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About this Hybrid Strain
SAGE, or Sativa Afghani Genetic Equilibrium, is an evenly-balanced hybrid that’s found popularity among cultivators for creating hybrid cannabis strains. It comes from crossing a pure Sativa Haze with a pure Afghani Indica Landrace strain. Seeds of SAGE are readily available, as this strain is popular for breeding. This award winning strain has deep roots, even taking 2nd place back in 2001 in the High Times Cannabis Cup-Blind Test category. In 2000, the hash plant that was made from this strain took 1st Place in the High Times Cannabis Cup-Hash Cup category.
The thick and burly tree and diamond-shaped nuggets are bright and emerald-green, with braids of orange pistils woven throughout. A close up look reveals a generous frosting of sticky trichome hairs. Enough trichomes are present to leave furry patches of white and amber covering most of the buds.
The smell alone is enough to warn any serious connoisseur that this high-powered classic means business. A fierce aroma of pine, sage, and herbs will fill the room upon opening the jar. Combusting this strain is like inhaling freshly ground black-pepper, leaving a delightfully pleasant spice lingering on the pallet.
Fans say the first hit is enough to begin to feel the effects, making it no surprise why SAGE has built up such a loyal following among users for chronic pain, arthritis, cramps, and migraines. This high powered strain tests at 23% THC on average, with an impressive 1.8% CBD in combination. The dominant terpenes are Caryophyllene and Humulene, which are believed from various research to have anti-inflammatory, analgesic, anti-cancer, and immune boosting properties. Users report a calming of the muscles and nerves, while simultaneously becoming mentally invigorated with energy. Its reported psychedelic euphoria is powerful and the trippy effects can overwhelm some users, making consumption setting of utmost importance when using this strain. A comfortable environment, alone or among loved ones, is ideal according to many. Users say this powerful strain can make things like analytical thinking or mathematics more difficult, and that mindless activities like jogging or doing chores a better choice when using SAGE. This versatile strain can be used day or night or for a multitude of purposes, once again showing why it has become and stayed such a popular and awarded cannabis strain.
Frequently Asked Questions About SAGE
- What is SAGE?
SAGE is an evenly-balanced hybrid cannabis strain, that’s found popularity among cultivators for creating hybrid cannabis strains.
- What does SAGE mean?
SAGE stands for Sativa Afghani Genetic Equilibrium.
- Where does SAGE come from?
SAGE comes from crossing Afghani Landrace Indica with Sativa Haze.
- What does SAGE smell like?
This strain smells like sage and pine.
- What does SAGE taste like?
This strain tastes like sage and pine, with a spicy flavor of freshly ground black pepper.
- What color does SAGE have?
The thick and burly tree and diamond-shaped nuggets are bright and emerald-green with braids of orange pistils woven throughout. A close up look reveals a generous frosting of sticky trichome hairs. Enough trichomes are present to leave furry patches of white and amber covering most of the buds.
- What effects does SAGE have?
Users report a calming of the muscles and nerves, while simultaneously becoming mentally invigorated with energy. Its reported psychedelic-like euphoria is powerful and trippy. Many say it is great for chronic pain and motivation, but powerful enough to trigger paranoia in some users.
- Is SAGE an Indica, Sativa or Hybrid?
SAGE is an evenly-balanced hybrid, approximately 50% Sativa and 50% Indica.