Sour Diesel Overview
Effects: Happy, Uplifted, Euphoric
Flavors: Citrus, Herbal, Sweet
Medical: May help with Stress, Depression, Anxiety
Sour Diesel is considered a classic, legendary strain from the early ’90s. Today, it is still popular among many in the marijuana community. Sometimes called Sour D, this sativa dominant strain made its name thanks to its ability to provide an uplifting head focused high, as well as a slight physical indica relaxation. As such, it is still widely popular among recreational and medical users alike. Sour Diesel is actually one of the parents of another very popular strain on its way to legendary status: Gorilla Glue #4
The high from Sour Diesel comes on users quickly in the form of a warm and pleasant head rush. An uplift in mood may be noticeable as well. Although this sativa stimulates synaptic activity in the brain, the character of this head high is more spacey than intensely cerebral. Users may feel chatty if surrounded by others or somewhat introspective if enjoying the strain alone. For many, this soaring high is partially anchored by a slight feeling of physical relaxation. That said, a body stone that leads to full-on couchlock is rare. Its tendency to lead to associative thinking may provoke a bit of creative inspiration. Fans of the strain also describe relief from troublesome aches and pains. It’s combination of mental and somatic effects may also make it a potent aphrodisiac in certain situations. Sour Diesel has an average-length high that lasts about 2 to 3 hours.
Sour Diesel may alleviate those Individuals who struggle with stress, depression, and anxiety depend heavily on this strain. Many medical users report that the sense of euphoria they feel is very helpful in boosting their mood and helping them relax, mentally.