Trainwreck will have you feeling like you got hit by a train with potent and intense effects, that are quite well-balanced for a Sativa dominant hybrid. The legendary and old-time strain begins off highly cerebral, with stimulating effects of the mind as it mellows into a calming relaxation for the body. Trainwreck’s increased levels of THC make it ideal for those using medically for therapeutic benefits while remaining a favourite for daytime use, too.
- Elusive origins from the 70’s, said to be a cross of Thai x Mexican x Afghani
- Sativa dominant hybrid, around 90:10 or 80:20 Sativa to Indica
- High levels of THC averaging 18-25%
- Glistening appearance with light colours & frosty coating of trichomes
- Refreshing and fresh aromas
Appearance and Aromas
The legendary strain comes with a unique and somewhat notorious look and smell. Trainwreck is so light in colouring and covered in crystal-like resin that the buds appear gray at times. The Sativa shaped buds shine with light green leaves and boast larger than normal calyxes. Due to its stickiness, you might want to avoid using your grinder and break apart for use by hand or using scissors. Upon breaking up the bud, you’ll be treated to zesty citrus aromas with a hint of classic pine-like flavours.
Trainwreck’s most prominent scent notes include:
- Fuel or gassy
Effects and Medical Use
Trainwreck comes at you with high levels of THC which is ideal for medical and recreational users, alike. The potency has the power to alleviate many common symptoms while providing an elevated and uplifting high. It’s well-balanced benefits from its Indica and Sativa lineage make it highly sought after by a wide range of consumers.
You’ll feel a rush of elevation that calms and stimulates the mind while being relaxed with a mellowing and tranquil body buzz. The strain’s most notable effects include:
- Promotes creativity
- Blissful euphoria
- Awakening enlightenment
- Imaginative and thought-provoking
- Exhilarating happiness
Due to its energizing effects, Trainwreck is mostly used during the daytime and preferred by medical users to function as normal with its soothing and healing benefits. The strain’s ideal mix of body and mind effects relieves common ailments for a plethora of medical patients. Including symptoms and conditions like:
- Chronic pain
- Post-Traumatic-Stress-Disorder (PTSD)
- Attention deficit disorder and ADHD
- Muscle stiffness and spasms
- Bipolar disorder
- Mood disorders
Tips for Consuming this Strain
If you’re new to high levels of THC then proceed with caution when consuming Trainwreck. The exhilarating rush of Sativa energy can be overwhelming for new users and can cause slight paranoia for some. Especially those who are sensitive to the psychoactive effects of THC.
The cerebral stimulation can cause dizziness or anxiety, too. Start low and slow with doses, so you can gauge your individual and personal effects first, before increasing the amount you consume. In addition, Trainwreck is also well-known for cottonmouth and dry eye side effects. So, keep your H2O and eye drops handy.