Harlequin High CBD creative

Harlequin

Overview

Harlequin is a unique hybrid strain in itself.  It has a very impressive 5:2 CBD to THC ratio. This makes it well known as the strain that kills pain while providing just a gentle buzz, and not the harshness of being ‘stoned’ common with most other strains.

Harlequin is well known and renowned for its healing effects and very high CBD content between 8-16%. In comparison, its THC content averages between 4-7%. It produces a very slow and mellow high, with a razor sharp focus, while avoiding the pressure and lightheaded feeling associated with other sativas. Its CBD to THC ratio also means that less patients suffer from the anxiety and paranoia brought about by other strains. The strain provides a feeling of euphoria, albeit a light one. The strain is very useful in cases where users cannot afford to be too compromised emotionally or mentally, especially in situations where they have to work or interact with machines.

The strain was developed at the House of David Collective, by Mr. Green in the early 70s’. It was initially developed to be a hash producing crop, but plans were later squashed after it was discovered that the strain was so much more. The only word that can be used to describe the strain is ‘multinational’, taking its roots from Colombia, Switzerland, Nepal and Thailand. The strain is common in Denver at about half a dozen metro dispensaries. Visually, the strain is similar to the Poison Haze, possessing dense buds with green leaves and a fire red pistil color. Like other strains, it is also covered in trichomes. The strain is resistant to diseases and fungus and can be grown outdoors.

Harlequin High CBD cannabis strain

Terpene Profile

All of Harlequin terpenes have different characteristics and properties, some of which are therapeutic and others even medicinal. 

Caryophyllene

Caryophyllene has a spicy, woody aroma and is valued for its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory effects. It has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties.

Pinene

Pinene This terpene has anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties. It promotes pain relief and relaxation, aids in memory and respiratory function.

Myrcene

Myrcene has a mild sedative effect that promotes restful sleep. It has anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antibacterial properties.

What Consumers are Saying:

Patients who consume the Harlequin strain of medicinal marijuana have reported both negative and positive effects when using the product. Some common and some rare.

The Positives

  • Happiness
  • Relaxed
  • Creativity
  • Energizing
  • Focused
  • Appetite Boost
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Potential Medical Benefits

Below are a list of conditions that Harlequin 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 dry mouth and dry eyes. Rare side effects reported by patients are headaches.
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