The Purple Lightning is a Sativa-dominant hybrid bred by the BC Bud Seed Company back in 1995.
This variety smells mildly like citrus fruits which is common especially among Sativas.
Flavor and Effects of Purple Lightning
The flavor is not too distinct but is said to be sweet with a refreshing tang of citrus fruits
Just as its name implies, it can strike hard and fast like a bolt of lightning. The THC-high kush is not meant for those new to marijuana use.
Purple Lightning can induce intense euphoria, energize the body and helps focus the mind. You can expect giggles and stress relief which makes it great for socializing. Over time, it gets you feeling relaxed and pleasantly sedated.
Medical Benefits of Purple Lightning
The strain has its medicinal uses making it beneficial for patients having depression, anxiety, neuropathy, bipolar disorders and eating disorders.
Other benefits include alleviating stress, loss of appetite, chronic pain and nausea.
Negative Effects of Purple Lightning
As its THC levels can go as high as 20%, inhaling the stuff can be quite dehydrating to its users.
You should expect cases of dry eyes and dry mouth. Some users might also experience the discomfort of having cotton mouth.
Growing Purple Lightning
Follow the plant requirements from your selling breeders. Make sure to water the soil only when it is dry. Observe its physical traits to see if you’re on the right track.
The foliage of Purple Lightning is mainly made of bright green buds with lots of trichomes. The crop is best grown indoors where you can maximize its yield.