Tomorrow is my birthday and thus it seems fitting for me to be celebrating with some fruity and fun strains. Birthdays are always filled with cake and ice cream but for me it was cookies and capers. Sherbet Cookies, also known as Rainbow Cookies, is sativa dominant hybrid strain, created by the cannabis cultivators at Elev8 Seeds, by crossing two of my favorite happy strains - Thin Mint GSC (f.k.a. Girl Scout Cookies) and Sherbet.
Sherbet Cookies has a wildly scrumptious fruity taste and aroma that this sativa lover fell in love with. Its aroma is citrusy with berry notes and an overall fruity floral bouquet. The nugs of this strain are puffy and bright in coloring with thickly blanketed white trichomes and orange hairs. Making this strain a thing of beauty to behold.
But wait there’s more to fall in love with-its effects! This strain instantly boosted my mood, ambition, creativity, and energetic focus. However, it also relaxed my body without leaving me feeling sedated or couch locked. For medical use, this strain is used to treat Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, chronic pain, and Crohn's disease. For me, this strain, like most of the Girl Scout Cookies relatives, raised my spirits, gave me the fortitude to take on a new week and for that matter, a new year with one great big smile on my face.
Continuing my birthday celebration, I moved from cookies to capers-Purple Capers that is. Purple Capers is a 60/40 indica dominant hybrid.Its origins are a bit murky but, it is said to be a cross of Grand Daddy Purp x Sour Diesel an x White Widow x Unknown Pure indica strain. And that is some fancy genetic footwork!
The appearance of Purple Caper is an expression of that fancy genetic footwork with lots of vibrant colors. Its buds are mostly green with a surprise splash of purple that hides underneath its green leaves. Its aroma is uniquely sweet and somewhat hard to describe. It smells like tropical fruit and grape gum. But, it is its effects that are the most memorable. This strain lifted my mood up into the sky and made me forget all negativity, providing physical relief as well relief for my soul. I guess that is why it is used in the treatment of depression and PTSD. For me, this strain helped me to remember no matter what my age is, that I am far too blessed to be stressed. Perhaps, some Purple Caper can teach you the very same thing.
Celebrate every day as if it were your birthday or your dying day…none of us is promised another one.