El Chapo

Cannabinoid THC Dominant

THC 15.33 - 16.67%

CBD 0.22 - 0.75%

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All About El Chapo Strain


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El Chapo strain is an Indica-dominant weed created by crossing Headbanger BX and Sour Diesel IBL. It’s suitable after a long day at work, leading to a strong and potent high. The bud combines sourness with an acidic touch, both well-balanced by a discreet sweetness.

The effects hit hard and quickly, commencing with a rush of happiness and leaving users eager for social connection. This makes it a great option for spending a good time with friends during the evening. Its great aspect is that, while it might leave smokers nearly locked on their couches, it keeps the mood uplifted.

El Chapo plants can be easily cultivated by all growers regardless of their experience. They do not need much maintenance in order to thrive as it can grow both indoors and outdoors.

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El Chapo Strain Cannabinoids

THC 15.33 - 16.67% 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 0.22 - 0.75% 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 0.2 - 0.53% 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 0.07 - 0.76% 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 0.12 - 0.24% 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 0.14 - 0.92% 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.

El Chapo Terpene Profile

Carene 0.12% Carene (also known as Delta-3 carene) is a terpene found in rosemary, lemons, pines, and cedars, offering citrusy and cypress aroma. Studies on mice showed that carene provides anti-inflammatory effects, as well as promotes bone health and chronic pain relief.
Pinene 0.28% 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.
Humulene 0.08% 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.
Sabinene 0.36% Sabinene is a terpene with a peppery, spicy, citrusy, and piney aroma, presented in Norway spruce, Holm oak trees, black pepper, cardamom, and carrot seeds. Found in cannabis in small quantities. Allegedly, sabinene has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties.
Bisabolol 0.16% 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.
Total terpenes content 1.00%

Growing Info

Flowering time 57 - 64 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Easy
Harvest time 68 Days
Yield outdoor 10 - 15 Oz/plant (~ 400 g/plant)
Yield indoor 1 - 2 Oz/Ft² (~ 400 g/m²)
Height indoor 60-80
Height outdoor 60-80

El Chapo strain lineage

El Chapo Terpene and Taste Chemistry

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User Reviews 18

Gloria Guy

It is quite different, when you smoke it, you feel the effects almost instantly. The euphoria is gives is an entire mood! Always uplifts my mood when I am feeling down

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Rosa David

After smoking this kush my nerve endings started being tingly, the cerebral effects were immense euphoria that lasted for a Longwhile, superb effects enjoyed my session

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Do not attempt standing up after having el chapo, you will feel dizzy

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Carolyn Bartlett

Hanged out with some friends and got lit, couldnt see straight thou

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Shamone Moses

Got get some, the THC potency is the best

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Saquila Carr

If you like couchlocking cannabis, el chapo is the plug

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Nariah Thompson

I love weed, I love el chapo, those sedative effects are evrything

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Should be ranked as one of the most potent strains, this kush aint playing

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Dallevente Edwards

The potency is off the charts, one of the strongest I have tried

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Kivon Rice

This mj is on a calibre of its own, would recommend

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Threston Pierce

Pablo Escobar, Money Meech and CHAPO that is my top three, Lol!

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D'Mario Stanley

One of the strong ones

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Denton Heart

Beginners beware of this mmj

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Deveron Baker

Knocked me out cold

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Dasante Clayton

Too strong for my liking

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Oman Atkins

Dank weed

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Treyvon Paul

A kingpin!

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