Granddaddy Purple has quite a number of health benefits as it helps users address various conditions: from pain, to stress, to insomnia. It is a popular indica strain that is a cross between Purple Urkle and Big Bud. Granddaddy Purple came to life thanks to medical marijuana advocate Ken Estes who introduced this strain in 2003. The events following his motorcycle accident led to the fruition of his flagship strain, that is the Granddaddy Purple. Now this indica is able to aid many others the same way medical marijuana helped in improving his recovery from his accident.
This strain smells of grapes and berries which it got from Purple Urkle. Its bud has an oversized, compact structure that resembles that of the Big Bud. Its flowers are beautiful shades of purple with white crystal resin. Granddaddy Purple have noticeable powerful effects both in the mind and body. A user can indulge in a wonderful mix of euphoria and physical relaxation. One may describe the experience as if the body is in a fixed position while the mind is wandering to far off places. This is also the reason why Granddaddy Purple is attractive for recreational use.
Its indica features give a user a feeling of being sedated while being mentally calm. This strain is often used at night time when there is nothing left to do but an end-of-the-day relaxation. It can be considered a blocker for stress and anxieties, and would leave you no choice but to sit down, because trying to do something would require a great amount of effort. Nonetheless, movement is still possible, for instance, if you need to stand up to get something to eat and satisfy those cravings. There are users who call Granddaddy Purple their emergency button for whenever they experience stress or pain. They said it is all they need in their personal medical kit and it is enough to get them through whatever illness or sickness they may get.
If for instance, out of curiosity, a person tries to smoke Granddaddy Purple before working on a task. Expect that this will only prove to be very challenging, if not, will result in complete failure to proceed with the chore. The person may most likely end up spending the day in bed. The good thing about it is it does not make the person anxious or paranoid for not being able to get the job done, since he will be left completely calm and carefree until he falls asleep.
This strain is easily a favorite for many marijuana users, and some connoisseurs even choose to smoke this all day. It can also appeal to people who prefer sativas over indicas. Other conditions mentioned by people who used Granddaddy Purple for medical reasons, were lupus, fibromyalgia, arthritis, anxiety disorder, and PTSD.
Whether you are looking for an alternative medicine or a strain to smoke with a friend, Granddaddy Purple is definitely on the list of must-try indicas. It gives you the best of both worlds. One way or another, whatever your initial goal was in smoking this amazing strain, you will enjoy the benefits of its medicinal and relaxing attributes.