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Animal Candy

Cannabinoid THC Dominant

THC 17.99 - 18.01%

CBD 0.68 - 0.84%

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Side Effect Drowsiness

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Animal Candy Strain


Medium High
10% 12% 14% 16% 18% 20%


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


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The Animal Candy strain is one of the most hyped hybrid blends. Being an evenly balanced hybrid (50% Sativa/50% Indica), this weed was bred through crossing Animal Cookies (GSC x Fire OG) and Candyland (GDP x Platinum Cookies). The Animal Candy cannabis bud has a classic sage vanilla flavor with lightly spicy tobacco exhale. This marijuana helps smokers achieve a fully relaxed state of mind, as it promotes concentration and relieves stress. Packed with 18% THC on average, the Animal Candy should be consumed with caution.

The weed also contains other cannabinoids, where the most prevalent are:

  • CBD 0.68 - 0.84%
  • CBC 0.35 - 0.36%
  • CBG 0.37 - 0.53%
  • CBN 0 - 0.04%
  • THCV 0.39 - 0.47%

Terpene Composition and Aroma

Due to myrcene as the dominant terpene, the Animal Candy strain features sweet notes of vanilla and fruits. However, as the second terpene, limonene, creates smooth citrus notes that smokers can notice on the exhale. With caryophyllene in the terpene composition, the Animal Candy cannabis flower has delicate tobacco diesel-like overtones as a finish.

Alongside these terpenes, the Animal Candy marijuana bud also packs the following ones:

  • Pinene
  • Humulene
  • Linalool
  • Terpinolene

Effects of Animal Candy

Being a perfectly balanced hybrid, the Animal Candy strain packs effects from both its parents. The weed gives a potent high sensation that first takes the brain, leaving smokers feeling happy, free from stresses of the day, and giggly. When your mind reaches new heights and gains higher concentration, the Animal Candy cannabis bud takes the body and causes potent soothing and sedative effects, so smokers can achieve a state of total bliss.

Due to these effects and THC level, the Animal Candy weed is considered an excellent option for patients coping with the following issues:

  • PMS
  • PTSD
  • Fatigue
  • Glaucoma
  • Alzheimer's
  • Parkinson's
  • Muscle spasms
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Phantom limb pain
  • Multiple sclerosis

Like any other marijuana strain, the Animal Candy strain may cause some side effects, where the most common are:

  • Dizzy
  • Dry eyes
  • Paranoia
  • Drowsiness
  • Panic attacks
  • Slurred speech
  • Low blood pressure
  • Thirst and dry mouth
  • Heightened sensory perception

Appearance and Growing Animal Candy

The Animal Candy strain grows easy, without specialized considerations. The weed produces large buds of dark olive coloration and a thin layer of fiery hair. According to growers, this marijuana flowers within 52-63 days and gives the harvest of 1-2 ounces in 60 days. The Animal Candy cannabis flower can be successfully grown indoors and outdoors, reaching 30-60 inches in height in both conditions.

Side Effects

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Drowsiness 80% Voted
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Heightened sensory perception 73% Voted
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Slurred speech 54% Voted
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Animal Candy 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. 17.99 - 18.01%
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. 0.68 - 0.84%
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. 0.35 - 0.36%
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. 0.37 - 0.53%
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 - 0.04%
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. 0.39 - 0.47%

Animal Candy 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. 0.12%
Myrcene Myrcene (also known as β-myrcene) is one of the most common terpenes found in cannabis, representing more than 20% of the modern marijuana terpene profile. Myrcene has a distinct earthy, musky flavor, resembling cloves. It is responsible for calming and soothing effects of weed. Myrcene is also found in hops, thyme, mango, lemongrass, guava melon. 0.21%
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. 0.05%
Limonene Limonene (also known as d-limonene) is the second most common terpene in nature and the third most common terpene in cannabis. It has a powerful citrus aroma and can be found in all citruses, including lemons, oranges, grapefruits, limes, juniper, etc. Limonene is known to elevate moods and provide anxiety, depression, and stress relief. 0.33%
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. 0.16%
Terpinolene Terpinolene is one of the most common terpenes found in cannabis; however, It's usually presented in small quantities. Is responsible for piney, floral, herbaceous, and even a little bit citrusy aroma of cannabis. Terpinolene can be found in lilacs, nutmeg, and cumin. In cannabis, terpinolene contributes to the sensation of "freshness." Has the potential to reduce the risk of heart diseases. 0.02%
Caryophyllene Caryophyllene (also known as beta or b caryophyllene) is a terpene found in many herbs and spices, such as black pepper, basil, rosemary, and oregano. Cannabis high in caryophyllene delivers a strong spicy, peppery aroma, resembling cinnamon and cloves. Caryophyllene offers potent anti-inflammatory and sedative effects. 0.11%
Total terpenes content 1.00%

Growing Info

Flowering time 52 - 63 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Easy
Harvest time 60 Days
Yield outdoor 10 - 15 Oz/plant (~ 400 g/plant)
Yield indoor 1 - 2 Oz/Ft² (~ 400 g/m²)
Height indoor 30-60
Height outdoor 30-60

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