This Durban wasn’t particularly frosty and seemed to have more leaf matter than most. It was pretty standard-looking, with a blend of greens and orange pistils — it was fairly average density for a Sativa as well. Though not as attractive as some Durbans, there still wasn’t much to complain about overall — it appeared well-grown and didn’t have tiny seeds or other stress.
This Durban seemed to have a bit more of a spicy and musky quality than most of them do, especially pre-grind. Once it was ground up, it released the tangy-sweet anise/lemon candy aroma we normally expect in the strain.
We were a bit disappointed with the taste — it had a base sweetness but lacked a lot of the normal Durban flavor, with only a bit of herby anise twang to go with an overall smoky flavor. The final ash was pretty clean-looking, so the flush wasn’t to blame for the lack of taste… perhaps the cure?
(We are NOT doctors – personal opinion ONLY) Very good for migraines and headaches, energy, ocular attention, and minor pain relief (pinched nerves in neck).
While we missed the taste and look of some of our favorite Durbans in this sample, the smell and effects packages were right on. Durbans are great because they’re never overwhelming or racy for too long and always seem to even out to a focused energy that comes along with mood elevation and a relaxed, capable body. Great daytime and morning meds that will last for a fairly long time at medicinal levels, fading out evenly and not leaving you totally drained. Suitable for any level of patient seeking an energetic Sativa experience.
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