A Brief History
Mimosa is what you get when you cross Clementine and Purple Punch cannabis. If you are one of those people who are eager to try new cannabis strains, then you will be hyped about Mimosa — and with parent strains like Clementine and Purple Punch, we’re excited too!
Mimosa is a Sativa-dominant hybrid strain of cannabis created by Symbiotic Genetics in the Northern part of sunny California. Despite it being fairly new, Mimosa has already taken second place in the 2018 High Times Cannabis Cup for best Sativa cannabis and is highly respected by the overall cannabis community.
Mimosa is comparable to the morning jolt of energy that coffee or energy drinks give you. In fact, it’s so comparable, that fans of Mimosa have replaced their caffeine boost with a puff of Mimosa!
What Are the Characteristics of the Mimosa Strain?
What Does the Mimosa Strain Look Like?
The appearance of Mimosa stems from its parent bud, Purple Punch. While it smells like citrusy goodness, it resembles more of a flower with its blue and violet frosted buds. Mimosa comes in the form of a cone-shaped bud and is generally thick and densely packed. You will also notice that certain buds have a vibrant orange hue, which is the color of this strain’s trichomes.
What Does the Mimosa Strain Smell Like?
If you like fruit, then you’ll adore the aroma that Mimosa gives off! The scent of tangerine is perhaps most prominent, with hints of juicy citrus and sweet fruit. It smells exactly like your favorite Sunday brunch drink — mimosas!
What Does the Mimosa Strain Taste Like?
Mimosa smells sweet but has a particularly tangy orange taste. The flavor of Mimosa is a balanced combination of tropical sour and sweet citrus on the inhale, and has a fresh berry-like floral flavor on the exhale.
What Strain Is the Mimosa Strain?
Mimosa is a Sativa-dominant hybrid strain of cannabis.
What Type of High Should I Expect?
Let’s be real — instant gratification is a highly valued principle in the western culture; the faster something kicks in, the more we tend to value the product. But, Mimosa thinks outside the bud and gives you something a little extra.
Not only is Mimosa is known for its fast-acting effects, but it is known to last for hours on end! That’s right, Mimosa is somewhat of a bud miracle, especially for those who use it medicinally!
Immediately after smoking this strain, you will get a burst of focused yet creative energy that allows you to actually complete a task or project without that dreaded dip of motivation or interest. In other words, you can finally get to starting that one thing you’ve been procrastinating on for weeks, and you can do it with absolutely minimal mind and body disruptions!
Speaking of body high, after about an hour or two you will feel tingles that expand from your body all the way up to your brain. Think of this body high as an extra little jolt of soothing yet focused energy, much like a time-release medication that relaxes your body as it uplifts your mind.
Mimosa gives out a very intense yet pleasing high of lifted spirits, motivation, creativity, and a focused mindset. It’s no wonder that this particular strain is in such high demand, and so quickly!
It is important to note that Mimosa should be used during the daytime only due to the powerful effects of sativa, unless of course, you happen to be a night owl!
To summarize, Mimosa will make you feel like you really are living your best life!
What Are the Most Notable Effects of The Mimosa Strain?
- Dissolves depression and stress
- Helps with anxiety and intrusive thoughts
- Increased focus
- Increased physical and mental energy
- Increased motivation and creativity
- Instant relief and long-lasting effects
- Helps with chronic pain and arthritis
- Eases nausea
- Increased social interaction (if desired)
- Treats headaches and other minor pain
- Increases appetite
- Dry mouth
- Smoking too much Mimosa at once may result in opposing effects (ie: sudden lethargy, decreased energy, etc)
- It is advised that alcohol lightweights start slow, with minimal consumption of this strain to start
What Terpenes Are in The Mimosa Strain?
The 4 main terpenes in Mimosa are d-limonene, myrcene, beta-caryophyllene, and linalool.
D-limonene: anti-inflammatory and antioxidant
Myrcene: increases the effectiveness of other terpenes
Beta-caryophyllene: pain relief and antibacterial
Linalool: pain killer and anxiety reducer
How Strong Is the Mimosa Strain?
Mimosa is a Sativa-dominant hybrid strain of cannabis consisting of 70% Sativa and 30% indica. THC levels of Mimosa can range anywhere from 17% to 30%, but the general average of THC is around 20.5%. If you happen to be a cannabis newbie, then be sure to use this strain with caution!
You knew it was coming, the text in this article is informational only and not intended to be legal or medical advice or recommendations in any way. Use this information as you will with your own discretion. The bottom line is – be safe, follow the rules, and enjoy some Mary Jane while you are in the Bicentennial State for your Rocky Mountain High!