8 Best Cannabis Strains with a minty aroma and flavor
The days of musky or skunky smelling weeds are over! Nowadays, cannabis strains come with all types of irresistible aromas and flavors – earthly, fruity, citrusy, spicy and even minty. It is the particular terpene profile of a strain that determines its distinctive scent. Different aromas work differently on your brain to produce different types of sensations. The nature of the ‘high’ you get is therefore, quite dependent on the terpenes in your marijuana strain and the smell they release. A uniquely pleasant aroma can make your marijuana experience truly blissful and rewarding. There is a multitude of strains with really amazing and mood-uplifting fragrances in the market and cannabis enthusiasts all over the world are experimenting with terpene profiles to create newer strains with discreet flavor combinations. Among thousands of aromas, one particular scent is quickly gaining popularity in the marijuana community – cannabis strains with minty flavor. In this post, we present to you 8 weed strains with minty flavor that are enormously appreciated by marijuana users across the world.
8 marijuana strains that have a minty flavor:
• Peppermint Cookies
The winner of the 2015 Seattle DOPE awards, Peppermint Cookies is one of the most popular cannabis strains with mint flavor. A pure indica hybrid, it has a high THC content of 19-22% which ensures that it has great sedative, anti-inflammatory and pain relieving properties. The aroma is a crafty mix of dominant peppermint notes with nutty and honey undertones. The cannabinoid profile of the strain works with the distinctive minty aroma to produce extreme relaxation of mind and body. Peppermint Cookies strains are a hot favorite of the vapers nowadays.
• Thin Mint GSC
This gorgeous looking purple and dark green strain is a perfectly balanced hybrid between indica and sativa breeds. A cross between Durban Poison and OG Kush, Thin Mint Girl Scout Cookies gives you both a body-high as well as a mind-altering sensation. The THC content is quite high – 19-25% on average. This strain has a profound minty smell with subtle earthy undertones. This strong sweet aroma helps to accentuate the highly euphoric and creative high that the strain is best known for.
• Wonder Kid
If you are looking for a strain that has the flavor of mints mixed with other strong aromas, Wonder Kid is a perfect option for you. The scent profile of this particular strain is often described as a combination of mint and fresh coffee beans, which makes it a uniquely sweet and bitter smelling cannabis strain. It is a hybrid of four powerful and popular marijuana strains – Pre-98 Bubba Kush, Chemdawg 91, The White and Buffalo Bill. A highly sedating and ‘limb-melting’ indica-heavy strain, Wonder Kid is more suitable for night-time users and is an extremely good remedy for pain management.
• Animal Mint Cookies
Indica dominant and with a high THC content (about 20%), Animal Mint Cookies is one of the strongest cannabis strains with mint flavor. It is a cross between Animal Cookies and Girl Scout Cookies and has a flavor profile combining mints and menthol with piney and nutty scents. Known for the extreme ‘stoned’ effect it produces, Animal Scout Cookies is very helpful for treating pains, glaucoma or loss of appetite.
• Double Mint
Do you want your weed to smell like your favorite chewing gums? The Spanish seed company Natural Genetics brings to you the Double Mint cannabis strain which is a perfect cross between two amazingly fragrant strains – Girl Scout Cookies derived Sin Mint Cookies and Mint Chocolate Chip. It has a high THC content (15-20%) and an indica-heavy (980% indica and 20% sativa) genetic makeup. The strong minty aroma of the strain with its distinctive herbal and nutty undertones accentuates its sensory effects which are a combination of euphoria and relaxation. Double Mint strain is believed to be highly effective in alleviating a range of health conditions including pain, depression, chronic fatigue, stress etc.
• Arjan’s Ultra Haze
Arjan’s Ultra Haze is a sativa-dominant strain (80-90% sativa and 10-20% indica) that is known for a highly stimulating and cerebral high. This makes it perfect for daytime use. The strain has a high THC content (14-24%) and is very effective in treating spasms, pains, fatigue, stress and depression. The peppery mint aroma along with the unique spicy green tea and herbal flavor is also very mood uplifting.
• Kush Mint
Kush Mint is another perfectly balanced hybrid that has a 50:50 indica-sativa genetic makeup. It is a potent cross between Bubba Kush and Animal Mint strains and combines its parental scent signatures. The aroma is an amazing mix of strong mint scents with rich coffee and sweet woody smells. With a very high THC content (22-24%), Kush Mint strain is ideal for treating chronic pains, depression, nausea, fatigue and appetite loss among other conditions.
• Sloppy Bowl
A strain with a strong taste, Sloppy Bowl is a 100% indica hybrid with high THC (14-21%). It has a distinctive minty aroma mixed with piney and spicy notes. The strain produces a cerebral high that keeps you perfectly active and social. Sloppy Bowl can be highly effective for people suffering from depression, mood swings, stress or inflammation.
As both scientific studies, as well as experiences of normal marijuana users, suggest, the smell of the weed is extremely important for the overall effect it produces. A pleasant and strong smell of fresh mint can be extremely uplifting for your spirits. Cannabis strains with minty flavors also leave you with a fresh breath and we all know how important that can be at times! No more anxieties about people finding out your habits by the illicit ‘skunk’ smell! You can smoke or vape as much as you want, you and your room will still smell very refreshing and sweet. Choose a minty strain from above and visit your nearest weed store for the best marijuana experience!