Pura Vida is a cross between LA Pure Kush and Appalachia. Bred by Bodhi Seeds, it is a super rare indica hybrid with a high THC level. It has small bulbous light green buds, and neon green leaves with stark red pistils. It is coated with dense amber trichomes. Medium-sized colas grow from this strain and spiral up branches while growing. It has a fragrance of the earth, musky pine, and woody menthol mixed with fresh cream, lemons, and harsh chemicals. Fresh flowers have a more chemical sting to the nose, and dried ones have a more skunky lemon aroma.
Flavor and Effects of Pura Vida
Pura Vida produces a rich, thick smoke of unique musk, earth and menthol flavor. It is a potent indica leaning strain that delivers a long-lasting gradually increasing high and a tingling sensation in your neck and back. You will feel euphoric, happy and uplifted. At the same time, relaxation will take over your whole body. Sleepiness will empower you and will bring about a worry-free state of couch-lock.
Its effects last for hours. You will feel numbness all over your body. You will be less aware of your surroundings. It is best consumed during nighttime or before sleep. This strain is recommended for experienced users only as it has THC levels of up to 30% that require high tolerance to the strain.
Medical Benefits of Pura Vida
Pura Vida can aid in medical conditions such as pain, stress, anxiety, depression, muscle spasms, tremors, and insomnia. It will let you forget your problems for a day and release all the unwanted tension in your body.
Negative Effects of Pura Vida.
Marijuana-induced dehydration is common to the tokers of cannabis. You may experience cottonmouth and dry, itchy eyes. As an easy cure, you have down on a few glasses of water than your usual intake. An eye moisturizer to soothe the eyes can also come in handy.
Additionally, dizziness, along with anxiety, can happen. Headaches may also come and go. First-timers usually experience this due to low tolerance to the strain. This is normal and goes away after some time. Just be mindful of your doses and only smoke what you can take.
Growing Pura Vida
Pura Vida grows both indoors and outdoors. It grows tall and might need trimming from time to time to even it out. Flowering comes after 9 weeks of waiting. It produces an above-average yield. In taking care of the plant, remember these pointers. Remove away dead parts for light and air to circulate freely. Choose high-quality organic soil for planting. Feed it with proper nutrients. Do not expose it to extreme temperatures. Watch out for mold and mildew, as well as parasites that may ravage the plant.