Merlot strain mimics the effects of Merlot wine, perfect for unwinding wrapping up a craze-laden day. It is an ideal night cap strain that will not set your mind racing with endless thoughts. It also has quite an interesting history. Merlot is a hemp cultivar that was created by crossing tow intriguing strains: Cherry Wine and Berry Blossom. Both these strains are blissful happy-go-lucky strains but they come together to produce a rather robust strain.
Going by the parent strains, Merlot is a richly scented strain with a marriage of sweet and tangy scents. The sweet aroma is overpowering but sour scents can be detected in the smoke. On the exhale you are likely to pick out some herbal aromas that are mild.
Merlot has been described as an eye popping strain. The buds spot olives, maroon, and orange hues. The exterior is metallic with sticky resin glands that are hard to miss even with the naked eye. Thin orange hairs traverse the leaves and wind up on the fuzzy trichome layer. The nugs cling together in typical indica fashion and hung low as harvest time approaches. This gives this strain a beautiful bag appeal.
Merlot is an indica leaning hemp strain with 60% indica and 40% sativa effects. It has 9% CBD and 0.2% THC.
Merlot is a hemp hybrid cross between Cherry Wine and Berry Blossom. Cherry Wine is a flavorful strain with brilliant colors. The buds will have streaks of purplish red that give this strain a look of sophistication. On the effects it is a giggly strain. Berry Blossom has a mix of tarty and sour scents mixed with gasoline. It is a relaxing strain with heavy body effects.
This strain was created by Bodhi Urban.
Merlot is a terpene rich strain with a blend of:
Myrcene is a common terpene found in cannabis known for its earthy and musky aroma, often associated with potential sedative effects and relaxation.
Caryophyllene is a spicy terpene with a peppery aroma found in cannabis and other plants, believed to have potential anti-inflammatory properties and commonly associated with potential pain relief.
Bisabolol, also known as α-bisabolol, is a floral terpene with subtle hints of chamomile often used in skincare products for its soothing properties and known for its potential anti-inflammatory and skin-healing effects.
What Consumers are Saying:
Potential Medical Benefits
Below are a list of conditions that Merlot 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.