Jack Herer OG

This hybrid strain is named after the legendary marijuana activist who authored “The Emperor Wears No Clothes.” 

Formed from a clever cross between Shiva Skunk, Northern Lights #5, and a Haze hybrid, the Jack Herer strain delivers an energizing, sativa-rich buzz that’s great for cerebral endeavors and creative pursuits. Its piney, spicy flavor makes it a must-try for connoisseurs everywhere.

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Jack Herer Flavor Scale

Spice, pine, and lemon treat the nose when whiffing this strain.


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      Strain Information

      Jack Herer first saw the light of day in the Netherlands around the mid-’90s and quickly became a recognized medical strain. Until this day it’s often used treating insomnia and relieving chronic pain.

      More appropriate for consuming earlier in the day than late at night.

      Strain Effects

      Energetic 90%
      Calm 100%
      Active 89%
      Helps With
      Pain 100%
      Insomnia 97%
      Chronic aches
      Chronic aches 95%
      Dry Eyes
      Dry Eyes 89%
      Dry Mouth
      Dry Dry Mouth 96%

      Jack Herer Pairings

      Pairs With Music
      Red Hot Chili Peppers
      Red Hot Chili Peppers 89%
      The Postal Service
      The Postal Service 93%
      The Mowgli’s
      The Mowgli’s 91%

      Red Hot Chili Peppers: The self-styled “James Brown of the ’90s” is a great soundtrack for Jack.

      The Postal Service: Light, sweet, and wistfully nostalgic, Ben Gibbard’s duo project features some of the best pop songwriting in the last few decades.

      The Mowgli’s: Blow the clouds away and bask in the purest joy music is capable of producing. Recommended track with Jack: “San Francisco.”

      Pairs With Food
      Yellow Curry
      Yellow Curry 90%
      Ceviche 99%
      Fried Plantains
      Fried Plantains 95%

      Yellow Curry: The coconut, potatoes, curry, and onion all make a delicious combo with the spicy citrus of Jack Herer.

      Ceviche: Light up with some cool South American seafood.

      Fried Plantains: Sweet and soft or crispy and salty, plantains are a delicious snack to enjoy with Jack.

      Pairs With Spirits
      Pimm’s & Lemonade
      Pimm’s & Lemonade 90%
      Caipirinha 95%
      Bay Breeze
      Bay Breeze 98%

      Pimm’s & Lemonade: This refreshing, citrusy drink works great with Jack.

      Caipirinha: Brazil’s national cocktail made with cachaça provides a wonderfully sour flavor to touch parts of your palate Jack may happen to miss.

      Bay Breeze: Mixing Jack Herer with this vodka Cape Cod-meets-the-tropics drink gives you a cooling, heady splash on hot days.

      Where Jack Herer Is Grown

      Jack Herer is a Sensei Seeds creation that comes from the Netherlands.

      Strain Summary

      Energizing, uplifting, and just an all-around good time, Jack Herer reigns as a sativa-heavy hybrid king. This strain is great for mornings and anytime you need a boost of energy and speedier thought processing.

      Its citrusy, spicy flavor and aroma make this sticky bud enjoyable from unpacking to the end of its pleasant journey.

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