Top OG Strains

Top OG strains

OG strains are known for their potency, delicious aromas, and long-lasting effects. There are many OG strains to choose from. Read to learn the top OG strains and their benefits.

Top OG Strains

OG strains are a family of cannabis types, similar to Kush varieties.  Although many people think OG stands for “original gangster,” in reality it means “ocean grown.” Most of these are California strains and grown by the Pacific Ocean.

These mostly hybrid strains are powerful with high THC content. Many OG strains have between 20-25% THC. Due to their potency, OG strains have many medical and recreational benefits. 


Top OG strain effects

The top OG strains are known for their effects. They tend to be cerebral, uplifting, and euphoric. People who want to add a spark of creativity might also enjoy these strains. For medical users, these strains are effective at treating symptoms of severe conditions like cancer and chronic pain. 

Here are our 5 top OG strain picks:


OG Kush

OG Kush is the grandfather of thousands of cannabis strains. It’s also part of the Kush and OG family. This indica-dominant hybrid (75/25) has very high THC levels, typically ranging between 20-26%. Its parent strains are Hindu Kush and Chemdawg. OG Kush is one of the most popular medical strains available. After use, people report feeling sociable, hungry, and giggly. This strain is ideal for headaches, appetite loss, and nausea, Additionally, it helps with depression, mood swings, ADHD, and anxiety. This strain is also known for treating symptoms of more severe ailments like cancer. 


Skywalker OG

This indica-dominant hybrid (85/15) is a euphoric strain. It’s not for beginners, as it has 20-25% THC and 2% CBD. This strain is the offspring of Skywalker and OG Kush. As a result, it provides hours of happiness and relaxation. Some people experience couch lock. Many people use this strain to treat pain, insomnia, and migraines. Others use Skywalker OG for their arthritis, muscle spasms, and PTSD. This strain is best enjoyed at bedtime as it is likely to lull you to sleep.


Ghost OG

Ghost OG is an indica dominant strain (70/30) with famous parent strains, Afghani and OG Kush. These ancient strains made a powerful hybrid that people enjoy. Ghost OG has both mind and body effects. Be prepared for a warm body buzz and a deeply calming cerebral high. Those that use Ghost OG report feeling happy, pain-free, and relaxed. This strain can be used for depression, loss of appetite, and autoimmune disorders. Those with more severe pain, such as fibromyalgia, will also benefit. Ask for Ghost OG next time you order cannabis for these conditions.


Larry OG

This California strain is one of the top OG strains, as it is a perfectly balanced indica-dominant hybrid (50/50). Larry OG has 20-26% THC and 5% CBD. It’s the result of crossing OG Kush and SFV OG. This OG strain is unique because of its high CBD level. It makes people feel euphoric, hungry, relaxed, and happy. Some people also report feeling a boost of energy. Larry OG is used to increase appetite or treat injuries such as back pain. Similarly, it’s effective for those with fibromyalgia, ADHD, and PTSD. This is one of the best medical strains available.


Fire OG

Fire OG is one of the most potent OG strains. It’s an indica dominant hybrid (70/30) that contains 20-25% THC. This strain also has low CBD. It was created by crossing OG Kush and SFV OG. It has euphoric and long-lasting effects. Due to its potency, this is not a strain for beginners. After use, people report feeling euphoric, happy, and completely at peace. Some people also experience an increase in creativity. However, it can also help others fall asleep. Try this strain for chronic pain, insomnia, and neuropathy. Additionally, it can relieve nausea, migraines, PTSD, and anxiety. 


There are many top OG strains—too many to list here. Other notable OG strains include Bubba OG Kush, SFV OG, and Tahoe OG. These are excellent strains to relieve medical problems and release stress. 


JANE Dispensary has two dispensary locations that can help you with all your cannabis needs. We are an online dispensary that offers in-store pickup and delivery options. Check out our Santa Rosa Dispensary and our Cotati Dispensary.

JANE’s cannabis consultants are available to answer any questions about the top OG strains, and the best products for you. Please reach out to us with any questions. 


This article is meant for informational purposes. It’s not intended as medical advice. Please consult your doctor.


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Sources:, Bistro Grace, High Times, Weedmaps, Where’s Weed, Wikileaf