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Cookie Monster

Cannabinoid THC Dominant

THC 18.25 - 20.5%

CBD 0.58 - 0.79%

Effect Relaxed

Side Effect Thirst and dry mouth

Flavor Sweet

Cookie Monster Strain Information


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


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


Newbie Skilled

Cookie Monster is an Indica strain that has the honor of being the winner of the Seattle Cannabis Cup in 2014. This weed is a cross between the famous Girl Scout Cookies and OG Kush. The resulting Cookie Monster strain has a THC content of 17%. This lower THC value makes this a good strain for new smokers to try.

The dominant terpene in this strain is Myrcene, and the strain has a sweet and fruity aroma. It can have very strong effects on the body, so it’s best to use it very carefully.

Main Effects and Uses of Cookie Monster

The primary effects users feel when they smoke these buds include:

It can also lead to couch-lock while leaving the mind clear. These strong effects make it more suitable for consumption during the night when you want to have a good sleep.

Cookie Monster weed strain is also widely used by people suffering from chronic pain, stress, anxiety, insomnia, and lack of appetite. It can have some side effects, though, including dryness of the mouth and eyes, dizziness, and paranoia.

Taste and Aroma

The main aroma that the buds give off is a combination of mint and pine. There are various undertones like lime, lemon, herbs, and vanilla. The flavor is also similarly complex. The terpenes found in this marijuana are:

  • Myrcene
  • Limonene
  • Linalool
  • Valencene
  • Pinene
  • Phellandrene

Growing Information

It is not easy to find the seeds for Cookie Monster strain. The best solution is to use clone from a healthy plant. There are two types of seeds for this strain: Cookie Monster autoflower seeds and Cookie Monster feminized seeds. If you manage to get such clone, growing this plant is moderately difficult. It does not have a very good yield, but it can be grown indoors as well as outdoors. The time for buds to be produced varies from 56 to 65 days, and the plant’s height can reach more than 90 inches.

Side Effects

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Thirst and dry mouth 83% Voted
Dry eyes icon
Dry eyes 57% Voted
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Panic attacks 15% Voted
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Cookie Monster 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. 18.25 - 20.5%
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. 0.58 - 0.79%
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. 0.19 - 0.66%
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. 0.05 - 0.83%
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. 0.2 - 0.24%
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. 0.23 - 1.03%

Cookie Monster 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. 0.08%
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. 0.26%
Ocimene Ocimene (derived from the Ancient Greek word Ocimum meaning basil) is a terpene with sweet and herbaceous flavors, also boasting citrusy and woody undertones. Naturally, ocimene occurs in mint, parsley, orchids, hops, kumquats, mangoes, basil, bergamot, lavender, and pepper. Offers antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and antiviral properties. 0.02%
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. 0.03%
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. 0.09%
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. 0.1%
Valencene 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. 0.2%
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%
Phellandrene 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. 0.06%
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. 0.13%
Total terpenes content 0.99%

Growing Info

Flowering time 56 - 65 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Moderate
Harvest time 71 Days
Yield outdoor 10 - 15 Oz/plant (~ 400 g/plant)
Yield indoor 0.5 - 1 Oz/Ft² (~ 300 g/m²)
Height indoor 60-80
Height outdoor 90 >

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User Reviews 17


couldn’t concentrate on work for a while and chose this strain. Dont regret it at all! It made incredible effect on me. My ability to focus increased so much, its unbelievable how easily I managed all my tasks a work in a short time. Just try it guys!!

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Felt the effects 15 minutes after smoking? Unbelievable euphoric feelings!!! And Ive never been so creative in my life before! Need to take a notebook to write down all the numerous ideas I have after smoking. AWESOME creativity boost!

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Doctor prescribed for treating chronic pains, will see if it works!

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ALWAYS helps with my migraines!! Don’t know anything more effective than this?

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For me its a great soothing remedy, helps with continuous stress

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DIZZINESS is the worst thing about it!! And was a little bit anxious

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I was so stressed out and had no appetite for a few weeks, this strain helped me enjoy the food again

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First felt just relaxed but then got extremely sleepy, dont use in the morning

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It is one of the best Indica strains Ive tried, it gives amazing high

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sheer happiness is what you will feel after smoking, love this state

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Had very dry eyes

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the BEST for relieving pain

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terribly dry mouth :(((

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Released muscle tension

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perfect before sleep for relaxation

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cleared my mind…

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