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Critical Mass

Cannabinoid CBD Dominant

THC 18.5 - 20.25%

CBD 128.94 - 1.67%

Effect Relaxed

Side Effect Thirst and dry mouth

Taste Pungent

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All About Critical Mass Cannabis Strain

THC

Medium High
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CBD

Highest ...
26% 50% 63% 87% 100% ...

Potency

Newbie Skilled

Critical Mass is a pretty popular strain that has been tested for many years by the most demanding consumers. Its super hardy nature has attracted a lot of pro breeders worldwide and beginners as well. It produces rich yields both indoors and outdoors and can survive in cold climates.

The highs from Critical Mass are very intense but calming at the same time – a classic Indica high. It does not skyrocket with THC and has an average level of 22-25%. It was developed by crossing the Afghani Indica and Skunk #1.

Critical Mass Weed Strain Effects

A strain of moderate potency, which is absolutely amazing for night time when you want to relax in front of your TV. When the high hits, it makes your body quite heavy to move around. It will most likely improve your mood while making you happy at the same time. All your worries will fade away and put you in a positive mood. Although if you increase the dose, it will make you extremely sleepy and you may doze off into a dream. The effects this strain produces include:

The Critical Mass is pretty popular in the medical circles because of the high CBD levels that can provide pain relief of any sort, especially joint pain, muscle spasms, and migraines. It helps with inflammation as well.

It’s highly recommended to people who are having mental health issues and mood swings caused by chronic stress. It showed positive results against many conditions such as depression, anxiety, and insomnia.

Side Effects

Just like all other strains, this one also has a few negative effects that might bother you. Based on the user reports, side effects are:

  • Dry mouth
  • Dry eyes
  • Dizziness
  • Paranoia

Flavors and Aromas

The aroma is close to a honeydew with citrus tones while the smell is kind of earthy. The flavor is a combination of sweet and earthy tones that are present because of the pine and oak wood blends.

Grow Info

The Critical Mass is actually very easy to grow and one of the more beginner-friendly plants. It has a very good yield and harvest and the only thing the plant requires in abundance is water and sunlight while it’s protected from rain and humidity. The only problem which isn’t much of a problem because it’s easily solved is that the buds can get so heavy that you’ll need to either harvest them or build some sort of support, so the branches don’t break. It’s definitely worth growing as the demand is high and it’s very easy to maintain and keep happy.

Critical Mass grows quite tall but it can be grown both indoors and outside and in both situations, it gives a generous harvest. When grown indoors, the Critical Mass strain flowering time is around 8-9 weeks, which is an average length and the yield it will give is about 27 ounces per one square meter. When grown outside, you’ll need to make sure that you’re in a Mediterranean climate for the plant to flourish and the yield it will have will be about 21 ounces per one plant. The flowering time outside is usually somewhere in the middle of September.

Side Effects

Thirst and dry mouth 90% Voted
Dry eyes 54% Voted
Dizzy 21% Voted
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Critical Mass 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. 18.5 - 20.25%
  • 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. 128.94 - 1.67%
  • 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. 0.2 - 0.75%
  • 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. 0.04 - 1.16%
  • 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. 0.27 - 0.42%
  • 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. 0.26 - 0.74%

Critical Mass Terpene Profile

Pinene 0.13%
Myrcene 0.29%
Ocimene 0.17%
Camphene 0.03%
Humulene 0.05%
Limonene 0.05%
Linalool 0.05%
Terpinolene 0.01%
Phellandrene 0.07%
Caryophyllene 0.15%
Total terpenes content 1.00%

Grow info

Flowering time 56 - 63 Days
Flowering type Autoflowering
Grow difficulty Difficult
Harvest time 67 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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User Reviews 20

Violet Maben
07.13.2021

I was feeling terrible before I pulled out my bong. 2 hours, it vanished without a trace. This isn’t the first time I’ve smoked strong marijuana and I can say that this is a classic that manifests itself even in the aroma: the typical pungent aroma with h

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justhelene
07.09.2021

This was the first time I taste a potent MJ and honestly I was on tenterhooks waiting for the result. It was amazing because critical mass made me totally zen about my life. I would recommend it to my friends who suffer from anxiety.

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gray_celery
07.05.2021

this dope makes me high all the time. I cultivate it by myself and this is one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. Although difficult to grow, this herb is definitely worth your time. Critical Mass gives me a great time when I can relax and enjoy. Only

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Chloe B.
06.30.2021

IT WAS TOO MUCH FOR ME!!! If you’ve just recently started smoking then don’t smoke these buds. It seems that I got all the possible side effects. At first it seemed to me that someone was walking alongside ALTHOUGH there was no one. Then I felt like the e

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Morris
01.04.2021

Cannabis strain with high CBD levels like this one have more curative effects. That’s why whenever I want to get high I choose something that is more medicinal. It is getting high in a healthy way with less or no side effects at all. One of my top 5 best pots.

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Jake
12.30.2020

This strain offer great relaxation which helps me with stress issues. It calms the mind enabling me not to overthink. It also helps me deal with anxiety attacks. It lowers the attacks and gives me a clear head to act on whats ahead of me.

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Chance
12.28.2020

Has a strong high that leaves your body heavy. I like using it in the evening after a long day. Helps me relax and uplifts my mood. The best part is the sedating power it has on me. Makes me sleep peacefully without nightmare.

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Nathaniel
12.25.2020

Not very potent unless overdosed. I love the calming and euphoric effects in this pot.

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Blake
12.24.2020

Battling insomnia was hard but this flower has really helped me.

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Michele
12.24.2020

Its not my type. I like a joint that I can use and go to work without a heavy head.

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Levis
12.24.2020

I tried this joint once and loved it,but its not available in most dispensaries.

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Terrence
12.22.2020

It great for mood lifting and wiping all your worries and sorrows away.

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Sophie
12.22.2020

I like the healing power of this plant. Great for pain and aches.

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Andy
12.21.2020

Has sedating effects so its only suitable for evening use.

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Dorris
12.18.2020

Gonna make you so happy!

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Mikey
12.16.2020

My favorite joint for evening chilling.

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Lorraine
12.15.2020

Best for insomnia cases.

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Matthew
12.14.2020

Great pot for easing pain.

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Jason Muller
12.12.2020

Vaping this weed is amazing!

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Arianna
12.10.2020

I love the earthy flavor.

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FAQ

It’s a strain developed by Mr. Nice Seeds by crossing the Afghani Indica with the Skunk #1.