If you are looking for a sweet-savory strain then Glazed Cherries are the way to go. Contrary to what the name suggests, this strain is not all about sweetness, the taste that lingers in your mouth after the exhale has some husky notes to it.
Glazed Cherries is a perfect blend of indica and sativa, with 50% of each brewed to perfection by the master breeders Kief Sweat. This hybrid is a cross between Cherry OG and Girl Scout Cookies. It’s the kind of strain to turn to when you are experiencing brain fog and need to clear your mind. The THC bang is quite intense, new users may be pushed over the top by this strain. THC levels range between 21%-23%, start slow on this strain as you adjust to the effects.
As the cerebral effects set in, you will feel the urge to engage in some creative projects. Your body will appreciate a deep sense of relaxation but you may not have the ability to exert yourself. Activities such as music or art may be ideal for this moment; you don’t know what genius you will unleash at this point.
Regular users have many good things to say about the strain. It alleviates stress and may also help with anxiety and depression. This strain is recommended for evening use.
Glazed Cherry is a beautiful strain, especially when the buds are fresh and well preserved you will be blown away by the glassy trichomes that sparkle on the surface of the buds. Being a highly resinous strain you might need a hand blender to break the buds. The buds are usually compact and have a deep green color. The numerous pistils will give this strain a bedazzling orange twist that makes you want to open the jar and feast on the bud. Even without real cherries atop, this strain is appetizing.
The smell is a mix of sweet, fruity, woody and skunky at the same time. What most users pick at first is the myrcene dank scent which can be overpowering.
Glazed Cherries is a cross between Girl Scout Cookies and Cherry OG.
Patient Reported Positive Effects
Glazed Cherry provides a high that starts in the mind as it transcends downwards to the limbs. Users have described it like a creeper high which gives you ample time to succumb. This head buzz can help you focus on mundane tasks such as spring cleaning. The pervasive feeling of relaxation will force you to take that much-needed break from strenuous activity. It’s also a good strain for entertaining friends due to its social effects.
Patient Reported Negative Effects
Glazed Cherries is an evenly balanced strain. With a moderately high THC content, patients have reported the usual THC associated side effects:
- Dry eyes
Patient Reported Rare Negative Effects
New patients may get overwhelmed by the overpowering high of this strain. In such cases, patients have reported paranoia as well as mild psychedelic effects.
Medical Benefits of Glazed Cherries
Glazed Cherries’ wide-reaching effects are appealing to many patients. The synergy from the terpenes also boosts the therapeutic value of Glazed Cherries.
Patients have tapped into the cerebral effects to get relief from anxiety and depression. The anti-inflammatory properties of Glazed Cherries are useful in alleviating pain related to arthritis and fibromyalgia. The strain’s lucid clear-headedness has helped patients suffering from attention deficit disorders. Finally, Glazed Cherries is known to provoke hunger, making a good supplement for those who have lost their appetites to severe illness or medication. Although well-balanced, the cerebral effects may be overwhelming for new patients. Thus, this strain is not recommended for people who are prone to panic or have a low tolerance for THC.
Patients have used this strain to treat:
Glazed Cherries is a resin packed strain with a good number of therapeutic terpenes. Terps are great because they play a key role in creating the entourage benefit. When buying a cannabis product its always advisable to go for a full-spectrum extract that has several terpenes as well as cannabinoids as this will give you a stronger healing benefit.
If you have some knowledge on terpenes, sniffing into a bag of Glazed Cherries will alert you to the presence of the following dominant terpenes:
Myrcene is a proven anti-inflammatory and antidepressant effects. It has a strong musky scent and you will find it in most cannabis strains.
Limonene has several health benefits which include anti-cancer effects, cardio-protective effects, anti-stress and antioxidant effects. This terp is a popular additive in foods, cosmetics, and natural insect repellants. It gives foods the lemony taste and adds to the therapeutic benefits as well.
Linalool is great for stress relief, relaxation and antidepressant effects. It has the smell of fresh lavenders.
Humulene has a woody scent and offers immune-boosting effects.