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Aug 17, 2016 9:20 AM

Jack Herer Strain Review

Today's star of our review is the Jack Herer strain. This sativa-dominant strain is as famous as its namesake—a person who wrote The Emperor Wears No Clothes and is an avid cannabis activist. The man's activism is a constant reminder that cannabis has been a part of the humankind's history and is one of its most valuable resources.

Jack Herer Strain Review

General Information

Jach Herer strain is a creation of a well-known company Sensi Seeds. The company was trying to combine the best qualities of indica and sativa strains. The genetics of Jack Herer make this hybrid a perfect child of the famous parents.

Jack Herer has the origins that combine such strains as Haze, Northern Lights #5, and Shiva Skunk. The rich genetics create several variations of this hybrid strain. And each phenotype of the plant is a proud owner of its own unique features and effects.

Due to the fact that the sativa roots dominate only a little (55 percent sativa and 45 percent indica), the strain shows strong effects of both types of the cannabis plant.

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There are many reasons to love indica strains. Unlike sativas, which may cause paranoia and anxiety, indica strains like Critical Kush, Afghani, or Northern Lights will relax your muscles, increase appetite, relieve chronic pain and stress, and bring restful sleep.

Besides, the Jack Herer strain is one of the most awarded plants at harvest festivals. Having already won nine awards, the strain is honored by the right to be distributed by Dutch pharmacies as a recognized medical cannabis strain.

The strain acquired the growth pattern of its indica parent. It is relatively compact and flowers fast. When cultivated skillfully, the plant has a good yield. It often happens so that the best Jack Herer buds are not even sold commercially—the herb is shared with the select circle of friends because there are some things that cannot be bought. In general, the plant can be grown both outside and inside. However, indoor growing is easier with this strain.

Appearance and Flavor

Jack Herer is lucky to receive of the best quality of its indica parents—heavy resin production. The deep green buds of the strain are so sticky with trichomes that they appear to be sugar-coated. It is hard to believe, but the frosting covers spear leaves and even stems and stalks of the plant.

The taste of Jack Herer is earthy and piney. The stench of the strain really makes it spicy. Do not be afraid that the aroma will linger in your place—the room will smell like a tropical forest. Besides, the taste that lingers in your mouth will be sweet and a little fruity. The smoke of Jack Herer is cold and icy and can cool your throat, which is considered a very beneficial quality for marijuana.

Recreational Use

Jack Herer is a perfect wake and bake strain. As soon as its sativa effects kick in, you feel the rush of energy that can charge you for the whole day. The effects are very cerebral and come into action almost immediately—they spur energy and creativity. Despite its uplifting effects, Jack Herer will not cause anxiety to pair with the excessive energy. After the initial sativa craze, you will feel a more relaxed euphoria that will cover your whole body. In general, the smoke is very smooth.

Medical Use

This strain is quite popular among patients. Jack Herer can be used to treat such conditions as depression, ADHD, and ADD. Besides, the strain is used to eliminate stress and anxiety. The herb can be used to treat chronic pain and headaches. The strain has no come-down, so you will not be left yawning for the rest of your day. Jack Herer is a good morning remedy.

This cannabis hybrid is popular not only in the Netherlands but in the U.S. as well, especially throughout the West.

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