Hybrid
Banana MAC

Cannabinoid THC Dominant

THC 22 - 26%

CBD 0.93 - 1.07%

Effect Uplifted

Side Effect Headache

Flavor Pineapple

Banana MAC Strain - Complete Review

THC

High Highest
20% 23% 26% 29% 32% 35%

CBD

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

Potency

Newbie Skilled

The Banana MAC strain is an Indica-prevailing hybrid, where “MAC” is an acronym of “Miracle Alien Cookies.” With a THC content of 22-26%, this cannabis is considered to be strong and overwhelmingly sedative for novice users. In addition to THC, this weed variety includes the following cannabinoids:

  • CBD 0.93-1.07%
  • CBC 0.37-0.48%
  • CBG 0-0.06%
  • CBN 0.07-0.08%
  • THCV 0.34-0.51%

Banana MAC Strain Smell and Flavor

As expected from its name, the strain’s aroma reminds smokers of a sweet dessert. Caryophyllene is one of the dominant terpenes that gives Banana MAC strain a mouth-watering tropical and pineapple smell with nutty hints. Fresh citrus notes are added due to linalool and limonene.

Banana MAC Strain Effects

This cannabis is known for strong relaxing and calming effects and is helpful for various mental disorders. It gives mood enhancement and causes a burst of happiness, depriving smokers of racing thoughts. The produced effects are long-lasting and typically lead people to sleepiness, anchoring them to the couch.

It is a broad-spectrum strain that diminishes symptoms of multiple exhausting medical conditions such as:

  • Arthritis
  • Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Lack of appetite

Heavy marijuana consumption may lead to unwanted side effects manifested by:

  • Headache
  • Heightened sensory perception
  • Panic attacks
  • Dry eyes
  • Thirst and dry mouth
  • Drowsiness

Banana MAC Strain Growth Tips

The Banana MAC strain is a user-friendly type for novices to cultivate. As a hardy plant, it can grow in any type of environment; however, if you use good soil, you’ll get a more diverse terpene profile. It develops medium-sized plants (30’’-60’’ high indoors and 60’’-80’’ high outdoors) with spade-shaped sticky buds covered by a resinous layer of trichomes. It takes the plants 54-64 days to flower and nearly 60 days to harvest. The yields amount to 1-2 oz./ft2.

Side Effects

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Headache 81% Voted
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Heightened sensory perception 46% Voted
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Panic attacks 34% Voted
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Banana MAC Strain Cannabinoids

THC 22 - 26% 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.
CBD 0.93 - 1.07% 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.
CBC 0.37 - 0.48% 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.
CBG 0 - 0.06% 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.
CBN 0.07 - 0.08% 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.
THCV 0.34 - 0.51% 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.

Banana MAC Terpene Profile

Pinene 0.05% 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.
Myrcene 0.04% 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.
Humulene 0.09% 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.
Limonene 0.21% 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.
Linalool 0.23% 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.
Bisabolol 0.07% Bisabolol (also known as α-Bisabolol or levomenol) is a lesser-known terpene found in cannabis. It contributes to anti-inflammatory, anti-irritant, antioxidant, anti-microbial, and analgesic properties of weed strains containing bisanol. Attentive smokers would be able to catch a nutty, fruity scent with herbal and floral undertones, with a tender trace of coconut.
Valencene 0.12% Valencene is a terpene that got its name from Valencia oranges - a fruit where It's initially found. Valencene offers citrusy, sweet aromas, with flavors having notes of oranges, grapefruits, tangerines, and, occasionally, fresh herbs or freshly cut wood. Citrus aromas, frequently found in a wide variety of cannabis strains, are contributed to by valencene, which is known for anti-inflammatory and insect repelling properties.
Terpinolene 0.01% 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.
Phellandrene 0.04% Phellandrene (also known as alpha- and beta-phellandrene) is one of the rare terpenes found in cannabis with antihyperalgesic and antidepressive properties. Phellandrene contributes to a minty, woody, and mildly citrus aroma in cannabis. Previously confused with limonene and pinene, phellandrene was eventually distinguished as a separate terpene common for eucalyptus. Also, it could be found in mint, dill, black pepper, cinnamon, parsley, pine, and lavender.
Caryophyllene 0.13% 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.
Total terpenes content 0.99%

Growing Info

Flowering time 54 - 64 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 60-80

Banana MAC Terpene and Taste Chemistry

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