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Van Helsing
Hybrid 40% S, 60% I
Dominant terpene
Caryophyllene 0.4%

23 - 25%


0.52 - 0.74%


0.09 - 0.11%


Sweet, Flowery



The Van Helsing strain is a favorite weed of all hybrid lovers who prefer indica-dominant strains. It comes with a slight Indica prevalence at a 60/40 ratio. This marijuana phenotype has got its name after a fictional vampire hunter and is pretty powerful. Its THC concentration is lab-tested at 23-25%. The cannabinoid profile is rich and includes the following chemical compounds:

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  • CBD 0.52-0.74%
  • CBC 0.08-0.21%
  • CBG 0.09-0.11%
  • CBN 0.24-0.38%
  • THCV 0.25-0.41%

Primary Aromas and Terpenes

Every vampire hunter’s favorite cannabis, Van Helsing has visually appealing buds with a rich aroma. They smell like sweet flowers and are accented by herbal and spicy undertones. The bottom layer of scents is fruity (grape and apricot). There is also a mild diesel odor, but it is not dominant. These scents are delivered by caryophyllene, which is highly abundant here, humulene, and pinene.

Major Effects, Properties, and Medical Applications

This cannabis strain packs a punch of effects. They start with a mood uplift and cause tingly sensations in the limbs. The minds of smokers will fill with unfocused happiness, and they can have fits of giggles. Then comes a calming body high and works its way into a heavy physical stone that leaves people pretty sleepy.

Combined with a high THC level, these effects make the strain a good option for medical patients seeking help from:

  • Muscle spasms
  • Insomnia
  • Arthritis
  • Stress
  • Depression

As is always the case with strong kush, the Van Helsing strain may cause negative reactions such as:

  • Low blood pressure
  • Hallucination
  • Headache
  • Dry eyes
  • Thirst and dry mouth
  • Concern

Tips for Van Helsing Strain Cultivators

The flowering time of the Van Helsing marijuana is 54-63 days. The height of shrubs varies depending on the growing conditions – 30’’-60’’ for indoor plants and 60’’-80’’ for outdoor plants. Van Helsing is simple to cultivate, and gardeners can expect the plants to be ready for harvest in 59 days. The indoor yield can be 1-2 oz./ft2, and outdoor crops amount to 10-15 oz./plant. The strain develops spade-shaped nugs with purple hints and a coating of purple-tinted trichomes.

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Strain details

Van Helsing 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. 23 - 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. 0.52 - 0.74%
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. 0.08 - 0.21%
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. 0.09 - 0.11%
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. 0.24 - 0.38%
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. 0.25 - 0.41%

Van Helsing Terpene Profile

Pinene 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. 0.14%
Myrcene 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. 0.1%
Ocimene 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. 0.02%
Humulene 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. 0.16%
Limonene 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. 0.09%
Linalool 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. 0.08%
Terpinolene 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. 0.02%
Caryophyllene 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. 0.4%
Total terpenes content 1.01%

Growing Info

Flowering time 54 - 63 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Easy
Harvest time 59 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 60-80

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