Spooky Strains for the Halloween Season

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A yellow and orange-hued forest of cannabis plants lays behind the words “ Spookiest Strains for Halloween + how to make canna-butter/oil.”

Autumn is upon us and with that comes the start of the holiday season. First is Halloween, the spookiest one of all. It is a tradition originating from Samhain, an ancient Celtic festival where people would light bonfires and dress in costumes to ward off ghosts. On this night, it is believed the veil between the living and the dead ceases, and the dead are able to walk amongst the living for the day.

To help celebrate this chilling night, The Source has assembled a list of our spookiest strains and products just for you!


Sour Apple

Sour Apple is an indica-dominant hybrid that impacts both the body and mind. With an uplifting cerebral high at first, one will feel motivated and sociable before the body high hits, locking one to the couch. This is the perfect strain for a night with friends watching a horror movie. Some popular ones we love are Friday the 13th, Halloween, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Chucky, and Scream.

  • Terpenes: Myrcene, Caryophyllene, Limonene
  • Helps Relieve: ADD/ADHD, Anxiety, Chronic Pain, Depression, Inflammation, Insomnia, Sleep Apnea, Loss of Appetite, Migraines, Mood Swings, Stress


Freakshow is a mutation of an unknown sativa flower, perfect for this strange and mischievous holiday! The high is instant, hitting both the body and mind with a tingly sensation felt all over. The mind is uplifted to a euphoric state filled by a creative energy with the physical to match. Enjoy this strain while decorating or making your own Halloween decor!

  • Terpenes: Beta-Myrcene, Alpha-Pinene, Linalool
  • Helps Relieve: Depression, Chronic Pain, Appetite Loss, Nausea, Cramps, Muscle Spasms, Stress

Delicious Candy

Delicious Candy - Cannabis Strain

Delicious Candy is the strain to satisfy your sweet tooth this Halloween! A happy euphoria uplifts the mind into a blissful state, as the body calms, relaxing into a sedative one. Smoke this strain after your kids have gone to bed and it is time to dig into their trick-or-treating stash.

  • Terpenes: Caryophyllene, Limonene, Myrene, Terpinolene, Linalool
  • Helps Relieve: Anorexia, Multiple Sclerosis, Chronic Pain, Inflammation, Depression, PMS, Fibromyalgia, Glaucoma

MAC ‘n’ Jack

MAC ‘n’ Jack is a hybrid strain with a potent high that creeps up on you. The effects take over the mind first, bringing a wave of creativity with it, before traveling down the body, gluing one to their seat. Enjoy this strain while carving a pumpkin and watching a fun Halloween movie! Some of our favorites include Hocus Pocus, The Nightmare Before Christmas, and Beetlejuice!

  • Terpenes: Linalool, Humulene, Terpineol, Caryophyllene
  • Helps Relieve: Anxiety, Chronic Pain, Cramps, Depression, Muscle Spasms, PTSD, Stress

Ghost OG

Ghost OG is the perfect strain for the haunting season. As the effects lift the mind into a happy euphoria, a body buzz can be felt, easing one into a calm and relaxed state. Enjoy this strain with friends while exploring a haunted house. Maybe you’ll see a real ghost!

  • Terpenes: Terpinolene, Myrcene, Pinene, Limonene, Caryophyllene
  • Helps Relieve: Chronic Pain, Anxiety, Insomnia, Muscle Aches, Depression, Stress

Area 41

Area 41 is a balanced hybrid that will get you moving. Expect a burst of energy followed by a powerful cerebral buzz that leaves one feeling euphoric and tingly from head to toe. Smoke this strain before dressing up in costume and heading to a Halloween party for a truly supernatural night! Be careful not to get abducted by any aliens, though.

  • Terpenes: Caryophyllene, Limonene, Linalool
  • Helps Relieve: Depression, Stress, Nausea

Baked Apple Pie Gummies

If you want to celebrate Halloween discreetly, Good Day Farm’s Baked Apple Pie gummies are the perfect solution. These gummies taste just like an apple pie with their sweet, cinnamon-sugar and tart apple flavors! Expect to be uplifted into a happy, giggly state while the body relaxes without the couch-lock. Pop one of these into your mouth before going to a costume party for a deliciously spooky time!

If gummies aren’t your thing and you want to take a stab at making Halloween-themed edibles, below is a step by step guide on how to make canna-butter or canna-oil.


Strawberry Cough

Strawberry Cough is a classic sativa strain known for its fresh strawberry flavor and potent effects. Users can expect an intense head high that energizes and sparks creativity. A delicious strain that easily sends users into a fit of giggles, Strawberry Cough is perfect for a Halloween party with friends or trick-or-treating until the candy runs out.

  • Terpenes: Myrcene, Caryophyllene, Pinene
  • Helps Relieve: Anxiety, Chronic Pain, Depression, Inflammation, Stress

Fifth Dimension

Fifth Dimension is a hybrid strain that leans indica. The high starts off with a heavy cerebral high that relaxes users into a calm and creative state. This strain is a great match for making Halloween crafts or watching a good psychological thriller like The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina and American Horror story.

  • Terpenes: Beta-Caryophyllene, Limonene, Beta-Myrcene
  • Helps Relieve: ADD/ADHD, Anxiety, Chronic Pain, Depression, Inflammation, Insomnia, Appetite Loss, PTSD

Purple Sunset

Purple Sunset is an indica-leaning hybrid that eases users into a balanced high of both the body and mind. This strain provides a calm, uplifting high without sedation. Its medley of citrus, floral, and spice scents is reminiscent of popular Autumn treats making it a perfect compliment to an evening spent reading a book or binging Halloween specials.

  • Terpenes: Myrcene, Linalool, Limonene
  • Helps Relieve: ADD/ADHD, Anxiety, Appetite Loss, Chronic Pain, Depression, Nausea, Stress


Step 1: Pick Your Cannabis Strain

Step 2: Decarb Your Flower or Concentrate

How to decarb flower:

1 - Preheat your oven to 220 degrees Fahrenheit.

2 - Grind up your flower and spread it evenly on a baking sheet covered in aluminum foil.

3 - Place in the oven and bake for 30-40 minutes, stirring halfway through. If the flower is turning brown too quickly or smells like its burning, turn down the temperature of your oven. The cannabis is done when it looks lightly toasted and golden brown.

How to decarb concentrate:

1 - Preheat your oven to 240 degrees Fahrenheit.

2 - Put a piece of parchment paper on a baking sheet, and place the concentrate in the center of the parchment paper.

3 - Place in the oven and bake for 30 minutes. At 30 minutes, take it out and stir out the bubbles. Place back in the oven for another 15 minutes.

4 - After 15 minutes, turn off the oven and crack open the door. Leave in for another 15 minutes.

5 - Take the baking sheet out of the oven and place in the freezer for 2 minutes.

*Don’t have time to decarb and infuse? RSO, dabbable syringes, and full extract canna oil (FECO) are fully decarbed. They can be consumed as is, but are much tastier when prepared as part your favorite treat! These extracts are readily able to be added to any base ingredient such as butter, coconut oil, etc. Heat desired dosage of preferred extract with any base ingredient and stir. Once evenly mixed, it is ready to use.

**Take note: the more flower or concentrate you use, the more potent your edibles will be. To calculate how strong your edibles are, visit this edible dosage calculator.  

Step 3: Choose Your Base Ingredient

When infusing, you can use any type of butter or oil you prefer as your base ingredient, however, coconut oil is ideal for several reasons. Coconut oil is high in saturated fat, which helps bind the THC to the oil, and is a great alternative for users who are lactose intolerant or vegan. It also can help mask the taste of weed and enhance the flavor of your edibles.

Step 4: Time to Infuse

Infusing with flower

1 - Take your decarbed flower and combine it with your base ingredient.

2 - Place the mixture in a double-boiler, slow cooker, or saucepan, and simmer on low for 2-3 hours. Make sure the oil temperature stays between 160-200 degrees Fahrenheit.

3 - When done, strain the infused oil using a mesh strainer or cheesecloth into a clean container.

Infusing with concentrate

1 - Take your decarbed concentrate out of the freezer and place in a pot with your base ingredient.

2 - Heat on low until concentrate is completely dissolved.

3 - Pour into a clean container.

Step 5: Make your edibles!

The hard part is over and it is time to make your edibles! Get creative with it, and try to make some cute and spooky treats. For Halloween treat ideas, check out these ideas on Cannadish.

Step 6: Enjoy your edibles 🤤

Come visit The Source and celebrate spooky season with us! Remember, while we try our hardest to keep everything in stock, some of these strains may be sold out or unavailable. Regardless, our crew is always ready to help. Please ask your budtender for similar options.

Have a frighteningly good Halloween!

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