Marijuana Ice Cream Strain Review

Strain name info: Ice Cream Strain Marijuana Strain
Our overall rating: 4 out of 5
Best known for: Taste of yummy ice cream. Also known as Ice Cream Kush.
Positive Effects
Origin / ancestry Ice Cream Strain Type: Ice Cream Strain is a hybrid of 60 % cannabis indica and 40 % cannabis sativa. THC levels can be as high as 22 %. It is bred by Paradise Seeds in Amsterdam. Ice Cream Strain is a wo time Amsterdam High Life Cannabis Cup winner. Paradise Seeds have not revealed the full lineage. Possibly they intend to keep crossing it and winning cannabis cups before others catch wind and make their own varieties. Plants cannot be patented though many have tried.
It is descended from:

  1. Unrevealed strain
  2. White Widow
  3. Bubble gum
  4. Old School Californian Skunk
Aromas, Flavors Ice Cream Strain has a scent and taste that has been described as:

  • Vanilla
  • Nutty
  • Ice Cream Kush
  • Pecan Ice Cream
May Relieve Ice Cream Strain is a relaxing smoke that can relieve everyday stress and aches and pains.
THC Content:
22 %
CBD: less than 1 %
Indoor/Outdoor Yield Indoor yields can be as much as 18 ounces per square foot and 18 ounces per plant outdoors. This is a medium yield.
Flowering time Ice Cream Strain weed plants will flower in approximately 8 through to 9 weeks.
Genetic
Harvest Ice Cream Strain weed plants are usually suitable to harvest in early October.
Flowering type You are most likely to gain access to a photoperiodic strain of this plant for growing.
Disease resistance Ice Cream Strain boasts an average disease resistance ability.
Plant Height Ice Cream Strain is a medium to tall plant growing about 4 to 6 feet tall.
Adverse effects Ice Cream Strain is largely free of adverse effects but can cause couchlock and a sense of moving slowly.
Growing Difficulty Growing Ice Cream Strain is of medium difficulty.

History, Genetics, Origins

Ice Cream Strain plants have genetics which are 60 percent Indica and 40 percent Sativa. THC levels can rise to 22 %. Its parents have not been revealed in full. It is bred by Paradise Seeds. It has won two Amersterday Highlife Cannabis Cups, 2008, and 2009.

Parentage:

  • Unrevealed strains
  • White Widow
  • Bubble gum
  • Old School Californian Skunk

Appearance and Smell

Ice Cream Strain cannabis grows to six feet tall. The nugget above is rather uncomplicated. It’s a green Indica, the grainy chunks predominating. The green is dark and healthy with sticky resins and bright orange pistils. The taste and flavor is of vanilla and nuts like pecan ice cream. It is sure to make your mouth water and spark the appetite. These particular nuggets have a green sticky resin but other ice cream strains are covered in frosty white trichomes that hold a high concentration of THC.

How to Grow Ice Cream Strain Cannabis Seeds or Cuttings

Growing weed from Ice Cream Strain cannabis seeds or cuttings is of medium difficulty. First you will have to contact the breeder, Paradise Seeds to get seeds or take cuttings from a plant you know to be Ice Cream Strain. Cuttings will grow into an identical plant and you will take the cutting from a mature female plant. Paradise seeds has not revealed the full parentage but it contains Bubblegum strain and White Widow. They want to keep the yummy flavors for themselves to profit from for a while. How do they profit? They sell the seeds.
That’s where you come in as the informed buyer. You know that you and your customers want flavor, not always just a knock your shoes off THC experience. That flavor has psychedelic effects that enhance the therapeutic profile of the weed. Ice Cream also has about 1 percent CBD, other cannabinoids and an enviable terpene profile with lots of myrcene (think myrrh and mangos), and limonene (citrus).

People like to grow this strain sea of green or screen of green when more space is needed but unavailable. According to Paradise Seeds, you can get a yield indoors of 500 gm per square meter, and outdoors 700 grams per plant.

Medicinal Marijuana Review, Contraindications

Ice Cream Strain cannabis plants are 60 percent Indica and 40 percent Sativa. THC levels can be up to 23 %.

Cannabis has proven medical utility in a variety of conditions, but before you start blowing rings of smoke, you should know of the conditions for which medical marijuana is contraindicated.

Youth, Fetuses, and psychosis

First off, recreational marijuana should not be used by persons under the age of 18 or 21, depending on your state. One of the reasons for this is because the brain is still developing and cannabinoids are neurotransmitters and affect the levels of various neurotransmitters in the brain, nervous system, immune system and gut. Before the brain has matured, you don’t want any unnatural levels of neurotransmitters as the tolerance will get encoded into your epigenome and one of the effects is that this appears to give a final push to the development of psychosis in people who smoke as children and into adulthood and are already genetically and environmentally at risk. Now, the research that shows this is confounded in that those who smoke young have other risk factors for psychosis but if you want the best of health, you want to stay on the safe side. On the other hand, children with intractable health conditions such as seizure disorders and ADHD self-harm appear to benefit tremendously from doctor prescribed whole cannabis extracts containing CBD only (Epidiolex) or CBD:THC in a 1:1 ratio (Sativex), both FDA approved medications. Both however contain other parts of the cannabis plant, as isolating just one ingredient destroys the entourage effect where multiple ingredients help produce the therapeutic effects. In comparison, Dronabinol which is isolated, synthetic THC, does not appear to have the same therapeutic effect as whole cannabis extract and has limited use.

2014, in the Indian Journal of Psychiatry, is published an article entitled Cannabis and Psychosis. Marijuana is known to be associated with an increased risk of schizophrenia developing especially if the smoker smokes from childhood into young adulthood.[1]
2019, in the Journal of Neuroscience an article entitled Cannabis and the Developing Brain: Insights into Its Long-Lasting Effects points out that the risk of developing mental health issues after cannabis use in adolescence is associated with certain genetic polymorphisms and therefore cannabis must react with these factors of susceptibility to contribute to the development of mental health issues later.[2] It’s not at all clear that these patients were not self-medicating early. However, an over indulgence in any neurotransmitter whatsoever during brain development is going to factor into how the brain develops.

Animal studies of the developing fetus suggest also that exposure to exogenous cannabinoids causes changes to neural systems which can be associated with mental health.

Social Media Medical Reviews

Reddit user, positive review, ‘strongest Indica’

Reddit user, positive

[3]

Reddit user, ‘current favorite strain’

Reddit user, “awesome…”

Ice Cream Strain Weed Price

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Strain name: Concentrate
Rainbow Ice Cream, Shatter
by Sunshine Oil
THC 69.2%
CBD 2.61%
each
$12.00

Monday 11am-9pm
Tuesday 11am-9pm
Wednesday 11am-9pm
Thursday 11am-9pm
Friday 11am-9pm
Saturday 11am-9pm
Sunday 11am-9pm

Vendor: Diem Cannabis – Delivery
Portland, OR
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Strain name: Concentrate
Bobsled | Ice Cream [email protected] Cured Resin | 1g
by Bobsled Extracts
THC 75.38%
CBD 1.34%
each
$16.00

Monday 11am-7pm
Tuesday 11am-7pm
Wednesday 11am-7pm
Thursday 11am-7pm
Friday 11am-7pm
Saturday 12pm-7pm
Sunday 12pm-7pm

Effects

Users have described Ice Cream strain as their favorite smoke. It has a great vanilla and nutty flavor. The smoke is not harsh and the different growers appear to be putting out good products. That makes it unlike other strains where some people get a good product and others get an iffy pot. Seed production is dominated by Paradise Seeds and they have not released the full lineage so that others can make their own mixes. Users say they get the giggles like it’s their first time smoking, and isn’t that always the goal, to reverse the tolerance one has and have it feel like the first time. How Ice Cream strain does this is not known, but it is likely the terpene profile and the modest 1 percent CBD plus the other cannabinoids. Good day and happy smoking!
For other pot info guide pages see: https://leaf.expert/strain

References:

[1] “Cannabis and psychosis: Neurobiology – NCBI – NIH.” https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3927252/. Accessed 13 Aug. 2021.

[2] “Cannabis and psychosis: Neurobiology – NCBI – NIH.” https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3927252/. Accessed 13 Aug. 2021.

[3] “One of the strongest indicas I’ve ever tried, ice cream cake … – Reddit.” 6 Oct. 2020, https://www.reddit.com/r/TheOCS/comments/j660zw/one_of_the_strongest_indicas_ive_ever_tried_ice/. Accessed 13 Aug. 2021.

This article about Medical Marijuana was published on and updated on September 1, 2021 . Medical facts in this article was checked and article was medically reviewed by our . Author of this checked article is
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