Energetic, euphoric, and calm? Sounds like a match made in cannabis heaven. Read on and discover why consumers are falling in love with Wedding Cake terpenes.
It’s just one of those strains that’s love at first sight...or scent. Either way, while it does have a sophisticated dessert-like flavor, it’s primarily loved for its symphony of effects. The Wedding Cake experience is relaxing and euphoric with the perfect amount of giddy energy. None of those effects would be possible, however, if it weren’t for the perfect blend of terpenes.
Before we jump in too deep, we want to remind everyone that our terpenes are cannabis-free and 100% legal. However, we do work very hard to isolate the specific terpene profiles of popular strains so that both cannabis consumers and non-cannabis consumers can enjoy and benefit from them.
We’ll talk a bit about the actual cannabis strain, but we mostly want to highlight the aromatic bouquet created by its unique terpene blend. We see big things for this award-winning strain in 2021, so you don’t want to miss out. Keep reading and discover why consumers are constantly saying YES to Wedding Cake.
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Wedding Cake | Get to Know Your Favorite Strain
We know you’re anxious to tie the knot with this blend, so here’s the short and sweet version of what we’ll be covering today...
- The dominant terpenes of this strain are Beta-Caryophyllene, Limonene, Alpha-Humulene, and Linalool. Together, they create a scent that’s bursting with a sweet and succulent flavor and finished with subtle earthly notes of rustic pepper and cedar.
- By infusing products with this terpene blend, both cannabis and non-cannabis consumers can experience the Wedding Cake effects. The overall experience is uplifting, euphoric, and somehow both calming and energizing all at once. It’s the kind of experience consumers are committed to.
- Cultivation is tricky since both seeds and information on this strain are so hard to come by. If properly grown, however, you should end up with teardrop-shaped buds with green/brown leaves that are interwoven with orange pistils. The trichomes give this bud a sparkling coat that’s sticky and reminiscent of sugar cookies. Yum!
Wedding Cake Terpene Profile
Terpenes are the aromatic compounds that give most plants their unique scent and flavor. Together, the isolates in this particular blend create a flavor that’s subtle and dessert-like. It perfectly combines the satisfying sweetness of cookies with a hint of tangy fruit. However, it’s the sophisticated finish of rustic pepper and cedar that truly elevates this strain.
If you’re like us, you’re dying to know more about the makeup of this particular terpene blend. For Wedding Cake, the dominant terpenes are Beta-Caryophyllene, Limonene, Alpha-Humulene, and Linalool.
With a name like Wedding Cake, you might assume its most plentiful terpene would be something sweet. However, spicy beta-caryophyllene makes up over thirty percent of this blend. You can find this terpene in black pepper, hops, caraway, and a variety of other spices and herbs. What really makes beta-caryophyllene special, however, is its structure. Its unique shape lets it bind easily to CB2 receptors. That ability is part of what makes its effects (anti-inflammatory, analgesic, mood elevation, etc.) so incredibly powerful.
Limonene, on the other hand, is all about that high vibing energy. Remember earlier when we said this strain promoted a “giddy energy?” Well, a big part of that effect comes from limonene. You’re probably familiar with its citrus-forward aroma since it’s commonly found in fruits like lemons, limes, and oranges. While it’s also a powerful anti-inflammatory, it’s particularly popular in aromatherapy products for its anti-stress and mood-elevating properties.
If you enjoy a nice hoppy beer every once in a while, you’re already familiar with the scent of Alpha-humulene (aka alpha-caryophyllene). Found in plants like hops, coriander, and sage, this isolate has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. It’s linalool, however, that provides calming and relaxing effects for this blend. The sedative effects of linalool are well documented, but it’s also an analgesic and anxiolytic. Its uniquely floral aroma lends Wedding Cake those sweet, delicate notes.
The full terpene profile of Wedding Cake is made up of more than thirty isolates, but it’s these four that have the biggest influence on the overall aroma, flavor, and experience.
The Wedding Cake Effect
In 2018, this strain took 1st place at the SoCal Cannabis Cup for Best Hybrid Flower and 1st place for Best Indica in Amsterdam. More recently, Weedmaps listed it as a strain to watch in 2021 saying it may have “the same potential as OG Kush and GSC, in terms of becoming the hybrid of its generation.” Obviously, it’s no secret that this strain is powerful, popular, and pretty unforgettable.
Today, however, even non-cannabis consumers can experience Wedding Cake effects by using products infused with its terpene blend. Don’t get us wrong, it’s still pretty mind-blowing in cannabis products. But the ability to infuse everyday products with terpenes means everyone can experience the Wedding Cake effects.
Lovers of this strain say it promotes relaxation and euphoria. This is good news for those with anxiety looking to unwind without the “couch-lock” effect of some sedatives. Combined with other traditional sleep-aid ingredients, however, and you have the perfect recipe for a restful night’s sleep. On the other hand, adding Wedding Cake terpenes to energizing products will give consumers a mood-elevating experience they’re sure to come back for again and again.
Wedding Cake is also particularly useful for chronic pain. The actual cannabis strain has a high THC content (over 25%) but even without cannabinoids, this blend may provide temporary relief for musculoskeletal or neurological pain.
Wedding Cake Cultivation
Sadly, Wedding Cake seeds are pretty hard to come by. If you can get your hands on a cutting from a mature plant, however, you still have the option of cloning. Precise growing information is also pretty rare though, so novice growers who need step-by-step instructions may want to steer clear.
Considering its hybrid nature, it’s believed that Wedding Cake is best grown indoors where the environment can be carefully monitored and controlled. Experienced growers could probably get away with an outdoor operation, but only in climates that are warm, humid, and that stay around 70 degrees Fahrenheit.
There’s some debate about its precise lineage. Some say it’s a cross between Cherry Pie and GSC, while others say it’s a cross between Triangle Kush and Animal Mints. Either way, if GSC is somewhere in its genetics, it’s possible that Wedding Cake has inherited some of the mold resistance that’s characteristic of that phenotype. Since it’s difficult to verify that information, however, it’s still a good idea to keep a close eye on these plants. Supposedly, this strain flowers somewhere between seven and nine weeks and yields somewhere around twenty ounces for each square meter.
If properly grown, the buds will look as sweet as their namesake. Typical of more Indica bud structures, Wedding Cake buds are dense and teardrop-shaped. The green/brown leaves are interwoven with orange pistils and the trichomes give it a sparkling coat reminiscent of sugar cookies. Its coloring is part of the reason other parts of the world call this strain “pink cookies” or even “birthday cake.” No matter what you call it though, this strain is definitely a treat.
Treat Yourself To A Slice Of Wedding Cake Terpenes
Regardless of whether you want to try this blend in cannabis or non-cannabis products, Wedding Cake is a blend that consumers stay committed to. It provides the perfect mixture of effects that’ll relax you while boosting your mood and energy. We don’t know about you, but that sounds like the perfect fit to us.Contact us today to talk about adding this blend to your products and let us know about your Wedding Cake experiences on our Instagram! Try it out for yourself and you’ll quickly see why this blend has people so excited.