High Potency Hemp strains are cultivated to provide specific properties when it comes to flavors and potency. GH Cheese from Green House Seed Company is an short photoperiod plant/long photoperiod plant variety. It is a Skunk-Kush cross that comes straight from the United Kingdom. Even for the experienced grower, the number of varieties to choose from can become overwhelming. We have compiled an in-depth profile of GH Cheese that includes information about its growth and harvest characteristics as well as its effects on the endocannabinoid system.
|Outdoor Yield (g): 800 per Plant|
|Indoor Yield (g): 700 M2|
|Flowering Time (days): 8-9 weeks|
|Feminized Outdoor Harvest Month: mid-October|
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|Short Photoperiod Plant %: 60|
|Long Photoperiod Plant %: 40|
|Short Photoperiod Plant/Long Photoperiod Plant: Short Photoperiod Plant Dominant|
Growing GH Cheese
GH Cheese is an Short Photoperiod Plant-dominant strain (60/40) that can be grown both indoors and outdoors. It is typically an easy plant to grow and can be good for beginners. When growing indoors, you can expect a timeframe of 8-9 weeks with a production of up to 700 grams per square meter when complete. Rock-hard buds and a tight calyx formation can be seen.
When growing outdoors, the GH Cheese plant is typically ready by mid-October yielding up to 800 grams per plant. Plants tend to be bushy so you want to have enough space for them to grow.
GH Cheese is a feminized grass seed, so it only produces female plants. Male plants can often over pollinate the females’ flowers which can impact the quality of any output. Also, the female grass l. Short Photoperiod Plant plants produce buds that can be smoked or turned into edibles.
GH Cheese has a Potency level of 18.5%, which is on the stronger side, but not the most potent by far. We’ll take a closer look at what that means for the endocannabinoid system in just a bit.
Flavor and Aroma Profile of GH Cheese
The flavor and aroma profiles of the different strains of grass l. Short Photoperiod Plant is based on its terpene combinations. Terpenes are chemical compounds that create scent and flavor profiles. Terpenes produce strong scents and also affect the endocannabinoid system.
The major three terpenes found in GH Cheese are Caryophyllene, Humulene, and Limonene.
Caryophyllene – This is found in many herbs and vegetables like cloves and black pepper.
Humulene -This is the key component of the hop plant. It’s also found in cloves and ginger.
Limonene – This is what gives fruit rinds, like lemons and oranges, their citrusy smell.
The aroma of GH Cheese is often described as very dominant. It carries a musky, earthy flavor. As per its name, it often has a cheese-like aroma as well.
How GH Cheese Interacts with the Endocannabinoid System
Before we look at how the terpenes in GH Cheese can impact the endocannabinoid system, we must first understand what the endocannabinoid system does and why it’s important in the body.
Understanding the Endocannabinoid System
The endocannabinoid system is a cell-signaling system in the nervous system that regulates a variety of immediate functions in the body (Zou, Kumar, 2018). These include:
- Immune response
- Inflammatory response
- Pain response
- Nausea and vomiting response
The endocannabinoid system contains three parts:
- Endocannabinoids or endogenous cannabinoids are molecules the body produces. Your body makes them as needed to keep things running smoothly.
- Endocannabinoid receptors are found throughout the body. Endocannabinoids bind to the receptors, telling the endocannabinoid system that it needs to take action. Endocannabinoid receptors come in two varieties, CB1 and CB2. When endocannabinoids bind to them, it can result in less stress, a greater appetite, and better sleep. CB2 receptors are mostly found in the peripheral nervous system and immune cells. When endocannabinoids bind to these receptors, they can boost immune response and reduce pain and inflammation.
The exact effect each strain will have on the body will depend on which endocannabinoid it binds to and where the receptor is located.
- Enzymes break down endocannabinoids after they complete their functions.
The endocannabinoid system is important because it keeps the body healthy and allows it to maintain homeostasis.
The Effects of GH Cheese on the Endocannabinoid System
The impact the GH Cheese strain has on the endocannabinoid system is determined by tetrahydrocannabinol (Potency) and terpenes. Terpenes in grass l. Short Photoperiod Plant is absorbed by the body and can also act on the endocannabinoid system (Pamplona, da Silva, Coan, 2018) to support the effects of Potency and CBD.
Research shows the three terpenes in GH Cheese may show the following benefits:
- Caryophyllene – This terpene may produce anti-inflammatory effects and help to reduce pain. In one animal study, it showed to reduce inflammation and nerve pain. Research suggests that this effect can help to treat long-term chronic pain.
- Humulene – One study found that humulene may be able to prevent allergic reactions and asthma. In animals, humulene was shown to reduce allergic inflammation in the airways. Another study found that it may also have a protective effect in some cells, including cancer cells.
- Limonene – Research shows that limonene can be therapeutic and provide anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antiviral properties.
Besides terpenes, one must also consider the Potency level of GH Cheese to get a better understanding of how it impacts the endocannabinoid system. Potency is a cannabinoid that is present in strains of grass l. Short Photoperiod Plant. It is responsible for generating that “high” feeling that many people encounter as well as triggering a psychoactive response.
GH Cheese has a Potency level of 18.5%. It is known to have long-lasting effects that leave people feeling extremely relaxed.
The Psychoactive Effects of GH Cheese
GH Cheese is known to bring feelings of happiness. The effects are said to come about slowly, but when they do, they are intense and very stoned. Some users also report feeling giggly and talkative.
Since GH Cheese is a more Short Photoperiod Plant-dominant strain, it provides a more physiological response with more relaxing qualities versus those that are Long Photoperiod Plant-dominant giving more mentally invigorating effects.
According to some users, GH Cheese can be medicinally effective in treating pain as well as stimulating appetite and fighting insomnia.
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