Review: Blue Dream Haze

Coinciding with the recent shift into spring marked by the equinox that occurred on March 20, I have noticed an increase of “newness” and feelings of tenderness, bravery, and creativity in my own life and of those close to me.

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Though most people talk about the moodiness of Pisces season and the fiery nature of Aries, for me the transition between the two seasons has been effortless and rejuvenating. Rather than feeling uncomfortably sensitive, the past month rounded out an intense winter of hibernation, and I began to once again crack the door between myself and the outside world. The prayers I set into motion months earlier are finally taking form in the physical world, and the labor done throughout the dark months is starting to produce fruit as the trees gain leaves every day. 

The strain that has been helping me make the internal and external transitions into spring is Blue Dream Haze by Ritual Cannabis. This take on the classic, euphoric strain has the perfect amount of creative/sensory stimulation and physical/mental relaxation to gently welcome the freshness of spring. 

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These long nugs were absolutely beautiful—tons of sugary crystals and long, orange hairs gave this bud a sticky quality that leaves sweet remnants on fingertips after breaking down nugs by hand. The fragrance was dank— earthy, slightly minty, though sweet. Blue Dream and its hybrids always have a distinctive smell—to me it evokes the coolness & dampness of an early morning before the sun rises. 

This strain is classic because it is amazing! Physically, Blue Dream is great for people like me who have stomach/digestion issues, need help stimulating an appetite, have gastrointestinal diseases/conditions, and also those who suffer from anxiety and/or depression. This strain is (almost) deemed universal because it offers physical and mental relief for many types of people. 

 pages from  Every Body Yoga  by Jessamyn Stanley

pages from Every Body Yoga by Jessamyn Stanley

Match this strain with one of these yoga moves, both designed to release tension we may secretly be holding onto. Everyone, and especially women, hold a lot of emotional and mental tensions/traumas in our hips and sometimes, if not regularly released, can cause stagnation in our emotional bodies and stiffness in our physical ones. Both of these poses target your groin—Pigeon being the more intense hip-opener, while Child’s Pose also targets the lower back.

This strain has been great for ushering in creative collaborations as well as experiencing new stimuli. More than using this strain to create, I’ve been using it to watch new movies, read new books, experiment with new forms of movement and exercise, listen to new music projects etc. Discovering new art for yourself is always exciting and this strain allows me to settle into the new experience rather than judge it. 

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Try out Blue Dream Haze or find what works for you to release tensions of winter and open to the gorgeousness approaching, both within Mother Earth and within ourselves.  

 ~ Kenya Ku$h ~