Strain Name: Durban Poison
Nose: AAAA – sweet, earthy, pine
Taste: AAAA – earthy, piney
Burn: AAAA – Appears to be well flushed.
Visual: AAAA – Small to large, fairly dense buds that are trimmed and covered in orange pistils. Stem snaps, product is dried properly
Info: This sativa strain comes from the South African port city of Durban. It is popular for its sweet smell and energetic, uplifting effects. Durban Poison a great daytime strain helping you stay creative and productive. Good for depression, stress, fatigue, pain and headaches.
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Durban Poison Sativa
Named for its origins in the South African city of Durban, Durban Poison Sativa has been called the “espresso” of cannabis. It has gained this reputation thanks to it’s quick, potent, and energizing effects. Durban Poison tends to have dense and compact buds much like indica, but their shape has more in common with sativas. They are more sticky than most cannabis thanks to a thick coating of trichomes. The abundance of trichomes means significantly increased thc levels which range from 15-25% making Durban Poison very potent.
The Durban Poison strain of cannabis has an earthy but dank smell to it. When it is burned and inhaled, it comes on as earthy and sweet. Some people notice a hint of licorice on the inhale. The exhale is sticky pine with very thick smoke.
This cannabis strain has a powerful energizing effect that comes on almost immediately after ingesting the cannabis. This energizing effect is perfect for boosting productivity. It has also been shown to counteract depression and create an uplifting and positive feeling that increases productivity even more. Additional positive effects include happiness, focus, and euphoria. Durban Poison has also shown the ability to reduce fatigue, stress, pain, and even reduce appetite.
This strain of cannabis can be used to create and sustain a high level of focused activity. For that reason, it is definitely for daytime use or prolonged nighttime activities. These effects are almost entirely mental rather than physical so they don’t create heavy body feelings, and they often make people thoughtful. The level of focus can sometimes become intense, leading to a sense of overcharge where users begin to feel a bit jittery. It can cause people to feel like they are racing.
The adverse side effects of Durban Poison are quite tame compared to the positives. The most prominent being dry mouth followed by reasonably low levels of dry eyes. Some minimal occurrences of anxiety and paranoia come up, and the odd jittery overcharged feeling can affect social interactions, but these are rare. Altogether, the side effects are far more positive than negative compared to most strains of cannabis and present some unique advantages as well.
Durban Poison is a well-adapted strain that is known for being hardy and durable. It can be grown in several environments and is easy to harvest and cultivate. This strain also grows to be very tall and matures quickly.
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