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Black Lime

Also called Black Lime Reserve and Black Lime Special Reserve, Aficionado Seeds created this strain (cultivar). A special cross between Northern Lights, Purple Kush, and Chemdawg Special Reserve, Black Lime won second place overall in the 2014 High Times Cannabis Cup. Its cannabinoid profile includes 13-19% THC and about 1% CBD.

Minty menthol and lemony fresh aromas distinguish Black Lime from other hybrid cannabis strains. At 70% indica and 30% sativa, Black Lime offers a heady high and full body relaxation. Migraine sufferers have also reported beneficial effects from this powerful hybrid.

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Strain types

  • 70%Indica
  • 30%Sativa


  • Citrus
  • Lemon
  • Menthol
  • Mint
  • Pepper
  • Pine
  • Sweet


  • Citrus
  • Lime
  • Pepper
  • Spicy


Pinene is the most abundant terpene in Black Lime, containing moderate concentrations of beta-caryophyllene and pinene. Both of these terpenes cause relaxing, mood-boosting effects.

  • Beta-Caryophyllene

  • Pinene



Black Limes has been reported to have the following effects:

  • Euphoria
  • Relaxing

The following adverse effects have also been reported:

  • Dry Eyes
  • Dry Mouth
  • Headache
  • Red Eyes
  • Thirst

Black Lime is the perfect strain for slowly melting into full-body relaxation. First, users report feeling mentally energized and focused. Then, the strain’s effects shift from mental to physical high, relaxing the whole body. It’s a great strain for sharing with friends.

Medical Applications

Black Lime reviewers report using this indica hybrid for various medical purposes. While this strain has moderate THC levels, it packs quite a punch and is said to alleviate stress and migraines.
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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
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)

Some users report relief from chronic migraines with the Black Lime strain. But this Black Lime effect is not universal, and some people may actually develop a headache after consuming the strain.

Organ Systems

  • Muscular
  • Other
  • Skeletal



growing strains

Black Lime is an easy-to-grow strain that is ideal for beginner cultivators. However, Black Lime strain seeds can be difficult to find and are available in limited quantities online. Additionally, while this strain can be grown indoors and outdoors, many cultivators choose to grow outdoors due to the strong scents that Black Lime emits.


30 in to 60 in

Humidity and Temperature

Humidity of 40-50% with temperatures at 70 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit


61 to 68 days

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Frequently Asked Questions

What Is Black Lime Good For?

Black Lime is a stress buster and helps some people cope with anxiety and depression.

How Does Black Lime Make You Feel?

Black Lime offers a heady high mixed with total body relaxation, including a tingly feeling.

Is Black Lime an Indica or Sativa?
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