Marijuana is now legal for adult use and there are tons of strains to try! Everyone has their favorites, whether they’re fans of indica, sativa or hybrid strains. But with so many available to buy online, it’s worth sampling something new. In no particular order, here are the top 50 strains to try before you die.
1. Girl Scout Cookies
Girl Scout Cookies is one of the most popular marijuana strains, and for good reason. This hybrid strain will make you feel physically relaxed, euphoric, and very happy. Plus, with its sweet taste and smooth smoke, it’s very easy to enjoy. With multiple Cannabis Cup awards to its name, you can’t go wrong with GSC.
2. Snoop Dogg OG
Snoop Dogg OG, named after the rapper himself, is a hybrid strain that sits at around 70% indica. With THC levels of 22-28%, this is a potent strain with a lemony diesel taste. Despite its indica profile, you’ll get some distinct sativa effects, leaving you feeling creative and focused before delving into a strong body high.
3. Bruce Banner
Bruce Banner is another potent hybrid with high levels of THC. The stimulating sativa effects will make you feel like The Hulk, but these will soon transition to feelings of intense euphoric relaxation and sedation.
4. Gas Mask
Gas Mask is a pungent pure indica strain that’s perfect for nighttime use. It’ll quickly tranquilize you, eliminating any feelings of stress, pain or anxiety. This one’s also perfect for tackling insomnia.
Tangie crosses California Orange and Skunk to make a sweet sativa strain with a citrus taste and aroma. As for the effects, it’s perfect for boosting energy, creativity, and mental focus. This is a good wake-and-bake strain.
6. Gas Chamber
Gas Chamber is a premium strain that crosses Pink Kush, Rockstar, and Death Bubba all in one. Expect some major physical relaxation with a heightening of your senses.
7. Blue Moon Rocks
Blue Moon Rocks is a sweet indica-dominant hybrid known for helping you relax without being too overpowering. It’s great for chilling out, especially due to the euphoric happiness and giggliness it brings on.
8. Blueberry Cheesecake
Blueberry Cheesecake is a sativa strain with a unique mix of effects and flavors. This fruity and cheesy strain will offer sharp mental and physical stimulation. However, the body buzz can also be useful for taking on pain and tension.
9. Blueberry AK
Blueberry AK has a musky, berry odor and some very uplifting effects. It’ll make you happy and giggly, making it perfect for alleviating stress, anxiety, and depression.
10. Super Lemon Haze
Super Lemon Haze is a fruity strain that will boost your energy and creativity. The strong cerebral effects will heighten your senses and make every activity more enjoyable.
11. Tom Ford
Tom Ford will hit you hard and fast. With THC levels of 29-38%, this one can send you right to sleep. Don’t smoke this if you plan to do anything productive.
12. Death Bubba
Death Bubba is a popular marijuana strain that offers soothing relaxation. If you need to tackle any kind of pain or physical tension, this is always a stand-out choice.
13. OG Kush
OG Kush is a favorite for many users. It’s known for giving you a happy, uplifting high and physically soothing effects. It can help anyone tackle pain, stress, and depression in a few hits.
14. Afghan Kush
Afghan Kush is a hard-hitting indica. Need to kill stress or pain first? This strain is perfect. It’ll leave you locked to the couch and ready to rest, even if you’re a sufferer of insomnia or sleep problems.
15. Black Diamond
Black Diamond is a potent strain packed with THC-filled trichomes. It’s an indica strain that will make you feel happy and giggly, perfect for chilling with friends or watching TV shows on the couch.
16. Sour Amnesia
Sour Amnesia gives you a nice, manageable sativa high making it ideal for daytime use. You’ll feel extremely euphoric, creative, and ready to take on the day. It’s good for knocking out stress, depression, and fatigue.
17. Black Tuna
Black Tuna is a pungent strain packed with THC. It gives users intense feelings of relaxation and sedation. Beginners may want to avoid it, but those who need something strong for pain and stress will love it.
18. Love Potion #1
Love Potion #1 is a sativa strain with unique effects. As well as feeling mentally stimulated and creative, it’s also an aphrodisiac. It’s definitely one of the best strains to try before you die.
19. Alice In Wonderland
Alice in Wonderland is a perfect daytime strain. You can expect sharp mental focus and creativity under the influence of this. It’ll also make you very happy and giggly, as well as eliminating stress, depression, and fatigue.
20. Diamond OG
Diamond OG is an almighty indica that will leave your entire body in blissful relaxation. Whether you’re dealing with insomnia, stress or just want to mellow right out, this is a great strain to use in the evening.
21. Amnesia Haze
Amnesia Haze is a multiple-time Cannabis Cup winner, lauded for its exhilarating sativa effects. If you need a wake-up strain that’s going to boost your mental creativity and focus, this one is ideal for you.
22. Orange Cookies
Orange Cookies is a sweet-tasting strain which mixes Orange with Girl Scout Cookies. It’ll give you a euphoric and calming buzz that’s manageable at any time of the day.
23. Big Bang
Big Bang is an interesting indica that mixes Northern Lights, El Niño, and Skunk all in one. The result is an 80% indica strain that packs a punch. It’ll give you a peaceful, tingly high that kills stress and insomnia.
24. Pineapple Express
Pineapple Express is a world-famous strain. It’ll give you a sustained high with a mix of mental stimulation and physical relaxation. With a great reputation and a Seth Rogen flick named after it, you know this is one of the best strains to try before you die.
25. Raspberry Cough
Raspberry Cough delivers some thick smoke that’ll likely make you cough up, but the sweet flavor and strong effects are worth it. It gives you a long-lasting high that’ll supercharge your mental focus and creativity.
AK-47 is a hybrid strain that’s ideal for social occasions. It gives you the perfect mix of soothing body effects with a sharp mental boost. With numerous Cannabis Cup victories to its name, it’s one of the greatest strains to try before you die.
27. Pink Death Star
Pink Death Star is a strong indica that’s chock full of THC. As such, it’ll hit you hard and fast with physically sedating effects, dissolving feelings of stress and pain fast.
28. King Kush
King Kush is an OG Kush offshoot with potent effects. The calming relaxation will creep up on you slowly, resulting in a very blissful and soothing body and head high.
29. Pink Panther
Pink Panther is a sativa-dominant hybrid with versatile effects. With a sweet apple-like aroma, users will love the smell and taste. The effects are even better, offering a quick boost in your mood along with physical relief. It’s great for socializing or just relaxing on your own.
30. MK Ultra
MK Ultra is a Cannabis Cup winner with a big reputation. This potent indica offers one of the most intense body highs. This makes it perfect for those who need a medical strain to take out stress, pain or anxiety. Recreational users who want to mellow out fast will love it too.
31. Hawaiian Punch
Hawaiian Punch is a potent sativa with THC levels reaching 21%. It’ll boost your mood fast with mentally stimulating effects and a clear-headed, focused high. The tropical taste just adds to the fun.
Nuken is a popular indica strain that gives you strong relaxation without being too unmanageable. If you need an evening strain to level off stress, this is a good choice.
33. Violator Kush
Violator Kush is a resinous indica strain with high THC levels. If you want a powerful body buzz that melts away stress, pain, and physical tension fast, make sure you try this strain out.
34. Gorilla Glue #4
Gorilla Glue #4 is a world-popular, award-winning strain and one of the best strains to try in general. The potent body high leaves you glued to the couch, hence the name. You’ll also find it hard to feel stressed or anxious under the blissful, soothing effects of GG4.
35. God’s Green Crack
God’s Green Crack delivers such a powerful mental boost that some users might even feel like they’re on a stimulant. However, it also has some mild soothing effects for your body. This is a strong all-rounder and by far one of the best strains to sample.
36. Strawberry Cheese Cake
Strawberry Cheese Cake will relieve your stress and anxiety fast. It’ll also relieve your pain and leave you feeling joyful and euphoric. It’s a perfect medical strain for reducing symptoms of depression, insomnia, pain, and more. But even just as a relaxing nighttime strain, every user should try this.
37. New Gas City
New Gas City is a unique hybrid strain. It offers a nice mix of effects, useful for day-round smoking. If you want to try something new and interesting, give this strain a go.
38. Grapefruit Haze
Grapefruit Haze gives you one of the most enjoyable sativa highs known to man. You’ll instantly feel mentally stimulated and focused. Your senses will be heightened and you’ll be prone to giggles. If you’re thinking of watching movies or playing video games, this will enhance the whole experience.
39. Red Congo
Red Congo can give you all kinds of enjoyable effects. With enhanced mental focus and creativity, smoking this in the morning is a great way to start the day.
40. Ice Wreck
Ice Wreck is a super-powered hybrid strain with THC levels going as high at 27%. It gives you a euphoric body buzz with added effects of feeling giggly and talkative. It’s a fantastic choice of strain to smoke around friends, although it can be a little strong.
41. Critical Mass
Critical Mass is a potent indica strain with a healthy dose of both THC and CBD. As such, this is one of the best medical strains, offering relief for pain, stress, anxiety, and a lot more.
Headband mixes OG Kush and Sour Diesel to create a versatile hybrid strain. The effects come on slow but hit you hard- you’ll get a boost in mental focus in addition to a sensational relaxing body high.
43. Purple Candy
Purple Candy gives you a soothing full-body high that’ll make you feel happy and blissful. It’s a powerful nighttime strain that’s sure to leave you stress-free and ready for bed.
44. Angel OG
Angel OG crosses OG Kush with Blackberry for one of the best crossovers in marijuana history. The sweet aroma and taste are accompanied by a sweet mellow body buzz that’ll leave you stress-free, pain-free, and happy.
45. Pink Starburst
Pink Starburst is a solid hybrid strain. It’ll mellow you out physically but also make you talkative and giggly. Whether you plan to kick back on the couch or hang out with friends, this strain will put you in the right state of mind.
46. Lemon NYC Diesel
Lemon NYC Diesel is a slick hybrid with an amazing flavor and pleasurable effects. If you want a relaxing high full of happiness and laughter without being too strong, this strain is a top choice.
47. Hell’s OG
Hell’s OG is an indica-dominant strain that’s well-regarded for its medical properties. If you need relief for pain, stress, insomnia, inflammation or even issues like PTSD, this soothing strain will sort you out fast.
Viper is a popular strain that gives you an invigorating mental buzz. If you need a quick boost in energy, creativity, and focus, this is the strain to try. It’s also great for reducing symptoms of stress and depression.
49. Grease Monkey
Grease Monkey gives you deep relaxation, along with a euphoric buzz and the munchies. You might want to start off slow with this one, but the powerful indica effects are great for killing off pain and stress.
50. Strawberry Banana
Strawberry Banana is a sweet, flavorful strain with a nice mix of indica and sativa qualities. Whether you’re trying to take the edge off or boost your mood, you can benefit from this quality hybrid.