The Atomic cannabis strain is an indica-dominant hybrid with 70% indica lineage. The strain was bred as a cross between a Chem Dawg/OG Kush hybrid and the THC Bomb strains by Bomb Seeds, and this breeding heritage hints at a mostly Afghani lineage. The olive green color of the plant is perfectly contrasted by its sunset orange hairs and trichomes. Users have reported that this strain (cultivar) helps manage stress, anxiety, and depression.
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Flavonoids give cannabis and other plants unique flavors and colors and may also have therapeutic value. While scientists are slowly coming around to looking into flavonoids, there are no reports regarding the specific flavonoids in different strains of cannabis. Some of the most common flavonoids to have been reported in cannabis include Cannflavins A, B, and C.
Atomics has been reported to have the following effects:
The following adverse effects have also been reported:
- Dry Eyes
- Dry Mouth
Atomic has incredibly rapid, powerful, and long-lasting effects. You’ll notice a sudden headrush, followed by total relaxation and euphoria. It’s likely to leave you feeling drowsy and ready for a full night’s rest.
Cannabinoids like CBD can help modulate serotonin transmission, giving it anti-depressant and anxiolytic effects.
THC can stimulate the release of the sleep neurotransmitter, adenosine.
Cannabis contains anti-inflammatory and analgesic compounds that can help reduce or distract from pain, including THC, CBD, and beta-caryophyllene.
Cannabinoids can promote neurogenesis, and some believe they can potentially be used to delay the onset of Alzheimer’s.
Utilizing CBD and other phytocannabinoids and terpenes in cannabis may help replace the lost endocannabinoids, helping treat pain and mood disorders associated with NF1 gene mutations. Using THC may help boost dopamine levels in the brain.
Medical cannabis may also help reduce the intake of stimulant medications. Terpenes like beta-caryophyllene and limonene may be beneficial for reducing the intake of stimulants and addiction in general.
Cannabis contains many anxiolytic (anti-anxiety) compounds that can beat stress and reduce the production of the stress hormone cortisol.
The Atomic strain’s high THC levels make it especially hard-hitting, and it’s a good idea to be a bit careful with your first dose. It’s also wise to start slowly to minimize the chances of feeling negative side effects like dry mouth and dry eyes.
The Atomic strain is very well suited to growing indoors, but like most plants, it can be grown inside or outside depending on your preference. If you’re new to growing cannabis, learning what you can about cannabis growing essentials is recommended before you start.
Depending on whether it’s grown indoors or outdoors, Atomic plants can grow to reach heights between 2.6 and 6.5 feet (80-200 cm).
Humidity and Temperature
Seedlings need to be kept at humidities of about 60%, while plants in the vegetative stage can manage anywhere between 50% and 70%. When the plants start flowering, they must be drier at 50% humidity to prevent mold or rot.
It takes about eight to nine weeks for Atomic plants to flower. They’ll start flowering between late September and early October if they’re grown outdoors. The color of pistils and trichomes can help you decide when to harvest. Atomic gives impressive yields, but there are some valuable tips for increasing your yield.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Atomic good for?
Is Atomic an indica or sativa?
The Atomic cannabis strain is an indica-dominant hybrid with 70% indica and 30% sativa genetics.
How does Atomic make you feel?
Atomic strain users frequently report that the strain makes them feel a rapid headrush, euphoria, and total sedation. The accompanying drowsiness may make this strain best for use toward the end of the day.
THC 24%CBD 0.5%
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