Origin of Grand Daddy Purple
Grand Daddy Purple comes from the San Francisco laboratory of Ken Estes. It is the result of crossbreeding Purple Urkle and Big Bud, two Indica strains. Grand Daddy Purple is 100% Indica, 0% Sativa, and is therefore especially popular with lovers of Indica strains.
Grand Daddy Purple, highly well-known with marijuana connoisseurs and medical marijuana patients in the Bay Area, gets its name from its delicious-looking buds. Predictably, they have a purple color, mixed with crystallizations as well as hairs that are red in color. Indeed, just seeing a Grand Daddy Purple bud will make you really crave it.
Effects of Grand Daddy Purple
Grand Daddy Purple is a great strain to smoke when you want to deeply relax and simply feel contented. It will calm your thoughts and worries and make your head buzz mildly and pleasantly. It is best consumed at night since it can cause sleepiness (something which is also highly pleasant and helpful for many).
You might feel euphoric, giggly, and just altogether elated. It could even cause you to get a strong case of the munchies (a less common side effect), so keep some snacks on hand just in case.
Grand Daddy purple has some really high THC levels — 23%, to be exact. That means that its effects are quite potent and impossible to ignore. Although it has low CBD levels, it nevertheless does well as a medical marijuana strain as well.
Of course, as with any strain of marijuana, it is possible that some less pleasant effects could be experienced alongside the desirable ones. For example, the most common adverse response to Grand Daddy Purple is dry mouth. Someone using Grand Daddy Purple should not be terribly surprised if they experience this. To combat it, make sure you have plenty of water or other fluids nearby.
Other possible adverse reactions to Grand Daddy Purple include dry eyes, dizziness, paranoia, and headache — although it should be noted that these effects are quite rare when Grand Daddy Purple is consumed in reasonable amounts.
Medical Uses of Grand Daddy Purple
Grand Daddy Purple is an excellent strain for helping combat numerous unpleasant symptoms. For that reason, it is popular with recreational users and medicinal users of marijuana alike. It is best known for helping with stress since it melts away the user’s worries and leaves a feeling of happy contentedness, but it also does a fantastic job of easing pain, helping those with insomnia fall asleep, and alleviating the symptoms of depression. It even sometimes helps with a lack of appetite.
Grand Daddy Purple has the following medical uses, in order of effectiveness:
- Lack of appetite