Acapulco Gold Shatter by Phyto Extractions is a famous sativa dominant hybrid that provides a powerful head high with a soothing body high that can least at least two hours. Acapulco Gold is known for the golden hue of its green hairs on its golden buds. This old strain is said to produce up to 26% THC and provides a powerful cerebral high that can raise one’s mood, but not overpowering feelings of happiness.
Instead of just a complete cerebral high, this strain mixes with a calm body high for a relaxing experience. Users may experience dry mouth and eyes as well as headaches from using the strain.Its orange hairs resemble a gold nugget, with gold, green, and brown colors of resin collecting on the buds. An aroma of burnt toffee lingers when the bud is broken up
Sufferers of disorders such as General Anxiety Disorder or PTSD use this strain to find relief from stress and anxiety. Those dealing with depression use it to lift their mood. The body high can also relieve chronic aches and pains.
It has a distinct earthy flavor and aroma, with a taste of chestnut and tealeaves. As with most strains, the most likely adverse effects are dry eyes and dry mouth. Paranoia and dizziness are also possible but less common. Acapulco Gold Shatter is most popular in the Western United States, the Upper Midwest, and the desert Southwest. It often costs more than other strains because of its potency and the beautiful gold-tinged appearance of its bud.