With the potential to be used day and night, this influential hybrid has yielded some well-loved cannabis strains, including Sour Diesel and Green Crack.
Originally cultivated in the 1970s by Sacred Seeds, Skunk #1 is one of the best-known strains in the modern cannabis world, tracing its roots back to Afghani, Acapulco Gold and Colombian Gold. Its descendants include Cheese, Island Sweet Skunk and Grape Ape.
With a moderate THC content, ranging from 14 to 19%, Skunk #1 offers sour, skunky, and earthy aroma notes. The strain is flexible—it can give you a boost during a workout or facilitate a great evening out with friends.
Skunk #1 can help reduce nausea and improve appetite, possibly helping people undergoing chemotherapy or coping with cachexia. Its mood-boosting qualities may be of interest to medical cannabis patients with depression and anxiety.