Abacus is an Indica dominant strain bred by crossing Alien Sour Apple with Pebble OG. It contains levels of 14 – 20% CBD and 0.2% – 0.3% THC. This masterpiece both looks, tastes and feels amazing. First harvested in 2017, Abacus is a strain with rich lineage that is worth exploring.
Let us first start by its appearance.
This strain is truly a sight to behold. It’s outside sports dark, floral green color with hints pf lavender which makes for a very appealing flower. Its bud is also purplish with green accents.
The smell of Abacus can be quite unexpected for those who are cannabis amateurs. Its palate is that of flowers, sour apples and candy, with a floral smell that has earthy and musky undertones. This hints at its strong terpene profile and therefore, its ability to have significant medicinal value.
This strain is best suited for evening use.
Terpenes are elements found in most fruits, herbs and other plants. Not only do they give them their characteristic smell, they also have an abundance of benefits, both medicinal and therapeutic.
There are hundreds of terpenes, but we’ll discuss the ones that are found abundantly in Abacus.
This terpene gives Abacus its signature flowery, citrus smell. It is known for having qualities that aid in the absorption of other terpenes making them more potent. It’s health benefits may reduce inflammation, enhance mood. It also has antioxidant properties.
Abacus also has an earthy musky undertone which belies the presence of myrcene. Myrcene has potent medicinal properties with antibiotic, analgesic anti-inflammatory and antimutagenic action.
Also aids in the management of pain, depression and anxiety. Pinene is also known for its action as a bronchodilator which opens up airways to allow more oxygen to reach the lungs.
What Consumers are Saying:
Being a strain that is indica based with a high CBD content, the Abacus high starts as a warm glow that spreads to all your limbs and all through your body making you feel completely relaxed and at ease. At the same time, you might notice that all your aches and discomfort have disappeared and instead you are filled with feelings of happiness and ease. Once these effects fully set in, you might even feel yourself dozing off into sweet slumber land.
This strain ranks very highly in its medicinal artillery. Not only does it treat conditions with symptoms of pain, due to its mood lifting qualities, it also brings relief to people suffering from anxiety, depression and other mood disorders.
Potential Medical Benefits
Below are a list of conditions that Strain may be helpful in managing. We have selected these conditions based upon two sources: reviews from consumers who report using the strain to manage these symptoms, and/or substantial scientific evidence suggesting that its dominant terpenes may help manage the conditions listed below.