With the holidays fast approaching, this time of year can get pretty busy – and stressful! With an array of family dinners, Christmas shopping, catching up with those cousins you never talk to and your mother-in-law coming to say – it is not surprising that you may need a few moments to yourself to unwind.
To help you make the most out of this season, here are our top cannabis strains for the holidays:
We all know the holidays are about three things: family, friends and food! So what could be better than a strain that enhances your appetite and also helps you relax? This strain is perfect for social gatherings but beware, as it does pack a punch! Classified by its white buds and boasting a powerful euphoric high, White Widow is accompanied by hints of energy to help stimulate that dinner conversation.
Plus, that holiday feast will have never tasted so good!
As strains go, Jack Frost is a fairly strong hybrid generated by breeding White Widow and Northern Lights (also on this list). It has a mix of earth and pine flavors. With a very clean, smooth smoke, Jack Frost generates a happy and euphoric high. Perfect for enjoying the holiday season! This particular strain features a high THC content around 22-23%, making it ideal for relaxing around the fireplace after a long day. Or you can couple it with a classic holiday movie before it puts you to sleep.
Girl Scout Cookies
What goes better with Christmas than cookies? Girl Scout Cookies is an Indica-dominant hybrid that is a potent mix of OG Kush, Durban Poison and Cherry Kush with up to 28% THC. The sweet, earthy taste and smell comes with a powerful high that can last for hours. It starts with a jolt of energy that develops into a buzzing body high with a happy and positive cerebral effect. This strain is perfect for holiday gatherings due to its ability to put its users in good spirits.
Often resulting in become giggly and talkative, it is perfect for keeping the conversation going.
Rockstar is an electrifying strain that is perfect for bringing out your holiday spirit. This strain is a Indica-dominated hybrid with 14-19% THC content. The aromatic notes of grape and spice and a taste of spicy, mulled wine go great with the holiday season. Rockstar begins with a cerebral head rush, resulting in a extreme happiness. This head high is accompanied by a powerful body buzz and relaxation, without the sedation.
This strain is perfect for jump starting the festivities. The uplifting mood effects pair well with holiday parties, gift shopping or decorating!
Durban Poison is a favorite for the holiday season thanks to its pleasant and invigorating high. This strain is dubbed as the “Espresso of Cannabis” and is a pure Sativa with THC levels up to 24%The early and sweet smell and taste generate a strong, happy head high to help ease you into the holiday spirit.
It is the perfect pick-me-up to get you through all those outdoor (and indoor) adventures this winter!
Purple Kush is a potent pure Indica created by mixing Hindu Kush and Purple Afghani. This strain was rated one of the Top 10 Most Powerful Strains in the World by High Times Magazine and has a THC content averaging 22%. This bud smells of earthy aromas and sweet grapes with the flavor of earthy red wine.
The blissful, long-lasting euphoric high is uplifting and perfect for the holidays! Purple Kush is accompanied by a soft physical relaxation that will keep you glued to the fireplace all night.
Lemon OG is a quick-hitting strain whose effects don’t last long, making it perfect to add some oomph to a holiday party or add a creative edge to gift-shopping. What this strain lacks in longevity, it makes up for with it’s relaxing and euphoric effects. With average THC of 22%, this flower works hard to fade away irritations.
This strain is the perfect cap on a busy day. It will leave you feeling happy and creative to get the last of your to-do-list done, while also supplying much-needed holiday relaxation.
Chocolope is a hard-hitting near pure Sativa strain with a high-concentration of THC. This strain has a smoky, chocolaty flavor with appetite-enhancing qualities that go great with holiday dinners. This strain is not for beginners, but for experienced users it is a blasting, euphoric experience that can make you forget everything.
This is what makes Chocolope perfect for parties.
Northern Lights is an extremely potent strain that is perfect for unwinding towards the end of the holiday season. This strain reaches THC levels of 16-21%, which makes it a solid strain. It has an earthy flavor with hints of citrus and a pungent spicy aroma. Purely Indica, a couple hits off Northern Lights will result in powerful effects with an upbeat euphoria mixed with heavy physical relaxation.
This is perfect for the tail-end of the holiday season when you are ready to sit back and relax as you watch the snow fall.
Jack Herer is a sativa-dominated hybrid and is a powerful combination of Norther Lights and Shiva Skunk. This strain is a little softer than some of the others on the list, but still has a distinctive head high. This bud has a woody aroma and flavor with hints of spice. This is the perfect strain for daytime activities to help you get through your holiday checklist.
Jack Herer is definitely a popular choice for the holidays thanks to its blissful and creative high – and it just might get you in the mood for decorating!
Now, we hope you will put this list of marijuana strains to good use and celebrate your holiday season to the fullest. See you in The New Year!
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