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Peanut Butter Breath

Peanut Butter Breath, a.k.a. Peanut Butter or Peanut Breath, is an evenly balanced hybrid strain (cultivar) that packs a punch. With a THC content of 26%, you can expect a hard-hitting cerebral high that sends a buzz around your entire body. Its effects suggest that Peanut Butter Breath would be ideal for managing stress & inflammation, anxiety and depression, chronic pain, and insomnia.

Peanut Butter Breath originated from ThugPug Genetics and is a cross between Do-Si-Do and the exceedingly rare Mendo Breath. Balanced strains, i.e., those with 50% indica and 50% sativa, are generally quite hard to come by. As the name implies, Peanut Butter Breath offers a deliciously sweet, buttery, nutty flavor like a candy peanut butter cup.

Peanut Butter Breath won first place in Toronto’s 2019 Karma Cup in the indica category. It’s popular for its pleasantly relaxing effects and delicious smell.

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Strain types

  • 50%Indica
  • 50%Sativa


  • Butter
  • Candy
  • Nutty
  • Peanut Butter
  • Sweet


  • Butter
  • Candy
  • Nutty
  • Peanut Butter
  • Sweet


Peanut Butter Breath has a unique terpene profile. Terpenes are responsible for providing the unique aromas and flavors of each strain while also having various therapeutic impacts.

  • Alpha-Bisabolol

  • Beta-Caryophyllene

  • Limonene

  • Ocimene

  • Phellandrene

  • Valencene



Peanut Butter Breaths has been reported to have the following effects:

  • Buzz
  • Focus
  • Happy
  • Hunger
  • Long Lasting
  • Relaxing
  • Sedating

The following adverse effects have also been reported:

  • Anxiety
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dry Mouth
  • Headache
  • Paranoia

Peanut Butter Breath is popular for its strong sedating effects. Although it’s a balanced strain, its parents were both indica-dominant, and users describe it as more of an indica. It’ll make you adopt a happy-go-lucky philosophy and feel relaxed.

Medical Applications

Many of the medicinal and therapeutic benefits Peanut Butter Breath offers act through our endocannabinoid system. We recommend taking this strain in edible form to optimize the health benefits, and it will add a delicious flavor to whatever you choose to make.
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Loss of Appetite

THC can stimulate the production of the hunger hormone ghrelin.

Organ Systems

  • Endocrine
  • Other
Nausea & Vomiting

Both THC and CBD have significant anti-emetic properties, meaning they’re shown to prevent vomiting. However, THC can cause nausea and vomiting in some at high doses, so be sure to take as small amount as you can to get the right effects.

Organ Systems

  • Digestive

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

Organ Systems

  • Brain & Nervous System
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
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



growing strains

A warning if you want to grow this strain: You may need to do some serious investigative work. ThugPug is secretive about this strain, making their seeds challenging to come by. The strain is also more delicate and less resistant to mold than other strains. You may be better off growing it indoors.

Overall, we recommend Peanut Butter Breath for more experienced growers. Indoors, you can expect a yield of around 0.5 ounces per square foot (150 grams per square meter). Outdoors produce approximately 10-12 ounces (280-340 grams).

Buds are generally long, with hints of purple and a heavy coat of trichomes. You should slowly dry and cure buds to preserve and maximize the terpenes.


Peanut Butter Breath strain is a tall plant, and you can boost its vertical growth by providing plenty of room for the roots and maximizing light exposure.

Humidity and Temperature

Peanut Butter Breath grows best in a Mediterranean climate. Humidity for this strain needs to be strictly controlled, given its susceptibility to mold.
During the growing period, humidity should be kept at around 70%. As you near the flowering stage, gradually lower this to 40% to prevent any excess moisture from being trapped.


Flowering time for this strain is relatively typical at nine to 11 weeks. Growing outdoors, you can expect to harvest in late October.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Peanut Butter Breath strain good for?
How does the Peanut Butter Breath strain make you feel?

Peanut Butter Breath produces a long-lasting, relaxing high that has been reported to make people feel focused, happy, hungry, and sedated.

Is Peanut Butter Breath an indica or sativa?
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