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Bacio Gelato

The Bacio Gelato strain is a rare, evenly balanced hybrid strain (cultivar). Made by Sherbeinskis in Los Angeles, this strain is the most potent in their popular Gelato lineup. It’s a hybrid cross between the popular strains Sunset Sherbet and Thin Mint Girl Scout Cookies. With very high average THC levels of 26%-28%, this strain packs a punch and leaves users feeling uplifted and aroused. This could make Bacio Gelato ideal for managing stress, chronic pain, and depression.

Cannabinoids

Tetrahydrocannabinol

THC

26%-28%

Cannabidiol

CBD

0.46%-1.22%

Strain types

  • 50%Indica
  • 50%Sativa

Aromas

  • Citrus
  • Earthy
  • Lemon
  • Pungent
  • Sour

Flavors

  • Berry
  • Citrus
  • Earthy
  • Grape

Terpenes

Terpenes are naturally occurring compounds found in trace amounts in cannabis. They’re located in the trichomes of cannabis plants and contribute to their pigmentation and the unique aroma of the bud.

Levels of terpenes are variable, as they depend on many factors, like whether the plant is grown indoors or outdoors, how much it’s exposed to light, its nutrient levels, and when harvesting occurs.

  • Beta-Caryophyllene

  • Limonene

  • Phellandrene

  • Pinene

Flavonoids

Effects

Bacio Gelatos has been reported to have the following effects:

  • Arousing
  • Creativity
  • Euphoria
  • Headrush
  • Uplifting

The following adverse effects have also been reported:

  • Dry Eyes
  • Dry Mouth
  • Paranoia

The Bacio Gelato strain has hard-hitting effects thanks to its high THC content.

Users often describe the high that is experienced as full-bodied and highly stimulating. The high comes on extremely fast, almost immediately after consumption, and it leaves users feeling uplifted and euphoric. People will often feel a burst of creativity, which is ideal for people looking to tap into their artistic side. Many people also experience an intense body high which can make people feel aroused.

The Bacio Gelato strain may be used as an aphrodisiac and enjoyed with a lover.

Medical Applications

The Bacio Gelato strain has a terpene profile that gives it the potential for therapeutic use. Although it is not the first choice for medicinal use, users can still benefit from some of its effects due to its high THC content. For example, terpenes such as caryophyllene, found in the Bacio Gelato strain, have shown promising effects in alleviating anxiety and depression. Research has also found that terpene pinene has anti-inflammatory effects and may be suitable for people managing inflammatory health conditions. Other terpenes, including limonene, have been shown to have analgesic effects and may be effective in relieving chronic pain and chronic fatigue.
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Anxiety, Panic Disorders

Cannabis contains many anxiolytic (anti-anxiety) compounds that can beat stress and reduce the production of the stress hormone cortisol.

Organ Systems

  • Brain & Nervous System
Depression

Cannabinoids like CBD can help modulate serotonin transmission, giving it anti-depressant and anxiolytic effects.

Organ Systems

  • Brain & Nervous System
Chronic Pain, Muscle Pain and Other Types of Pain

Cannabis contains anti-inflammatory and analgesic compounds that can help reduce or distract from pain, including THC, CBD, and beta-caryophyllene.

Organ Systems

  • Brain & Nervous System
  • Muscular
  • Skeletal
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)

THC and CBD interact with the endocannabinoid system to relieve some of the pain and other symptoms associated with chronic fatigue syndrome.

Organ Systems

  • Muscular
  • Other
  • Skeletal

Dosing

Growing

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The Bacio Gelato strain is challenging to grow. It requires high-intensity light and low humidity conditions, which can be hard to maintain. It’s also susceptible to fungi and overwatering. Growers prepared for the challenge will enjoy the benefits of this potent strain.

Height

This hybrid strain is a relatively small plant, making it an ideal option for indoor growth, especially if you do not have a substantial growing room. It rarely exceeds 30 inches and produces a plant with broad, dark green leaves.

Humidity and Temperature

This strain has particular humidity requirements, making it challenging to grow. If you grow this strain outside, ensure humidity is low during warmer temperatures. The Bacio Gelato strain does well indoors or in a greenhouse where the relative humidity can be kept below 60% with high light. If the humidity is too high, the cannabis strain may develop diseases, including Botrytis cinerea, a fungus that can kill the plant.

Flowering

The Bacio Gelato strain’s flowering time is around eight to nine weeks when grown indoors or mid-October if grown outdoors. This strain will produce green nugs with shades of purple and orange due to the presence of purple trichomes and orange pistils.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Bacio Gelato an indica or a sativa?

The Bacio Gelato strain is a rare, evenly balanced hybrid strain. It is made by crossing Sunset Sherbet with Thin Mint Cookies strains, making it a 50/50 sativa and indica hybrid.

Is Bacio Gelato strong?

Yes, the Bacio Gelato strain is one of the most potent strains available in the Gelato line. Its THC content tests at around 26%-28%, making it a robust strain best suited to seasoned cannabis users.

What is Bacio Gelato?

Sherbinskis in Los Angeles make the Bacio Gelato strain. It is a perfectly balanced hybrid strain. Made by crossing Sunset Sherbet with Thin Mint Cookies, it is a 50/50 sativa and indica hybrid, providing the effects of both strains.

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