The distinguished aroma of Cannabis plants arrives mainly from components called Terpenes. Over 130 Terpenes have been identified in the Cannabis plant and each strain holds its own unique terpene profile. There is more to choosing Terpenes than the fragrance that will fill up your room. These organic aromatic compounds, produced by many plants, effects our body in variance ways. In fact, many different medicinal properties are attributed to the Terpenes such as anti-inflammatory and pain reduction and anxiety relief.
Cannabinoids are unique compounds of the Cannabis plant that effect our body’s activity. Up until today researches isolated 113 different cannabinoids such as: THC, CBD, CBG, CBC, CBN, CBL and more. Each cannabinoid has its own unique molecular structure and therefore different effects on our bodies. The main qualities of cannabinoids are anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, relieving spasm and neuropathic pain. THC and CBD form the majority of the cannabinoid compounds found in the plant. THC is the only compound that is related to the famous psychoactive effect of cannabis, mainly appearing as a euphoria along with significant medicinal effects.
The Cannabis plant can improve the quality of life of almost anyone. There is a wide spectrum of different effects of the Cannabis plant on our bodies, such as: relaxation, pain relief, nausea reduction, mood enhancement, appetite stimulation and more. The basis lies in the fact that almost every living creature on the planet has a system of receptors that absorb Cannabis compounds. This system is called the Endocannabinoid System and is spread throughout our body: the nervous system, digestive system, cardiovascular system, reproductive system, immune system and even our bladder.
Skunk #1 is a worldwide icon whose genetics have given way to popular Cannabis strains like Jack Herer, Super Skunk, and UK’s famous Cheese. In 1988, Skunk #1 won 1st Prize in the The 1st Official High Times Cannabis Cup. Bred by Sam the Skunkman and a collective of other growers, this hybrid Cannabis strain is believed to combine Afghani, Acapulco Gold, and Colombia Gold genetics. It gives off a famously funky aroma that many describe as skunky, hence the name, and powerfully uplifting effects.
Cannabis strains with Skunk genetics usually leave consumers feeling happy, euphoric, and relaxed. Some reported feeling creative under this well known Hybrid.
As expected, Skunk #1 has a famously skunky aroma with earthy undertones.
Similar to it’s scent, classic Skunk #1 gives off a skunky and earthy flavor when consumed.
Many medical consumers seek Skunk #1 for help with stress, anxiety, and depression. some report reduction in pain and sleep improvement.
The downsides of many Cannabis strains include dry mouth and dry eyes. A smaller percentage of Skunk #1 consumers report paranoia and dizziness.