Marijuana goes by many names: Cannabis, Weed, Hemp, Grass, Green, and so forth. It has been used for centuries by humans and has really taken the modern world by storm in recent years. In the not-so-distant past, our parents and grand-parents were settling for dry weed with very little THC content. We can’t exactly blame them seeing as how it was the only green available at the time.
In more recent years, the negative stigma surrounding marijuana and it’s users has been broken down bit by bit. The scientific community is finally accepting weed as, not only safe, but also beneficial when used to treat many medical conditions. Weed enthusiasts and activists are celebrating a real win because as of 2019, a total of 33 states have officially legalized marijuana for medical use.
Now, there are literally thousands of new strains and hybrids on the market. While we could talks for weeks about all the choices, this article will be focusing specially on Gorilla Glue Weed.
Gorilla Glue 4: What is it?
Gorilla Glue 4 Strain, or GG4, is a multi-award winning hybrid strain that was developed by GG Strains. Gorilla Glue 4 is a world famous strain and is now more formally known as “Original Glue”. It is one strain among five that the creators have developed and made famous. The average amount of THC contained in most weeds nowadays is around 20%. The Gorilla Glue Strain contains 27 to 30%! If you’re unaware, this is pretty significant. It will take considerably less product to get you on a “higher” level, if you catch our drift.
Gorilla Glue 4 originally appeared in 2013 and has since become one of the most sought after strains on the market. The #4 phenotype is particularly popular and helps play it’s role in making GG4’s demand so high. While the strain itself is considered to be a balanced hybrid, it is possible to acquire certain cuts that are either more Indica or Sativa Dominant. Users have reported an overall relaxed and “chill” feeling.
GG4’s parent strains are Sour Dubble, Chem’s Sister, and Chocolate Diesel. All of which are popular in their own right. So a mix of the three is sure to send your senses on a journey!
Gorilla Glue 4: Aroma: Gorilla Glue 4 has a skunky, pungent aroma along with hints of earth, mint, chocolate and coffee. The sticky buds grown on GG4 may explain the oh-so pungent odor. A quick sniff of this strain will have your mind made up pretty quickly: I want some of that!
Gorilla Glue 4: Taste: You can surely expect this bud’s taste to mirror it’s strong aroma. The delicious combination of Sour Dubble, Chem’s Sister and Chocolate Diesel makes for a pretty remarkable and difficult to forget strain of weed. On your first inhale, you are met with hints of sour apple, gasoline, and chocolate. Chem’s Sister is responsible for any mild manufactured flavors you may experience, but overall, the strain is heaven for your taste buds.
Gorilla Glue 4: Appearance: The green bud’s on GG4 appear to be feathered with dull orange hairs. The immense amount of resin covering the buds makes for a sticky situation when being handled, but we hardly consider that an issue when the potency is delivered. The plant itself is able to grow to an impressive 80 inches when grown outdoors! All in all, Gorilla Glue Weed is a lovely strain to gawk at when you’re laid up on the couch after smoking it!
What to Know on How to Grow: Gorilla Glue 4 Strain
This particular strain can be grown either indoor or outdoors, but as said above they really thrive outdoors. It is good to remember that this strain is high in resin and some extra tools may be needed during harvesting. Some necessities that Gorilla Glue 4 will require consist of Calcium, Magnesium, Sulfur as well as the usual Phosphorus, Nitrogen and Potassium.
The Relative Humidity should be kept at a steady 60%, and an 80 degree temperature until flowering, at which point it should be lowered to 45% humidity and around 75 degree temperature. Each stock of outdoor grown GG4 can produce around 21 ounces for each plant. Indoor plant can produce around 18 ounces PSM that is planted.
Highest THC Content Test
The average range of THC content contained within a Gorilla Glue 4 strain has been recorded at between 25 and 30% THC Content. This alone is quite impressive, but some cut tests have, in fact, resulted in 31% and 32% THC content.
Highest CBD Content Test
CBD is actually known to counteract the high effects that THC has on Marijuana users. Because of this, most people would prefer their strains have very low CBD content. Gorilla Glue weed has an average CBD content level of 0.1%. The low CBD content also means that this particular strain is not the best for treating more serious medical conditions such as seizures or cancer-related symptoms. But it will sure put you to sleep!
What to Expect When Trying Gorilla Glue 4
GG Strains founders work to ensure that customers receive the same genetics every time they pick up their Original Glue. This helps ensure that how the weed effects you does not change from batch to batch. Gorilla Glue 4 is known to help treat more mental health conditions such as anxiety, depression, and stress related issues because of it’s ability to give the users an all over feeling of relaxation.
Because the THC levels are so high in this strain, it is recommended that new users of GG4 take it slow in the beginning. The effects of the strain can be overwhelming for someone with a lower THC tolerance level. Even so, a more experienced marijuana user should be patient when trying out Gorilla Glue 4 for the first time. Take it slow, get a feel of it, and proceed at your own pace.
Users report being drawn to their couch with this full body, relaxing strain of marijuana. The cerebral high effects may last for many hours depending on how much you smoke and your personal tolerance level. Overall feelings of euphoria and happiness are reported along with an inability to want to move. But who doesn’t want to relax on the couch or in bed after a long and tiring day? Gorilla Glue 4 strain seems to be a great way to unwind and de-stress before bed.
What Sort of Medical Benefits Does Gorilla Glue 4 Have to Offer?
If you are looking for an all natural solution to some medical conditions you may be suffering with, CBD is always a healthy alternative to some prescription drugs. If you’re looking for a natural remedy that packs a bigger punch, weed always has your back. While it is not suggested that you use Marijuana for hardcore conditions such as seizures or cancer, many users have reported significant improvement in some mental health issues such as depression, anxiety and stress related issues. Gorilla Glue 4 helps the body and mind relax, unwind, and rest easy when you need it most.
Turns out, GG4 has earned a glowing reputation in the aiding of patients suffering from things like muscle spasms and gum disease. Who knew?
Other conditions GG4 has been known to treat include:
- Insomnia (Because of course)
- Chronic Pain
- Eating disorders (Got the munchies?)
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Understanding your own tolerances and limits is a pretty important step in trying out a new strain to smoke. Be patient and take your first few hits slowly. Smoking too much in a short amount of time may render some unwanted results.
Possible Side Effects
Continuing from the above mentioned warning, knowing your limits is very important. Smoking excessive amounts of Marijuana can have some negative side effects on less seasoned smokers and trying out a new strain should be treated with some level of caution.
Some possible side effects may include:
- Dry Mouth or dry eyes
Remember to never panic in any of these situations. Smoke on a full stomach, keep water nearby, and remain calm. Remind yourself that the high will pass and that you’re just fine. Again, take it slow and understand your limits and any of the negative side effects can be completely avoided.
We may sound like we are bragging on GG Strains when we remind you that this line of strains are award winning and world famous. If that is the impression you got, that’s because we are. This is a very impressive strain of weed and we really don’t mind tooting someone else’s horn on this one.
The aroma, the flavor, the appearance, the effects, THC content, all of it! There isn’t one negative thing that can be said about this particular strain.
Get to your local dispensary and find this sticky stuff! You’ll be too lazy to forget it!