LA Confidential is a popular hybrid strain with both psychedelic and body relaxing effects. Combining traits from hardy Afghani strains, LA Confidential has phenomenal indica properties. The strain is a potent Indica dominant hybrid created by DNA genetics, specifically tailor made to enhance the therapeutic potential of cannabis. It is endowed with beautiful dark green leaves that fan out from the stems with red colored hairs parched beautifully on them. Bright orange pistils are evident with whitish sticky resinous trichromes giving a snowy appearance to the leaves. This strain is as hardy as any Afghani strain, being both mildew resistant and disease resistant.
LA Confidential has a mix of earthy and fruity smells; the taste is tolerable not sweets but not choking as well. Many patients appreciate this about this strain. It has high THC levels, testing between 18% – 25%. The hit is powerful enough to dissolve pain but does not knock you out completely. It also gives an intense body high that will leave you locked on the couch.
LA Confidntial won the High Times Strain of the Year in 2006.
Given the balanced effects, you can take this strain at any time of the day. Pairing LA Affie indica with Afghani indica was definitely a brilliant idea.
It is an easy strain to grow and can be grown by beginners.
LA Confidential is an Indica dominant hybrid being 90% indica and 10% sativa. Its physical features are typical of Indica strains having a short stature, bushy leaves and growing in a short duration of time. It contains between 18%-25% THC, making it good for both recreational and therapeutic purposes.
LA Confidential is a hybrid cross between LA Affie indica strain and a landrace Afghani strain. It was created by DNA Genetics and won the High Times Strain of the year in 2006 for its strong characteristics.
Being an indica dominant strain, it definitely gives you an unforgettable body high. It also has sedative properties when taken in large amounts. The gently cerebral effects make it ideal for relieving anxiety and stress. It also causes the munchies, but don’t worry about rapid weight gain because cannabis consumption generally helps to increase metabolism rate.
Patient Reported Positive Effects
Patient Reported Negative Effects
- Dry Mouth
- Dry Eyes
Patient Reported rare negative effects
Medical Benefits of LA Confidential
This strain works on the body to cure restlessness and insomnia. The high THC amounts work well to relieve chronic pain and inflammation. It is effective in the treatment of arthritic pain, joint inflammation and other forms of chronic pain. You could also benefit from this strain if you suffer from frequent stress and bouts of anxiety.
LA Confidential has also shown positive results in the treatment of nausea post chemotherapy or in cases such as postural orthostatic tachychardia syndrome (POTS). POTS causes cyclical vomiting syndrome that is hard to abate.
It is helpful in the following conditions:
This strain has a rich mix of terpenes that give it a mix of aromas and boosts the therapeutic properties of the cannabinoids in this strain. It contains beta caryophyllene, humulene, limonene, linalool, pinene, terpinolene and myrcene.
Myrcene has musky notes that resemble cloves. It is abundant in indica strains and has strong anti inflammatory properties. It helps a lot with chronic pain too.
Limonene has a citrus smell and acts as a mood stabilizer.
Linalool has spicy and floral notes that remind you of mint and lavender. It offers relief from arthritis, inflammation and insomnia.
Caryophyllene will remind you of black pepper, and it works well to relieve anxiety.
Pinene smells of pine trees, research has shown that this terpene helps with Crohn’s disease and cancer. It is abundant in strains such as Jack Herer, Blue Dream and Romulan as well.
Humulene has a woody smell and has anti bacterial properties.
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