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Pura Vida
Hybrid 40% S, 60% I
Dominant terpene
Limonene 0.19%

24 - 25.33%


0.34 - 0.73%


0.33 - 0.98%


Lavender, Pepper



The Pura Vida strain is a rare cannabis hybrid with dominant Indica genetics bred by Bodhi Seeds. It has Appalachia as its parent strain, and its THC percentage levels can reach the mid-20s. The content of tetrahydrocannabinol amounts to 24-25.33%, making it a powerful medical option. Cannabinoids synthesized by the plant contribute to its therapeutic potential and include:

Those buds are crazy MAN! Its not easy to come by a weed that has both dense and huge nuggets that you can easly grind for rolling and chop down for a pipe. Personally I preffer pipe because the high comes in much faster and its heavier

Reggie Serrano 03.01.21

Pura Vida Strain Review - A Super Potent Hybrid Causing Exhilarating Euphoria

  • CBD 0.34-0.73%
  • CBC 0.38-0.74%
  • CBG 0.33-0.98%
  • CBN 0.02-0.27%
  • THCV 0.27-0.93%

Pura Vida Aroma Profile

The weed flowers release a pungent aroma that reminds smokers of pepper and spices. The dominant terpene phellandrene causes this savory scent. Also, the plant carries the notes of flowers and fresh soil as affected by bisabolol. Among floral aromas, some people can identify lavender overtones typical for limonene.

Medical Effects

The creator of this cultivar has a solid reputation in the cannabis community as a breeder of quality genetics using organic conditions. Their effort often results in insanely potent and high-grade strains, and the Pura Vida weed strain proves it.

The hybrid offers a variety of effects that stoners with little expertise shouldn’t underestimate. The high starts with tingling effects in the neck and spreads all over the body, pulling potheads into a numbing state of sedation. The intensity grows as time goes on, leaving people completely relaxed on the couch. In addition, the strain delivers euphoria and happiness to users, melting away their worries and pains. It culminates in complete sedation and sleep.

Pura Vida is versatile for recreational consumers and has a variety of uses for medical marijuana patients. It is recommended for individuals to alleviate the symptoms of:

  • Insomnia
  • Muscle spasms
  • Pain
  • Tremor

Those unfamiliar with Pura Vida may overuse it and get unexpected side effects such as:

  • Slurred speech
  • Thirst and dry mouth
  • Rapid heartbeat

Help for Home Growers

Expert gardeners report that cultivating the Pura Vida strain is of moderate difficulty. They claim it grows pretty tall indoors and outdoors, reaching 60’’-80’’ in stature. The plants form tiny and medium-sized colas after a 48/59-day blooming period. The buds are small and have a fine layer of amber trichomes. In 63 days, you can enjoy yields that amount to 1-2 oz./ft2 for indoor shrubs and 15-20 oz./plant for outdoor plants. The strain is available as clones and seeds except for feminized.

User Reviews 16

Reggie Serrano

Those buds are crazy MAN! Its not easy to come by a weed that has both dense and huge nuggets that you can easly grind for rolling and chop down for a pipe. Personally I preffer pipe because the high comes in much faster and its heavier

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Orlando Kaufman

my wife and I like to go out for the weekend and spend some time just between ourselves. We usually get some weed or shrooms, depending on the mood, and the last time we went on a road trip, we took some pura vida with us. It was a spectacular experience. Full recommendation!

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Deandre Simon

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!! The high is intensive and gets you up and down several times before its done. Youre gonna want to smoke another one just as the effects start to ware off, but you really shouldnt. ITS A TRAP!

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Alphonse Mueller

binged Barbarians while smoking pura vida and I was ready to face the Rome! All the barriers were gone, I felt like I was a part of the plot, everything that happened seemed like it happened to me…weird…

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Dean Moon

I think theres more CBD than people are saying because its impossible to get such a powerful numbing sensation throughout your entire body with less than 1 percent. Still, the trip is amazing joyride!

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Moshe Kemp

passed two exams while studying high on pv. My concentration was at 100%

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Marilyn Chen

love to mediate while smoked up on pura vida. Allows me to focus

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Hester Dean

My brother introduced me to PV, now he borrows from me. I call that CARMA

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Sidney Graves

fun and relaxing experience. The flavor is something else entirely

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Millie Hurst

you think its light at first but once it kicks in, the disco starts

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Micah Blackwell

the high builds up to a full couchlock effect…stealthy!

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Tracey Pace

Potent weed, dont use more than 1g a day…

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Laurel Russell

smells like a pine forest

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Forrest Mccall

too strong smell

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Marc Pittman

amazing grass…

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Rey Hammond

Pura Vida!

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Strain details

Pura Vida Strain Cannabinoids

THC Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, is a major cannabis chemical compound. It is a psychoactive element that stimulates dopamine release and induces euphoria or happiness. THC-rich strains may be helpful with such conditions as lack of appetite, chronic pains , etc. It is considered to be the primary active marijuana component. 24 - 25.33%
CBD Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a major compound in cannabis, which is non-psychoactive. It is also proved to counteract the side effects of the second major component THC. CBD is widely used for medicinal purposes in rubs, oils and so on. It is helpful in muscle pain cases, may treat arthritis and migraines. Even Greeks used it against pain, while Queen Victoria applied it to get rid of menstrual cramps. 0.34 - 0.73%
CBC Cannabichromene, or CBC, is a minor cannabinoid, meaning that its quantity in cannabis is quite little. Though it has the same origin as CBD and THC, it is different in functions. Without any psychoactive effects, it is an efficient cannabis compound in combating acne and depression. CBC produces analgesic, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects. 0.38 - 0.74%
CBG Cannabigerol, or CBG, is one of the minor cannabis compounds in adult plants. On the other hand, young ones contain a lot of this antibacterial and anti-inflammatory component. During the growth, CBG is converted into different cannabinoids, mostly THC and CBD. The compound itself increases appetite and decreases eye pressure. 0.33 - 0.98%
CBN Cannabinol, or CBN, is a trace element in cannabis that is considered to be mildly psychoactive. It appears from oxidation THC, exposed to light and heat. CBN is mostly contained in old cannabis and in traditional hashish. It is effective against insomnia, bacterial infections and appetite loss. 0.02 - 0.27%
THCV Tetrahydrocannabivarin, or THC-V, is a compound contained in cannabis in trace amounts. Even though it is close to THC molecularly, it is different in effects. This compound may be psychoactive only in large amounts. THC-V reduces blood sugar, controls appetite, stimulates bone growth, etc. African Sativa strains are the richest in THC-V. 0.27 - 0.93%

Pura Vida Terpene Profile

Pinene Pinene is one of the most widespread terpenes in nature, found in pine trees, basil, nutmeg, parsley, and rosemary. Cannabis containing terpene (alpha-pinene or α-pinene) boasts a strong pine scent. Pinene is responsible for anti-inflammatory, pain-relieving, and anti-anxiety effects. 0.05%
Myrcene Myrcene (also known as β-myrcene) is one of the most common terpenes found in cannabis, representing more than 20% of the modern marijuana terpene profile. Myrcene has a distinct earthy, musky flavor, resembling cloves. It is responsible for calming and soothing effects of weed. Myrcene is also found in hops, thyme, mango, lemongrass, guava melon. 0.06%
Geraniol Geraniol is a terpene initially contained in geraniums, as well as lemongrass, lemon peels, roses, blueberries, and carrots. The aroma is a sweet rose scent with notes of citrus. Geraniol features anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal, and neuroprotectant properties. It's rumored to have side effects such as allergic contact dermatitis or sensitive skin irritation. 0.09%
Humulene Humulene (also known as α-humulene) is one of the major terpenes found in cannabis, contributing to woody, earthy, spicy, herbaceous, and, mainly, floral aromas of cannabis. Used in modern medicine, humulene offers anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and appetite suppressant effects, which have been well-researched by pharmaceutical companies. 0.08%
Limonene Limonene (also known as d-limonene) is the second most common terpene in nature and the third most common terpene in cannabis. It has a powerful citrus aroma and can be found in all citruses, including lemons, oranges, grapefruits, limes, juniper, etc. Limonene is known to elevate moods and provide anxiety, depression, and stress relief. 0.19%
Linalool Linalool (also known as beta linalool, linalyl alcohol, linaloyl oxide, and p-linalool) is one of the rarest terpenes found in cannabis, mostly in small quantities. Linalool is known for its spicy and lavender aroma, bringing relaxation and calming effects. It is also said to provide anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties that can be useful for athletes. 0.06%
Sabinene Sabinene is a terpene with a peppery, spicy, citrusy, and piney aroma, presented in Norway spruce, Holm oak trees, black pepper, cardamom, and carrot seeds. Found in cannabis in small quantities. Allegedly, sabinene has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. 0.05%
Bisabolol Bisabolol (also known as α-Bisabolol or levomenol) is a lesser-known terpene found in cannabis. It contributes to anti-inflammatory, anti-irritant, antioxidant, anti-microbial, and analgesic properties of weed strains containing bisanol. Attentive smokers would be able to catch a nutty, fruity scent with herbal and floral undertones, with a tender trace of coconut. 0.12%
Terpinolene Terpinolene is one of the most common terpenes found in cannabis; however, It's usually presented in small quantities. Is responsible for piney, floral, herbaceous, and even a little bit citrusy aroma of cannabis. Terpinolene can be found in lilacs, nutmeg, and cumin. In cannabis, terpinolene contributes to the sensation of "freshness." Has the potential to reduce the risk of heart diseases. 0.01%
Phellandrene Phellandrene (also known as alpha- and beta-phellandrene) is one of the rare terpenes found in cannabis with antihyperalgesic and antidepressive properties. Phellandrene contributes to a minty, woody, and mildly citrus aroma in cannabis. Previously confused with limonene and pinene, phellandrene was eventually distinguished as a separate terpene common for eucalyptus. Also, it could be found in mint, dill, black pepper, cinnamon, parsley, pine, and lavender. 0.17%
Caryophyllene Caryophyllene (also known as beta or b caryophyllene) is a terpene found in many herbs and spices, such as black pepper, basil, rosemary, and oregano. Cannabis high in caryophyllene delivers a strong spicy, peppery aroma, resembling cinnamon and cloves. Caryophyllene offers potent anti-inflammatory and sedative effects. 0.12%
Total terpenes content 1.00%


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Growing Info

Flowering time 48 - 59 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Moderate
Harvest time 63 Days
Yield outdoor 15 - 20 Oz/plant (~ 550 g/plant)
Yield indoor 1 - 2 Oz/Ft² (~ 400 g/m²)
Height indoor 60-80
Height outdoor 60-80

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