Different Strains

ANJA Presents: A Journey Through Popular Cannabis Strains in New Jersey

Ashley Robins
June 05, 2023

In the vast world of cannabis, there are strains that stand out like virtuosos in a symphony. Each strain offers a unique blend of effects, flavors, and origins that create a harmonious experience for cannabis enthusiasts. Join us on a journey as we explore the top strains and their individual melodies, taking you on a captivating ride through the highs of Blue Dream, Jack Herer, White Widow, Sour Diesel, Girl Scout Cookies, Gorilla Glue, and Purple Kush.

Take a glance at the chart below, and read on for more information!

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Blue Dream: The Smooth Jazz Ensemble

  • Effect: Energizing

  • Flavor: Sweet, Berry, Herbal

  • Terpenes: Myrcene, Pinene, Caryophyllene

  • Recommended Experience Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Originating from the sunny shores of California, Blue Dream is a sativa-dominant hybrid that promises a sublime experience. Like a soothing sauna session for your body, this strain gradually wraps you in a warm embrace, melting away tension and stress. But it doesn't stop there. Blue Dream then takes your mind on a mind-boggling brain boost, lifting you to new heights of creativity and euphoria. It's the yin and yang of highs, perfect for those seeking a mild, invigorating frolic in the clouds. Just be prepared for a touch of dry mouth and eyes, as it dances across your senses.

Jack Herer: The Creative Maestro

  • Effect: Energizing

  • Flavor: Earthy, Pine, Spicy

  • Terpenes: Terpinolene, Caryophyllene, Pinene

  • Recommended Experience Level: Intermediate

Named after the cannabis activist and author of "The Emperor Wears No Clothes," Jack Herer is a sativa-dominant strain known for its uplifting cerebral effects. This strain is perfect for those seeking a creative boost, as it promotes a clear-headed and focused high. Originating from a blend of Haze, Northern Lights #5, and Shiva Skunk, Jack Herer is a favorite among artists and creatives for its ability to stimulate creativity and provide energy.

White Widow: The Legendary Maestro

  • Effect: Balanced (Relaxing and Energizing)

  • Flavor: Earthy, Woody, Floral

  • Terpenes: Myrcene, Caryophyllene, Pinene

  • Recommended Experience Level: Intermediate

Hailing from the Netherlands, White Widow is a strain that commands respect and admiration. It brings together the best of Brazilian sativa and South Indian indica, creating a legendary maestro of cannabis. As a balanced hybrid with a slight sativa bias, White Widow offers an energizing mental uplift paired with a tranquil bodyunwind. It's the perfect companion for moments that require focus and creativity. If you're sensitive to high THC levels then approach this maestro with caution, as it can be quite intense.

Sour Diesel: The Espresso Shot

  • Effect: Energizing

  • Flavor: Diesel, Pungent, Citrus

  • Terpenes: Caryophyllene, Limonene, Myrcene

  • Recommended Experience Level: Intermediate to Experienced

Picture this: you're in need of a pick-me-up, an energetic burst to kickstart your day. Enter Sour Diesel, a sativa-dominant hybrid with a mysterious lineage that adds to its allure. This strain is like an espresso shot for your senses, catapulting you into a field of dreams. It hits you with a surge of uplifting energy, leaving you focused and ready to conquer the day. Sour Diesel might even lend a helping hand in managing stress, pain, and depression. But remember, too much of a good thing can sometimes lead to paranoia or anxiety, so tread carefully. And yes, it does come with a distinct diesel-y aroma that not everyone may find appealing.

Girl Scout Cookies: The Delectable Adventure

  • Effect: Relaxing

  • Flavor: Sweet, Earthy, Pungent

  • Terpenes: Caryophyllene, Limonene, Humulene

  • Recommended Experience Level: Experienced

In the hills of California, a delightful creation emerged – Girl Scout Cookies. This indica-dominant hybrid is a sweet blend of OG Kush and Durban Poison, offering a truly delectable adventure. Packed with THC, Girl Scout Cookies can potentially help with pain, induce the notorious munchies, and alleviate nausea. However, rookies should proceed with caution, as it can be quite potent. 

Gorilla Glue: The Mighty Sledgehammer

  • Effect: Relaxing

  • Flavor: Earthy, Pine, Sour

  • Terpenes: Myrcene, Limonene, Caryophyllene

  • Recommended Experience Level: Experienced

Prepare to be amazed by the sheer power of Gorilla Glue. This indica-dominant hybrid is a force to be reckoned with, born from the lineage of Chem's Sister, Sour Dubb, and Chocolate Diesel. It hits you with a mighty sledgehammer of relaxation, inviting you to surrender to its euphoric glow. Gorilla Glue is a true lifesaver for those seeking relief from pain and stress, as it wraps you in a robust body high. However, be aware that it lives up to its name and may glue you to the couch, so make sure you have your snacks and entertainment within reach.

Purple Kush: The Relaxing Symphony

  • Effect: Relaxing

  • Flavor: Sweet, Grape, Earthy

  • Terpenes: Myrcene, Caryophyllene, Humulene

  • Recommended Experience Level: Experienced

Purple Kush is an indica-dominant strain that offers a long-lasting, relaxing high. This strain is known for its sweet, grape-like aroma and flavor, and its beautiful purple buds. Originating from a cross between Hindu Kush and Purple Afghani, Purple Kush is perfect for those seeking a deep, body-melting relaxation. This strain is often recommended for evening use due to its powerful sedative effects.

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