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Our Amnesia Haze strain review covers everything you need to know about this Amsterdam coffee shop staple. Learn about this strains' chemical profile, lineage, aroma, effects, and growing tips.

As a sativa-dominant strain, this is the perfect stress-reliever for medical and recreational users. The citrus aroma and fruity flavors are unforgettable. True to its name, Amnesia Haze can cause some cerebral haziness.

What Is the Amnesia Haze Strain?

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Amnesia Haze Strain Review

Amnesia Haze is an energizing marijuana strain that can instantly lift anyone’s spirits. Experience an invigorating and productive high when consuming this potent sativa-dominant hybrid.

With genetics from multiple landrace strains, this strain is a must-try.

Amnesia Haze’s THC percentage ranges from 16 to 20 percent. It’s also known for its trace amounts of minor cannabinoids such as CBG, CBC, and THCV, which can enhance the the weed strain’s effects.

Average THC Level: 19.5 percent

Average CBG Level: 1 percent

Average CBC Level: <1 percent

Average THCV Level: <1 percent

Strain Type: Sativa

Genetics: Afghani x Hawaiian x Cambodian x Thai x Jamaican x Laotian

Breeder: Soma Seeds

Terpenes: Myrcene, Caryophyllene, Limonene, Humulene

Awards: 1st Place – Cannabis Cup 2004, 1st Place – Sativa Cup 2012

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Amnesia Haze Genetics

Amnesia Haze’s lineage can be traced back to Jamaican, Afghani, Hawaiian, and South Asian landrace strains. Amsterdam-based MSNL combined a number of these powerful and resilient landrace strains to produce a high-yielding plant with tons of aroma and flavor.

According to Soma Seeds, the Amnesia Haze cannabis strain is a complex cross between Thai sticks, Cambodian and Laotian genetics, Jamaican Haze, and Afghani-Hawaiian genetics.


Enjoy Amnesia Haze’s bright and lemony flavor and subtle sweetness when smoked or vaped. A citrus tang and fruity flavor elevate your euphoric and psychedelic experience.


Amnesia Haze’s distinct fruity, floral, and citrus aroma makes for a pleasant smoking or vaping experience. To temper the sour aroma, it features hints of spice, pine, and cedarwood.

Amnesia Haze’s most common terpenes include the following:

Myrcene is a common terpene among Haze strains, or any marijuana strains, for that matter. Myrcene has a spicy, musky, and earthy scent that you can’t miss.

Caryophyllene is another over-represented terpene in Haze varieties such as Liberty Haze. Caryophyllene has an herbal and spicy scent and boasts anti-inflammatory and anti-anxiety effects.

Limonene is responsible for Amnesia Haze’s distinctive and sharp citrus aroma. Also common in Liberty Haze, limonene is thought to provide stress relief.

Humulene, found in hops and wood, is also common in Liberty Haze and Cannalope Haze strains. Humulene has an herbal aroma and anti-inflammatory characteristics.


Amnesia Haze’s effects elicit a strong and heady buzz that can be meditative and calming in the right situation. For novice users, too much can cause some paranoia and confusion. Its high THC content can have double-edge effects.

In terms of its effects on the body, Amnesia Haze can lead to complete muscle relaxation and slight sedation. It has become a popular strain for sex. Thats why it is used In large doses, Its numbing effects can provide considerable relief for pain and anxiety.

The medical benefits of Amnesia Haze depend on the person, condition, and severity. For many users, this strain has robust and long-lasting effects that can provide relief for mild or severe pain.

Amnesia Haze can also ease tension and provide stress relief for anxious users, but high doses can cause users to become agitated, nervous, and paranoid.

Feelings: Happy, Euphoric, Uplifted, Energetic, Creative

Medical Uses: Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Pain, Fatigue

Amnesia Haze Products: Flower, Cartridge, Live Resin, Shatter, Hash

Amnesia Haze Strain Appearance

Amnesia Haze’s genetics are responsible for this sativa-dominant strain’s unique look. Generally, it grows short and compact and produces fluffy and trichome-covered buds with a foxtail-shape.

This strains' buds have a bright and vibrant hue mixed with long and colorful orange-and-brown pistils.

How to Grow Amnesia Haze Weed Strain

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Amnesia Haze cannabis seeds are available in regular and feminized seed forms from many online seed banks including Soma Seeds.

Growing this strain can be relatively easy if you live in the right environment. Amnesia Haze thrives in regions that remain warm well into the fall due to its long flowering time. Make sure to maintain your temperatures between 70º and 85º F.

Master growers suggest using large pots and to regularly prune the plant for outdoor growing. Experienced growers also suggest foliar spraying the plant with compost tea to reduce the risk of a pest or disease infestation.

Whether inside or outside, Amnesia Haze needs the right level of airflow and ventilation. It is prone to disease and pest problems without the right pest management system in place, especially when grown outdoors.

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Growing Difficulty: Moderate

Plant Height: 30-78 inches

Flowering Period: 3-6 ounces per square foot

Yield: 10-12 weeks

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Gavin is a worldly adventurer and cannabis connoisseur, embarking on journeys that take him to the far corners of the globe to explore and document the varied effects, flavors, and histories of both renowned and lesser-known strains. From the misty high-altitude farms of the Hindu Kush highlands to the vibrant cannabis cafes of Amsterdam, Gavin's quest for knowledge spans continents. A recognized authority in the cannabis industry, he frequently lends his expertise to leading publications such as Cannabis Training University, where his captivating blog articles chronicle his unique experiences with different cannabis strains.

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