Not much is known about this rare strain: Pink Flamingo by MedMen. However, you can find a few Pink Flamingo dried buds on FL Dispensaries.
Pink Flamingo is a balanced medicinal strain with moderate amounts of THC, usually around 13% while the CBD is less than 1%.
As the name suggests, this indica dominant is a beautiful one with slight hues of pink that makes the nugs stand out. The buds are grape shaped and compact, tiny hairs with orange hues can be spotted around the nugs.
The genetics of this strain are mysterious, but it could be a descendant of Flamingo Star or Pink Plant.
This strain is great for cannabis novices and veterans alike because it is not overpowering. It gives a great hit that culminates in sedative and relaxing effects. It’s best reserved for evening time or if you want to just mellow out.
Pink Flamingo has a tantalizing taste that leaves you desiring some more. Cheesy accents and tropical notes do a good job on your palette. New patients will be surprised at how gentle the smoke is, you can hardly sense any harshness to it. The aroma is also captivating; a mix of fresh fruit, tangerines, and eucalyptus.
Pink Flamingo plants go very tall, think flamingo height. Indoor growers use the ScrOG method to contain this strain within the greenhouse. Fortunately, the plants are mold-resistant and will not give you a hard time during the growing season. This should take you 9-10 weeks before you start the drying and curing process.
Overall, this bud takes has a typical Sativa structure with thin and spiraling leaves that grow up and outwards. The stems may benefit from trellising.
Pink Flamingo has intensely invigorating cerebral effects. Users have reported feeling uplifted, inspired, challenged and even propelled to go and explore unchartered territories. Things that appeared as insurmountable difficulties may suddenly appear fickle. This is a problem-solver kind of strain that can be used to clear the head and re-establish focus.
The cerebral buzz is significant enough to cause excitement but not over-the-moon euphoria. Patients who are accustomed to high THC strains may find this strain too-shallow. But for novice users, this is an ideal starter strain.
Thanks to the mild cerebral effects this strain is appealing to non-recreational users. It can be used to combat pain, seizures, and inflammation and mood disorders among others.
This is an indica dominant hybrid strain with 60% indica and 40% Sativa. It has 13% THC and less than 1% CBD.
The lineage of Pink Flamingo is unknown. Given the characteristics, it could have inherited some genetics from Pink Panther, Flamingo Plant, or Pink Plant.
Patient Reported Positive Effects
Patients have reported the following positive effects after taking this strain:
Patient Reported Negative Effects
CBD rarely causes side effects. As WHO reported in 2018, when side effects occur from CBD they are usually a result of interactions with other medications that the patient is using. The same does not apply to THC.
The THC level in this strain is on the lower end, this means that the side effects are also minimal. Patients have reported the following negative effects after taking this strain:
Patient Reported Rare Negative Effects
On rare occasions, patient has experienced panic attacks after taking this strain. People who are naturally predisposed to anxiety need to be careful with any marijuana strain that contains THC.
If you do happen to experience a panic attack after taking this strain, discontinue use and ensure you are in a comfortable and secure environment where you can recover quickly.
Medical Benefits of Pink Flamingo
Within minutes of inhaling Pink Flamingo, you should start experiencing a body buzz that warms the body gradually. This starts from the head and works its way down to the toes. As your body relaxes, you will begin noticing that some symptoms such as pain, chronic aches, fatigue, worry, anxiety, and depression are melting away.
This is an ideal strain for those who are looking for instant relief with mildly psychoactive effects. The body high is excellent for treating muscle pain and it can be for workouts.
Patients with headaches, migraines or cramps can benefit from the fast-acting physical relief, the effects last for hours.
Patients have used this strain to treat:
• Muscle aches
Pink Flamingo is a fruit centered strain with limonene and linalool oozing from the resin glands. Woody notes depict the presence of humulene.
Limonene is a common ingredient in household items. It has been linked to various health benefits including anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, anti-cancer, anti-oxidant and cardioprotective benefits.
Linalool has the smell of fresh lavenders which in and of itself helps to elevate the mood. It also has analgesic and anti-anxiety effects.
Humulene has immune-boosting properties.
All these terpenes promote cannabis synergy and boost the therapeutic benefits of cannabinoids.
Florida Dispensaries Pink Flamingo: