Northern Lights #5 is not only an award winning strain, but it has been well received and has managed to become immensely popular amongst the masses. It is a true indica blended strain. Dues to its high THC levels, it manages to slam the body into a numbing but equally wonderful lazy mode. Northern Lights #5 looks ordinary and is medium green in color with orange hairs surrounding it. It smells sweet, piney and tangy. It tastes just the same as it smells, but first time smokers are advised to stay clear of it. It is known to be a one hit wonder and the high is overwhelming. It is enough to knock you out for hours. However, you will feel happy and will realize a sense of well-being. For experienced users, it can even instill a sense of creativity all the while increasing focus and concentration. It is true that the strain does have its drawbacks. Paranoia, anxiety and dizziness can occur if this strain is smoked in high doses. Northern Lights #5 is a pure sedative strain.