Northern Lights #5 Strain is a cannabis indica dominant hybrid which was bred mainly for high potency in early 1980s. Among the eleven northern lights marijuana plants numbered #1 through #11, the NL # 5 is considered as the most potent cannabis indica available in the market. This is strain is produced by crossing a Highland Thai marijuana strain with Landrace Afghan marijuana strain.
The pungent herbal blueberry musk with strong tones of pine oil with a slight sweet skunky aroma of this strain produce pleasant sweet, deep berry hash like with expansive smoke. The smoke of this strain increases the levels of flavor with a longer inhale. Most of the dispensaries use them as an effective medication for patients suffering from chronic pain insomnia, migraines, anxiety, panic disorders, PTSD, social disorders, hepatitis, nausea, arthritis, complications of chemotherapy, lack of appetite, HIV/AIDS and stomach disorders.