Hybrid
East Coast Alien

Cannabinoid THC Dominant

THC 18.75 - 21.25%

CBD 0.44 - 0.76%

Effect Giggly

Side Effect Heightened sensory perception

Flavor Diesel

All About East Coast Alien Weed Strain

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 East Coast Alien is a Sativa dominant hybrid (80% Sativa / 20% Indica) bred through crossing the classic East Coast Sour D with the Alien Technology. This marijuana bud packs a heavy high that is very energizing to creep up on you before taking hold of both mind and body. With the terpene profile dominated by myrcene, smokers will enjoy a sour chemical aroma and taste with hints of fresh mint on each savory exhale. The cannabinoid content is varied, but THC is the prevalent cannabinoid. The THC level in this weed amounts to 18.75 - 21.25%, so only veteran smokers can safely enjoy this marijuana bud.

Other cannabinoids in East Coast Alien cannabis flower include:

  • CBD 0.44 - 0.76%
  • CBC 0.11 - 0.42%
  • CBG 0.38 - .0.73%
  • CBN 0.2 - 0.34%
  • THCV 0.5 - 0.15%.

East Coast Alien Fragrance

Even though the terpene composition is not so complex, the East Coast Alien strain produces a sour chemical taste featuring hints of refreshing mint, lime, apple and strawberry. The flavor mainly comes from a well-known fruity terpene myrcene that dominates the terpene profile. The aroma of the weed is earthy, containing diesel-like undertones with light lemon and nutty finish. The aroma comes from limonene and caryophyllene that also create pine exhales.

Major Effects of East Coast Alien

The East Coast Alien strain is well-known for its very energizing onset that creeps up on you before taking the body and mind. Within the high sensation smokers can notice a happy and creative state that will help them perform any dull task or talk with anyone coming their way. As your mind reaches new heights into unfocused bliss, you will feel the potent relaxing effect taking your body down that isn't heavy and even arousing at times.

Thanks to these effects and its extra high THC concentration, the East Coast Alien weed is often chosen to treat conditions including:

  • PTSD
  • Stress
  • Epilepsy
  • Arthritis
  • Migraines
  • Depression
  • Alzheimer’s
  • Muscle spasms
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Lack of appetite

The high THC level and potent high effect may be too hard for newcomers. Therefore, the East Coast Alien marijuana may cause minor adverse reactions, like:

  • Dizzy
  • Hunger
  • Concern
  • Dry eyes
  • Rapid heart beat
  • Thirst and dry mouth
  • Heightened sensory perception

Cultivation Information

The East Coast Alien strain produces dense grape-shaped light green nugs that are covered with a thin layer of furry orange hairs and a coating of tiny minty green crystal trichomes. According to growers, the weed flowers within 64-70 days and is difficult to grow. The East Coast Alien cannabis bud produces a large yield of 15-20 ounces per plant in 75 days. Both indoor and outdoor conditions allow the East Coast Alien marijuana reach 60-80 inches.

Side Effects

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East Coast Alien Strain Cannabinoids

THC 18.75 - 21.25% 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 0.44 - 0.76% 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 0.11 - 0.42% 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 0.38 - 0.73% 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 0.34 - 0.2% 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 0.15 - 0.5% 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.

East Coast Alien Terpene Profile

Myrcene 0.47% 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.
Limonene 0.33% 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.
Caryophyllene 0.2% 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 1.00%

Growing Info

Flowering time 64 - 70 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Difficult
Harvest time 75 Days
Yield outdoor 15 - 20 Oz/plant (~ 550 g/plant)
Yield indoor 1 - 2 Oz/Ft² (~ 400 g/m²)
Height indoor 60-80
Height outdoor 60-80

East Coast Alien strain lineage

East Coast Alien Terpene and Taste Chemistry

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