Vanilla berry Pie is an indica dominant hybrid strain with an enticing vanilla and berry scent. It also has some pungency attributable to Royal Kush. It is a cross between Royal Kush, Cherry Pie, and Sunset Sherbet.
Vanilla Berry Pie is a beautiful strain with large purple buds and a thick layer of encrusting trichomes. The buds have a silvery appearance when reflected against the light. Bright orange pistils intertwine between the buds enhancing the beauty of this strain. The flowers are typical of indicas, with a tight bud structure and spiraled leaves. The flowers are brownish-green in color, while others have vibrant shades of purple that betray the presence of anthocyanins. Anthocyanins give plants a purplish-blue coloration when exposed to cold temperatures during the flowering period. Apart from this, anthocyanins offer anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer as well as antiviral properties.
Cracking open a jar of Vanilla Berry Pie, the mix of strong aromas hardly goes unnoticed. The mix of cookies, berries, and diesel-like pungency are quick to fill your nostrils. When you inhale the rich smoke, the taste of cookies will land on your palate. An earthy after taste will be left in your mouth on the exhale. This strain is terpene-rich and is not one to be used discretely.
Exact THC content of Vanilla Berry Pie is unclear. Going by the parent strains and the effects, this strain probably has high THC content above 20%.
Vanilla Berry Pie is more of a “body high” kind of strain. The effects on the mind creep up slowly on you and will leave you a bit dazed off. The body hit on the other hand is strong and powerful and will cause a couch lock effect. This strain is deeply sedating and should be taken in the evening when winding down the day. Patients with insomnia love this strain because of the tranquilizing effects.
Vanilla Berry Pie is a wake-and-bake kind of strain. You should consider it when you need to relax your body and get rid of chronic fatigue. It is popular among patients with insomnia as well as chronic pain symptoms.
This is an indica dominant hybrid strain. It has a high amount of THC exceeding at least 20%.
Vanilla Berry Pie was created by Aficionado seeds is a cross between Royal Kush, Cherry Pie, and Sunset Sherbet.
Patients have reported a powerful and uplifting body hit after taking Vanilla Berry Pie. With time the limbs may feel pretty heavy and one may be tempted to take a nap. The effects on your mind will not give you racing thoughts; instead, you will experience clear-headedness as well as a deep sense of relaxation. You can feel comfortable taking this strain in the evening or at night.
Patient Reported Positive Effects
• Increased focus
Patient Reported Negative Effects
• Red eyes
Patient Reported Rare Negative Effects
Medical Benefits of Vanilla Berry Pie
Patients have reported that Vanilla Berry Pie can treat the following medical conditions:
Vanilla Berry Pie is useful for medical cannabis patients in several ways. First, it is sleep-inducing. This is helpful for people who struggle to fall asleep either due to stress, fatigue or any other reason.
It also has pain-relieving properties and is useful for people with chronic pain as well as nerve-related pain.
Lastly, it provides deep body relaxation. Patients with chronic fatigue can use this to heal their bodies from chronic tiredness that they may have piled up over time.
A study conducted by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2015 showed that combining cannabinoids and terpenes produces a more powerful and longer-lasting effect as compared to using cannabinoid isolates. The study was titled “Overcoming the Bell-Shaped Dose-Response of Cannabidiol by Using Cannabis Extract Enriched in Cannabidiol.”
Terpenes are the compounds that give plants such as cannabis the characteristic scents. They also have therapeutic properties that can be tapped into by patients. When combined with cannabinoids such as THC and CBD, the therapeutic advantage is even greater.
Vanilla Berry Pie has many terpenes, the most prominent ones being myrcene, linalool, ocimene, terpinolene, and caryophyllene.
This is by far the most abundant terpene found in the cannabis plant, with some strains containing 60% of total terpene content. It boosts the sedative effects of this strain. It also has anti-catabolic effects meaning that it prevents the breakdown of cartilage and slows down the progression of arthritis.
This is what gives this strain the sweet aroma. When combined with the high THC content in this strain, it helps in countering symptoms of anxiety and paranoia.
Ocimene has potent cerebral effects and helps to declutter the mind while providing a feeling of being uplifted. It is also a known decongestant and expectorant.
This strain has a diesel aroma that is not very appealing to new users. It is known to cause drowsiness.
Caryophyllene has strong anti-inflammatory properties. It can also be used to treat chronic pain.
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