Even the most experienced smokers can still have difficulty when choosing what strain to smoke, so we've put together our top tips when it comes to picking the right strain.
First and foremost, a crucial deciding factor should be the kind of high you're looking to have.
All different strains are packed with different cannabinoids, and while THC and CBD are the most commonly known, there are hundreds of different types, as well as many different terpenes that will determine what effects and feelings you experience.
But, don't worry, you don't need to be an expert in the field to help you make a decision. THC and CBD are the most well-known for a reason: they have the greatest influence on the effects you'll feel.
So, what does this mean?
Essentially, once you have a good understanding of the different effects of THC and CBD and you know what you're looking for, you want to look at the compounds in different strains and find something suitable to meet your needs.
Since most strains will have a make up of many cannabinoids and terpenes, including a mix of THC and CBD, you'll want to explore options that are either high-THC strains or high-CBD strains, or, a balanced mix of the both.
Once you have some understanding on the THC/CBD levels you're looking for, you'll want to start considering the different terpenes you'll find in each strain as these are what determine the more specific impacts you'll experience.
If you're headed to Amsterdam, pop in store to chat with one of our budtenders and discover some of the best options for you.