White Widow: The World-Famous, Award-Winning European Hybrid

White Widow has been a beloved hybrid for many years. This sativa-dominant strain is happy, silly, and cerebral with a touch of full-body relaxation.

Nov 22, 2016

White Widow is one of the most famous and successful hybrids around. Extremely popular in Europe, this plucky flower rocked the cannabis scene when it was first introduced two decades ago. Since it’s debut, few new strains rival its popularity and instant success. Enjoy this crowd-pleasing hybrid on social occasions or during a slow afternoon.

Strain details

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White Widow is a favorite in Amsterdam coffeeshops. Bred in the 1990s, it quickly developed a reputation as a powerful sativa-dominant hybrid.

A delightful combination of Brazillian and South Indian landrace strains, White Widow has won many a Cannabis Cup in its day.

This strain is well-known for its potency. It’s not uncommon for White Widow buds to test up to 25% THC, though the average is about 19%.

Estimates identify this strain as a 60/40 sativa hybrid, meaning that consumers can expect a hefty amount of both mental and physical effects.

The strain aroma is strong and pungent with hints of wood and pine. This flower’s scent is often described as “dank” with plenty of earthy, moist soil tones. Consumers can expect a slight spicy, herbaceous scent from this one.

White Widow is known for producing thick, white, crystal-laden buds. The trichomes on this flower can be so thick that they resemble a glistening white spider web.

The White Widow experience

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White Widow produces a predominantly cerebral high. This means that consumers can expect a lifted mood, decent amounts of mental clarity, feelings of bliss and happiness, and creative inspiration.

One of the nice things about White Widow is that along with this soaring uplift, the strain provides consumers with a complementary physical sedation.

As a result, the experience is both silly and deeply relaxed. This strain is best to use during the afternoon, or as your day is winding down.

You will still have enough mental wherewithal to dive into a good novel or enjoy a lively conversation with friends. Yet, you’re unlikely to focus intently on demanding tasks.

This strain is for relaxing, not getting things done.

In high doses, White Widow can produce spacy, almost psychedelic effects. Cannabis newbies should use caution with this strain. It’s a multi-cup winner for a reason!

The dense layer of trichomes packs a punch. The high is long-lasting, so you can prepare yourself for a significant mind-altering experience from this potent flower.

 Why do people use White Widow?

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White Widow’s hybrid effects make it a go-to medical strain for a wide variety of ailments. Patients report success with this strain for conditions as challenging and as painful as muscle spasms and Crohn’s disease.

Many with mental health conditions such as PTSD, ADD/ADHD, and depression all claim positive improvements.

Recreational consumers also have reason to love this strain. White Widow is sociable and fun, making it an excellent choice to share with friends.

A simple walk down the street can turn into a giggle-filled adventure. An evening out will likely be filled with silliness, lots of eating, and a jolly good time all around.

Nov 22, 2016