Girl Scout Cookies Strain: Everything You Should Know

If you’re looking to try the Girl Scout Cookies strain, there are a few things you should probably know. In this article, you’ll get a complete overview of the strain, including effects, appearance, and history.

If you’d like to grow the strain, then you can buy Girl Scout Cookies Seeds here.

It is without doubt a top shelf strain of remarkable potency, having won numerous cannabis cups and awards across the globe, with many considering it to be one of the top 5 strains ever to have been created! Calling it a heavy hitter is probably an understatement.

Origins of the Girl Scout Cookies Strain

Girl Scout Cookies is a popular cannabis strain that is known for its sweet and minty cookie flavours. The strain is rumoured to have been bred in the San Fransisco area and is said to be a cross between the OG Kush and Durban Poison strains, with the addition of some unknown magic. The heritage is anomalous and legendary.

Some in the cannabis breeding community dispute these origins and there have been various claims regarding the creation of Girl Scout Cookies, but none of them have been independently verified so far. One thing is for sure. It is one hell of a kick ass strain which hurtled out of the San Fransisco Bay cannabis breeding community, and has been making waves ever since then.

Girl Scout Cookies quickly gained popularity due to its sweet and minty flavours, as well as its potent effects. The strain quickly became a favourite among cannabis enthusiasts, especially in the Bay Area. Today, GSC is one of the most revered cannabis strains in the world.

Even Sensi Seeds produce their own version of GSC now.

It has also become very popular as a medical strain due to its powerful yet clear headed effects.

Girl Scout Cookies has a THC content that ranges from 15-28%, making it an extremely potent piece of work. GSC is also well known for creating the “munchies” effect, which can be really helpful for those who are struggling with appetite issues.

Appearance, Aroma and Effects

Girl Scout Cookies is one of the most popular cannabis strains on the market. Its unique appearance and aroma have made it very popular among smokers and growers alike. But what exactly makes this strain so special?

The appearance of Girl Scout Cookies is one of its most defining features. The buds are normally quite large and dense, with a deep green colour and a frosty coating of trichomes. The aroma is also quite unique, with strong notes of lemon, cookies, and mint.

When it comes to the effects, Girl Scout Cookies is known for its powerful cerebral high. This is a great choice for experienced smokers looking for a euphoric and uplifting experience.

The strain is also known for its ability to relieve pain and stress, making it a popular choice for medical cannabis patients. Some side effects reported include dry mouth and eyes, paranoia and anxiety.

Trying Girl Scout Cookies grown from seed

I was lucky enough to try an apparently accurate representation of GSC in autoflowering format, a plant that was a joy to grow. The incredible buds created some of the strongest effects I have encountered in any cannabis autoflower – or feminized strain.

The high was incredibly powerful and can only really be described as a ‘Cosmic Indica’ in that it plunges you into a an utterly different and glorious universe for a short period of time. Without a doubt one of the strongest ‘Indicas’ I have ever been lucky enough to try. It was certainly not couch lock material though, thankfully and despite being transported to another reality we could still function.

The effects were long lasting too. After my mate and I smoked the very tasty blunt, we were pleasantly surprised to discover that there was an ice cream shop nearby, happy days. This made for an extremely memorable smoke that everybody should try at least once, without a doubt.


It is probably worth mentioning that the strain name ‘Girl Scout Cookies’ has put a few noses out of joint in the girl scouting community in the US. This was as a result of an enterprising young girl scout (Danielle Lei) setting up a cookie stall directly outside a cannabis dispensary. A girl scout selling Girl Scout Cookies outside a dispensary where you can buy Girl Scout Cookies. You have to admire the entrepreneurship.

Not wanting their good name associated with a champion cannabis strain is not completely surprising, and could in theory create some confusing situations for younger people seeking said cookies. It is for this reason that in most dispensaries the strain will simply be referred to as ‘GSC’. So now you know.