As cannabis strains continually evolve, it’s hard to stay on top of the latest and greatest. Everyone has a different definition of what’s great. Do you prefer indica, or sativa? How do you like to ingest it? Do you want low dose, or something more potent? With so many choices, it can be a bit overwhelming. One constant we find, however, is that there’s always going to be a large number of people who like to smoke, and want their cannabis to hit them powerfully. If this describes you, here’s strong new Illinois weed strains worth trying.
What makes these strains so awesome?
While all of these are strong, they also have positive effects on users without being too overwhelming. In other words, they’re not strong just for strong’s sake. And each strain has its own unique effects to offer.
So what are these strains?
This is a hybrid strain, crossing Amnesia Haze crossed with Rare Dankness #2. Jenny Kush is the result of this mix, containing an average 17% THC count. The strain is named for Jenny Monson, a cannabis activist who helped establish Moms for Cannabis, and tragically killed in a car accident in 2013.
The strain is known for helping users feel calm, with soothing effects. For anyone who suffers from depression and anxiety, this is a great strain to try. Also popular for treating chronic pain, nausea, and lack of appetite, from Aeriz.
Not surprisingly, this is what you get when you cross Blueberry and Clementine. With a citrusy, fruity, sweet berry aroma and flavor, expect to feel a major body buzz, muscle relaxation, and pain relief. If you’re looking for a good night’s sleep, this is worth checking out. This is also a popular sauce option, but if you’re smoking Blueberry Clementine, expect to get a noticeable cerebral high that may enhance your mood. THC 17%, CBG 1%. From Revolution.
A cross between Gorilla Glue #3 and Clementine, this strain will hit you almost as soon as you exhale. Expect to feel uplifted, euphoric, and stimulated. Great strain for pain relief. Watch out for couch lock, as the THC content clocks in at a whopping 30% average level. As a result, you’ll find that this strain is recommended for patients suffering from appetite loss and nausea, insomnia, anxiety and depression. The flower’s flavor profile is sour and citrusy, with a citrusy exhale. Also by Revolution.
So what else should I know about Illinois strains?
Be sure to check out our guides on the overall best strains in Illinois. If you’re growing your own, here’s where to get the highest THC seeds, in addition to edibles. We also do our best to cover all things cannabis in Illinois, including jobs, so be sure to check back often.