It’s a strain that has developed something of a cult following and for many of those who partake of this cannabis flower, there is no better way to relax and unwind. The Blue Dream marijuana strain is enormously popular and is a well-recognized strain especially on the West Coast. It is a Sativa dominant hybrid that is achieved by crossing a classic Blueberry Indica strain with Super Silver Haze, the Sativa strain that has rightfully earned its own place in the Cannabis Hall of Fame.
Blue Dream is characterized by a highly pungent aroma and buds that are quite dense and sticky. As its name implies, Blue Dream has a distinct berry and fruity flavor inherited from its Blueberry origins with a hint of light floral notes too. It was developed around 2003 and since then it has come to be regarded as one of the most popular strains of both medical and recreational marijuana in the United States. It originated from the Northern California area by unknown growers and remains a revered favorite amongst west coast cannabis consumers. According to BDS Analytics, the organization that provides market data and consumer insights for the cannabis industry, Blue Dream was the number one ranked, top selling, cannabis strain in both Washington and Colorado in 2015.
Blue Dream delivers a full body high which begins with the gradual relaxation of the muscles and the senses and proceeds to take its users to a state of euphoric bliss that is sweet and enveloping for the body and the mind. While the body relaxes, the mind is quietly invigorated and users find that it is stimulated and energized by the effects of Blue Dream. While it’s easy to surrender to the physical effects of Blue Dream, it’s process is slow and doesn’t inhibit one’s awareness. On the contrary, it actually has been described as an excellent way to achieve an alert and inquisitive state of mind and may be especially useful for creative types or for those who enjoy expanding their mental horizons.
The chemical composition of the Blue Dream strain provides a clear picture of its balancing effects. It has a THC level from 17 -24 % and 0.1 – 0.2 % cannabidiol. This particular strain is also packed with terpenes which are compounds that are found in many fruits, vegetables, herbs, and spices. They have numerous health and healing benefits with properties that act as an anti-inflammatory, analgesic (pain relief), anti-insomnia, anti-diabetic, antibacterial agents.
The Blue Dream strain is well suited to seasoned users and beginners alike. The Sativa dominant version of Blue Dream is most widely available however there are other phenotypes which are slightly more Indica-like in both effects and in appearance. Because it doesn’t have the pronounced sedative and psychoactive effects as many other heavy THC concentrations, the high is less consuming and most users find that they can easily go about their day without impairment. Overall, most users find that the effects are slow and steady with a gradual and gentle uplifting of mood and mind that is very balanced and satisfying.
This is a strain that is highly recommended for the treatment of a variety of medical symptoms and is also ideal as a daytime medicine. Some of the treatments that Blue Dream is very well suited for include the relief of anxiety and depression, general muscle relaxation, overcoming feelings of nausea, the relief of pain, and a wide assortment of other health ailments.
Blue Dream is available at most medical and recreational dispensaries and due to its popularity, it now is also available in an edible form and as a cannabis concentrate which offers the benefits of the flower to those who cannot tolerate smoke inhalation. There are hundreds of varieties of marijuana available on the market but in terms of a strain that provides a balanced blend of the best of both worlds, Blue Dream is a smooth and satisfying choice. With its unique and highly medicinal properties, it is an excellent selection for patients who experience pain, nausea, insomnia, and other health problems. It is a strain that invites its users to enter a place of sublime relaxation, a place where one can ease their mind, their pains and their troubles and find contemplative peace, creative insights, and comfortable bliss.