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Purple Widow Purple White Widow

Cannabinoid THC Dominant

THC 18.25 - 21.5%

CBD 0.7 - 1.06%

Effect Sleepy

Side Effect Thirst and dry mouth

Flavor Berry

Purple Widow Strain Information

THC

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

CBD

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

Potency

Newbie Skilled

Purple Widow Strain or Purple White Widow is an Indica strain by De Sjamaan Seeds. They created this strain in the Netherlands in 2007 by crossing White Widow with Purple Power. As a result, this marijuana astonishes with cool effects and can be a great friend for novice smokers.

Typical Effects

Purple Widow has THC levels of around 16-22% and up to 0.65% of CBD. Its high gently relaxes the body and soothes the mind due to the successful combination of its parents. It is good for morning use, during which smokers feel:

Thanks to the properties of this cannabis, medical users successfully cope with a large number of ailments, for example:

  • Stress
  • Insomnia
  • ADD/ADHD
  • Glaucoma
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Anorexia
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Chronic Pain

Side effects include dry mouth and eyes, paranoia, low blood pressure, drowsiness.

Main Flavors

Purple Widow`s aroma and the taste contain an interesting mix of fruity, citrus, and berry, sometimes with vanilla and slight sourness.

Growing Info

Purple Widow is a weed with an easy level of growing difficulty. Its plants are fast-growing and feel better outside as they can reach from 75 cm to 3.5 meters in height depending on conditions. Flowering time is 63-77 days, and its flowers are purple. Yields are up to 1 ounce per m2, usually 300-400 grams. Purple Widow is available in online stores as regular seeds.

Purple Widow is also the title of a song by Nico Moreno.

Side Effects

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Thirst and dry mouth 100% Voted
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Paranoia 39% Voted
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Drowsiness 32% Voted
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Purple Widow Strain Cannabinoids

THC 18.25 - 21.5% 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 0.7 - 1.06% 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 0.12 - 0.36% 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 0.2 - 0.78% 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 0.2 - 0.15% 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 0.28 - 0.58% 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.

Purple Widow Terpene Profile

Pinene 0.11% 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 0.12% 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 0.02% 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.
Geraniol 0.12% Geraniol is a terpene initially contained in geraniums, as well as lemongrass, lemon peels, roses, blueberries, and carrots. The aroma is a sweet rose scent with notes of citrus. Geraniol features anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal, and neuroprotectant properties. It's rumored to have side effects such as allergic contact dermatitis or sensitive skin irritation.
Humulene 0.06% 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 0.12% 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 0.02% 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.
Valencene 0.25% 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.
Caryophyllene 0.18% 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 63 - 77 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Easy
Harvest time 83 Days
Yield outdoor 10 - 15 Oz/plant (~ 400 g/plant)
Yield indoor < 0.5 Oz/Ft² (< 150 g/m²)
Height indoor 30-60
Height outdoor 30-60

Purple Widow strain lineage

Purple Widow Terpene and Taste Chemistry

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