About Molokai Frost
Molokai Frost is a sativa hybrid with roots on the Hawaiian island of Molokai. This bud was reportedly brought to the rest of the world by former residents of Molokai’s famous leper colony in 1969. Although it is genetically mostly sativa, its thoroughly sedative effects are more characteristic of indica strains, and are a great way to unwind and treat yourself to a slow, body-melting evening at home. It’s also an incredible resinous strain, as evidenced by its THC content of between 14% and 26%.
Molokai Frost is marked by large, solid flowers that hold an elongated, somewhat cylindrical shape. These columns or green goodness adhere tightly together are their core but have leaves that are loose and piecey at their edges. The spiraling leaves are a mossy medium green and are twisted through with curly orange and brown pistils. True to the “frost” in its name, this strain is also absolutely caked in translucent, ice-like trichomes that give it a very sticky texture and make it hard to break up by hand.
When properly cured, flowers of Molokai Frost burst with an earthy, vegetal aroma. Lurking underneath are some fruity, tropical notes that brighten up the bud’s overall impression. Meanwhile, cracking open these compact flowers gives off a skunky, somewhat sour funk. When burnt, Molokai Frost gives off a smooth smoke that may cause some coughing due to its lung-expanding volume. This smoke leaves behind a skunky, citrus-inflected taste on the exhale.
Thanks to its sativa backbone, Molokai Frost takes effect relatively soon after consumers have ingested it. That may be the only sativa thing about it, though. At first, smokers may detect a sudden weightiness in the eyelids and limbs. As the bud’s body high takes over, it can also relieve any traces of muscular tension and tightness. This strain can also have the effect of channeling blood pressure to the face, resulting in an increase in salivation as well as a slight throb or tingle in the temples. Rather than subduing the smoker’s mind along with their body, Molokai Frost’s sativa edge preserves mental clarity and lucidity. Smokers may be able to carry on conversations and daily tasks, as long as they don’t involve too much physical movement or exertion. This lazy bud demands a cozy couch or armchair and a soothing drink. Its kicked-back vibe is ideal for unwinding with a binge-watching session or simply enjoying some introspective solo time. For some, this spacey strain can also work on the senses, distorting perceptions of depth and creating an uncanny feeling of time passing more slowly. These psychedelic properties may be amplified with moody enhancements like music or a visually-engaging movie. Molokai Frost can also be a fun, giggly way to pass the time with a group of friends, provided that they’re similarly under the influence or don’t mind an incredibly chilled-out hang session. Because of its predominantly sedative properties, Molokai Frost is one strain best enjoyed during the evening or nighttime, when its deep relaxation can be fully savored.
Molokai Frost’s laid-back vibe may also have a few applications for medical cannabis patients. Its soothing, even temper can temporarily take the edge off of stress, depression, anxiety, and even PTSD symptoms. It can also dull physical pain, whether temporary, as due to injury, or chronic, as due to conditions like arthritis or fibromyalgia. Some anti-inflammatory properties may take care of lesser discomforts like nausea or headaches. In the right circumstances and at the right dosage. Molokai Frost can even put insomniacs to bed. Because it isn’t very likely to induce intense, recursive patterns of thinking, this bud is a good option for patients who may be prone to panic or paranoia.
Seeds of this rare but don’t seem to be available online. As such, those looking to grow it at home should obtain clippings of mature plants of the strain in order to foster genetically identical “clones.” Molokai Frost can be cultivated indoors or out, although success outdoors depends on a semi-humid climate with daytime temperatures between 70 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit. The strain’s sativa characteristics emerge in its growth patterns, which are marked by relatively tall plants that may require pruning to fit in limited indoor spaces. Molokai Frost can also have a long, sativa-esque flowering time of at least 9 weeks.
Molokai Frost is a must-try for indica fans who want powerful relaxation without the dopey mental side effects that usually come with indicas. The strain’s high resin content also makes it great for producing hash and other THC concentrates.