The high from the Chemdawg Shatter strain hits quickly, sometimes before users have had a chance to finish appreciating its distinctive diesel aroma. Smokers may experience a sharpening of the senses and an increased hyper-awareness of their surroundings. This initially disorienting head high becomes more productively cerebral and introspective in the right set and setting.
The Chemdawg strain can lend itself to exuberant conversation. Its ability to amplify sensory experiences also makes it particularly good for creative endeavors. Many users report a palpable sense of physical relaxation — although nothing near couchlock — leading to some speculation that Chemdawg Shatter has some indica in its genetics as well. Chemdawg Shatter strong cerebral high has made it valuable in treating some of the symptoms associated with stress, anxiety, and even PTSD.
Some fans of the strain describe relief from chronic pain and migraines as well. Because of its potency and mental focus, Chemdawg Shatter has the potential to trigger the kind of manic, recursive thinking that can lead to paranoia. As such, even users with a high tolerance for THC are advised to moderate their intake accordingly.