Headband: Classic Chemdawg, With A Twist
Headband derives from the original Chemdawg ’91, the parent strain of the notorious Diesel line. Together with Loud OG in the mix, Headband provides us with a powerful ride. Headband is a 60% indica and 40% sativa that induces unique and well-rounded highs. The THC levels reach 18–20%, while the CBD levels hit that 1–2% mark, which is a solid amount for a “non-CBD strain.”
The smooth, creamy smoke is accented by flavors of lemons and diesel while the long-lasting effects are great for pain relief, helping you to relax, and to combat elevated stress levels. Many report that the effects create a slight pressure around the crown of their head and feels as though they are wearing a headband. The effects have been known to come on slow, so pace yourself with this potent hybrid.
This Hybrid effects are what makes this strain such a classic. Its effects have been described as “a bit like being wrapped in a warm and fluffy blanket”, highlighting its extreme relaxing properties. Headband is surely great at relieving all sorts of stressed, aches and issues and making you feel enlightened.
The strain creates a sensation around your head that feels like you are wearing a headband, hence its name. Its high has been said to last an estimated 2-3 hours, and its effects vary and intensify the more you smoke. The euphoria that Headband induces is unique in that it makes your head feel a bit like it is in the clouds, and is calming and soothing all at once.
When smoking Headband, it can provide you with a boost of creativity and the desire to think up some inspired ideas. This uplifting experience makes Headband a strain that every cannabis lover must absolutely try.
Headband’s fragrance is much within the same realm as its flavors. Its sweet and pungent presence is distinctly lemony. This strain’s scent is extremely fragrant and noticeable, and spreads all over the room. There is a slight diesel undertone that may hang in the air, with a shock of earthiness to it.
When it comes to flavor, this strain is quite special. Headband is known for the sweet lemon flavor it produces, but it is its creamy note to it that makes it stand out from the rest. When smoked, it leaves a tangy yet earthy taste on the lips, mixed in with a hint of fresh lavender.
Because of its strong indica presence, Headband can create a bit of a couch-lock, especially when consume a larger quantity. This can sometimes make you feel slightly paralyzed and unable to move, which in some cases can cause a little paranoia. A sense of dizziness can occasionally occur in Headband, which is normal in indica strains. Headband can make you feel dehydrated sometimes. It can create a dry mouth sensation mixed with a feeling of dry eyes.
When used for medicinal purposes, Headband is quite the multi-talented aid. This strain has been widely recommended in the treatment of many mental disorders, such as depression, anxiety and ADD/ADHD, for its ability to relax without making the patient feel drowsy. This hybrid is a powerful stress-buster, which is one of the main things Headband is being prescribed for. Another reason why the name “Headband” is so fitting is because this strain is said to be perfect in the treatment for chronic headaches and migraines.
Because it is supremely efficient as a tranquilizer and relaxant, Headband also makes for the perfect sleep-aid. It can make you forget all your day-to-day worries and succumb into to deeper state of relaxation, successfully allowing you to get a good night’s shut-eye.
Type of High
Indica / Sativa Ratio
- Indica Dominant Hybrid (45% Sativa / 55% Indica)
Type ; Hybrid
CBN ; 0.12%
- Dry mouth
- Dry eyes