely) with friends during the season;his hybrid strain can get you in the mood to dance or talk. Another flower with a signature taste, it's incredibly creamy and fruity flavors are renowned. If you want to get mellow, be positive yet chatty on holiday, this is the present to get yourself.

[Pictured Above: Popular THC Strain Bay 11 from Quality Choice in Colorado]