Fear, Fright and Fun Abounds this Halloween!
What spooky strains are you smoking up on the scariest day of the year? If you like seasonal indica and sativa weed that’s perfect for a haunting Halloween, read on for the 13 grisliest grabs and frightening finds!
Essential for those who watch this nostalgic classic every year between Halloween and Christmas, Jack Skellington is a cross between Killer Queen and Jack the Ripper. It’s been known to produce a highly psychoactive experience with lots of creativity and energy, for when you fall down the hole in the trees and land in Christmas Town. Get to know him here.
A thoughtful, almost magical strain with a riveting backstory. According to Raven Grass, “In Pacific Northwest mythology, ‘Raven’ is known as a creator, provider, trickster and as a complex reflection of one’s own self. Raven can be a magical storyteller, transformer, healer and unstoppable creative force, source of endless amusement, or ravenous debaucher. But always a cultural hero. Who will raven be to you?” Revives positivity, uplifts the spirit and frees the mind this Halloween. Learn more here.
You won’t be haunted late at night by insomnia when smoking Ghost OG; it’s known for its potent sleep qualities. A great indica for achieving a strong body high and a positive outlook, Ghost OG is a fruity and spacy strain that will let you doze through whatever goes bump in the night. Find the elusive strain here.
A classic Halloween character, Frankenstein is a spooky strain indeed. An 80% indica hybrid, it will have you feeling like a new person, revived from the dead. An earthy strain with relaxing qualities, it’ll have you leaving the candy out on the porch so you can enjoy a chill movie night. Get to know Frankenstein here.
Like a mummy wrapped in cloth, Headband wraps around your mind and takes hold. It’s smooth, sweet, easy and absolutely powerful. An intense high that’s unexpected and enjoyable; after a few initial silky hits, you quickly realize why it’s named the way it is. Check it out here.
Beware of The Blood!
While this strain has a creepy moniker, it is actually named as such because of the bright red lines (veins) the plant grows on leaves and stems. It’s a landrace strain that’s from Hawaii, meaning it’s genetically one of the oldest cannabis strains around. See more info here.
Night Terror OG
Night Terror OG is a mix of Blue Dream and Rare Darkness. It will put you into a deep sleep; so deep that you may not even wake up if a ghoul shows up to haunt you. Check it out here.
Critically awesome, Critical + brings a strong and hazy head high, very intense at first then turns into full-body rolling sensations. It’s like riding a wave and being held at its mercy; just what you need to enjoy Halloween in true frightful fashion. Smoke this strain to relax your body, your mind and enjoy an intense stoned experience as you ward off ghosts, ghouls and goblins. Find out more here.
Jack the Ripper
Not to be confused with Jack Herer, the cannabis activist, Jack the Ripper is a figure of nightmares. Based on the unidentified serial killer who wreaked havoc on London in the late 1800’s, this strain is perfect for smoking in the dead of night. It’s a mix of Jack Cleaner and Space Queen and will haunt your dreams. Check it out here.
Known for encouraging the munchies, Zombie OG is an indica that brings you to life in a happy, cerebrally uplifting way. You may also feel sapped for energy after a few rounds. Perhaps hitting the bong could be the way to cure the zombie apocalypse? Wake the dead here.
Forget your frights, fears and troubles with the Amnesia strain. After mellowing in this haze, we felt like we were floating in a thick cloud of water. Smooth and rolling; spacy and powerful. This weed mellows hard and drives you in an intellectual and social way. “Forget it” here.
Hell Raiser OG
Like the stuff out of nightmares, this haunting strain is a tribute to the nine-series Hellraiser franchise. Wake the Cenobites and unleash them with intense strain; learn more here.
“Double, double toil and trouble. Fire burn and cauldron bubble” (Macbeth, Shakespeare)
Alchemy is an expert combination of Querkle and Chemdawg. High in THC content, it is cerebral and relaxing, with a strong body high. Mix it up here.
Smoke up and enjoy Halloween – something wicked this way comes!
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