Helios Mendo Punch is an indica dominant hybrid strain from NorCal that’s garnering tons of attention. Mendo Punch by Helios is a high quality indica strain that is easily attainable by any consumer. I got an eighth of the Mendo Punch strain from a local Hollywood dispensary called SmartWeed. It was fairly priced at $25 for an eighth. This Mendocino county native should be in your rotation! It’s a great cannabis strain to share with friends, but you’ll want to keep Helios Mendo Punch all to yourself.

ORIGINS

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Mendo Punch comes out of Mendocino County in Northern California. Mendo Punch results as a cross between Mendo Breath and Purple Punch. Mendo Breath is an easy-going indica dominant strain. Bred by Gage Green Genetics, this smooth indica-dominant strain is part OG Kush Breath (also known as OGKB) and part exceedingly rare Mendo Montage. Purple Punch is a hybrid made from crossing Larry OG and longtime cannabis favorite Grand Daddy Purple. The Mendo Punch cannabis strain grows well both in and outdoors. It can grow 3-4 feet at harvest indoors and 6-8 feet outdoors. Flowering time for this strain is typically 8-9 weeks.

APPEARANCE AND AROMA

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Mendo Punch by Helios comes packaged in a glass jar that is smell proof. The packaging covers all pertinent info like THC content, CBD content, harvest date, and more. The aroma and flavor of the Mendo Punch strain are very similar. Mendo Punch has medium to large sized nugs that are a mixture of bright and vivid deep green with orange pistils. It has medium-thick leaves and green hues that turn more purple as the plant ripens. The indica strain is relatively easy to break up with the hands. It’s not very sticky but rather dense and fluffy. A grinder is recommended to protect the integrity of the kief covering the bud. This is a great ingredient to save up to use for later projects like edibles. It would be interesting to see what flavor profile the edibles take on using Mendo Punch.

EFFECTS AND USES


The effects of the Mendo Punch strain leave consumers feeling happy, euphoric, relaxed, creative, and uplifted. Medical uses for the Mendo Punch indica strain include stress, pain, insomnia, depression, and nausea or lack of appetite. The batch that I had tested at 25.18% THC. This level is quite high, making Mendo Punch a powerful and versatile strain that can be used to treat a multitude of concerns.

FINAL THOUGHTS

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The Mendo Punch indica strain by Helios is a super multifaceted and multifunctional marijuana strain that many users will enjoy their experience with. Mendo Punch by Helios is recommended for intermediate to more experienced smokers due to its high THC content. Consumers should exercise caution when making edibles using this strain. It’s super easy to overmedicate or simply overestimate the dosing when using Mendo Punch to make edibles. Helios Mendo Punch is a well-rounded strain that I will definitely be purchasing again. This one has secured a spot in the rotation. What’s your opinion on it? Let us know down in the comments below!

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