The Blue Moonshine strain of medical cannabis is from a family that matures quickly for fast harvesting and possesses a potency that rivals the yield produced by plants that take twice as long to fully develop. Supposedly named for a dream had by its creator, Blue Moonshine is touted for its unique taste and powerful effects.

Look, Smell, and Taste

A bushy plant of short stature, Blue Moonshine has broad, dark leaves and produces sticky buds. The distinct look of the plant extends to its taste. The flavor and smell of the plant can be described as “fruity” with a touch of a medicinal smell. The taste and smell captures notes of blueberry, accounting for the fruitiness.

Blue Moonshine produces heavy smoke, but the plant as a whole is quite tasty and can be used for any number of marijuana recipes with pleasing results.


  • Long lasting buzz
  • Stimulates the appetite
  • Produces a sense of euphoria and well-being

Blue Moonshine has a reputation for a long lasting high that is potent. Euphoric responses include laughter and feelings of being at peace with the world. An excellent appetite stimulant, Blue Moonshine can be extremely helpful to patients needed this benefit.

Relaxation and sedation are among its strongest effects. Blue Moonshine can cause deep relaxation and alleviate stress for several hours, depending on the intake.


  • Anxiety
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Nausea

Blue Moonshine’s sedative effects help calm the mind, making this an ideal strain for relieving anxiety and depression. The uplifting mood effect also helps with depressive symptoms. Pain can be dulled, which is especially useful for people suffering from chronic bouts of pain of the pain associated with chemo.

In fact, Blue Moonshine can alleviate most symptoms caused by chemotherapy, including nausea and loss of appetite. Due to its long lasting effects, the drug can give sufferers a much needed reprieve and the sedative effects will allow for rest.


Among the few drawbacks of this strain would be its tendency to produce heavy smoke. This can lead to coughing even by veteran smokers. However, it is common for users to say the benefits make the smoke worth it.

Blue Moonshine has been designed to make lives easier from the side effects of medical issues. A strain could not be more perfectly engineered toward that goal.

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