Jack Herer | Cannabis Strains

JACK HERER CANNABIS VARIETY

MEDICAL USES: 

  • Great for low-dose daytime use
  • Can be smoked and vaporized

TYPE: 

 Narrow-leafleted hybrid indica

SPECIES: 

 Cannabis indica var. indica x var. afghanica

BREEDING DATE: 

 1994 and released in 1995

GENETICS: 

 Bred from Sensi Seeds and Dutch cannabis: Northern Lights #5, Haze, and Skunk #1, though unconfirmed by Sensi. The phenotype strongly resembles Shiva Skunk (NL#5 x Skunk), likely Jack Herer’s parent.

SIMILAR VARIETIES: 

  • Jack Flash
  • Shiva Skunk

EASE OF CULTIVATION: 

 Not easy for new growers.

AROMA: 

  • Citrusy
  • Sweet skunk

TASTE: 

 Sour, fruit flavor

POTENCY: 

 High-consistently over 20%

DURATION OF EFFECTS: 

 Medium

PSYCHOACTIVITY: 

  • Produces strong, upbeat reactions
  • Clear, clean cerebral effects

ANALGESIA: 

 Good for daytime pain treatment at moderate doses.

MUSCLE RELAXATION: 

 While this variety is more energetic to cause relaxation, it rarely causes the jitters.

STIMULANT: 

  • The “up” effect is euphoric
  • *can cause anxiety in users prone to anxiety

SEDATION: 

Not sedating, but will not interfere with relaxation.