Mendocino Purps is a legendary strain, originally rated in the Top Ten list of High Times’ Strains of the year in 2007. Originally a clone-only strain from Mendocino County, California, this heavy indica-leaning hybrid has made its way around the continent thanks to BC Bud Depot. The genetic origins of this strain is a mystery but many believe that one of its parents is an original pure USA indica. This strain is very popular for its medicinal properties as well as high THC content.
Inexperienced users will want to proceed with caution when handling this strain. The average THC levels have been tested to be a high of 22%, which is quite powerful. We highly recommend this strain of evening or before bed use. It is known to induce powerful drowsiness and laziness in many users. Being a fairly balanced hybrid, the heavy relaxation effects are coupled with a euphoric head high as well. Users will experience a bout of happiness and feel uplifted after smoking. Some users also report bursts of creativity and hunger, therefore we recommend planning an activity or preparing a good meal. Furthermore, this strain has great medicinal properties. The numbing body high eases away any pains and aches users may be experiencing while the mood elevating effects provide relief from stress and anxiety.
Mendocino Purps is great for treating conditions such as:
- Loss of appetite
Dry mouth and dry eyes are a common side effect of this strain. Inexperienced users may experience dizziness or headaches from its high THC content.
Appearance, Aroma, and Taste
Being a purple strain, Mendocino Purps displays vibrant purple colours coupled with a dark green tint and orange pistils. The buds give a frosted look due to the thick THC crystals and the dark purple contrast. The aroma is defined by a sweet caramel with hints of earthiness, pine-like, and hints of grape. Many describe the taste to be nutty with blends of berry and coffee which is sure to delight you.