We’ve all been there: The morning after partying a little too hard on St. Patrick’s Day and all you can see is green mistakes despite all of the corned beef and cabbage you consumed alongside all of that alcohol. Instead of celebrating the luck o’ the Irish with green beer and a hangover this year, opt for some of the greener marijuana strains on St. Patrick’s Day.
Girl Scout Cookies
A Cannabis Cup winning sativa hybrid strain, Girl Scout Cookies leaves you glued to your couch wanting to enjoy some munchies. This cross between OG Kush and Durban Poison, GSC has purple leaves wrap around green calyxes with bright orange hairs. Known for its sweet taste and pungent aroma, there are different Girl Scout Cookies phenotypes, such as Thin Mint and Platinum Cookies.
Tasting of both grapes and hash, this indica-dominant hybrid is a combination of Afghani, Skunk, and Mendocino Purps. The purple tint of Grape Ape’s green nugs can sometimes resemble ripe blackberries, and are usually heavy coated in THC crystals. This strain is recommended for end-of-day use when you want to mellow out.
One the most popular sativa strains in the world, the earthy green leaves of Sour Diesel will sometimes have pink-tinted pistols. It’s easy to identify this sativa by its odor, a combination of citrus aromas and diesel. When used, Sour Diesel causes an extremely potent cerebral high. When used medicinally, Sour Diesel is an excellent treatment for those suffering from depression and anxiety.
Jack the Ripper
Named for the famed British serial murderer, Jack the Ripper is a sativa hybrid considered a killer. After consuming this strain, people report waves of euphoria, high levels of cerebral stimulation, and mild body high feelings. Additionally, Jack the Ripper gives off a potent lemon scent and produces high amounts of resin.
Lime green with amber pistols, this hybrid strain creates a happy, energetic vibe in users. It’s super sweet odor has skunky undertones due to its parent phenotypes. Lemon Skunk’s even mix of sativa and indica comes on slow but when it does, your spirits are uplifted and you’re ready to take on the day.
One of the most legendary marijuana strains of all time, OG Kush is considered to be about 75% indica and 25% sativa, though these numbers can fluctuate depending on grower. While its origins are not confirmed, it is believed that OG stands for ocean grown and originates from Southern California. There are numerous kush strains available, but OG can be identified by its deep green color and red hairs. If you’re looking for an energizing high that inspires creativity, go with OG Kush.
Or maybe you want to try something completely different on St. Patrick’s Day. Of course, you can cook up a cannabis-infused snack or meal (brownies, anyone?) but you can also purchase a variety of edibles to achieve a shamrocking high on this mid-March saint’s day. From bacon-flavored truffles to chocolate chip cookies, peruse all of the amazing marijuana products available now.
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