Pineapple Express Cannabis Strain has become a favorite amongst many medical marijuana patients especially after being featured in Seth Rogen and James Franco’s stoner comedy by the same name.
Pineapple Express is a Sativa-leaning hybrid and contrary to its depiction in the film as a government-created drug with military applications, Pineapple Express is a cross between landrace Sativa Hawaiian and the hybrid Trainwreck.
As the name suggests, Pineapple Express has an incredibly floral aroma that is reminiscent of pineapples.
User’sexperiences claim it to provide a perfect mix of head and body effects by uplifting the user’s mood, increasing energy levels and promoting all-over relaxation.
The THC content
The THC content in Pineapple Express can clock in anywhere between 15% and 26% while certain strains have also been known to contain small amounts of pain-relieving cannabinoid CBD.
Pineapple Express comes with thick and lumpy buds which show that they are packed with indica flowers while the long and tapered shape is a staple characteristic of many sativa varieties.
The deep green leaves are often tinged with shades of red and orange which is a result of pigments activated by the cold weather during the growing season.
Pineapple Express tends to be quite sticky and the flowers can be very difficult to break without a grinder while the residue left behind is also difficult to clean.
The smell of Pineapple Express is unsurprising of pineapple, however, there are hints of other smells present as well including musk and earthiness.
Once inhaled, the smooth smoke from the strain tastes a combination of earth and pine flavor.
On the other hand, during exhale, users are likely to experience a sugary sweetness that lingers for long in the mouth.
The effects of the CBD oil begins in the head and many users claim to experience alertness and clear-headedness from the first puff.
Pineapple Express is a versatile strain and is ideal for use during social hours or work periods.
In terms of medical, the strain is helpful for those with mood and anxiety disorders.
It helps users feel energetic and clears away the ‘blues’ resulting in a happy, chatty, and focused individual.
The best thing about the CBD strain is that the effects from the consumption last longer than usual doses, providing the users with ample time to appreciate the good around them.
Negative effects of Pineapple Express
Although CBD oil, when used responsibly, are generally safe, users have often complained of Dry mouth and dry eyes with the excessive use of the strain.
Some novice users also feel dizzy which, however, settles after the body adjusts to the effects of the strain.
Tips for growing Pineapple Express
For those who are interested in cultivating their favorite strain, the Pineapple Express is easy to grow inside as it is outside.
Depending on the phenotypes, the plants can be short and bushy or tall and spindly.
They are ideally grown in semi-humid and warm conditions while the flowering time is approximately 8 weeks when grown outdoors.
Most users who consume Pineapple Express state that the CBD oil has a distinctive taste.
The blend of pineapple and the earthy aroma keep them satisfied throughout the day. Users on Reddit also claim it to be their favorite due to the smell and flavor.
A buyer at Drugs-Forum commented that although, the effects of the strain did not last for more than 2 – 2 ½ hours, the chronic pain he was experiencing for a decade subsided almost instantly.
Overall, the CBD strain is a good purchase which can be used by both – beginners and expert users.