UW Strain

UW is possibly one of the finest strains of marijuana around, and is very difficult to find, for a number of reasons. It is primarily an Indica strain and is sometimes known as U-Dub. It has a very high THC content ranging between 19-24%. UW buds are a deep, dark green is color with orange hairs. It is a potent strain which will leave a strong, fruity aftertaste and has a wonderful aroma. It is a 50-50 hybrid releasing a full body as opposed to a cerebral high. It is very good for calming the nerves and putting people into a deep state of relaxation very quickly. UW marijuana is dense and sticky and can sometimes have a purple tinge. It has a strong effect on the eyes though is not sleep inducing. This strain is surrounded with a myth that it was stolen (or “liberated”) from a university medical research by an undergraduate assistance in the 1990’s. It has been available to the public since then but its origins are unknown.

Why do Patients Use UW?

This strong Indica is renowned for pain relief and for treating insomnia. It is a popular medical marijuana strain with a mysterious background. It is one of the best strains of marijuana for stress relief. Whatever thoughts or attachments are causing stress will be quickly release with some UW. UW will leave you in an uplifted and relaxed mood. Over time it will put consumers to bed as the body high comes on and it may well lead to a patient passing put at some haze in a deep and relaxing sleep. As strong as UW is it is actually quite useful for introverts as it is good for social occasions. Due to its strength, there is a strong chance that users will experience dry eyes, dry mouth and/or dehydration. UW is one of the best and most highly regarded strains of medical marijuana available and the strain of choice for treatment of insomnia. It is also quite potent in terms of pain relief, including muscle spasms and migraines. UW is quite possibly the best strain of medical marijuana out there, but incredibly hard to find outside of medical circles. If you come across it be sure to snap it up.

Medical Uses of UW

Muscle spasms

Side-Effects of UW

Dry Eyes
Dry Mouth

Information about UW


80% Indica 20% Sativa


Origins unknown.

Stoned Meter

UW has a rating of 9.6 on the stoned meter.

THC Levels

The THC content is typically anywhere from 19 percent to 24percent.


Origins unknown.

Flowering Time

Approximately 7-9 weeks

Ideal Growing Method

Dry and Sunny Outdoor Climate

Plant Height

Up to 6 feet.


UW generates a moderate yield.

Growing Skills

Can be grown by novice growers.

Potential Problems

Needs plenty of sunlight and moisture, especially when flowering.

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