Mandarin Dream is an indica dominant hybrid strain that is a cross between Stormtrooper #2 and Mandarin Sunset. It is a creation of Ethos Genetics. The appearance is typical of common indica strains with large dense buds in jungle green hues. It is not clear the exact ratios of indica/sativa, but given the balanced effects it probably has 60% indica and 40% sativa, or 55%/45%.
When Mandarin Dreams hits the brain it will create a warm and fuzzy feeling of euphoria that is great for a lazy afternoon or an evening stroll. The body hit is the kind to relax you entirely without giving a couch lock. Patients suffering from stress or anxiety can make use of this effect as they will be in a position to let go off troubling thoughts and unwind. It is not recommended to take Mandarin Dream in the morning, especially when you are planning to accomplish physically straining activities. Patients have also claimed that this strain aids with digestion.
Mandarin Dream has a citrusy smell which is highly suggestive of the abundance of limonene in this strain. It also has diesel undertones especially when the nugs are burned. The buds are generously coated with sticky trichomes that are highly resinous. With THC levels that may exceed 24%, this therapeutic strain is one to watch out for. It equally boasts of a high calyx to leaf ratio. The CBD content is at 0.5%.
For new patients, the smoke may appear quite abrasive due to the abundant lemony scent. But with time, you should be able to do less coughing and more enjoying. Past the cough expect to find a “highness” that slowly creeps in and carries you away into deep euphoria. On your body this indica strain will wash over you and soothe you into a dreamy state. You may feel some kind of numbness wash through your limbs but this can give you a break from muscle pain and musculoskeletal spasms. But before you get there you may be attacked by serious hunger pangs that you did not expect, especially when you are not a foodie. But on a positive note, patients seeking solutions for chronic appetite problems may find this strain very beneficial. What patients love most about this strain is the fact that it is very relaxing both to the mind and the body but it never over powers you.
Mandarin Dreams is an interesting strain to cultivate; it grows vigorously and is resilient even in fluctuating conditions. It boasts of Cup winning parents which have endowed her with rock solid genetics.
This is an indica dominant hybrid strain that was created by Ethos Genetics. Going by the balance in this strain, it could be 55% indica and 45% sativa. It has 17%-24% THC and 0.5% CBD.
Mandarin Sunset is the creation of the genius breeders Ethos Genetics. It was created by crossing Stormtrooper#2 and Mandarin Sunset strains.
This strain is loved because of how mellow the effects are, even with the high THC amounts. As the name suggests, this strain will propel you towards a dreamy state. But before you drift into sleep your mind will be transposed to outer space, at least this is what you may experience as a new user. The relaxing effects of this strain are quite remarkable as they are equally balanced out between the body and the mind. But fortunately the mind hit is not the kind to race your thoughts; you may actually be able to have sharper focus and better perspective on ideas. If you are new and feel a bit overwhelmed, take heart as most cannabis strains require some getting used to.
Patient Reported Positive Effects
- Tingling sensation
- Increased focus
Patient Reported Negative Effects
The negative effects reported by patients are very manageable. They include:
- Cotton Mouth
- Red Eyes
- Panic for Newer Patients
Patient Reported Rare Negative Effects
Medical Benefits of Mandarin Dream
Mandarin Dream is a good therapeutic strain because it is able to maintain potency without being over powering. It has been highly praised for its ability to relax the mind and alleviate symptoms of stress and depression. It also has potent pain relieving properties.
Patients have reported relief with the following conditions:
Terpenes make up to 10% of the compounds produced by trichomes. They are responsible for the smells given off by the strain and they also add to the therapeutic properties. Mandarin Dream has three dominant terpenes which include: myrcene, camphene and limonene.
Myrcene is responsible for the musky notes produced by this strain. It also adds to the anti inflammatory properties of Mandarin Dream.
This terp has an uplifting and mood elevating properties. It gives this strain the strong lemony scent.
Camphene smells of fir needles or it may remind you of walking through some damp woodlands. It is believed that this terp can lower cholesterol levels and minimize chances of a heart attack.