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Strain Review: Cannatonic

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Cannatonic is a hybrid blend of MK Ultra, an indica, and the indica dominant G-13 Haze. This strain has a low THC content that’s almost always below 10 percent, usually right around 6 or 7, depending on the grower. Cannatonic typically contains around 12-15 percent CBD – sometimes even up to 20 percent – making it one of the most CBD-rich strains on the legal cannabis market today. 

Appearance/ Aroma/ Taste

Cannatonic buds smell like the earthiness you’d expect from a sativa, with some piney aromas and a dash of citrus. With its smaller buds and brownish green color, this strain probably won’t dazzle you with its appearance. Its pain-relieving effects do tend to make up for the lackluster smell and sight test.

Medicating Effects

Most Cannatonic users report experiencing very mild psychoactive effects from this low THC strain, and some report feeling none at all. While most users report experiencing deep relaxation with this hybrid, some also find uplifting cerebral effects from the THC. As previously mentioned, Cannatonic is one of the best pain-relieving strains on the market today. It’s also perfect for stress relief, treating seizures, muscle spasms and neurological pain. Some of the potentially unwanted side effects from this strain include dry mouth and dry, droopy eyes, so be sure to stay hydrated. Some users have also reported that their decision-making ability was impacted a bit negatively with this strain, stating they experienced a cloudy thought process. This is interesting, as other users report feeling the exact opposite, feeling very clear-headed. It all depends on the individual patient, as with any other strain.

Despite its heavy-hitting sounding name, Cannatonic is definitely not meant to be a recreational strain. This one is almost purely medical cannabis pain relief. Cannatonic in its purest legal forms represents an achievement of modern medical cannabis breeding and should be celebrated as such. Strains like Cannatonic and Harlequin have been helping to solidify cannabis as a legitimate medicine and an attractive alternative to pharmaceuticals. These medicinal cannabis strains have helped epileptic children become virtually seizure-free in a safe and natural way. As the cannabis industry grows and much needed cannabinoid research continues, we will only see more valuable strains like this one. 

Have you tried Cannatonic? Did you like it or dislike it? Is it your favorite strain? If not, what is? Let us know in the comments.