Cheese Strain reportedly tastes and smells like strong cheddar. Despite being Indica-dominant, the strain is said to hit hard and fast. Users’ first experience of increased happiness and waves of euphoria is followed by a powerful body-numbing high that leads to increased appetite. A few users report feeling more creative than lazy or tired, but the sedating Indica effect is likely to be the most powerful, resulting in a couch-lock. Side effects include cotton mouth and bloodshot eyes.
Some users report paranoia, dizziness, and increased anxiety. The strain retains the mood-elevating qualities of a Sativa and is often used by people dealing with stress and anxiety disorders. The heavy body melt provides relief from chronic aches and pains.
The Cheese strain is reportedly a phenotype of Skunk #1, a strain created by Sam “The Skunk man,” who brought it over from California to the Netherlands. From there, the Indica-dominant Cheese was bred and given notoriety in the United Kingdom in the late 1980s.
The Cheese strain is popular for treating nausea, providing pain-relief for arthritis, and helping ease insomnia in patients. The effects from the Cheese strain seem to creep up on you fast, creating a very relaxing, full-body buzz sure to ease any minor ailments you may be experiencing. I found Cheese to make my head feel foggy, but boost my appetite and improve my mood.
I found it to be a very similar experience to when I medicate with the Headband strain. However, Cheese is much more uplifting in my opinion. Cheese typically leaves my body feeling weightless and stress-free after just a few draws from my vaporizer.
Of the many types of cheese available from the UK, by far the most popular is cheddar. This fantastic, classic cheese is known worldwide for its pungency and nutty flavor, making an excellent base for eating or cheese toasties alike.
It thus makes a lot of sense that the Cheese cannabis strain was bred to smell as similar as possible to cheddar – if you are going to make a cheesy cannabis strain, you might as well make it identical to a famous cheese, right?
Cheese is well known for its potent effects as well as its distinctive flavor. First appearing in 1988 by a mysterious grower, this strain is reportedly descended from Skunk, as well as possibly mixed with Afghani landrace strains to try and increase its total trichome production. This resultant hybrid is famous for its ability to leave you in a happy, contended mental state.