Hybrid
Headband Humboldt Headband, Head Band, Headband OG, OG Headband, HB

Cannabinoid THC Dominant

THC 20.2 - 23%

CBD 2.82 - 0.72%

Effect Euphoric

Side Effect Thirst and dry mouth

Flavor Diesel

All Information About Headband Marijuana 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

Headband is a hybrid strain with a slight Indica-dominance 60/40. Unfortunately, the first breeder of this cannabis is not precisely known, but the lineage is not a mystery. Headband emerged as a result of the crossing between OG Kush and Sour Diesel.

This weed is a real deal, with an average level of THC that ranges between 20%-23%. Thankfully, to its spacey influence, the best time for consumption is during the afternoon, or when there are no important things to do.

Headband buds emit a deliciously sweet aroma of lemons with a few diesel hints. When smoking, the taste surprises with its sweet lemony presence and a minor note of diesel. After that, a thick smoke leaves a creamy aftertaste.

Typical Effects

Its name says a lot about its effects, as it provides a potent cerebral buzz, which provides a feeling of euphoria and lifts the mood instantly. Then, the high delivers a calming, melty body relaxation. Furthermore, this strain also increases creativity and gives a little boost of energy that makes it a great socializer. However, the exact origins of its name refer to a unique effect of this marijuana. It appears in the form of a calming sensation on the crown of the head, resembling wearing a headband.

This cannabis’ long-lasting influence helps deal with mood disorders, like excessive stress, anxiety, and depression. On the other hand, a soothing body high relieves almost all kinds of physical pain, such as chronic pains, migraines, and inflammations. According to reports, Headband OG is also an efficient remedy when facing insomnia and nausea. Moreover, even people suffering from ADD and ADHD disorders can benefit from smoking it. The side effects are pretty rare, but like every other strain, it causes cottonmouth and dry eyes.

Grow Info

The seeds are available for purchase on the Internet. The complexity of raising it ranges between moderate and difficult, as the plant requires some care and knowledge. It’s very sensitive to cold temperatures and requires shelter if grown in a humid climate.

On the other hand, it is resistant to molds and pests. It’s possible to cultivate it indoors and outdoors. If grown outdoors, it demands proper humidity and temperature. Fortunately for growers, who live in cold climates, this strain is perfect for indoor growing because of its relatively small height. But, to grow it properly, it requires a lot of sunlight and air ventilation to remove the stink. Wherever it grows, the flowering time takes about 9-11 weeks, providing a moderate amount of yield.

Side Effects

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Thirst and dry mouth 89% Voted
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Dry eyes 56% Voted
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Dizzy 25% Voted
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Headband Strain Cannabinoids

THC 20.2 - 23% 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 2.82 - 0.72% 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 0.14 - 0.74% 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 0.36 - 1.16% 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 0.09 - 0.26% 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 0.33 - 0.98% 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.

Headband Terpene Profile

Carene 0.11% 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 0.08% 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 0.23% 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.
Ocimene 0.03% 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.
Camphene 0.15% Camphene is terpene common for carrots, pepper, dill, fennel, nutmeg, thyme, as well as other fruits and vegetables. Camphene has a damp, pungent, herbal, minty aroma with pine undertones. In cannabis, mostly found in Indica strains. Camphene causes cooling sensations, having anti-inflammatory, antibiotic, antioxidant, analgesic, and antifungal effects.
Humulene 0.04% 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 0.09% 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 0.03% 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.
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 0.11% 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 1.01%

Growing Info

Flowering time 63 - 77 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Easy
Harvest time 84 Days
Yield outdoor 15 - 20 Oz/plant (~ 550 g/plant)
Yield indoor 1 - 2 Oz/Ft² (~ 400 g/m²)
Height indoor 30-60
Height outdoor 30-60

Headband strain lineage

Headband Terpene and Taste Chemistry

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User Reviews 17

Sean lewis
09.20.2021

Learning alot about this strain goin to give it a try have two little headband strains goin into the two week period . The baby's are looking great so far

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Eric
02.08.2021

There is a uniqueness to its aroma. The flavor is also intriguing. I love the freshness that comes from the lemon flavor. It is really uplifting. It is also great for nausea maybe as a result of the presence of the Lemon extracts.

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Preston
02.03.2021

It is my day off from work and I swear I am not doing anything. I just wanna lie in my bed and do nothing. I want to feel relaxed and calm. I make sure there are a lot of healthy food around and I jusrt keep puffing and dragging.

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Julian
01.21.2021

This kush clears the minds of distractions. It prevents ammless wandering of the mind. Focus is achieved after a few minutes and is sustained due to clear and calm head.

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Alex54
01.20.2021

I love this kush because it gets you the right kinda high. It makes you high but relaxes every muscle in your stiff body. It does not confine you to your chair or bed. It is a pleasantly pleasant high.

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Sandra
01.19.2021

The sativa property of relaxation is very prominent. You feel like your temples are being massaged and your scalp is receiving fingerworks. It is a wonderful feeling. It leaves your head calm physically and mentally.

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Grant
01.19.2021

I love this strain because it brings out the best in you. It makes you really pleasant and you wont be easily offended. It is a great tool for socializing. It makes a gathering lively and happy.

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Catharina
01.17.2021

This is perfect for when you just need to blow off some staem and relax.

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Sabrina
01.17.2021

The calming sensation is like all your worries have evaporated into nothing.

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Jordan
01.17.2021

I saw on askgrowers that it provides a lasting high but that was not the case when I used it.

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Melizah
01.16.2021

It covers overall goodness of health of a person all day long

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Casper
01.16.2021

I enjoy the calm it brings

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Finland
01.15.2021

makes me feel tingly

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Wu
01.15.2021

rich aroma

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Lara
01.15.2021

the taste is okay

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Angela
12.22.2020

Over-hyped weed!

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Spiro
12.21.2020

looove the creamy aftertaste

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FAQ

Headband OG strain, as well as the Headband strain, are derived from combining the OG Kush and the Sour Diesel and it’s called Headband because many peoplereported that one of the effects of it is a slight pressure on your head which feels just like wearing a Headband.