Voted one of the highest potency strains of 2017, Pink Starburst is a powerhouse of the medical cannabis industry topping out around 33% THC. Although best suited for morning or daytime use due to its energetic sativa qualities, this strain is actually a perfectly balanced hybrid.
Having a sweet flavor often compared to berries or candy, and a pungent sweet, floral bouquet, Pink Starburst is a flavorful favorite. These bright green buds often have a slight pink undertone, thus earning its name, while bright orange pistils and golden trichomes coat the outside of the bud.
This strain is a product of backcross breeding, or repeated crossing with one parent… crossing a generation of plants with a previous generation of plants. While this strain tends to grow like an indica – shorter, and more bush-like, its effects lean more towards a strong sativa with energy and mental clarity.
Potency data share with Kindland by SC Labs, showed Pink Starburst testing at a whopping 32.49% with very little CBD (less than 1%). Although an indica-leaning hybrid its most prevalence terpene is limonene which usually only seen in sativa strains.
Pink Starburst is quick to onset, and thanks to its outrageous potency, the effects could linger for an extended period. Expect this strain to provide a strong cerebral, psychoactive effect, especially in patients with low tolerance. In fact, error on the side of caution with strain, as the high THC content could trigger anxiety attacks in those prone to them.
Experienced patients report uplifting effects such as positivity, euphoria, and mental clarity, with a mellow, relaxing body effect which combine to provide the ultimate in mind, body, and spiritual tranquility.
Besides, the typical dry mouth and dry eyes, Pink Starburst can cause mild dizziness or paranoia.
Microdosing Pink Starburst may be just what you need to start your day with a quick, productive boost of energy and mental clarity to power through whatever task is looming. For chronic pain sufferers sick of the sedative effects of most pain relievers, this strain may provide an uplifting, motivating alternative to keep them pain-free and function throughout their day.
The blend of sativa and indica genetics of this strain make it an excellent choice for daytime medication for pain, inflammation and muscle spasms. This strain is also well known for its ability to treat eye pressure, or glaucoma. While sativa effects and terpenes, like limonene, create a euphoric and uplifting cerebral effect to help combat stress and depression.
Many patients look toward Pink Starburst for mental clarity combined with euphoric relaxation effects on the body. Some patients find relief from migraines and headaches through using this strain as well.