Sour Diesel is a very popular strain that was thrust into the spotlight during the 1990s. Used in many hybrids as a parent strain, it owes its own genetics to Super Skunk and Chemdawg 91. Since it features a high THC content, it may need to be reserved for veterans. Like most sativas, Sour Diesel focuses its high cerebrally. It can supply users with a significant mood boost, bouts of energy, increased creative impulses, and clarity of the mind. Sativas are often good choices for friendly gatherings and parties because they can get the conversation flowing.
Sativa strains contain psychoactive chemical compounds known as cannabinoids that are consumed for medicinal, recreational and spiritual purposes. Sativa strains are uplifting and cerebral, enhancing creativity and productivity. In traditional medicine sativa has been used as sedative, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, hallucinogenic and hypnotic agent.