Death Star is an Indica dominant hybrid strain of marijuana known for it’s potency and having a creeping onset. While you may be eying this strain in particular as a Star Wars fan, it’s got a lot more going for it than just a cool name.
Death Star is a cross of the infamous Sour Diesel and Sensi Star. This cross breeding results in Death Star having a mix of both indica and sativa effects, giving it a nice balance. This strain is renowned for having high THC Content with potent effects. The buds are thick, fat, and sticky.
Aroma and Flavour
Death Star features dark orange hairs on dark green leaves, but can also feature bright, green leaves with darker green accents, and the same vibrant, amber trichomes. Death Star has a pungent, Earthy aroma, many likening it’s powerful fragrance as similar to that of a skunks.
Bear in mind it’s going to be a bit tricky covering the strong odor of Death Star even just breaking up the sticky buds will leave the room with that unmistakable Death Star scent. The taste is dominantly diesel with a slight citrus kick. The sweetness varies a bit, coming in waves. If you’re a big diesel fan you’ll absolutely love Death Star.
The effects of Death Star tend to creep on slowly, making the build up to the brilliant high somewhat suspenseful, but once it does hit you, you certainly will not be disappointed. Expect overwhelming sensations of relaxation, calmness and euphoria, that not only ease the mind but equally the body and soul. Death Star might not be able to destroy your enemies like in the movies, but it certainly can eliminate any unpleasant moods or emotions, replacing them with exuberant happiness and joy.
This marijuana strain is especially potent, so very little can go a long way. For this exact reason, new or inexperienced smokers should utilize caution when confronting Death Star head on, for its effects could be a bit too overwhelming. If you are just beginning with cannabis use, the best way to approach your consumption is by trying out a small amount, witnessing how it affects your mind and body, and then increasing the dose from there if you decide it is necessary or desired.
Death Star will leave your body buzzing, possibly inducing sleepiness and couch-lock, so be ready to feel locked down once you’ve got this crop into your system. For this exact reason, it is best to save this marijuana strain for nighttime and evening use, when you have nothing left to get done and all the free time in the world.
Death Star, like all strains, has it’s own set of medicinal applications. Many people suffering from depression find solace in medicating with Death Star. It also helps alleviate stress as well. Death Star is also great for insomnia, proving itself a very effective sleeping aid. Nausea and pain are two more ailments that Death Star can be used to relieve. Needless to say, Death Star is quite useful for a variety of disorders and medical ailments. This is a great strain to consider if you’re looking for the best qualities of both sativa and indica to satiate your woes!
Death Stars journey began in Ohio in the early 2000’s. The strain was developed by ‘Team Death Star,’ who only began popularizing the strain in 2004. Death Star then grew in popularity throughout the Midwest and up and down the East Coast. In 2010, right around a decade after Death Star was conceived, it was featured in High Times.
has great calming and relaxing properties, so it’s the perfect strain to end a busy week. Death Star also has an interesting flavour profile with notes of citrus, diesel, skunk, and earth, and oddly enough, is still sweet to the palate. A must try if you love interesting and herbal flavours.
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