El Jefe is an indica hemp strain that both smells and tastes of spices, lemons, and pine. Its buds are large and covered with sticky resin, being a spectrum of deep greens when finally harvest-ready.
El Jefe has a high that is powerful but one that will not knock you out. It is very calming with a relaxing buzz which may cause some symptoms of couch-lock.
Though this is an indica strain, its THC levels of between 22%-25% make it quite a potent strain. Its effects start from the mind, where it has a stress relieving effect that slows down racing thoughts and causes one to relax, and then it calms the nerves and slowly coaxes the body into a buzz that dissolves aches and pains. In women, it has been known to help relieve cramps. It also reduces muscle spasms. El Jefe can also increase appetite, so have snacks ready for the munchies.
This breed is brightly colored with orange hairs and sticky white trichomes that fully envelop the dark shades of green that make up these dense buds. The aromas of this strain are hashy, with earthy undertones and a slight pungency. However, the smells of El Jefe can be deceiving as the flavor palate couldn’t be further from those traits. The taste is a bold blend of spicy lemon and rich pine, sure to engage your senses.
If you enjoy a nice wind-down strain that isn’t going to knock you off your feet, this is a good one to try. One can tell from its genetics that it has a host of medicinal purposes, which isn’t its only advantage. It offers brilliant flavor with a classic hashy, kush scent with spicy notes and an enjoyable lemony aftertaste.
All of El Jefe terpenes have different characteristics and properties, some of which are therapeutic and others even medicinal.
Myrcene has a mild sedative effect that promotes restful sleep. It has anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antibacterial properties.
What Consumers are Saying:
Potential Medical Benefits
Below are a list of conditions that El Jefe 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.