Grapefruit is a Sativa marijuana strain with above average THC levels. Often used to relieve stress, this upbeat strain will leave marijuana enthusiasts feeling happy and energetic.
Who needs orange juice and coffee for breakfast when you can have the Grapefruit strain? This energizing flower makes for a great way to kickstart your morning and clear the cobwebs of fatigue. Medical cannabis consumers love Grapefruit for mental health and headache relief, while recreational folks tend to appreciate the focused and euphoric vibe this flower offers. Pick up Grapefruit when you’re in need of some blissful mental stimulation.
True to its name, Grapefruit has a delightfully sweet citrus flavor and aroma. In fact, many find that this flower smells remarkably like a juicy red grapefruit. As far as taste is concerned, it often expresses a tanginess or a pungency that gives it a tropical island vibe. The crisp taste and fragrance of this strain provide the first hints to this strain’s energizing nature.
Often classified as a sativa, Grapefruit can be considered a cannabis replacement to your morning cup of coffee. Safe to use as a wake-and-bake bud, this flower is energizing and upbeat without being over the top. Those sensitive to THC, however, may experience some anxiety and/or paranoia with high doses of this silly flower. In large quantities, marijuana consumers may find the experience a little dizziness. Though, Grapefruit is not commonly associated with the raciness or anxiety caused by some pure Sativas.
Overall, it provides a focused experience that makes it easy to get things done and go about the day. This strain would be a nice selection for a weekend day filled with chores, errands, or busywork that doesn’t require too much thought. Those who need help concentrating for desk or other types of office work may also appreciate this fruity sativa.
Traits of Grapefruit and Grapefruit Seeds
Grapefruit is a sativa-dominant flower. This modern hybrid is a cross between the speedy Cinderella 99 and another unknown sativa strain. While Cinderella 99 may sound like an easy going bud, this mother can produce 20 to 25% THC, a hefty amount even for experienced consumers. The complete lineage of this strain may be unknown, but there’s no doubt that the Grapefruit strain has inherited a sharp citrus aroma and an upbeat vibe.
There is some speculation that the moniker “Grapefruit” may be applied to a couple of different strains with distinct genetic lineage. However, without more specific genetic testing, it is difficult to tell which flowers are the “real Grapefruit” and which ones are not. Yet, the confusion hasn’t stopped this bud from developing a reputation as a potent and mouth-watering cannabis flower.
The THC content of Grapefruit can get quite high, sometimes pushing 25 percent. With levels like these, this strain is recommended for those with some cannabis experience. However, novice and moderate consumers may be able to enjoy this strain should you come across samples with 10 to 15 percent THC or less.
This strain’s seeds, available from many different breeders, produce incredible dense nugs. Marijuana enthusiasts will be taken aback by this strains lime green leaves, which are knotted up with deep orange pistils and coated in a generous heaping of trichomes.
Medical Benefits of Grapefruit
Due to its energetic experience, this strain is an excellent daytime option for medical marijuana consumers.
- Medical cannabis consumers often use this strain to fight fatigue, manage headaches, and ease nausea from time to time.
- This strain’s energizing aroma and uplifting experience make this Sativa popular among marijuana patients dealing with depression.
- Anyone seeking a quick, daytime de-stress session will also enjoy the upbeat effects of this strain.