Bubble Gum is a bubbly marijuana strain that will most definitely induce giggles and laughter. It is a balanced hybrid strain with 50% indica and 50% sativa. Most patients have reported that this strain is very invigorating and energizing. The name Bubble Gum is derived from the flavor of this strain.
Bubble Gum has a candy like scent that will fill up the room when the jar is opened. Musky undertones can be felt at a distance, but they are not strong enough to overwhelm a new patient. The taste is fruity, something close to the taste of bubble gums. The best part of this strain is that the smoke is very smooth and tasteful. These properties have gotten many patients hooked to Bubble Gum.
Bubble Gum is a visually appealing strain. It has classical dark green buds that are popcorn shaped and densely packed. Orange pistils intertwine between the buds coloring the green with burnt orange hues. The buds are coated with snow flaked trichomes that make them hard to break by hand. When the sun rays hit these buds, the trichomes appear to light up and bring to life this plant. This resinous strain has 19% THC and 0.2% CBD.
The balanced effects of this strain make it appealing to many patients. Patients with different kinds of pains as well as inflammation have found relief after using Bubble Gum. It is a strain with an energizing buzz that can help to uplift a downtrodden spirit and also relieve symptoms of depression. It has also been used in the treatment of nausea and vomiting.
Bubble Gum won the 1994 Cannabis Cup as well as taking second place in the 1999 Cannabis Cup. Patients appreciate the balance in this strain that make it suitable for treating a wide array of diseases.
Bubble Gum is a balanced hybrid strain with 50% sativa and 50% indica. It has 19% THC and 0.2% CBD.
This is a strain that dates back to the 1970s. Its development spanned a couple of years and a couple of locations. It began its journey in Indiana from where it moved to New England and was develop further. Landing in Holland a few years later, this strain found a new life and began to gain popularity. TH Seeds breeders are credited with creating the most stable form of Bubble Gum strain.
Bubble Gum is a yummy strain that can be enjoyed by all sorts of patients. The taste will tickle your taste buds and entice you to have a bit more. As much as the effects from this strain are not over powering, keep your consumption in check as higher amounts may trigger negative effects that you will see below. The cerebral hit will circulate through your mind and completely take over your senses. In no time you will be euphoric and full of giggles. This is a good way to break social tensions and start deep conversations. On the body expect this strain to cause deep relaxation and you may even be prompted to take a short nap. This is generally a pleasant strain.
Patient Reported Positive Effects
- Mild sedation
- Increased appetite
Patient Reported Negative Effects
Taking Bubble Gum comes with a few setbacks, but this should not dampen your spirits. There are a couple of tricks that you can pull to minimize these effects. They include hydrating and hydrating some more. Eye moisturizers may also come in handy. As a general rule, avoid lighting up on an empty stomach, this will magnify the effects of THC especially if you opt for cannabis edibles.
- Dry eyes
- Cotton mouth
- Hunger Pangs
Patient Reported Rare Negative Effects
Rare side effects may occur when too much of this strain is taken or when a patient is trying weed out for the first time. Patients have reported the following negative effects on rare occasions:
Medical Benefits of Bubble Gum
With THC levels ranging from 13 to 19 percent this strain is a good one for new patients to try. The psychedelic effects are not over stimulating but are good enough for elevating the mood and treating anxiety. Chronic stress may be as the result of excessive fatigue from not sleeping or chronic pain. With time, these factors form a vicious cycle that is hard to break away from. Bubble Gum can help to break this cycle by inducing restful sleep.
Bubble Gum has also been use to treat musculoskeletal pain and neuropathic pain. With moderate levels of THC, this strain will trigger hunger pangs. For patients struggling to get their appetite up this strain can be a life saver. This may include cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, HIV/AIDS patients, and patients with sea sickness and those with other chronic conditions.
Patients have reported relief from the following medical conditions:
Terpenes are organic compounds that provide the scents of most plants. On a surface level, the scents help to put off herbivores and attract pollinators. But at a deeper level they also boost the therapeutic potential of cannabis strains.
Bubble Gum has the following terpenes: linalool, alpha-bisabolol and myrcene.
This terpene smells of fresh lavenders. It has strong sedative properties
This is a terpene with floral scents and is also present in chamomile. It has anti bacterial properties.
This terpene has a musky scent and adds to the anti inflammatory properties if this strain.
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