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Banana Punch

Banana Punch is a fruity, well-balanced hybrid strain (cultivar) comprising 55% indica and 45% sativa. Its THC content ranges between 18% and 23%, and its CBD level is high, sometimes reaching up to 6%. Banana Punch has been described as having tingly, relaxing, and giggly effects, which suggests that this variety could help manage stress, chronic pain, and anxiety.

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Cannabinoids

Tetrahydrocannabinol

THC

18%-23%

Cannabidiol

CBD

1%-6%

Strain types

  • 55%Indica
  • 45%Sativa

Aromas

  • Honey
  • Pineapple
  • Sweet
  • Tropical

Flavors

  • Honey
  • Pineapple
  • Sweet
  • Tropical

Terpenes

Terpenes are another type of compound that is found within the cannabis plant. These compounds are present throughout nature, and every plant has a unique combination of terpenes that gives rise to different flavors and fragrances, which is why different strains of cannabis vary in smell and taste.

  • Beta-Caryophyllene

  • Limonene

  • Myrcene

  • Pinene

Flavonoids

Effects

Banana Punchs has been reported to have the following effects:

  • Creativity
  • Happiness
  • Laughter
  • Silly
  • Sleepiness
  • Sociable
  • Talkative
  • Tingly

The following adverse effects have also been reported:

  • Dry Eyes
  • Dry Mouth
  • Headaches
  • Hunger
  • Paranoia
  • Rapid Heartbeat

People who have tried Banana Punch report experiencing a number of positive and negative effects.

Medical Applications

People may find that Banana Sherbet could potentially help with a number of mental and physical health conditions.
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Anxiety, Panic Disorders

Cannabis contains many anxiolytic (anti-anxiety) compounds that can beat stress and reduce the production of the stress hormone cortisol.

Organ Systems

  • Brain & Nervous System
Loss of Appetite

THC can stimulate the production of the hunger hormone ghrelin.

Organ Systems

  • Endocrine
  • Other
Insomnia

THC can stimulate the release of the sleep neurotransmitter, adenosine.

Organ Systems

  • Brain & Nervous System
  • Mental / Emotional
Depression

Cannabinoids like CBD can help modulate serotonin transmission, giving it anti-depressant and anxiolytic effects.

Organ Systems

  • Brain & Nervous System
Chronic Pain, Muscle Pain and Other Types of Pain

Cannabis contains anti-inflammatory and analgesic compounds that can help reduce or distract from pain, including THC, CBD, and beta-caryophyllene.

Organ Systems

  • Brain & Nervous System
  • Muscular
  • Skeletal

Dosing

Growing

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The Banana Punch plant grows strong and sturdy, making this strain suitable for novice growers. It is resistant to mold and disease and can be grown indoors and outdoors.

Banana Punch is a low-risk, high-reward strain that is attractive to growers. Banana Punch can yield upwards of 2 ounces per square foot when grown indoors and up to 50 ounces per plant when grown outdoors.

Banana Punch buds should be olive green with deep purple undertones from its Purple Punch heritage. The buds should be crusted in golden, amber trichomes with hints of dark orange hairs peeking through.

Height

A Banana Punch plant grown indoors can reach a height of 3.5 feet. A plant grown outdoors can reach a size of almost double that, at 6.5 feet.

Humidity and Temperature

Like most strains of cannabis, Banana Punch will do well in a warm, sunny, dry climate. To grow your plants indoors, you must control temperature, humidity, and light levels.

Flowering

If you are using an indoor growing environment, your Banana Punch plants should have a shorter flowering period, between 60 to 65 days. In an outdoor environment, your plants should be ready to harvest by the end of September.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Banana Punch strain good for?
How does the Banana Punch strain make you feel?

Banana Punch produces a well-balanced high that has been reported to make people feel creative, happy, giggly, silly, sleepy, sociable, talkative, and tingly.

Is Banana Punch an indica or sativa?
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