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Cannabis Strain Guide: Zookies

Zookies is a hybrid strain created by crossing  Animal Cookies and Original Glue. This strain gives a focused and slightly energizing psychoactive effect and has a sweet and nutty taste profile. It’s also a 50/50 blend of indica and sativa, giving you both a head and body elevation . The unique profile of the Zookies strain makes it great for relaxing in social interactions. 

Taste and Effects

Appropriately named, Zookies smells like cookies, and has a sweet taste with nutty undertones. Notes of orange, pepper, and sour fruits accompany this earthy-dominant flavor. Zookies parent strains give it a slight diesel taste as well. The medicinal effects of this strain could make it a great pain reliever for those with inflammation, arthritis, muscle spasms, and fibromyalgia. It could also  be helpful for those with depression, as the effects of Zookies are more focused and less sedative. 

Terpenes: The Science Behind Taste

The terpene profile of Zookies has a high percentage of limonene, giving it a citrus taste at about 0.46%. Limonene typically adds a yellow color to the plant and has many stress-relieving abilities. Studies have shown that limonene can potentially add antibacterial and antifungal properties.  It may also aid in many gastric related issues such as gastric reflux and digestive issues. Caryophyllene is the next highest terpene with around 0.36%. Caryophyllene is the terpene behind additions of spice, and it’s great for additional anti-inflammatory effects.  It is a great stress reliever and adds a euphoric feeling to the strain. Linalool is the third highest terpene in Zookies with a percentage of 0.1%. It is known for its relaxing attributes and also contains antiepileptic properties. It adds a floral taste to this terpene and is also found within lavender and birch bark. 

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