- 1 What is Grease Monkey Strain?
- 2 Background and Lineage
- 3 Types of High
- 4 Medical Benefits
- 5 Adverse Effects
- 6 Growing Grease Monkey Strain
- 7 Quick Reference Guide – Grease Monkey Strain
- 8 Concentration and Potency
- 9 Effects
- 10 Cultivation & Yield Capabilities
What is Grease Monkey Strain?
Grease Monkey strain is an Indica dominant hybrid marijuana strain. If you are a big fan of GG4 strain and its couch locking effect but prefer a bit of mental focus, then you will love this strain. Grease monkey is ideal for both recreational and medicinal use.
Even it is not as popular as its famous parents, but slowly and surely Grease monkey is making its place among the cannabis lovers around the world because of its range of blissful effects.
Background and Lineage
Grease Monkey was originally invented by one of the famous breeders, none other than Exotic Genetix, who brought legendary hybrid strains such as Starfighter and Kimbo Kush.
Exotic Genetix combined two incredible strains GG4 and Cookies & Cream, to create THC heavy, extra potent Grease monkey. The THC content of Grease monkey can be anywhere from 16% to 30% and the ration of Indica and Sativa is 73%/30%..
Grease monkey inherited its unique profile from its parents. One of the parents, GG4, aka Gorilla Glue 4, is also a hybrid strain that is Indica heavy. You can see a lot of similarities between these two strains. They both produce chunky nugs that are covered in frosty trichomes and paralyzing couch-locking effects.
The other parent, Cookies & Cream, which is also grown by Exotic Genetix is a descendant of an all-time popular Girl Scout Cookies strain. Cookies and Cream has a balanced 50%/50% Indica and Sativa ratio that gives you a sleepy high and relaxes your body and mind.
Types of High
Grease monkey is a slow kicker. The effects kick in slowly. Remember that otherwise, if you take more than your body can handle, it will put you in a state of total body paralysis.
It puts your body into a calm state, but you stay focused as well. You will feel a discrete pressure in your neck and face before the sensation spreads throughout your body and releases tranquil energy that calms and relaxes your body and mind.
With your body incapacitated and your head drenched in a relaxed bliss, it takes your mind away from the discomforts of daily life.
The effects last for a while. Once the high wears off, the Indica side of Grease monkey takes over and pin you down in one place, Perfect for passive activities like watching tv or having a conversation with your mates.
If you take it in a higher dose, it will put you into a deep sleep. It is an excellent choice for morning or daytime use if you take it in a moderate dose as it provides an uplifting physical and mental high.
Besides recreational uses, Grease monkey strain has some genetic qualities that are very helpful for medical marijuana patients to manage various conditions.
The sedative effects of this strain may help improve sleep disorders, such as insomnia. It can also improve sleep by reducing pain that may occur. 
It may also temporarily help relieve all kinds of pain, such as headaches, migraines, and inflammation in the body. It may help treat conditions that cause chronic pain, such as arthritis, fibromyalgia, and endometriosis.
Because of its anti-inflammatory effect, patients being treated with chemotherapy may benefit from using it to reduce side effects such as nausea and vomiting. 
Loss of appetite
The high THC content of Grease monkey can boost appetite. You will not only feel hungrier, but the food tastes better because THC enhances the sensory system by making engaging the taste buds.
Grease monkey strain is a great stress reliever for patients with symptoms of mild to moderate stress and depression.
Grease monkey has a notorious reputation for its out of control’ Mind race’. So, it’s not an ideal strain for patients who are prone to panic and anxiety.
If you are a new user, manage your does and take it in a small amount and increase if necessary.
Like other hybrid marijuana strains, Grease monkey can cause a sense of feeling dehydrated, making your mouth feel dry. You may also feel that your eyes are dry and itchy.
Some patients also reported that they felt dizzy after smoking the strain.
Growing Grease Monkey Strain
If you are thinking about growing this strain by yourself, you can get the seeds online from the breeder’s (Exotic Genetix) website.
The strain can be grown both indoors and outdoors. The plants have strong disease resistance. They can stand up against viruses, molds, mildews, bacteria, and fungus. It is not a tough strain to grow, but it will require a certain level of maintenance to grow this strain to its full potential.
So if you are a new grower, you may want to practice with some easier strains before trying Grease monkey.
This strain can grow well indoors if you can provide the right climate.
The plant has a very potent skunky and bitter smell. If you want to keep your operation discreet, make sure you have a proper ventilation system and a good exhaust fan to get rid of that smell.
The plant can grow anywhere from 4-5 feet in height, depending on the available space. You will need to trim and prune your plants regularly to manage the growth efficiently.
Grease Monkey has a relatively short flowering time of only 8 to 9 weeks. If grown well, it can yield as much as 18 ounces per square meter, making it well worth the effort.
Grease monkey offers a slightly higher yield when grown outdoors. Outdoors, the plants will require dry, sunny, weather, and consistent humid temperatures ranging between 72-80 degrees Fahrenheit.
So, find a place outside that gets a lot of sunlight and has good, dry air, and away from pests. You can use a mix of organic fertilizer and organic soil.
If you have the perfect outdoor environment, you can get a high yield of 21 ounces per plant and flowers in October.
Quick Reference Guide – Grease Monkey Strain
Hybrid Indica Dominant
Cookies and Cream x GG4
The medium size nugs look super frosty and hairy like its parent Cookies and cream strain. It is more white than green on the outside. Aesthetically Grease money strain is one of the best-looking buds out there. It has that great bag appeal.
It has the skunky, sweet, earthy, and very pungent smell.
It has a sweet earthy flavor to it, more like distinct vanilla with the clashing flavor of mild gasoline.
Preferred Consumption Time
Preferred Consumption Method
- Mendo Breathe
- Platinum Kush
- Platinum Bubba Kush
Concentration and Potency
|Indica/Sativa Percentage||70%: 30%|
|THC Percentage||25% – 27%|
|CBD Percentage||< 1%|
|Effects||Euphoria, Happy, Hungry, Relaxing, Sleepy|
|Duration of Effects||3 hours|
- Relaxed (80%)
- Euphoric (55%)
- Happy (55%)
- Sleepy (40%)
- Uplifted (35%)
- Stress (30%)
- Anxiety (27%)
- Depression (20%)
- Pain (28%)
- Insomnia (22%)
- Dry mouth (25%)
- Dry eyes (10%)
- Dizzy (4%)
- Headache (1%)
- Anxious (3%)
Cultivation & Yield Capabilities
|Flower Develop||8 – 9 weeks indoors|
|Plant Height||4 – 6 feet|
|Indoor Yield||18 oz per square meter|
|Outdoor Yield||21 oz per plant|