Strain Review: Sour Diesel

Sour Diesel Nug

If you have been looking for a great cannabis sativa strain to get you high, then look no further. Sour Diesel may be that strain that you have been in search of. It delivers excellent sativa effects when smoked, and also has some good medical uses.

In our post titled “The Best Marijuana Strains Out There,” Sour Diesel was on that list. Do you wonder why? Well, that’s because out of all of the sativa-dominant strains that exist, this strain is definitely in the top 5 of most potent.


Sour Diesel is a very potent sativa strain. Nicknamed Sour D, this strain was first used in the early 1990’s. It is believed to have come from the parent strains of Chemdawg 91 and Super Skunk. If you know anything about those strains, then you might know that they give off strong scents, which is possibly how this strain got it’s name in the first place.

This strain has a strong, diesel-like aroma, hence the name Sour Diesel. If you do smell diesel or gas when smelling this strain, don’t worry, as it is supposed to smell that way. It didn’t get dropped in actual gasoline or anything like that.


So what is smoking some Sour Diesel like? Well, it’s like getting hit with strong high from weed, but being stimulated at the same time. Instead of having calm and relaxing effects, this strain might make you feel energized and uplifted. If you are trying to be productive, then smoke some of this strain. This strain will make you want to actually get stuff done compared to most marijuana strains.

Sour Diesel is most similar to Green Crack. Both are sativa strains that give off a strong high and strong sativa effects. There are some differences, however, between the two strains. If you really want to know these differences, then smoke some Sour Diesel one day, remember the high, then smoke some Green Crack the next day, and compare the two!

Sour Diesel Nug

Above is a picture of a big Sour Diesel nug. Looking good right? According to our quality checkers, found on the post titled “Marijuana Quality: How To Tell The Good From The Bad,” this is a top shelf strain to smoke!

Let’s talk about the medical values of this strain. It works excellent as a pain reliever. Stressed out? Well, this strain has been known to treat stress as well. And since it get you uplifted and feeling happy, it’s also great for relieving depression or chronic depression. For some medical marijuana patients, Sour Diesel is a top choice.

To sum up this strain review, Sour Diesel is great for sativa effects and can be used every single day. If you need some treatment from stress, depression, or pain, this strain can help with that. If you just need to get in a productive or creative mindset, then this strain can also help with that. Thanks for checking out this review; for more on strains, click right here. Happy smoking!

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