(AKA Jager and JR)
Named after the infamous dark alcoholic beverage from Germany, Jagermeister, JGR’s origin is full of speculations. Rumor has it that it hails from the Hindu Kush line. Some say that it is a cross of LA Confidential and Blue Dream. While others suspect it was produced and popularized in Southern Oregon.
It produces an aroma of sweet and spicy licorice with an earthy pungency that’s released as the nugs are broken and burned. The medium-sized buds are forest green and deep purple, with dark orange hairs and almost black leaves. Each nug is coated with a thin sheet of chunky crystal trichomes and a dripping of sweet sticky resin.
Flavor and Effects of JGR
JGR is an insanely delicious taste of earthy woody pine with a rich licorice aftertaste that lingers after the last toke.
Its fantastic high is indica leaning that it will leave you sleepy and relaxed upon comedown. It begins with a mild euphoria that leaves you hazy and excited. The body high follows and spreads throughout the rest of your body, leaving you completely relaxed, couch-locked, and sleepy. As you wake up in the morning, you will be renewed and may want to munch on some food. It is the perfect pair for a good night’s sleep.
Medical Benefits of JGR
Its powerful indica and subtle sativa effects make JGR healing marijuana helpful for people who experience chronic pain, depression, insomnia, loss of appetite, and stress. Therapeutically, it is a tested analgesic, anxiolytic, appetite booster, anti-depressant, and relaxant.
Negative Effects of JGR.
Negative effects are common to any form of medicine. This goes the same for JGR. Since the THC level in marijuana induces moisture loss, cottonmouth and dry eyes may likely happen. Sometimes you may feel dizzy and anxious with this strain. To counteract the effects, you need to replenish the water loss in your body. Ingesting sufficient amounts of fluids will wane the effects. A good eye moisturizer drop will help you with the dry eyes. Also, remember to always take in moderation and avoid overconsumption.
Appearance-wise, JGR is aesthetically pleasing to the eyes. A classic indica beauty, it grows short with a bushy silhouette. Its rich green foliage turns purple when exposed to cold temperatures. You need to trim and prune the broad leaves to allow better light and air circulation. It is highly resistant to molds and mildew. Its branches are strong enough to carry its heavy flowers without any support.
Indoors, it needs low-humidity, and enough warmth to thrive. It is highly adaptable to the Screen of Green setup that improves its production. After 8 to 9 weeks of flowering generously, growers can cure up to 400 grams of buds per square meter.
You may prefer to bloom it outdoors since it loves the open air and sunlight. It thrives in a Mediterranean-like climate and gives a better yield of 500 grams of buds per plant as the harvest comes in northern areas by mid-October.