Romulan is indeed named after the fictional Star Trek race due to the fact that users are said to have similar facial features as the Romulans after smoking this strain. It is a pure indica with upwards of 20% THC content. Due to its strong indica nature, Romulan has been known to glue users to the couch and is not recommended for early day consumption or before high productivity periods. Romulan is a former Cannabis Cup winner and is recommended for consumption for experienced smokers or those with severe ailments only.
Due to the heavy nature of Romulan, it is very popular among medical marijuana patients as a proven and effective indica. Similar to other indicas, it is effective for treating spasms, chronic pain due to nerve damage, depression, PTSD, general stress, depression, and insomnia. Romulan has proven to be most effective late at night or in periods of low productivity due to its leveling effects. As far as indicas are concerned, Romulan is among the heavier hitters. It has a citrus, sweet and woody flavor and is well known to incite hunger. It has an excessive amount of trichomes with varying shades of green.