Gelato has been making quite a splash of late. This strain, along with its numerous offshoots, are among the new royalty of cannabis genetics. Gelato is a descendant of the infamous Girl Scout Cookies family of strains, specifically the Thin Mint Girl Scout Cookies variety. Its other parent, Sunset Sherbet, gives Gelato a creamy, sweet, fresh finish.
This strain is a nearly perfect hybrid, clocking in at about 55 percent indica and 45 percent sativa. You wouldn’t be able to tell the difference, though: it seems like as pure a hybrid as you can find. With a decent THC concentration hovering around 20 percent, Gelato makes the perfect addition to any smokers’ day. It’s just as well-suited for wake-and-bakes as it is for nightcaps. Try it yourself to see what this epic strain has to offer!
- High THC concentration – up to 20 percent
- Appealing taste and aroma: blueberry, citrus, sweet, and earthy
- Member of the Girl Scout Cookies family of strains
Effects and Use
Gelato’s balanced cannabinoid profile gives it a unique high. It manages to cram all of the high-flying zing of a sativa with the relaxing tranquility typical of indicas. As a result, it’s a perfect choice for someone looking to take the edge off, or give themselves a little bit of a boost.
Users report that Gelato helps them focus, channeling their energy into creative and social pursuits. It also possesses an indescribable happiness, which couples with a jolt of energy to infuse a user with powerful euphoria. Medical patients can take advantage of this strain’s possible health benefits. Users say that Gelato can help them combat symptoms of:
- Bipolar disorder
- Chronic pain like Fibromyalgia
- Loss of appetite
- Anxiety disorders like PTSD
Appearance and Aroma
Aside from having a powerful high and potent possible effects, Gelato is also a tasty, pleasant, and pretty strain. It boasts a wide terpene profile, giving it a huge amount of smells and tastes. A discerning nose can detect hints of blueberry, orange, and other sweet aromas. Upon tasting this strain, it becomes more nuanced, including notes of lavender, and a thick woody aftertaste.