Bred by The Seed Bank, Northern Lights #5 hails from an Afghani Indica. Among the most influentials strains of all time, this strain first entered into competition in 1989 and quickly dominated the Cannabis Cup, winning in 1989, 1990, and 1992.
It emits a sweet, piney and tangy fragrance. It is a medium-sized ordinary-looking bud that is green in color with orange pistils encircling it.
Flavor and Effects of Northern Lights #5
Northern Lights #5 is a flavorful concoction of a kush-like taste blended with sweet tropical fruits. There is a hint of citrus on the finished toke.
A one-hit wonder, it is enough to knock you out for hours. Its cerebral high induces a feeling of happiness a sense of well-being. Your creative prowess will be enhanced, all the while increasing focus and concentration. You better prepare a number of snacks as this will make you hungry. Highly sedative, it is imperative to be used in the late evening or before you go to sleep.
Medical Benefits of Northern Lights #5
Northern Lights #5 is a famous marijuana strain capable of alleviating suffering from people who have arthritis, bipolar disorder, chronic pain, depression, headaches, insomnia, migraines, muscle spasms, PTSD, and stress
Indica dominant, it is more of an analgesic, anti-depressant, appetite booster, and muscle relaxant.
Negative Effects of Northern Lights #5.
Dehydration is an unavoidable reaction to Northern Lights #5. A parched mouth and dry eyes will cause some inconvenience. It is best to drink lots of water before and during and after the session. To reduce the effects on the eyes, buy an artificial teardrop.
Rarely, greening out may also occur. This is characterized by anxiety, dizzy spells, and worse, paranoia. This is due to the overconsumption of the strain. As always, moderation is advised, especially to novice smokers.
Growing Northern Lights #5
Northern Lights #5 is considered an easy plant to grow. It flourishes well outdoor, as well as indoor. You can choose to use the Sea of Green (SOG) method for even and faster growth. You can pair this with soil or water as your medium. Soil improves the strain’s flavors while water hastens growth and increases yields.