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Black Widow strain of cannabis has won several awards for its characteristics and potency. In 1995, it won the number one spot at High Times Cannabis Cup. It induces the highest of highs compared to other strains imparting euphoric and trippy feelings inside the user.
Though it is Sativa dominant hybrid, it imparts Indica like characteristics when consumed and gives such a high that a person could get stuck to the couch for hours. Extreme high may render a person with dizziness, paranoia, dry eyes, cottonmouth, and minor headaches. It’s potency ranges from 20% to 28% THC.
It produces immediate effects when consumed. Though it may taste cottony in the beginning, producing the effect of cotton, later it relaxes your body. The slow blissful feeling may render you sleepy and dizzy. If taken in mild proportions, it can help you in concentrating on creative work like music, writing, ideating, painting, etc.
The medical uses of Black Widow are plenty. It is used to increase appetite. The Indica property present in the strains helps to relieve chronic pains. Some people use it to treat anxiety, stress, and insomnia.
What are cannabis strains? They are either pure or hybrid varieties of the plant genus cannabis, which includes the species C. sativa, C. indica, and C. ruderalis. To learn more, check out MarijuanaDoctors.com‘s directory of marijuana strains.