Rumour has it that Chemo’s beginnings stretch back to the 1970s in Canada where this heavy Indica was allegedly developed to treat the side effects of chemotherapy. Another name for this strain is “UBC Chemo” in reference to the university in which Chemo is said to have been conceived. Chemo’s genetics is carried on by Jordan of the Islands, whose rendition is best known for its subtle woody aroma and potent medicinal effects perfect for patients treating nausea, appetite loss, pain, and sleeplessness. Check out this strain’s reviews on Leafly.
UBC Chemo is incredibly strong, enough to knock you out with continuous use. As for the effects, it will leave you light headed. Considering its potent high, you may be tempted to overdo it at times. The strain will give you the munchies in no time, which is perfect for patients suffering from a loss appetite. Additionally, it has also been used by patients suffering from panic attacks and paranoia.
Appearance & Aroma
The buds of UBC Chemo look like hash plant – dense medium sized buds frosted with trichomes and dark green in color with hues of purple. As for the aroma, it is earthy and smells like crystals at the same time. Even though it tastes just like it smells, it is not extraordinary. The pure indica strain is one of a kind. It is completely different from what you may have imagined it to be.
UBC Chemo FAQs
Have you ever wondered what the UBC Chemo strain is? UBC Chemo is a popular cannabis strain for its calming and soothing effects. Origins of the strain are unknown, but it is widely believed that UBC Chemo was developed as early as the 1970s as a supplemental treatment to reduce the side effects of chemotherapy for cancer patients undergoing treatment.
The G13 cannabis strain goes by numerous different names, including G-13, G Thirteen, and Government Indica Strain 1. It is an Indica dominant cannabis strain that produces a high with notable happy and relaxing effects. This strain has a natural taste and aroma and is something of an urban legend, with the creators of the strain and its genetics being unclear.
The Death Bubba cannabis strain was developed by crossing Bubba Kush cannabis with the Death Star strain, producing a highly popular cannabis strain that’s incredibly pungent and potent. The strain’s effects are semi-sedative and strong. The strain generally features between 25% and 27% THC content, and the effects can be incredibly strong – so be careful not to use too much of this strain!
Pretty strong Indica, sort of tastes and smells like a mix between pink kush and MK Ultra.
beautiful looking flower especially with the purple on the buds. perfect moisture level too despite it being in the mail for 3 days. this one always gets the job done for me in my experience. shout out to david suzuki for creating this treasure.
Denise Runions –
Had the Best sleep after smoking this!
Really enjoy this at bed time. Puts my mind at rest. Good alternative to sedatives
Paula Harvey –
Strong indica, great for bedtime and calming racing thoughts
Out of the AAA bunch, UBC Chemo is the top dawg. Gets you on cloud 9 and then knocks you out.
This strain is powerful! Only recommend this one at night lol Smells and looks amazing, and not too harsh either.
Amazing smell taste and high. Didn’t make me as tired as I thought but took all my pain away solid smoke in a joint nice white ash. Thanks herb center!