Headband Strain Review
Characterized by its powerful hallucinatory and cerebral effects, Headband strain is a robust Indica dominant gene bred by Reserva Privada. This Colorado-based pioneer also bred Kandy Kush and Strawberry Banana strains. Headband strain is a cross between Indica potent strains, OG Kush, Master Kush, and Sour Diesel. It’s also said to have been recreated from a grass-root strain, 707 Headband in California. It is composed of 60% Indica and 40% Sativa.
Whichever the case, Headband is without doubts, no strain for the new users. It has high THC levels ranging from 20% to 27%, giving it a long-lasting, head-spinning high, of its kind. It derived its name from its cerebral effects that hit the user at the forehead. The tingling sensation replicates wearing a headband to the user and also helps to relax the mind.
The dominant scents of Headband strain are tangy and lemony with undertones of faint skunk and pine scents. It has an intriguing lemon flavour with undertones of vanilla and cream. The Headband plant is short, bushy indica shaped, with dense, nugget-like buds. It has pale green leaves, which during cold weather adopt shades of purple as a result of the activated anthocyanin compounds. Its flowers are sticky covered in silver-white trichomes. Due to this stickiness, users are advised to use a grinder to break up for joints or pipes.
Headband strain plants can be grown both indoor and outdoor. Its short height makes it easy to be cultivated indoors. The plant is versatile and resistant to moulds and pests, making it easy to grow for even the new growers. Headband strain thrives well in warm temperate climates with a flowering time of 9-11 weeks indoors, and mid-October outdoors. Its yield rate is 18 ounces per square meter indoors and 21 ounces per plant outdoors.
- Genetics: Headband is a hybrid of OG Kush, Master Kush, and Sour Diesel strains. It is an Indica dominant gene bred by Reserva Privada from Colorado, who also developed Kandy Kush and Strawberry Banana strains.
- The High: It gives stoney high, with hallucinatory and cerebral effects which creates a sensational tingling and pressure along the forehead.
- Hybrid Ratio: 60% Indica, 40% Sativa.
- THC levels: 20%- 27%.
- Grow Information: Headband strain thrives well in a warm temperate climate. Due to its short height, it can grow well in both indoor and outdoor settings. It takes 9-11 weeks to flower in indoor cultivation and mid-October for outdoor cultivation. It can produce 18 ounces per square meter indoors and 21 ounces per plant outdoors.
The Headband strain is an intense Indica variety, a hybrid of exotic strains; OG Kush, Master Kush and Sour Diesel. It has a short and bushy plant with cone-shaped spade buds. The nugget- like buds are small and dense with sticky flowers covered in silver-white trichomes. Its leaves are pale green with a low leaf to bud ratio. Unlike other Indica, Headband produces soft, thick and rounded citrus smoke when inhaled and diesel, earthy taste when exhaled.
The Headband strain high mounts slowly, taking around 20 minutes for the effects to be felt. This high gives a spacey and foggy state which runs from the head to toe, putting you to a couch-lock. It also has hallucinatory effects. Headband strain has more of a relaxation effect, so it is ideal for passive activities that require comfortable surroundings, like listening to music or watching movies.
Headband weed is versatile and highly resistant to moulds and diseases, making it easy for new growers. The plant is short in height so it can be grown indoors. It can also thrive outdoors in warm temperate climates. It has a flowering time of 9-11 weeks indoors and mid-October outdoors. Its yield is quite high as it can produce 18 ounces per square metre indoors and 21 ounces per square metre outdoors. Due to its strong skunk aroma, ensure enough ventilation for indoor growing.
The powerful sedative effect in Headband strain is a remedy for stress and depression as it helps the mind relax. It also lures you to sleep, hence a natural solution to insomnia. When taken in larger doses, it helps alleviate chronic pains. It also proves appetite serving as a remedy to loss of appetite.
Red and itchy eyes, dizziness and dry mouth are some of the side effects of the Headband strain. Take the correct portions to avoid an overdose.
Headband strain has sedative effects that induce laziness. It’s not ideal when you have a task requiring focus and creativity. But for a passive activity like watching a movie or listening to music, this is the right strain for you.
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