“What do you really need to say about this potent purebred! It’s THC content is generally through the roof Acapulco Gold (24%), the buds are thick, sticky and hairy, you get a nice solid stone that lasts longer than most and won’t leave you on the couch. For me it’s medicinal values are fantastic, arthritis pain and stress vanished quickly. Get this one when you see it because it’s not around long and it’s not around often!
Acapulco has medicinal effects proven to be effective in treating: insomnia, chronic pain, stress, depression, and nausea. Although the origins of Acapulco can be debated, most agree the breakdown of this sativa dominant hybrid is about (80/20).
Sativa Dominant Hybrid – 80% Sativa / 20% Indica
THC: 19% – 24%
This famous sativa-dominant hybrid, which has an 80:20 sativa/indica ratio, combines a powerful head high with a soothing body high that last for at least two hours. Acapulco Gold originated in Acapulco, Mexico, but no one seems to remember who first grew it or what parent strains were used. Acapulco Gold is pretty hard to find because it’s difficult to grow indoors, but it’s popular throughout the United States, especially in warmer climes. It’s best used to treat anxiety, depression, and chronic pain, but it’s also good for insomnia and headaches, as well as some mental disorders. This strain can be especially powerful, with THC levels as high as 24%. It has a distinct earthy flavor and aroma, with a taste of chestnut and tealeaves. As with most strains, the most likely adverse effects are dry eyes and dry mouth. Paranoia and dizziness are also possible but less common. Acapulco Gold is most popular in the Western United States, the Upper Midwest, and the desert Southwest. It often costs more than other strains because of its potency and the beautiful gold-tinged appearance of its bud.