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Alien Nightmare

Cannabinoid THC Dominant

THC 17.33 - 19.33%

CBD 0.7 - 1.1%

Effect Creative

Side Effect Concern

Flavor Spicyherbal

All About Alien Nightmare Weed Strain


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Low Medium
0% 0.4% 0.8% 1.2% 1.6% 2%


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Alien Nightmare is a well-balanced hybrid that was created by adding Indica and Sativa in a ratio of 50/50. It has a very spicy aroma accented by soft floral notes and is very soothing in nature, starting slowly in your head and spreading the buzz deep into your body until you feel totally relaxed and happy. On average, its THC levels test at 17.33-19.33%, with CBD levels varying in a range from 0.7-1.1%. Owing to these numbers, the strain is best left for lazy afternoons.

Alien Nightmare Strain Aroma and Taste

As was mentioned earlier, the distinguishing feature of the Alien Nightmare weed strain flavor profile is surely its spiciness. However, its aroma is much more complex than that. Due to the presence of linalool, pinene, and humulene terpenes, it also has quite strong floral and fruity notes in both its smell and flavor, which upon breaking the nugs apart turn minty and citrus, giving the weed’s taste a serious kick.

The Major Effects and Medical Uses

It’s not just the taste of the weed that makes it such an attractive choice, though. What is also notable about the high is that it produces a strong and long-lasting effect that will have you both melting away and smiling, making it a go-to for individuals looking for a quick relief from stress. As described by many smokers, the cannabis strain also has euphoric effects that will sneak into your brain, clearing off any racing thoughts and lifting you into a state of calmness and joy. Due to these effects, the Alien Nightmare strain can be used for medical purposes, too. Besides helping with stress, it shows great efficiency in treating people suffering from the following medical conditions:

  • Anxiety
  • PTSD
  • Insomnia
  • Arthritis
  • Lack of appetite
  • Muscle dystrophy

Cultivating Tips and Tricks

Overall, the Alien Nightmare marijuana can be grown in a range of environments. Should you choose to grow Alien Nightmare strain indoors, it can yield up to 0.5 Oz/ft of dried flowers, while if you decide to cultivate it out, the harvest can reach from 10 up to 15 Oz per plant. Most of often than not, the flowering time is 66-72 days, and the harvest time comes after 77 days. The cannabis rarely grows more than 60 inches high and needs little in the way of maintenance, which makes it a great option for gardeners of all levels.

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Alien Nightmare Strain Cannabinoids

THC Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, is a major cannabis chemical compound. It is a psychoactive element that stimulates dopamine release and induces euphoria or happiness. THC-rich strains may be helpful with such conditions as lack of appetite, chronic pains , etc. It is considered to be the primary active marijuana component. 17.33 - 19.33%
CBD Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a major compound in cannabis, which is non-psychoactive. It is also proved to counteract the side effects of the second major component THC. CBD is widely used for medicinal purposes in rubs, oils and so on. It is helpful in muscle pain cases, may treat arthritis and migraines. Even Greeks used it against pain, while Queen Victoria applied it to get rid of menstrual cramps. 0.7 - 1.1%
CBC Cannabichromene, or CBC, is a minor cannabinoid, meaning that its quantity in cannabis is quite little. Though it has the same origin as CBD and THC, it is different in functions. Without any psychoactive effects, it is an efficient cannabis compound in combating acne and depression. CBC produces analgesic, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects. 0.32 - 0.52%
CBG Cannabigerol, or CBG, is one of the minor cannabis compounds in adult plants. On the other hand, young ones contain a lot of this antibacterial and anti-inflammatory component. During the growth, CBG is converted into different cannabinoids, mostly THC and CBD. The compound itself increases appetite and decreases eye pressure. 0.24 - 0.51%
CBN Cannabinol, or CBN, is a trace element in cannabis that is considered to be mildly psychoactive. It appears from oxidation THC, exposed to light and heat. CBN is mostly contained in old cannabis and in traditional hashish. It is effective against insomnia, bacterial infections and appetite loss. 0.3 - 0.15%
THCV Tetrahydrocannabivarin, or THC-V, is a compound contained in cannabis in trace amounts. Even though it is close to THC molecularly, it is different in effects. This compound may be psychoactive only in large amounts. THC-V reduces blood sugar, controls appetite, stimulates bone growth, etc. African Sativa strains are the richest in THC-V. 0.22 - 0.6%

Alien Nightmare Terpene Profile

Pinene Pinene is one of the most widespread terpenes in nature, found in pine trees, basil, nutmeg, parsley, and rosemary. Cannabis containing terpene (alpha-pinene or α-pinene) boasts a strong pine scent. Pinene is responsible for anti-inflammatory, pain-relieving, and anti-anxiety effects. 0.35%
Humulene Humulene (also known as α-humulene) is one of the major terpenes found in cannabis, contributing to woody, earthy, spicy, herbaceous, and, mainly, floral aromas of cannabis. Used in modern medicine, humulene offers anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and appetite suppressant effects, which have been well-researched by pharmaceutical companies. 0.3%
Linalool Linalool (also known as beta linalool, linalyl alcohol, linaloyl oxide, and p-linalool) is one of the rarest terpenes found in cannabis, mostly in small quantities. Linalool is known for its spicy and lavender aroma, bringing relaxation and calming effects. It is also said to provide anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties that can be useful for athletes. 0.35%
Total terpenes content 1.00%

Growing Info

Flowering time 66 - 72 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Moderate
Harvest time 77 Days
Yield outdoor 10 - 15 Oz/plant (~ 400 g/plant)
Yield indoor < 0.5 Oz/Ft² (< 150 g/m²)
Height indoor 30-60
Height outdoor 30-60

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