Originally bred by Paradise Seeds in the early 90’s then improved at the turn of the century Dragon is a 75% strain of sativa mixed with 25% indica. This strain is a hybrid of Skunk and Durban and originates from Africa.

Dutch Dragon is a strain of medical marijuana that consistently receives high consumer ratings. It is said to have very pleasant citrus flavors with consumers likening it to everything from blood oranges and tangerines to subtle lemon lime notes. Users describe the taste and smell as sweet to mildly sour.

Effects of Dutch Dragon

Creativity is a word often used to describe the high from Dutch Dragon. Many users say the high is clear and long lasting. Expect to be filled with desires for music or other forms of creative expression as well as an appetite for pleasure. The relaxation felt from this strain usually begins a couple of hours after the initial high.

Expect to feel:
• Creative
• Euphoric (Fits of giggles are not uncommon)
• Happy
• De-stressed
• Relaxed

Medical Usage

With a moderately high THC content, 15% to 20%, Dutch Dragon is said to benefit those who suffer from migraines, fibromyalgia, anxiety, and stomach issues. Relief from anxiety, depression, fatigue, inflammation, pain and stress are also a highly prized benefit of this strain.

Potential Side-Effects

Side effects are minimal with headaches and dry mouth topping the list of complaints. There are also concerns from some users about slight dizziness, slight paranoia, and some issues with dry eyes. Consuming higher doses may lead to increased potential for side effects. Always be aware that people are individuals and medical cannabis can and will affect different people differently. You should experiment for yourself before making any assumptions.

When to Enjoy

Although this strain provides a clean, long-lasting high that could be used any time throughout the day, many people will enjoy using the Dragon after work. It should be helpful in relieving stress from the workplace, calming anxiety that has built over the day, and helping with any inflammation, pain, or soreness that has built up over the course of the day. Particularly if you are new to the Dragon you may find it aids in relaxation and helps with falling asleep.


If you are looking for a crisp, clean high that is long lasting and allows you to remain uplifted and creative Dutch Dragon should be one of your top contenders. It’s a potent smoke that can help with a wide variety of ailments while side effects appear to be minimal for most users.

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