Northern Lights Strain Genetics
Most believe Northern Lights originates from the Seattle area, Washington. In 1985 the strain fell into the capable hands of Sensi Seeds. After which the breeders began improving its Afghani Indica and Thai sativa genetics. And before long Northern Lights had taken the cannabis world by storm.
Northern Lights Strain Terpene Profile
Northern Lights has the classic flavour and aroma of a pure indica. A rich, herbal and earthy bouquet with a subtle sweet undertone.
Northern Lights Strain Effects
Like its taste and smell, Northern Light’s effects are in typical indica fashion. Muscles loosen, nerves relax and the mind ebbs. A blissful state of euphoric calm undisturbed by racy sativa genetics.
Medical Benefits Northern Lights Strain
The limonene and caryophyllene terpenes in Northern Lights are both understood to have anti-bacterial and anti-fungal effects that make Northern Lights an interesting form of medical marijuana. Caryophyllene is also shown to aid in relieving digestive problems and chronic pain.
By relaxing the body with myrcene and uplifting the mind with limonene, the Northern Lights marijuana seed can also be used as medical marijuana that may help with chronic pain, insomnia, anxiety and depression.
How to Grow Northern Lights Strain
Available in autoflowering and feminized seeds, Northern Lights delivers the best yield when grown indoors. The plant does well outdoors but only in warmer climates. It’s an ideal strain for the Sea Of Green (SOG) growing method and is very well suited for multiple branch training.
Another plus is that Northern Lights needs only a moderate amount of nutrients. The plant will reach its flowering stage within 7 to 8 weeks. Once matured, growers can enjoy its frosty-white trichome covered buds.