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About this Hybrid Strain

The indica-dominant hybrid Headband is a cannabis strain known for creating a vague yet appealing  sensation of pressure around the top of the skull that feels as if the consumer is wearing an invisible  headband. It smells and tastes like lemons and diesel, with an earthy, herbal undertone.

Its THC level averages at 14.5% but has been known to be as high as 21.5.%. Its high comes on slowly, but is long-lasting and described as a great for relieving both pain and stress. It will leave the consumer feeling spacey as some sativa effects emerge, with a sensation of euphoria – so this strain is not ideal for social situations or critical thinking and decision making.

Dry eyes and mouth are to be expected, but some have reported slight headaches after the high wears down as well as dizziness and paranoia.

Growers can expect high yields when growing indoors within nine to ten weeks, while moderately experienced growers have successfully cultivated this strain outdoors.

Lab Analysis

Cannabinoid Amount
THC 14-22%
CBD <1%
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This indica-dominant strain gets its name from its potency. It can induce a bit of a brain fog, hence “Headband” – causing your head to feel like it is wrapped in something. Headband is popular for its ability to treat many minor and major health issues and case some serious relaxation.

Another nickname for this strain is “Sour Kush”, because Headband was created by merging two power-strains, namely OG Kush and Sour Diesel. The strong cerebral effects create some noticeable pressure around the temples, inducing a soft but solid cranial high.

It is noted to be a strain that is more potent than the average, and can produce varying yet pleasant effects even in small controlled doses. Because of its versatility, Headband has become a classic standby strain, and is most popular on the Californian West Coast.


Information about Headband Strain:

ORIGIN OG Kush mixed with Sour Diesel
EFFECTS happy – 10
relaxed – 9
euphoric – 8
uplifted – 8
creative – 5
dry eyes – 8
headache – 4
dizzy – 4
paranoid – 3
FRAGRANCE diesel, earthy, lemon, pungent, sweet
FLAVORS earthy, diesel, pungent, lemon, sweet, tangy, lavender
MEDICAL stress – 10
depression – 9
pain – 7
insomnia – 3
headaches – 3
THC CONTENT % 20%-27%
CBD % 0.07%-0.2%
INDICA / SATIVA % 60% / 40%
OUTDOOR YIELD 21oz/ plant
CLIMATE away from frost, lots of sunlight and sheltered in wet climates



This indica’s effects are what makes this strain such a classic. Its effects have been described as “a bit like being wrapped in a warm and fluffy blanket”, highlighting its extreme relaxing properties. Headband is surely great at relieving all sorts of stressed, aches and issues and making you feel enlightened.

The strain creates a sensation around your head that feels like you are wearing a headband, hence its name. Its high has been said to last an estimated 2-3 hours, and its effects vary and intensify the more you smoke. The euphoria that Headband induces is unique in that it makes your head feel a bit like it is in the clouds, and is calming and soothing all at once.

Headband Effects

When smoking Headband, it can provide you with a boost of creativity and the desire to think up some inspired ideas. This uplifting experience makes Headband a strain that every cannabis lover must absolutely try.



Headband’s fragrance is much within the same realm as its flavors. Its sweet and pungent presence is distinctly lemony. This strain’s scent is extremely fragrant and noticeable, and spreads all over the room. There is a slight diesel undertone that may hang in the air, with a shock of earthiness to it.

Fragrance of the strain



When it comes to flavor, this strain is quite special. Headband is known for the sweet lemon flavor it produces, but it is its creamy note to it that makes it stand out from the rest. When smoked, it leaves a tangy yet earthy taste on the lips, mixed in with a hint of fresh lavender.


Adverse reactions

Because of its strong indica presence, Headband can create a bit of a couch-lock, especially when consume a larger quantity. This can sometimes make you feel slightly paralyzed and unable to move, which in some cases can cause a little paranoia.

A sense of dizziness can occasionally occur in Headband, which is normal in indica strains. Headband can make you feel dehydrated sometimes. It can create a dry mouth sensation mixed with a feeling of dry eyes.



When used for medicinal purposes, Headband is quite the multi-talented aid. This strain has been widely recommended in the treatment of many mental disorders, such as depression, anxiety and ADD/ADHD, for its ability to relax without making the patient feel drowsy.

This indica is a powerful stress-buster, which is one of the main things Headband is being prescribed for. Another reason why the name “Headband” is so fitting is because this strain is said to be perfect in the treatment for chronic headaches and migraines.

Medical use

Because it is supremely efficient as a tranquilizer and relaxant, Headband also makes for the perfect sleep-aid. It can make you forget all your day-to-day worries and succumb into to deeper state of relaxation, successfully allowing you to get a good night’s shut-eye.



This strain is fairly easy to grow for novices and more experienced growers alike. Headband is suitable to be grown indoors as well as outdoors and can truly flourish under the right conditions.

This plant prefers a sunny warm climate to grow in, and needs to be sheltered from too much rain when kept in wet climates. In order to ensure this tree’s best health, close attention must be paid to the humidity levels of its environment, and that there is no frost in sight.


Flowering Time

Headband, when grown indoors, takes an estimated 9 to 10 weeks to flower under the best conditions. During harvest, it can yield an estimated average of 18 ounces per square meter.

When cultivated in an outdoor setting, the strain can yield an estimated 21 ounces per plant. The best time of the year to harvest this indica strain is usually around the middle of October.

Have you ever smoked or grown your own Headband? Please let me know what you think about this marijuana strain in the comments below.

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