Are you considering using marijuana as a form of medication and unsure of what you should use ? If this is the case, it can be hard to choose the correct strain that will fit your needs the best. You’re probably asking yourself that question ‘which strain of marijuana will best serve my needs ?’ There are two main parts to the marijuana plant. These are what are known as tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). Each of these have different effects on the individual. From what you hear in the media, it is said that the high CBD marijuana strains assist better with medical conditions than THC. This is not always the case since there have been reports of many positive effects of the THC. There are also some strains high in CBD meant specifically for medical use. One of these strains which is good for recreational but some medical purpose’s as well is called Blue Cheese. Here we’ll cover where it comes from, how it’s used, the effects, and what it can be used for. Ready to learn more ? Let’s get started.
Indica: 80 %
Sativa 20 %
THC: 20 %
This strain has a higher level of THC (20%) when compared to the level of CBD (1%) making it a strain that is good for recreational purpose’s. Even though the CBD levels in this strain are lower when compared to the THC, the CBD still has some effects as well. This strain is a hybrid between the strains of Blueberry and Cheese. Putting these two strains together, helps bring out the best in each concerning the effects that this strain has. There are also numerous breeders of this strain, which makes it much easier to find than other strains if you are considering growing the strain yourself. Different strains of marijuana can be used for different purpose’s whether it is medical or recreational. So what are some good uses for this strain ?
Since this strain is higher in THC as opposed to CBD, it is probably used for more recreational purpose’s, but the CBD effects that are seen when this strain is used can have their place in medical use for some conditions as well. The Blue Cheese strain is effective in helping conditions such as: minor and chronic aches and pains, depression, anxiety, PTSD, bipolar, migraines, and ADHD. This strain may also help with epilepsy or seizures as well, but this would probably depend on the individuals’ response to the strain. Since stress is a trigger for many individuals’ with some conditions mentioned such as anxiety or depression, the level of relaxation and uplift that this strain brings could explain why it is of such assistance. For the individual with seizures, whether it is actually epileptic and of a chemical imbalance, or what is known as a non epileptic event, the relaxation felt and stress relief could be of assistance for either condition. More research should be done to scientifically show how this exactly works, since these effects are based only on testimony of individuals’ which have experience in using the strain. The levels of THC and CBD in different strains will determine the level of effects that are seen, with the specific strains. So what are some effects that this strain has ?
What effects does it have ?
When using this strain, it is good for its effects that come from the levels of THC that it has. This strain is known by many users to bring a sense of joy and euphoria along with a physical relaxation of the body. A good thing about this strain is that it is said to have a level or equal effect on both mind and body concerning the level of intensity with the effects that it brings. Unlike some strains which have a very fast if almost immediate effect, the Blue Cheese strain is very slow when it comes the effects taking place. With this in mind, anyone that uses it should be ready for these effects to take place at any time. When the effects first come into play, you will experience a sense of physical relaxation, along with mind altering thoughts. A sense of warmth and an increase in mood are also felt upon initially using. After experiencing a mind altering state, you should have a very deep sense of focus and clear-headedness. This is where the strain assisting with conditions such as ADD and ADHD can have an effect. Although you do get a very relaxing feeling, due to the sense of focus that this strain brings with it, most users will experience no couch lock effect, but there is still a small possibility of this occurring. This probably depends on the individuals level of experience in using different strains as well as the amount consumed. In this case, watching a movie or playing video games may be a good option since the effects may take some time to decrease in intensity. Since the strain has a more equal amount of physical and mental effects, it is good for multiple uses, and can be of benefit to almost anyone, but who would benefit the most from using this strain
Who Should Use the strain ?
As previously mentioned, this strain has a higher level of THC when compared to the CBD, bringing with it a level of high, followed by a sense of relaxation but also an increase in awareness and focus. The amount of THC in this strain is considered to be on the moderate to higher side when compared to other strains. Because of the equal effects concerning the high and euphoric feelings you have, along with relaxation, the strain can be used by beginners or the experienced, but as is with any strain, a beginner should start out with a lower volume, gradually increasing the amount consumed. With the effects acting slowly, it would be best to consume only a small amount at a time since it may take a while to know the exact effects that it has, Also, anyone that thinks they may benefit in treating any of the previous conditions mentioned such as ADHD, PTSD, bipolar, depression, or anxiety could try this strain as well.
When should it be used ?
Since this strain brings with it an increase in your level of relaxation, along with a moderate high, followed by an increase in level of awareness and focus, it is a great strain to use either during the day when you are at home and need to relax, or in the evening after a stressful day. Any time you want a small sense of mindlessness when you know you’ll have nothing really important to do such as if you plan on a relaxing weekend, or during social events are good times to use the strain. It would not be recommended for use prior to laying down to sleep though since the effects can last up to a few hours. For the inexperienced, you should start by using it only while at home until you know specifically how it’s going to effect you. These are only some of different situations in which this strain would be good to use. There are numerous ways that any strain of marijuana can be used, so what is the best way to use this strain ?
How to use it
There are many forms of CBD and THC which come from the marijuana plant. This includes: smoking, vaping, capsules, and oils. The best way to get the total effect of either the CBD or THC of the plant is to use it in its original form through smoking or vaping. Although the capsules as oils may be effective, this is not the same as when smoking or vaping. When using this strain, you should expect to experience a bit of eye watering initially, but after this decreases, a very berry and cheesy smell should occur. It is also said by some that the berry like taste can wear off, leaving only a sense of sharp and cheesy taste. It is also common for this strain to product a thick smoke which can lead to coughing and should be considered. Most of the time, you’ll probably purchase the product from a grower, but if you choose to use marijuana in the form of buds for smoking and you know you’ll be using it for a while, you may want to consider growing it yourself since it may be less expensive in the long run.
Raising the strain
For anyone just beginning to grow their own strains of marijuana, this strain is not too hard to grow. Also, the fact that there are multiple breeders of the seed makes it easier to find than many other strains. These growers include: Big buddha seeds, Barneys farm, as well as Royal queen seeds. This strain just like any other can be grown either indoors or outside. When growing outside, harvest is around late September so the seeds should be planted around early July. When growing a strain indoors, this can be done at any time given the correct equipment being used, atmosphere and surroundings. The ideal temperature to grow this strain is between 70 and 80 degrees farenheight while using an indoor grow light. Because of the strong aroma that this strain has, you may want to consider using some sort of filter in order to neutralize any odor that it may have. Unlike other strains which grow better in certain levels of humidity, this strain is more resistant to temperature and humidity change, but you will have to make sure that it is properly trimmed though in order to get the most product. There are also numerous techniques that can be used when growing cannabis in order to get the more out of the plant. One growing technique that is used and has been shown to be effective with any strain is known as scrogging which stands for screen of green. This is where a screen canopy is used above the strain being grown in order to train the plant. It helps increase the stability of the strain and allows the lighting to be more effective, giving you the best results for the fewest plants. You should also consider when growing this strain that the buds which are produced are not possible to break up by hand, so a grinder will be needed to make them into usable form. As mentioned, this strain of seeds is very popular and are not hard to find, but depending on the laws in your area, obtaining the seeds may have to be done through other options.
The ratios of THC to CBD for the Blue Cheese strain of marijuana is higher in THC (20%) than it is in CBD (1%) but it can be used for both medical and recreational purpose’s. Medically it helps with things such as depression, anxiety, stress, PTSD, ADHD, acute and chronic pain, and appetite loss. This strain also has been shown to have a slower rate of the effects taking place than other strains such as the relaxation and focus that are felt. The effects makes it great for using during the day when you have nothing to do, or in the evening after a stressful day. This strain can also be used by either the beginner or experienced individual. Anyone experienced in using this strain that would to comment can do so below, and if you have any questions feel free to ask.