While some argue that Red Congo is an African sativa landrace, the variety popularized in California weaves in Mexican and Afghani roots, giving it a more indica-like appearance. This colorful palette of landrace strains, which had adapted to their environment over many years, creates a complex profile of effects and flavors. The sativa genetics dominate the physical effects of Red Congo, resulting in a weightless euphoria that promotes focus and mental clarity. Its energizing properties make Red Congo perfect for morning treatment of nausea, cachexia, tension, or Alzheimer’s.
Red Congolese has an Indica-like appearance and a very strong fruity, gassy scent that fills the room. When smoked, the wonderful flavours you taste are sweet and spicy with a grapefruit undertone. It is a very smooth smoke that burns nice with a white ash. The high packs a punch.
Effects of this high is said to have feelings of awareness, alertness, and a delicate tingly bodily high as if you were floating with amplified senses and excitable energy that slowly fades into a feeling of tranquility and well-being. This strain is often used as a wake-and-bake treatment, and is ideal for treating patients suffering from conditions such as anxiety disorders, tension, chronic stress, and fatigue.