As cannabis becomes more and more accepted and popular, those who consume it (that’s us!) look to more than just a quick high with their weed. Yes, we’re “cannasseurs” if you will – the stoneyest (just roll with it) of stoners that look for things like terpenes, flavonoids, effects, and specific strains for specific pains (and other needs). In fact, several studies have linked cannabis to creativity amongst other things, and these are the reasons why it is so popular with us.
Here are some other reasons why we look for certain strains.
There are many reasons we turn to the wonderful weed, other than just getting stoned. Yes, we cringe when we hear people say, “Who cares what strain it is? It gets you high, doesn’t it?” or, “Oh, we just mix them all together.” EGADS!
Don’t they know that weed has so many other properties? If you’re looking for connoisseur strains, you’re looking for healing properties, anxiety-reducing properties, and much more. Here are some typical reasons us “cannasseurs” are looking for specific strains – either to promote, help with, or relieve certain issues:
Here’s a look at our top-ten best connoisseur strains:
This strain is excellent for easing open the gates of divergent and creative thoughts. It creates euphoric experiences that often inspire the “hit the blunt” meme trend.
Blue Dream is Sativa dominant and is known for its light yet funky tropical aroma. It is a cross between Haze and Blueberry Strains.
The strain has a fun, uplifting, and focus-inspiring effect that calms the flurrying thoughts in your mind.
Island sweet skunk or Sweet Island Skunk is a Sativa dominant hybrid that greatly induces creative blood flow. Its genes are derived from Skunk, Haze, Grapefruit, and Northern Lights.
The creative focus of this strain manifests through humorful observations and thoughts. These are the types of thoughts you’re not quite sure why they came to you, but they did, and they’re amusing. Expect to conjure even the most out-of-nowhere ideas with this strain.
This strain has a pungent pine and citrus aroma that is as focused as it is distracting. Its sharp undertones promote awareness and alertness.
The Jack Herer strain is named after the famous activist Jack Herer. He is known for writing “The Emperor Has No Clothes,”; a treatise on cannabis and its legal standing.
The strain, like its namesake, evokes thoughts and considerations both actionable and poignant. Jack Herer owes its genes to the Northern lights, Shiva Skunk and Haze Strains.
Space Queen is a near-perfect 50:50 hybrid consisting of Cinderella 99 and Romulan strains. The hybrid pairs the calming body high of indica strains with the focus associated with energizing Sativa strains.
After consumption, expect a euphoric body high that begs AND answers several questions, and the only person that can decide whether the answers are correct is only you. Welcome to space, Queen.
Jillybean is an uplifting Sativa dominant strain that can help get you through periods of low motivation or writer’s block. This hybrid strain is perfect for relieving stress and lifting bummer moods, leaving you free to explore your headspace.
New information from the news, books or any other source of information you trust is also part of the experience, allowing creativity and curiosity to gain a tempered edge through our thoughts and behaviors.
The strain inspires rapid action accessible to all who wield it. AK-47 keeps the brain active and continuously inspires creativity and curiosity.
With its primary aromas, such as diesel and citrus, this strain embodies alertness. AK-47 is a hybrid blended from landrace strains, including Thai, Mexican, Afghani, and Colombian varieties.
Also known as Cindy 99, this hybrid cannabis strain embodies euphoric effects and a rush of curious and humorful inspiration. Cinderella 99 is perfect for daytime consumers who are looking for creativity bootstrapped by curiosity.
The strain inspires thoughts and the focus to dive into them. Cindy 99 gets its genes from Princess, Cinderella 88, and Skunk strains.
XJ-13 is a cross between indica-dominant G-13 and Sativa-dominant Jack Herer. It delivers potent experiences and pungent aromas. This strain is great for increasing alertness and drive.
It has notes of refreshing mint with earth and citrus undertones. The high light body and energy boost XJ-13 delivers help increase the momentum behind our creative thoughts, free of stress.
Purple Haze was given this name to capture its color before anything else. Purple often has cultural ties to passion, with the depth of its color being viewed as captivating and inspiring.
It is a potent blend of Haze and Thai strains that bring forth the creativity of psychedelic and the rhythm of 1960s rock and roll, launching consumers into their personal summer of love.
Purple Haze lends positive energy to the mind, knocking down bad moods and unlocking the highest potential of your senses.
This hybrid blend of California Orange and Skunk cannabis blends is perfect for inspiring an uplifting euphoric experience. The strain possesses a funky citrus aroma that incites creativity and captures attention.
Tangie is perfect for drumming up creative energy brought about by meditative practices and pushed by the passion and limits we think we have.
Chemdog is a potent hybrid reserved for more seasoned consumers who are looking to boost their creativity significantly. The high it induces can be dizzying at first, but once it settles, you get a burst of creative energy that jars the senses and opens the mind to new thoughts.
The strain is highly recognized in the cannabis community and is known for its pungent diesel-like aroma and potent effects.
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