Headband is a classic standby, effective and easy to find almost anywhere. It’s available on both the legal and black markets, but it’s most popular on the West Coast. This strain is a cross of two venerable parents, OG Kush and Sour Diesel, making for a 40:60 sativa/indica ratio. Headband is named after its famed cerebral effects, as it creates a sensation of pressure across the forehead similar to a headband.
Headband THC levels can reach higher than 17-24%, putting this on the top shelf of potent strains. CBD levels are low, less than 0.5%, so Headband is better used to treat conditions that respond to THC. Though the strain delivers a strong mix of euphoria and creativity, it’s better used as a rainy-day strain, as it tends to cause a spacey feeling that can hinder daytime tasks.
Headband strain strongest effects are centered on the body, making it a good choice for chronic pain and anxiety. It can also be used to treat nausea and wasting conditions, as well as mood disorders, muscle spasms, and migraines.
This dank bud boasts a THC level ranging from 20-27% on average.
Headband has thick fluffy popcorn-shaped nugs that are light minty green with dark olive green leaves and a spattering of long thin amber hued hairs.
These nugs are caked in a layer of milky amber hued trichomes and a layer of syrupy sweet resin.
Headband are earthy pungent lemon aroma and a taste of lemony diesel with a sweet pungent aftertaste upon exhale.
Users describe the Headband high as an all-encompassing spacey head-in-the-clouds high that makes you feel foggy, contemplative, and easily distracted.
This is accompanied by a heavy body buzz that leaves you completely relaxed and intensely couch-locked and lethargic.
Due to these potent indica and sativa effects.
This is an ideal strain for treating patients suffering from conditions such as chronic stress, anxiety disorders, and mild to moderate cases of depression.