Strawberry Headband Strain Review

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A cross of Strawberry Tahoe and 808 Headband, the Strawberry Headband Strain is a slightly Indica-dominant hybrid. It has approximately 60% Indica and 40% Sativa, so I expected a slightly balanced effect with its use. 

Looking at the numbers, I was excited to try it because of the high THC level, which is in the mid-20s. Not to mention, I read some favorable feedback from people who previously used this strain. Is it worth a shot? That’s for you to find out. Keep on reading this Strawberry Headband Strain review to learn more. 

  • Lineage: Strawberry Tahoe x 808 Headband 
  • Type: Indica-dominant Hybrid 
  • Potency: 23.5-25.5% THC, 0.19 to 0.4% CBD 
  • Terpene Profile: Carene, humulene 
  • Packaging Details: Packaged on 02/10/2022, tested and reviewed on 02/26/2022 (16 days later) 
  • Pricing Details: Purchased 7 grams for $215  at Legal Ganja Dispensary ($30.7 per gram) 

Appearance: 4/5

The appearance of these buds can be described as a delightful combination of round and space-shaped nugs, boasting an enchanting forest green color. 

Upon closer inspection, one may notice the presence of delicate amber hairs interwoven within the buds. These hairs, though thin, add a touch of elegance to the overall appearance. They serve as a contrasting accent against the green backdrop, providing a subtle yet striking visual appeal.

What truly captivates the eye, however, are the glistening trichomes that generously blanket the buds. These crystal-like structures adorn the surface, lending a mesmerizing sheen to the already stunning nugs. When the light catches them just right, they shimmer and sparkle. 

Aroma: 4/5

As I inhale the aroma of these buds, a sweet strawberry scent tickles my senses, carrying a subtle pungency that adds depth. 

But there’s more to discover. Once I grind the buds, a delightful medley of herbs, apricots, and berries dances in the air, becoming even more pronounced. It’s an olfactory journey through a fragrant garden, with each note weaving its way into my nostrils.

Underneath the fruity and herbal symphony, there’s a hint of diesel and earthiness that adds a touch of intrigue. It’s a subtle reminder of the plant’s origins, grounding the experience. Moreover, there’s a faint spicy quality, a pinch of warmth that lingers, harmonizing with a subtle skunk-like essence.

The terpene profile, highlighted by carene and humulene, contributes to this captivating aroma. They work in harmony, unveiling a complex and alluring scent that invites me to indulge in the forthcoming flavors.

Flavor: 4/5

As I take my first inhale of these buds, a wave of sweetness and fruitiness washes over my palate. The flavors are delightful, reminiscent of juicy berries and luscious sweetness. There’s a subtle spicy undertone that adds a hint of excitement, mingling with a savory note that enhances the overall experience.

When these buds are smoked or vaped, their flavor profile truly shines. Each inhalation delivers a rich and intense taste that satisfies the senses. 

However, when incorporated into edibles, I noticed that the flavors become milder. The berry taste, in particular, needs some adjustment to become more evident. Perhaps a recipe tweak or infusion method could unlock the full potential of the berries, allowing their essence to permeate the edibles and offer a more pronounced flavor experience.

Effects: 4.5/5

I was greeted with a buzzy and uplifting sensation that instantly uplifted my mood. It’s a delightful boost of energy that gently lifts me off the ground, without overwhelming my senses. Alongside the cerebral high, a soothing body high takes hold, melting away any tension or discomfort.

Many users have reported that these buds offer therapeutic benefits, especially for conditions like muscle spasms, insomnia, and chronic pain. The relaxation and calmness that washed over me provided a sense of tranquility and relief. 

However, it’s worth noting that as the effects progress, a drowsy and sleepy state starts to emerge. The tranquil relaxation gradually transitions into a peaceful sedation. This makes these buds an excellent choice for unwinding in the evening or preparing for a restful night’s sleep.

The potency of these effects can be attributed to the high THC content present in the buds. It’s this potent combination of cannabinoids and terpenes that delivers a well-rounded and impactful experience, leaving users in a state of blissful relaxation and serenity.

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Overall: 4/5

To conclude this Strawberry Headband Strain review, I would say that it’s pretty decent overall. The flavor and aroma are slightly leaning towards being sweet, although there are also traces of diesel and spice. 

Where it shines most is in terms of its effects. Whether for recreational or medical use, it’s impressive. I can recommend this to people who would like to relax. After a few hours, the sedating effects will materialize. 

Alternatives 

Strawberry Headband may not work for everyone. Hence, if you’re searching for alternatives, here are some options to consider: 

  • Guava Bars Strain: Another fruity strain, this is ideal for those who would rather have one that’s Sativa-dominant, unlike Strawberry Headband that’s Indica-dominant. 
  • Viper Cookies Strain: Not everyone will appreciate a high-THC weed. Therefore, if you prefer a lower potency than what Strawberry Headband offers, you might want to look at Viper Cookies.  

Frequently Asked Questions 

Is Strawberry Headband Strain Indica or Sativa? 

Strawberry Headband is a hybrid strain, but it’s slightly Indica-dominant. 

How strong is Strawberry Headband? 

The THC level of the Strawberry Headband Strain ranges from 23.5 to 25.5%. This makes it fairly strong, so be cautious with its use. 

What does Strawberry Headband taste like? 

As its name implies, Strawberry Headband tastes like strawberry. It’s sweet and fruity, which contributes to the overall experience. 

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