ACDC is sativa-based marijuana strain that comes with a high CBD level and does not induce intoxication in its users. It has a medium height plant and thin green leaves. ACDC is one the most recent and most medically beneficial hybrid strains of marijuana beloved for its mild and clear-headed high effects. ‘AC’ stands for alternative cannabinoid while ‘DC’ means diet cannabis.

Featuring an elevated level of CBD and a relatively low amount of THC, ACDC has been adjudged one of the most medicinal strains of marijuana because of its high CBD levels. ACDC has an insignificant psychoactive effect on its users and provides increased energy. Laboratory tests have revealed that it comes with a THC:CBD ratio of 1:20 (CBD: 15-26%; THC: 0.5-1.3%) and triggers social interaction in its users.

Also known as the Holy Grail Kush in some cultures, ACDC can be grown in any environment and comes with incredibly important health benefits as does not impair daily activities. It is used to minimize the side effects of chemotherapy and lots of multiple sclerosis and chronic pain patients use it as an alternative to pain killers.


ACDC can flourish both outdoors and indoors under the right circumstances. When planted indoors, ACDC begins to flower within 67 days while outdoor flowering begins within 63 days usually harvested in October. ACDC is not pest-resistant and needs special care to produce maximum yield during the growth period. A single ACDC plant can yield up to 400 grams or more in the outdoors while the indoor cultivation per square meter can produce the same yield, provided the plants are well cared for and grown under suitable atmospheric conditions.


ACDC is a phenotype of Ruderalis and Cannatonic that is believed to have been bred from resin seeds. It has a pure Kush aroma and a fresh lemon flavor that lingers in the taste buds. When dried, the buds of ACDC are silky and lengthy. This marijuana strain has a unique greenish-orange color and non-smokers use it for marijuana juicing and for brewing tea.

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What Consumers are Saying:

Because of its mellow effects, ACDC can be used without worries during the daytime, allowing the user to focus on work.

The Positives

  • Relaxation
  • Energetic High
  • Euphoric
  • Calming
  • Focused

Potential Medical Benefits

Below are a list of conditions that ACDC 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.

The Negatives

Some users reported dehydration, headache, anxiousness, dry eyes, and dizziness.

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