By Hunter Dublin | Chronic Magazine
Strains are a wonderful part of the world of cannabis. There are hundreds, if not thousands, of different types and strains, each with flavor, effects, and medicinal benefits. Each strain has a story behind it, too, whether that is where it originated from or what terpene it contains. However, one strain stands out from all others; the famous "Glass Slipper" strain. Glass slipper strain is widely known for its amazing medicinal properties. Let's go over the history behind this strain, what it is good for, and how to grow it.
Origin of Glass Slipper Strain
As the name suggests, the slipper strain originated from Cinderella hence the name. However, this strain's history isn't as mysterious as all others out there. It comes from the Netherlands. It claims to be a descendant of Cinderella 99, a crossbreed between Cinderella 99 and Pineapple 99. Many people grow this strain because of its high CBD content, which is perfect for medicinal properties.
The Aroma and Taste of Glass Slipper Strain
The aroma and taste of the strain are particularly unique. It smells like the sweetness of berries, the sourness of pineapple, and a mild vanilla taste. Many people refer to it as fruity or fruity lemon. It has a sweet taste but is almost similar to candy sweets taste. Some people even describe the taste as similar to pineapples and flowers.
How to Grow Glass Slipper Strain
Glass slipper strain is not as hard to grow as many other strains. It is best to start the seed indoors and transplant it outdoors when warmer weather is. It can be grown both indoors and outdoors. It grows best in warm climates with plenty of sunlight. It can be grown indoors or outdoors but will need some kind of support system (e.g., trellis or stakes) to keep the plants upright and to carry its heavy buds. Glass slipper strain requires 9-10 weeks to flower, and it has an amazing high THC content at 17%. The best thing about it, however, is the CBD content of 23% making it perfect for medicinal purposes. This strain is also famous for its quick flowering time, making it perfect to go to work and still make your patients happy.
Terpene Profile for Glass Slipper Strain
Glass Slipper is known for its high terpene content, which gives it its unique aroma and flavor. The terpenes provide a range of beneficial effects on users' physical and mental well-being.
The terpene profile of the strain includes the following:
Effects of Glass Slipper Strain
Despite being a Sativa-dominant strain, the Glass slipper strain still has some of the effects of Indica. This means that it is great for patients suffering from anxiety and depression. It is also great for treating chronic pain. The effects of Glass Slipper are uplifting and energizing. The high is characterized by motivation, focus, and creativity. Some users may experience mild cerebral stimulation as well. Additionally, its terpene profile provides an unexpected burst of euphoria that will have you feeling happy and content for hours on end.
Medicinal Benefits of Glass Slipper Strain
The Glass slipper strain is one of the most popular strains. This is mainly due to the many medicinal benefits it has. Here are some of the main benefits:
1. Reduces anxiety and depression
The Glass slipper strain is great for treating anxiety and depression because it provides an uplifting high. It also helps improve mood, which is extremely helpful for those with chronic depression. The high helps to give users a boost in their mood and a burst of motivation to get through the day. The strain has THCV, a rare cannabinoid that helps fight depression and anxiety by increasing dopamine levels in the brain. Low dopamine levels are linked to depression and mental health as a whole.
2. Relieves chronic pain
Glass slipper strain is a heavy indica that produces a high CBD content, which is also good for treating chronic pain. It provides instant relief, which means that users do not have to wait as long for their pain to go away. Players may experience severe pain that hinders them from being able to play their favorite sport or game. Using the strain may result in a quicker recovery than other strains, like sativa or indica.
3. Improves appetite
CBD is very helpful in combatting issues of anorexia, also known as being overly concerned with your weight. When you have anorexia, you may be consumed with thoughts of why you aren't eating or thinking about food constantly. This strain can help boost one's appetite so one may eat more and gain weight, improving overall health.
4. Improves the immune system
It has been proven that CBD can help boost the immune system, which is good for those who are sick and are often in bed. It helps to relieve certain symptoms of sickness, such as pain, nausea, and vomiting. It can even help you to get over a cold much faster. It does not matter if you have the flu or a stomach virus; this strain will get rid of it faster.
5. Helps with insomnia
This strain is extremely helpful if you have trouble sleeping due to insomnia or anxiety. This is because it will make you feel more relaxed and help you to fall asleep faster. The high CBD content helps to induce sleepiness, which makes it far easier for users to fall asleep at night.
Glass slipper strain is a very useful medical marijuana strain with many benefits for those who use it. Glass Slipper is a great strain for both recreational and medicinal use. It offers users uplifting effects that will leave them feeling content and motivated, while its terpene profile provides a range of therapeutic benefits to help relieve stress, pain, and inflammation. Growers will appreciate its large yields and ease of growing, making it a great choice for both beginner and experienced growers.