Durban Poison Strain
Durban Poison strain originates from the city of Durban in South Africa. It is known as a pure sativa strain. South African Durban Poison was introduce first into California and Amsterdam and became an instant hit. There are many variations of Durban Poison as many growers have created many different clones. However, these clones are known to maintain the pure sativa characteristics of the original.
Durban Poison strain does not lead to lethargy or sluggish in users. Rather it has an energizing effect on the human body. It helps in clearing mental fog, uplifts our mood and energy, and increases your concentration and focus. Many users also report increased sociability and creativity. This strain is popular among users who are into outdoor activities or anyone who needs an energy boost for a long day. This strain is also perfect for social settings as it does not produce a couch-locking effect and increases sociability. THC content can be as high as 25% in some cases but usually averages around 18%. Another great feature of this strain is the absence of or minuscule burnout in many users.
Many patients use this particular strain to treat a variety of conditions such as:
- Anxiety and depression due to its uplifting effects
- Alleviating chronic pain
Side effects include dry mouth, dry eyes, and possibly a low chance of anxiety due to its cerebral high.
Appearance, Aroma, and Taste
Durban Poison has long dark green leaves and orange pistils. Buds of this strain are usually medium to large in size and quite frosted with trichomes. Also, they have a compact and dense structure.
Durban Poison’s aroma is mainly known for its distinct blend of scents. Users will pick up an earthy and pine-like scent with an undertone of sweetness. The smoke of is said to have a tangy taste along with a few earthy notes and spice.