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"Uncovering the Potent Effects of Gorilla Glue Strain: What to Expect?"

Updated: May 21

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Powerful, euphoric, and sedating, Gorilla Glue is a hybrid strain that has become extremely popular over the years. Its coffee aroma may be a bit misleading, as once you take a hit (and for many people, one hit is enough), you’ll notice a sour taste that will take its sweet time leaving your mouth. That’s all to say that the Gorilla Glue weed strain helps many people feel uplifted and ready to relax.

Gorilla Glue Strain: A Balanced Hybrid

The Gorilla Glue strain is the result of crossing the Chem’s Sister and Chocolate Diesel strains. It is a balanced hybrid, with 50% Indica and 50% Sativa. The THC content averages about 27%, and some cultivars can pack even more punch with their Gorilla Glue harvests yielding buds with a THC content of over 30%. The CBD level is marginal at less than 0.5%.

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Gorilla Glue might also go by other names, like GG, GG4, or Gorilla Glue 4. It doesn’t hurt to ask your provider about the lineage you are purchasing for greater clarity about its potency.

The original Gorilla Glue strain is much rarer than what we now commonly call Gorilla Glue. If you see a batch of nuggets with OGGG labeling, this original strain may be less potent than the strains we have now.

Glue Gorilla Glue 5 is also a distinct cultivar and maybe even stronger than regular Gorilla Glue. There are also other crosses you might see, like Glue Chee (crossed with Cheese) and Purple Glue (crossed with Purple Kush).

Gorilla Glue: Lofty Highs and Intense Couch Lock Likely

The Gorilla Glue strain smells strong, even before you light it up. Before it comes out of the jar or the bag, you can expect a strong smell of cannabis.

Once you open the bag and light some up, expect to be overcome first by a blast of strong cannabis odor. Then, after a hit, you should experience a wave of euphoria, easy laughter, and an intense mental high.

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For some with a high tolerance to the effects of strong buds, the numbness of the initial high won’t lead to a complete crash. As a true hybrid, experienced users who can manage the high can enjoy the uplifting effects and body high while keeping their eyes open. Those who are less tolerant of strong buds may regret taking big hits, as this strain is easily overwhelming.

For most smokers of Gorilla Glue, as the massive, early high wanes, the replacement feeling will be one of supreme calm and complete relaxation. As those two sensations battle, you may feel a bit of surging mental capacity or a jerkiness in the connection to your limbs.

Your tolerance and familiarity with this strain’s effects will go a long way toward determining whether the high becomes overwhelming. You should expect that as the mental effects interact with your overall mood, you may experience temporary signs of being overwhelmingly high. Those include:

  • Dry mouth

  • Headache

  • Body lock

  • Paranoia

  • Drowsiness

  • Excitement

  • Bursts of laughter

Otherwise, the lines between stimulation and relaxation collide predictably, especially as the high wears off. You might go from playing your guitar or making your best playlist ever to curling up with the remote. Gorilla Glue is ideal for recreational users who like to end a hard work day with a video game session or sit down at an intense psychedelic concert.

Get Your Gorilla Glue

Gorilla Glue users report that this strain is one of the strongest around. It offers relief from anxiety and depression, and it tends to provide a numbing and euphoric effect on both the mind and the body. It can also help treat minor ailments, pain, and insomnia, though other strains might be better for severe pain or nausea.

If you’re taking a day off or looking to end the workday on the couch, GG is a solid choice.

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