Hybrid – 50% Sativa /50% Indica
Thin Mint Girl Scout Cookies, a finisher at the 2014 Seattle Cannabis Cup, should not be mistaken for the similarly named Thin Mint. Thin Mint Cookies, as former is also known, is a cross of the legendary Girl Scout Cookies, the even more legendary OG Kush, and F1 Durban Poison. That combination makes for a potent, near even balance of sativa and indica genes (exact sativa/indica ratio unclear). The high includes both mental and physical effects, including a calming body buzz with strong hunger and sleepiness, together with a cerebral creative boost, mental relief, and psychoactive sensations. Thin Mint Girl Scout Cookies is a great choice for patients who suffer from anxiety, depression, lack of appetite, and insomnia. It can be used any time of day, but is typically more effective at night. THC levels can be stratospheric, topping 24% in at least one test. CBD levels, though, are too low to recommend this strain to patients who suffer from seizures or other disorders that are treated with CBD. Thin Mint Girl Scout Cookies as a minty flavor and smell, with sweet cookie notes. Adverse effects may include dry mouth and watery eyes. This strain isn’t as popular as its parents, but it sells well on the West Coast, in Nevada, and in Arizona.
Indica Dominant Hybrid – 70% Indica / 30% Sativa
Dark Helmet is an indica dominant hybrid strain (70% indica/30% sativa) created through crossing the classic Forum Cut Girl Scout Cookies X Jawa Pie strains. Named for the infamous Spaceballs character, Dark Helmet is, surprisingly, one of the most calming strains on the market. In fact, even with its heavy indica dominance, most of the effects of Dark Helmet concentrate on the mind, leaving you in a state of pure blissful euphoria for hours and hours on end. You’ll feel all negative or racing thoughts wash away, leaving you with a sense of deep peace and relaxation that permeates both mind and body without causing sedation. Thanks to these hard-hitting cerebral effects and its high 13-24% average THC level, Dark Helmet is often chosen to treat those suffering from conditions such as migraines or headaches, depression, nausea or appetite loss, mood swings, and chronic stress. This bud has a sweet an sour nutty lime flavor, almost like a key lime pie, with a punch of pungency upon exhale. The aroma is very earthy and pungent, with a rich herbal overtone that’s accented by sour citrus. Dark Helmet buds have rounded olive green nugs with thick amber hairs, chunky matching trichomes, and a thick gooey layer of sweet syrupy resin covering each and every leaf.