So you’re not one for a halfway house? You like your cannabis strong, and want to get the most out of every hit. That is a very respectable pursuit. When we talk about the Strongest Cannabis Strain we tend to think about the concentration of THC, however, there is a lot more at play when it comes to the potency of a strain; from terpenes, levels of other cannabinoids and a rich profile of phytochemical diversity.
There are plenty of strains that will test your tolerance with a potent strain that has a reputation to lock you the couch or blast you with a heavy euphoria. We have compiled a list of some of the strongest known cannabis strains that are fairly popular for many reasons.
Before we get into the blog post- please just be aware that consuming too much THC can cause some negative side effects including, dry eyes, dry mouth, anxiety and depression. Although these strains are strong, please enjoy them responsibly.
Girl Scout Cookies
Holy mother. You like it strong and fruity. While there are many strains with a higher concentration of THC, for some reason the boom of euphoria from Girl Scout Cookies (GSC) hits you like warm ‘radiator pants’ in the winter months is second to none. The whole body and mind relaxation will lift your spirits for hours and hours.
Terpenes: Caryophyllene, limonene, humulene
Average THC: 20%
The name says it all – this green monster is a heavy-weight of high THC strains that has a long list of accolades to accredited its potency. With a THC level up to 25% plus this strain is massive. The strain steams through you with a dizzying smash of euphoria that locks you down into a deep relaxation. If only Bruce smoked more, then he wouldn’t be so angry!
Terpenes: Myrcene, limonene, caryophyllene
One of our very favourite strongest strains is the Gorilla Glue (GG4) which takes its name from the fact that it glues you to the couch- and Gorilla Glue is pretty strong! Plus the strain is known for the buds stickiness which is caused by the abundant layer of THC trichomes which gives this strain its potency. This award-winning strain lives up to its reputation and is a well-deserving entry on our top strongest Cannabis strains.
Primary terpenes: Caryophyllene, limonene, myrcene
Average THC: 20%
It seems there is something about scifi films that resonate with weed smokers. The Death Star Strain doesn’t ask you politely, it orders you to chill out. This strain hits you like a green laser-beam that has the power to decimate your galaxy. With a THC potency of 19.5%, stargazing is a real possibility.
Terpenes: Caryophyllene, myrcene, limonene
Average THC: 19.5%