Backstory : Willy’s Wonder, or William’s Wonder to the more formal, is one of those cannabis strains of legendary status that you’ll just have to try to fully appreciate. Indica-dominant, the flowers are colorful with all possible hues of green, yellow, and red. The strain’s aroma is an equally diverse mix of tropical fruit and citrus, all of which also come through in its sweet and sour taste. It was originally developed in the 1980s and has only grown in popularity and potency since then. New patients be warned, however: This strain may be one to work up to.
Why we love it : Willy, as his friends call him, is an indica-dominant strain with a heavy Afghani influence. The bulbous buds and thick layer of trichomes will catch your eye, while the pungent, earthy notes and citrus flavors will captivate your senses. Backstory : XJ-13 is a sativa-dominant strain cherished for both its therapeutic potency and enjoyable euphoric buzz. This cross induces unencumbered cerebral effects perfect for stimulating creativity and conversation. As if we needed another reason to love this lightweight sativa, XJ-13 consistently exhibits a strong citrus aroma accented by notes of earthy pine. Novice consumers looking for an easy, paranoia-free experience can depend on XJ-13 as a surefire hit. Why we love it : Happy and functional, XJ-13’s lightweight effects should make it a mainstay in any active cannabis consumer’s collection. Backstory : Zkittlez is an indica-dominant mix of Grape Ape and Grapefruit that is crossed with another undisclosed strain to produce this candy-flavored cannabis bred by 3rd Gen Family and Terp Hogz. The award-winning combination took 1st Place at the 2016 Emerald Cup and 1st Place Indica at the 2015 Cannabis Cups in San Francisco and in Michigan.
Its chunky colas explode in a spectrum of light green hues and emit a sweet, tropical blend of fruit flavors. The effects of Zkittlez are surprisingly uplifting for an indica, leaving consumers focused, alert, and happy while relaxing the body to help the consumer unwind. Why we love it : A newer candied strain that has quickly become an award-winner, Zkittlez emits sweet, tropical, fruity smells and has sort of a berry flavor to it. The strain also makes great rosin and is an absolutely delicious dab. This article was originally published on August 8, 2015. Master OG is the result of crossing genetics from Master Kush and Empress Kush, making this an indica-dominant hybrid. Its buds tend to be dense and may have light shades of purple intertwined within the forest green flowers. Its pistils are copper in color and cured nuggets can have a dusting of trichomes that lighten its hues. The tastes and smells of Master OG are like its kush heritage, though not as intense as some which many find a good thing. Notes of pine and citrus are laced within its earthy overtone, and some have described it as a bit sour. Some reviewers have reported this strain warming their body and heavying their eyelids. This strain is popular because most have said it has helped with insomnia and prepared them for a good night’s sleep. Not many heady effects have been reported, so Master OG is more widely used in the medicinal community for it’s potential to help with sleep and reduce aches and pains. This Master OG is perfect for an early evening relaxation, serving to ease both the mind and body while never feeling pushy or overwhelming. Though we would've liked more peak potency, it still had quite a bit of medicinal value, especially through the first 1.5 hours — but even past that, it left a lingering relaxation that aided sleep a great deal. Its appearance and smell were both above-average, though the smell was somewhat tame for a Kush, lacking some of the acrid notes that many of them have (which is a good thing for many people). Teardrop-shaped sage green calyxes with maroon pistils, and long thin-stalked trichomes with large heads. This OG had a fresh, sweet, perfumey, spicy, slightly fruity aroma that was easily noticed from several feet away but wasn't ever overbearing. After grinding, some sharpness came out and it increased in pungency further, releasing an aroma that had a rubbery sting that you often find in Diesel strains. Much like the smell, the taste was on the light side of the OG spectrum, bringing more of a spicy and barely sweet taste that didn't carry any of the sharpness. It got rather smoky and nutty-tasting after the initial hits, but was never unpleasant. This was a rather smooth-feeling OG experience, coming on easily and slowly over the first 15 minutes.
Other than the eyelids lowering and some redness, there were not many physical head effects to start — however, the body felt warm and relaxed despite the heart beating a little faster than normal initially. An elevated but not euphoric mood made us feel calm and productive when consumed in the daytime, very relaxed and ready for bed when consumed late at night. It lost a lot of its power at 1-1.5 hours, but though the overt effects died down, the mental and physical relaxation continued. If you’ve ever tried to eat a passion fruit, you may have realized it’s quite difficult to eat only the flesh and avoid the seeds. So it’s hardly surprising that many people want to know: is it safe to eat passion fruit seeds? Not only is it safe to eat passion fruit seeds, but researchers have found that the seeds contain an abundance of nutrients.
In addition to the benefit of adding a nice crunch to juicy passion fruit flesh, the benefits of passion fruit seeds include improving the health of your heart, your digestive system, and more. But there can be side effects associated with eating passion fruit seeds. Passion fruit grows on the passion fruit ( Passiflora edulis ) vine, which also produces exceptionally beautiful flowers. Reportedly, Christian missionaries gave the vine its English name because they believed parts of the flowers resembled the way biblical teachings describe elements of the resurrection of Christ.