Yo, what’s up peeps? My name is Dan and I’m here to tell you all about that good good – marijuana. You know what I’m talking about, that herb that comes from cannabis plants’ leaves and flowers that’s been dried out. It’s got psychoactive compounds and medicinal properties that people love.
Now, if you’re a regular smoker, you can probably sniff out the dank smell of marijuana from a mile away. But for those who aren’t used to it, it can be a bit of a challenge to figure out what it smells like. Each strain has its own unique scent, depending on its type and characteristics.
Sativa strains have a fruity and grassy aroma with hints of sweetness, while indica strains have an earthy and herbal smell with a mix of sweet, sour, and spunky notes. But nowadays, most strains are hybrids of the two, making it hard to distinguish between the two scents.
The smell of marijuana can also vary depending on its maturity. Young plants don’t give off much of a scent, but as they mature, they start to emit woody, floral, or earthy aromas. Some strains even have hints of skunk or piney tones that can get even stronger in hot weather.
When you buy weed, the scent can differ from when it was still in plant form. The longer it’s been stored, the more pungent the smell gets. Most dried marijuana has woody, herbal, or earthy tones with some strains having lemon, plum, diesel or apple hints.
Now let’s talk about smoking weed. When you light up a joint or take a hit from a bong, you’ll notice that the smell changes again. A skunk or lemongrass scent dominates at first and will linger in the air for quite some time. If you use flavored rolling papers, you might pick up other notes like fruity or sweet smells mixed in with the natural scent of weed.
After smoking weed, the smell can stick to your hair and skin and even your clothes. Some people describe the scent as having subtle sweetness with some funky undertones. This is because of terpenes – the molecular compounds in cannabis that produce its aromatic factor. The most significant terpenes in weed are myrcene (which gives off a musky scent), alpha-pinene (like pine needles), limonene (citrusy), beta-caryophyllene (like black pepper), and linalool (lavender).
So there you have it folks, the lowdown on what marijuana smells like. It might take some getting used to, but once you do, you’ll appreciate its unique aroma every time you light up. Stay lifted!