Jean Guy is a strain that was bred in Quebec, Canada. That should explain the reason why it has a French name. This is a wonderful strain that can lift your spirit and lets you soar high with euphoria and happiness. It also has a high THC of up to 25%, which means its sedative properties are potent too in that it gives you a physical body high. This is also a strain that is highly popular among medical cannabis users with its high CBD.
Jean Guy was bred by the House of the Great Gardener in Quebec. In most cases, this strain is described as being a phenotype of the White Widow. But there are also assumptions that it is a cross between the White Widow and another undisclosed strain.
Regardless, Jean Guy is a Sativa-dominant strain that quickly gained popularity among those who were able to get their hands on it.
Jean Guy Effects
The use of cannabis products may result in specific effects for different consumers; however, there is limited scientific evidence to support these potential effects. Everybody reacts to cannabis differently, and one user’s reaction to different cannabis products may vary depending on strain, potency, consumption method and other variables. The only way to know how cannabis will affect you is to consume a small amount and note the effects. Always start low and go slow.
Think of Jean Guy as one of the ultimate feel good cannabis. After some ten minutes, it has a powerful kick that gives you a buzzing cerebral high but not to the point of becoming psychedelic. Instead, as the head high settles, you start feeling good about yourself and actually feel happy. This is a potent mood-uplifting cannabis that gives you a sense of euphoria.
Along with the mental high, you also start to have a boost in creative thoughts, but it could also be fragmented or random thoughts and ideas that pops in your mind.
It has a strong Indica side that creeps in your body, making you feel even more relaxed. Be warned that Jean Guy has a high THC, so you may want to smoke within limits, or else you may find yourself unwilling to part with your couch.
Apart from the wonderful benefits it gives to recreational users, Jean Guy has an even more impressive benefit for medical cannabis users.
Jean Guy Fragrance
Jean Guy has a pleasant sour odor of citrus. Depending on the batch of this strain, sometimes it also has an earthy smell. It is also possible that there are variants with one in particular that has a note of lemon.
Jean Guy Flavors
This is a strain that is pleasant to smell, and how it smells is how it tastes. It has a rich flavor in that there is a lingering aftertaste of pine and lemon. No doubt, you will find its flavor delightful long after exhaling.
Jean Guy Experience
Jean Guy is rumored to be a Canadian offspring or phenotype of the Amsterdam classic, White Widow. White Widow is a powerhouse Hybrid known for its thick coat of glistening white crystals. This strain is a 60/40% Sativa strain that has inherited its parent’s propensity to produce THC. The highest tests of this bud have shown up to 25% THC from this bud, making this strain one psychoactive flower.
Recommended for experienced cannabis consumers, this strain provides an energetic high that is perfect a wake ‘n bake session. For novice marijuana consumers or those sensitive to THC, this strain can cause some dizziness, paranoia, and anxiety. Thoughtful and creative, Jean Guy is a strain that allows you to get things done with feelings of ease and pleasure.
Jean Guy’s effects are considered highly euphoric and cerebral. It’s not uncommon to experience some periods of introspection with this earthy, citrus bud.
Jean Guy Adverse Reaction
Expect to experience dry mouth and possibly dry eyes when you use Jean Guy. That is nothing new as all cannabis virtually have that reaction. Where you want to be aware of, is that smoking too much might also give you unwanted experiences such as dizziness and headache. In rare instances, your anxiety level, rather than lowering, might increase.
Jean Guy Medical
One of the most sought after strain, Jean Guy is the top choice for those who suffer from fibromyalgia and cancer. While there are other strains with just as high CBD level, this is one of the rare strains that actually works. Aside from fibromyalgia and cancer, this cannabis is useful in dealing with other chronic pains and aches.
Another popular use of this cannabis is dealing with stress. Not only could Jean Guy reduce the stress levels, it also greatly benefits those who are going through a depressive state. As such, it should prove to be beneficial to other mental health conditions that cause anxiety levels to increase.
One other benefit of using Jean Guy is that after the rushing cerebral high, you also feel a boost in energy levels, provided you do not overuse this strain. In some ways, it is like drinking a double shot of espresso to gain a temporary spike in energy level.
Finally, another popular use of Jean Guy is in helping those who have poor appetite. As the effects of this strain subside, you are bound to feel hungry. So, it would be a great idea to have some food nearby.
Jean Guy Growing
Jean Guy is not the right cannabis strain to grow for someone who is new to plants and growing. It would require experience as it would require more work and care than other plants. For instance, the grower must be aware and maintain the right pH balance of 6.2 to 6.3, which means measuring or testing tools are also needed. This cannabis does not produce a large yield, but what is produces are immensely potent and rich in flavor.
Jean Guy develops finicky, sativa plants that require meticulous care and are best left to more experienced cultivators. The strain grows well in indoor and outdoor environments, and while it boasts pest resistance, Jean Guy needs highly specific levels of nutrients and soil pH. Jean Guy flowers in about 70 days indoors and by mid-October in outdoor gardens. In ideal conditions, Jean Guy produces yields of approximately 12 ounces per plant, a below-average yield.
Jean Guy is available as seeds only. Clones may be available directly from cultivators growing this strain.
This cannabis can be grown in outdoor and indoor settings, including in a greenhouse. As for pests and diseases, Jean Guy is resistant so that is a plus and should make the amount of work needed in its care a little easier. One tip on using nutrients is to be sure to use a slightly small amount and gradually increase over time as needed. This is to make sure that the nutrients do not burn the plant.
Jean Guy Flowering Time
Jean Guy has a flowering period around 70 days, by which time when you harvest, you could have up to 12 ounces per square meter.
As mentioned, Jean Guy does not produce a high yield, so a reasonable expectation should be around 12 ounces per plant when you harvest sometime in the mid part of October.
Have you ever smoked or grown your own Jean Guy? Please let me know what you think about this marijuana strain in the comments below.
Jean Guy is a perfect choice for users who’re looking for the perfect daytime and evening strain. The strain is known for its lemon and piney taste and euphoric head high. This strong marijuana hybrid delivers a combination of strong mental and full-body high.
The strong effects delivered by Jean Guy makes it ideal for chronic pain, stress, and depression. The strain may also relieve muscle spasms, fatigue, inflammation, and migraines.
We strongly advise users to smoke within their limits as some weed strains may induce nasty side effects such as dizziness and paranoia.
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Great for those wake and bake types, strong cerebral buzz that pairs well with breakfast or coffee. Maintains a strong cerebral high for a long time and is all around a hidden gem of a strain due to I’ve only been able to get it when visiting Quebec, Canada. by far probably one of the best government grown strains I’ve ever had the pleasure of trying. If you ever in Quebec I highly recommend this for buzzing about Montreal!