Mandarin Sunset Indica Dominant Hybrid creative

Mandarin Sunset


Mandarin Sunset is an indica dominant hybrid strain with 40% sativa and 60% indica. It has significant amounts of THC ranging between 21%-25%. It is a cross between Herojuana and Orange Skunk. Most patients identify with this strain due to the delicious tangy flavors with spicy undertones. It is also a beautiful strain to behold. It has a light taste and the overall effect of this strain is light. The flowers are a mix of lime and purple hues dotted with reddish pistils that are covered in snow flaked trichomes.

Growing Mandarin Sunset is a breeze and new growers should not shy off from trying out. Like most indicas, it takes a short time to flower and the plants grown thick and bushy. Expect the yields to be high making this endeavor very worthwhile.

Strain Type
Mandarin Sunset is an indica dominant strain with 60% indica and 40% sativa. It has 21%-255 THC with less than 1% of CBD.

Mandarin Sunset is a cross between Herojuana and Orange Skunk from where it derives its rich rangy taste.

Mandarin Sunset Indica Dominant Hybrid cannabis strain

Terpene Profile

Mandarin sunset has a very strong scent that cannot go unnoticed. For those wishing to try out a true limonene strain, Mandarin sunset is one to go for. It has a rich terpene profile that has won numerous awards. Though most patients prefer to use it in the evening, you can actually take it at any time of the day.


Limonene is the second most abundant terpene in cannabis. It is known as a mood improver and also has anti bacterial properties.


Mandarin Sunset also has a high amount of myrcene probably originating from its Orange Skunk roots. Myrcene has anti-inflammatory properties as well as sedative effects.

What Consumers are Saying:

Being an indica, Mandarin Sunset has a potent body hit that is energizing. This hit may catch new patients by surprise; your arms and legs may feel light, numb and totally “not yours.” With every bite, the sweet and spicy flavors will load up in your mind to cause extreme happiness. The effects of this strain happen fast but are well tolerated by new and seasoned patients as well. The indica effects make this strain ideal for relieving body aches, muscle spasms and excess fatigue. Combined with the THC, Mandarin Sunset is a fantastic therapeutic strain for relieving all sorts of aches and pains. For patients with appetite problems, this strain has the potential to induce the munchies and suppress the urge to throw up. Patients undergoing chemotherapy as well as those suffering from chronic loss of appetite can always give this strain a try. With the potent body high this strain will compel you to fall into a deep sleep, two or so hours later. Before this happens, you can make use of the cerebral buzz to focus your creative energies and come up with a master piece. This is a trick that was long discovered by patients suffering from attention deficit disorders.

The Positives

  • Relaxed
  • Tingling sensation
  • Giggles
  • Talkativeness
  • Sleepiness

Potential Medical Benefits

Below are a list of conditions that Mandarin Sunset may be helpful in managing. We have selected these conditions based upon two sources: reviews from consumers who report using the strain to manage these symptoms, and/or substantial scientific evidence suggesting that its dominant terpenes may help manage the conditions listed below.

The Negatives

Some users reported dry mouth, dry eyes, paranoia, and dizziness.

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