Skywalker strain

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 purposes as well is called Skywalker. Here we’ll cover where it comes from, how its used, the effects, and what it can be used for. Ready to learn more ? Let’s get started.

Skywalker

Indica: 50%

Sativa 50 %

THC: 15 %

CBD: 1 % or less

Chemical structures

The strain has a higher level of THC (15%) when compared to the level of CBD (1 % or less), making it a strain that is good for recreational purposes. Even though the CBD levels in this strain are lower when compared to the THC, the CBD still has some small effects as well. The strain is made by a company known as Dutch Passion, and is a mix between the Mazar and Blueberry strains to make up the hybrid. As mentioned above, it has a 50:50 split concerning percentages of indica and sativa, but some have reported it to be more on the indica side. This probably depends on where or how it is grown, but for the most part, the levels of indica and sativa are equal. So what are some good uses for this strain ?

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Uses

Since this strain is higher in THC as opposed to CBD, it is probably used for more recreational purposes, 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 Skywalker strain is effective in helping conditions such as: anorexia, PTSD, stress, insomnia, and anxiety. It also helps with mild aches and pains, but not pains that are on the more intense side. The strain may also help with epilepsy or seizures as well, but this would probably depend on the individuals’ response to the strain. Since mental and emotional stress may be a trigger for many individuals’ with some conditions mentioned such as anxiety or depression, the level of relaxation 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. Because of the of THC, it is known to bring a level of high that is felt, but it is much milder than other strains. The strain also brings with it, an increase in one’s level of relaxation, happiness, and even a euphoric feeling. This makes most individuals’ feel a little lazy or sleepy. The nice thing though is that the intensity of relaxation is not so strong as to cause what is known as couch lock effect. This is where you’re required to sit or lay down until the effects wear off. With this strain, you get a sense of relaxation, but at the same time you’re still allowed to function normally. It’s good to use if you have been stressed and need to relax or wind down. The sense of high or buzz that you feel is only mellow which is first experienced. This brings with it an increase in focus and helps in stimulating the mind. The physical relaxation and mental effects make it good for using in different settings, and by any individuals’ that may want to experiment with the strain. So who benefits the most from using this strain ?

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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 moderate to deep sense of relaxation. The amount of THC in this strain is considered moderate to high when compared to other strains. Because of the lower intensity high that is experienced, along with the sense of relaxation, it is suited for the experienced individual or the beginner. Since the amount of THC is lower than some strains, the experienced individual may not get as much of an effect as someone new, but the strain is good for either the beginner or experienced. Also, anyone that thinks they may benefit in treating any of the previous conditions mentioned could try this strain as well. The effects are not as strong concerning any euphoria or mental stimulation if used in lower volumes, but anyone just beginning should pay attention to and learn their bodies response to the strain so not too much is used.

When should it be used ?

Since this strain can bring with it a sense of physical relaxation and happiness, along with a small increase in focus, it is a great strain to use during the evening or at night. After a long day that was stressful, or just prior to going to bed is the best time to use this strain. The strain will help and promote a deeper sense of relaxation and sleep, helping anyone that may suffer from insomnia and have trouble sleeping. The strain is also great for using during any type of relaxing event such as meditation. You probably don’t want to use this strain though during the daytime when you have important things to do, since the level of relaxation that it brings could affect what you’re able to do. If you’re a beginner, it’s also best to use the strain indoors or around your home until you know exactly how it effects you. This will assist in avoiding any possible embarrassing moments when in public. For anyone that needs to relax after a long day, prior to laying down, or any social event where the atmosphere is mellow, this strain is good to use.

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 an earthy and sage like smell, as well as a bit of sweet and fruity flavor or smell as well. 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 hard to grow, which makes it good for either the beginner or the experienced grower. Many strains can be grown either indoor or outside, but it is advised that this strain should be grown inside. In order to do this, you’ll need some equipment in order to get the most out of the plants. The nice thing about this is that when growing a strain indoors, you don’t have to be concerned about when it is grown, while if it is grown outdoors, it can be grown only a certain time of the year. The only thing you are responsible for is that the correct steps must be taken to provide the correct environment. This strain should be grown at a moderate level of humidity probably within the 70 to 80 degree range farenheight. This specific strain may grow up to five feet tall as well, so if it is being grown indoors, some maintaince or may be needed.

As with any strain, the seeds may be hard to find, and depending on the laws in your area, obtaining the seeds may have to be done through other options. To begin with, you may want to first look at the manufacture of the strain, or any dispensaries in your area that sell seeds.

 

 
Conclusion

The ratios of THC to CBD for the Skywalker strain of marijuana is higher in THC (15-20%) than it is in CBD (1% or less), but it can be used for both medical and recreational purposes. Medically it helps with things such as, anxiety, stress, insomnia, mild aches and pains, and possibly seizures. The strain also has been shown to have a moderate sense of buzz, causing an increase in focus and relaxation as well. This allows you to be free of physical or mental stress, and should be used during the evening or at night. It is not recommended to be used when you have anything important to do or focus on, since the relaxation that it brings may be too much for some individuals’. Because of the level intensity of effects, it is good for those experienced, the inexperienced beginner, as well as anyone that thinks they may benefit from it medically. Anyone experienced in using this strain that would to comment can do so below, and if you have any questions feel free to ask.

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