Polynesian Thin Mints is an evenly balanced hybrid strain (50% indica/50% sativa) created through crossing the potent Girl Scout Cookies strain. X Face Off OG BX1 strains. This celebrity child packs a super heavy punch of effects, slamming into your mind and body with a level of potency that can easily knock out experienced patients. These effects have a subtle build, starting as a heady lift that slowly brings the spirits up and lifts your head, leaving you feeling happy with a sense of care-free and hazy bliss. As your mind lifts, your body will fall further and further into a heavy physical sedation that will lock you to the couch or bed and leave you fully immovable for hours on end. Combined with its high 16-19% average THC level, these effects give Polynesian Thin Mints an edge in treating conditions such as chronic stress or anxiety, depression, chronic pain, arthritis and headaches or migraines. This bud has a classic minty sweet cookie flavor with a lightly fruity and earthy aroma to match. Polynesian Thin Mints buds have small rounded dark olive green nugs with deep purple undertones, vivid orange hairs and a coating of electric purple tinted white crystal trichomes.
While it also alleviates insomnia, arthritis, and stress, casual and recreational users often choose this strain due to its name recognition. In 2013, Thin Mint Cookies’ parent, Girl Scout Cookies, won 1st place for a Hybrid in the Cannabis Cup held in Denver, CO. The Thin Mint Cookie strain has placed in the top three in competitions in California and Washington.
To differentiate the strains, experts in the laboratory focus on the terpene and cannabinoid profiles because all cannabis buds produce THC. High terpene found in Thin Mint Cookies suggests its ancestry to Girl Scout Cookies, the caryophyllene, limonene, and linalool say Kush, while THCV indicates Durban Poison.
Because it is a child of famous strain, the hereditary lineage of Thin Mint Cookies is of interest. The original breeders of Girl Scout Cookies told High Times magazine that they crossed a mystery strain (F1) that they called their “secret sauce” with Durban Poison and OG Kush.