Laughing Buddha is a world-recognized strain, and recipient of the 2003 High Times Cannabis Cup. Barney’s Farms, a team of highly esteemed growers from the Netherlands are responsible for creating one of the most iconic and revered sativa strains in history. This strain was originally found by crossing strains of unknown Thai and Jamaican origins. Laughing Buddha has since become a favourite for many across the globe.
The effects of Laughing Buddha are very compelling, and felt almost immediately. The uplifting nature of this strain will keep a smile on your face all day long. The cheery and high-spirited essence, conjugating with the bubbly and giggly feeling of Laughing Buddha make it a great strain for day-time usage and social gatherings etc. The energetic and focused disposition of this strain also make it great for work environments and creative arts. Boasting THC levels of roughly 18-25%, Laughing Buddha is tremendously potent and impressive for a sativa strain, leaving no questions behind as to why it is such a popular strain. In regards to medicinal purposes, psychologically, Laughing Buddha is effective in taking users minds off of general stress, anxiety and uplifting enough to help users cope with depression.
The bud structure of Laughing Buddha is quite conoidal or tapered in shape, and take after its Thai and Jamaican parentage. These buds are on the lighter side, being very fluffy and elongated in stature, much like most flowers in the sativa family. Light green, almost pale-yellow leaves are capped off with frosty THC trichomes which gives these buds a very sticky texture. Laughing Buddha’s aroma and flavour is quite enchanting, being reminiscent of freshly peeled citrus rinds and a candy-like sweetness. Mild hints of piney and flowery tones round out this delectable strain.