With so many strains to choose from, deciding on the right strain of cannabis for your needs can be frustrating and confusing. Different strains have different medicinal and recreational effects, so it’s important to know which strain will give you the results you’re looking for.
Here, we’ll cover a list of the best cannabis strains available in Las Vegas and include a little bit of information about each, so you can make an informed decision.
Cookies and Cream
Cookies and Cream is a hybrid cross between Starfighter and an undisclosed Girl Scout Cookies phenotype. It has a smooth, sweet taste that treats common ailments, as well as induces restful sleep. Because of this effect, it’s best to consume Cookies and Cream before bed.
Cherry Cream Pie
Cherry Cream Pie is an indica-dominant hybrid offspring of Cherry Pie and Cookies and Cream. It offers calming effects that work on both the mind and body, along with mild, carefree sedation. This strain is best consumed at the end of the day, due to its sedative effects and appetite stimulation. It also provides pain relief for irritated muscles and normal aches and pains.
Named for the late Kimbo Slice, Kimbo Kush is a flavorful indica-dominant hybrid that is fruity and decadent. This cross between Blackberry Kush and Starfighter has a heavier Kush experience that borders on a full indica buzz. Starfighter gives it a citrus flavor and mental clarity that promotes thoughtfulness as well. This is a strain for the end of the day, since it has powerful relaxing effects and can induce an intense euphoria.
Mother’s Milk is a sativa-dominant hybrid of Nepali OG and Appalachia. It’s a potent blend that smells like powdered milk with delicate, earthy tones. Despite its powerful, peaceful sedation, Mother’s Milk is a functional high that can be combined with either activity or relaxation. Mother’s Milk can also curb minor physical pain, depression and muscle spasms.
Rare Darkness is a cross between the genetics of Rare Darkness #1 and Grape Ape, giving it a flavor that’s similar to grapes or berries. With the indica influence, Rare Darkness offers an uplifted, yet relaxed, high that helps with sleep, headaches and migraines.
Flo OG is a sweet-flavored, indica-dominant strain that promotes creativity and balance. It’s a functional indica that combines the quality of Flo with Rare Darkness #1 to stimulate the mind. The hazy euphoria is almost immediate, causing a flow of relaxing warmth. Use Flo OG to improve mood, combat depression and promote restful sleep.
Banana Cream OG
Banana Cream OG is a hybrid cross of Blue Dream, Banana OG and Ocean Beach OG. It has strong notes of orange and spearmint, along with a heavy, OG-forward effect on the body.
Superman OG is an incredibly potent and well-bred indica hybrid of Tahoe OG and Bubba Kush. With its long line of Kush genetics, Superman OG is heavy and has a strong sedative effect, making it a great choice for before bed. It also works well for pain management and muscle spasms.
Blue Dream is a sativa-dominant hybrid that earned fame among West Coast strains. It’s a cross between Blueberry Indica and sativa Haze, which gives it full-body relaxation properties and the ability to invigorate the mind. The euphoria is calm and mild, making this is a good choice for treating pain, depression and nausea.
Kong is an indica-dominant strain that’s a mix of Motavation and White Russian. This powerhouse hybrid is rich in THC and packs a punch. It also provides incredible relaxation effects that allow your mind to slow down, so it’s a good choice for late in the day.
God Bud is favored by both recreational and medicinal users for many reasons. It’s a mix of Hawaiian, Purple Skunk and God, which give it a lot of resin and a musky-sweet smell. This is a potent indica-dominant hybrid that offers a hallucinogenic high and a taste of tropical fruit.
$100 OG is a 50/50 hybrid that earned its name from its high strength and high price. It originated in Hollywood before rising in popularity elsewhere, thanks to its powerful body effect of indica for pain relief and the alert high that comes from sativa.
GG4, also known as Gorilla Glue #4, is a potent hybrid strain that has strong relaxation properties and powerful euphoria, as well as earthy and sour aromas derived from its parent strains, Chem’s Sister, Sour Dubb and Chocolate Diesel. Because of its potent effects, this is a couch-potato strain.
King Louis XIII
King Louis XII is an indica-dominant strain that has a powerful smell with pine and earthy musk aromas. Its lineage can be traced to OG Kush, which gives it a spicy kush aroma. King Louis XIII has a high THC concentration, so it’s an excellent choice for insomnia.
Acapulco Gold is a popular strain that promises decadence and quality. Because of its rich resins and burnt toffee aroma, Acapulco Gold is widely regarded as one of the greatest cannabis strains ever created. With its powerful properties, Acapulco Gold is excellent for treating muscle spasms, pain, depression and anxiety.
Alien OG was originally a clone strain, but it’s now a cross between Tahoe OG and Alien Kush. Alien OG is one of the most potent strains on the market, due to its indica-dominant parents. Like other OG strains, Alien OG has the lemon-pine aroma and an intense high with indica body effects and a psychedelia buzz.
Bred from Thai and Mexican sativas and Afghani indicas, Trainwreck is a powerful, hallucinogenic hybrid that has heavy sativa effects. Its mild, pleasing aroma is a mix of lemon and pine, but it has an instantaneous surge of euphoria that awakens creativity and joy. Trainwreck’s high THC content provides relief for anxiety, ADD/ADHD and PTSD symptoms, as well as migraine and arthritis pain.
Jet Fuel, which also goes by G6 and 303 Seeds, is a cross between Aspen Q6 and High Country Diesel. This sativa-driven hybrid also pulls influence from East Coast Sour Diesel and SF OG Kush, giving it a sweet aroma that’s reminiscent of diesel fumes. The effects are a high-energy jolt of uplifting sativa events that promote a dream-like state of relaxation.
Ringo’s Gift is a high-CBD strain that blends Harle-Tsu and ACDC. It’s one of the first strains that’s “one-for-one,” meaning it has an equal ratio of THC and CBD. The high is a mellow mix of cerebral activity and soothing relaxation, though it’s not one to plant you on the couch.
Cheese is an indica-dominant hybrid that gained popularity from its unique flavor and consistent potency. As one of the older strains, Cheese comes from Skunk #1 phenotype, which was later mixed with Afghani indica genetics. The result is a hybrid that’s known for a relaxed, happy high that promotes a blissful state of mind.
Star Killer is a 70-percent indica-dominant hybrid that crosses Mazar x Blueberry OG and Rare Dankness #2. This strain has a sweet, lemon flavor and is effective for treating pain, insomnia, PTSD, gastrointestinal disorders and the symptoms of AIDS.
Big Smooth is a flavorful cross of OG Blueberry and Cookies and Cream. This strain is slightly indica-dominant and has a sweet, doughy aroma that’s reminiscent of blueberry pancakes. The delicious flavor and euphoric, moderate sedation make Big Smooth a popular strain for improving aches and pains and elevating mood.
Chemdawg is shrouded in mysterious origins and ambiguous genetics, but it has been responsible for many successful crosses. Along with being the original source of Sour Diesel and OG Kush, Chemdawg is known for its diesel aroma and potent effects. With such a high concentration of THC, Chemdawg provides a cerebral experience and a heavy-bodied sensation.
Durban Poison is a pure sativa that originated in South Africa, though it earned worldwide popularity for its sweet smell and uplifting effects. If you want a functional, productive high to explore the outdoors or get creative, Durban Poison is the optimal choice.
Grand Daddy Purple
Grand Daddy Purple is a famous indica cross between Purple Urkle and Big Bud, giving it a grape and berry aroma. It has potent effects on both mind and body, providing a cerebral euphoria and deep physical relaxation. This is a common strain for those treating pain, insomnia, stress, inappetence and muscle spasms.
As you can see from this list of strains, different strains have different effects on your mind, body and health, so it’s important to choose the strain that’s suited to your needs. If you’re unsure, the professionals at Euphoria Wellness Nevada will be happy to guide you through your selection and help you choose the best strain for your desired outcome.