The Saturn OG cannabis strain is a well-balanced hybrid that boasts of a well-balanced mind-body high. It is a direct descendant of the OG Kush strain and offers a THC content of around 17% to 20%. Although very potent, the flowers of this strain are not as visually striking. The buds are small in size and adhere to each other in a popcorn formation. They are dark green in the shade, are covered by orange pistils and a generous layer of dewy white trichomes.
Flavor and Effects of Saturn OG
The Saturn OG cannabis strain has a familiar aromatic and flavor profile that is likened to rich earthy mint and savory diesel. You may also detect some delicious whiffs of fresh lemons with this strain. When combusted, the smoke is harsh and heavy, and it leaves lemon and earthy aftertaste on the tongue.
The effects of this strain hit you quickly after just two to three puffs. At the onset, you will feel an increased rush of blood pressure to your temples and feel your cheekbones flush. You will also notice an increase in your salivation. As this happens, your mind will be racing with fast and free-flowing thoughts, conjuring up motivation and creativity that you may not have shown before. You will be able to quickly go through complicated word puzzles or tasks in no time. You will also find yourself chattier than usual. After an hour or so, the high starts to settle and any mental acuity will begin to fade. Your body will start to Jell-O and you will feel more calm and relaxed. With more tokes, you will eventually find yourself in a couch-locked position, ready for that peaceful and fulfilling slumber.
What are the Medicinal Benefits of Saturn OG
You can add the Saturn OG to your list of best medicinal cannabis strains. Its balanced mind-body high allows it to be especially useful for a number of mental and physical ailments. It can cure any symptoms of stress, anxiety, depression, PTSD, bipolar disorders and even attention deficit disorders (ADD and ADHD) effectively. It pushes out any stressful and harmful thoughts out and replaces it with focus and happy ideas. Additionally, the physical buzz that envelops you makes it an effective pain reliever for a number of body aches. This includes mild everyday headaches, migraines, back pains, joint inflammations to chronic pains, like lupus and arthritis.
Negative Effects of Saturn OG
Usual negative effects from this strain include dry mouth and dry eyes. Both can be managed easily by downing glasses of water regularly throughout the high.
Growing Saturn OG
The plant thrives well in any kind of setting and is relatively easy to grow. It is a short and bushy plant that requires constant cropping to ensure the nutrients are well distributed to help the plant reach its full potential.