Super Lemon Haze Marijuana Strain

Super Lemon Haze

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Super Lemon Haze Marijuana StrainSuper Lemon Haze originated from the Netherlands as a creation of Green House Seeds. It is a cross between Lemon Skunk and Super Silver Haze. It is a sativa dominant strain with 80% sativa and 20% indica. It has 16%-25% THC making a potent strain that will be enjoyed by patients requiring high THC levels.

Super Lemon Haze bagged the first place in the High Times Cannabis Cup awards of 2008 and 2009 receiving massive support from cannabis enthusiasts.

Super Lemon Haze is a true beauty, with towering stems and long bright green leaves. The buds are sparse and heavily coated with potent kief. Bright orange pistils add to the beauty of this strain.

As the name suggest, this strain has a potent lemony scent with spicy undertones. You can also smell some oakwood and pine in the smoke. The lemon scent is that of limonene which adds to the therapeutic potential of this strain. Expect this scent to linger in the room long after you are done with the weed.

Terpenes are responsible for the smell given off by a plant but not the taste. However, Super Lemon Haze tastes of lemons as well, but leaves some earthy taste on your tongue.

This heady strain will cause instant euphoria and mental relaxation without being overpowering. Expect to feel pressure building up around your temples and slowly permeating through your whole body. You may feel a little bit light headed and feel the urge to grab a seat. When the full euphoria kicks in you will feel a boost of mental energy and this is when creativity kicks in. Expect also to get chitty chatty, even if this is not your usual self.

It is a popular strain on the West Coast of the United States and in Canada. The cerebral effects are within limits, so it can be used at any time of the day.

Strain Type

This is a sativa dominant strain with 80% sativa and 20% indica. It has 22% THC and 0.1% CBD.

Origin

Super Lemon Haze is the creation of Green House Seeds. It is a cross between Super Silver Haze and Lemon Skunk. It draws most of its properties from these two strains.

Effects

Super Lemon Haze is a potent mood elevator. It will make you feel alive and energized without being over bearing on you. In the mind it reduces inhibitions, making it ideal as a conversation starter. It also spurs creativity and focus, patients with ADHD have benefited from this effect.

Patient Reported Positive Effects

  • Happiness
  • Euphoria
  • Creativity
  • Focus

Patient Reported Negative Effects

Expect to get dehydrated after taking this strain. You will also feel hungry but this may be to your advantage if you struggle with getting your appetite revved up on a normal day.

  • Dry mouth
  • Dry eyes
  • Hunger pangs

Hydrating in advance will help to reduce the anticholinergic effects caused by this strain. The red eyes are nothing to worry about. THC causes the capillaries in the eyes to dilate causing more blood to flow to the eyes. Expect this effect to wear out as soon as the THC is out of your system.

Patient Reported Rare Negative Effects

Due to the high potency, Super Lemon Haze may cause anxiety and paranoia. But this usually happens to newer patients and can be remedied by taking smaller doses at more frequent intervals. Taking a rest as you wait out the effects to wear off is also advisable.

  • Paranoia
  • Anxiety

Treats

Medical Benefits of Super Lemon Haze

Super Lemon Haze is a high THC low CBD strain, it works well in treating different kinds of pain. Neuropathic pain in fibromyalgia and Herpes responds well to this strain.

Inflammatory pain such as in arthritis may also be helped by this strain.

The cerebral effects may take away anxiety and symptoms of depression. It is important to take a moderate dose to avoid the overwhelming effects. Patients who are unable to focus because of pre existing anxiety disorders or ADHD will also benefit from this strain. The body high will mask all sorts of pains and muscle spasms. With this sorted out, a patient can enjoy a restful sleep.

Patients have reported relief with the following conditions:

Terpenes

Terpene Profile

Super Lemon Haze has the scent of lemons mixed with skunky and spicy undertones. This is highly suggestive of the following terpenes: limonene, myrcene and caryophyllene. When they are combines with cannabinoids and flavonoids found in this strain they provide a powerful and durable therapeutic effect. This is known as the entourage effect.

Limonene

Limonene has potent sativa effects and is ideal for relieving symptoms of stress, depression or anxiety. It is abundant in citrus fruits and has a string citrus smell. It helps in the absorption of other terpenes though the skin.

Myrcene

This terpene is prevalent in most cannabis strains. Apart from adding to the anti inflammatory properties of this strain, it induces sleep and functions as an anti spasmodic.

Caryophyllene

This peppery scented terpene has analgesic and neuroprotective effects. It is commonly included in topical and creams as an anti inflammatory agent. Recent research has also shown that it has potential in the treatment of alcohol withdrawal symptoms.

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