Girl Scout Cookies
Winning multiple Cannabis Cup awards for its almost alien-like supreme quality, Girl Scout Cookies (GSC) has been a stoner-favorite for decades, attracting the likes of those who want to consume this amazing weed because of its aromatic, entrancing and earthy aroma. Its sweet, yet slightly minty flavor, reminds those who have tried this weed of the addicting Girl Scout Cookies they grew up consuming and loving.
Since medical marijuana has been legalized in many regions of America, Girl Scout Cookies has been a popular selling strain for patients with all types of medical histories, conditions, and symptoms. Wonderful for relaxing and getting your head clear, GSC is continuing to sell out from dispensaries. It is known for its top-shelf qualities that have stoners, cannaisseurs and medical cannabis patients running back for more.
Best of all, Girl Scout Cookies is one of the most potent strains of marijuana flower available on the market, making it a brilliant solution for medical cannabis patients globally who are experiencing some of the difficult challenges of various medical conditions.
The Girl Scout Cookies strain is classified as a hybrid, with a 60% indica and 40% sativa genetic makeup. Its lineage hails from the mega-popular strains Durban Poison (a sativa) and OG Kush (a hybrid). The GSC buds grown and sent into labs for testing have shown results of a 17-28% THC content (rather high for a smoking strain), and a CBD content of 0.09-0.2% (low in CBD). When GSC is grown, variations of phenotypes in the genetics can occur, producing occasional batches of Platinum Cookies and Thin Mint (two related strains, closely tied to Girl Scout Cookies).
Girl Scout Cookies Aroma, Flavor and Appearance
One of the Girl Scout Cookies strain’s most notable attributes is its distinctive skunky, yet slightly minty aroma. From its earthy undertones that ground you and bring you back down to the planet, to its uplifting and sweet flavor that shoots you high into the clouds, GSC is a strain of pure bliss and magic, the perfect balance for any class of cannabis consumer.
Although some variations in appearance can occur, this strain is notoriously beautiful with its distinctive and bright green twisting and turning calyxes, bundled up with deep purple leaves and neon orange hairs. Girl Scout Cookies is a gorgeous strain to stare at, with its pleasant character always managing.
Medical Benefits of the Girl Scout Cookies Strain
Although this strain won’t be able to provide medical cannabis patients many healing effects from its CBD content, its high THC levels compensate, bringing potent medicinal properties to patients who have tried this powerful weed.
GSC is an outstanding choice for assisting individuals suffering from a range of issues, including:
- stress and depression
- appetite loss and nausea
- chronic and severe pain disorders
- headaches or migraines
For those who are planning on consuming the Girl Scout Cookies strain for chronic or severe pain disorders, it is important to achieve the highest dose you can handle for your pain to truly be affected. Consuming an edible or concentrate made from GSC would likely be the best choice in this circumstance.
Additionally, patients handling appetite loss and nausea could benefit from edibles or concentrates, but also could get by with simply smoking a larger dose than is considered average of the Girl Scout Cookies strain.
If you are dealing with stress, depression or another mental disorder, smoking GSC is likely best. Edibles and concentrates are not ideal in this circumstance, because sometimes, too high of a dose of cannabis can only worsen these conditions. In this case, smoking a normal amount of GSC ensures the healing benefits work in your favor. Check out our article on microdosing weed for depression to learn more.