This strain lives up to its perilous name, delivering wickedly potent THC levels that top 24% in some tests.
That puts Black Widow on a very short list of the strongest marijuana strains of all time.
With sativa-dominant genes (sativa/indica ratio of at least 30:70), this strain provides an exceptional head high with remarkably intense euphoria, powerful happiness, deep relaxation, and a major case of the munchies.
Black Widow is only recommended for patients who have been toking for a while, as its intensity can overwhelm novice users.
But for those who can tolerate the venom, this strain is good for depression, physical pain, muscle spasms, headaches.
It’s also perfect for inducing hunger in patients with wasting or eating disorders.
Black Widow, surprisingly enough, isn’t a descendant of the more famous White Widow; rather, they’re siblings or cousins, descending from the same unknown Brazilian sativa and an indica from South India.
Anticipate dry mouth and bloodshot eyes, while dizziness, headaches, and paranoia are less likely side effects.
Black Widow sells well almost everywhere, but it’s most popular on the legal markets in California, Colorado, Oregon, Washington State, and Michigan.
Black Widow is a Sativa dominant hybrid that has won several awards including Number One at the 1995 High Times Cannabis Cup.
The strain retains its Indica heritage imparting a mild body high that can leave one stuck to the couch. Along with dry eyes and mouth, some users experience dizziness, paranoia, and minor headaches.
The strain is primarily use to increase appetite.
Some people, however, use it for anxiety, stress, and/or insomnia relief.
Due to its Indica properties, it also helps people with chronic pain.
Black Widow induces feelings of laziness and sleepiness, it is recommend for evening use.