A landrace sativa variety from South Africa, Kumba Jive is known for its spicy/sweet anise-like smell and taste and its clear-headed cerebral effect. Though it's a (normally) pure sativa, most versions finish fairly quickly and don't stretch like crazy. Many claim the real South African Kumba Jive is very racy and finishes as long as 120 days,
Kumba Jive is known for possessing a very distinct blend of sweet and spicy smells — fennel/anise, orange, lemon, and a creamy sweetness are the most common descriptors.
Very sweet and intoxicatingly complex, Kumba Jive presents the sativa-lover with a palate of flavors ranging from sweet lemon candy to spicy anise
Kumba Jive is a fabulous daytime strain, with a clear, functional effects package that stimulates creativity, sociability, and overall mood. It's very energetic and is seen as one of the more pure-feeling sativa varieties widely available on the market. The true South African Kumba Jive is known for being extremely racy and borderline psychedelic, but the toned-down Dutch versions that circulate the United States and Europe lose some of that edge, perhaps for the benefit of the average consumer. The primary medicinal benefits are energy, appetite stimulation, migraine relief, and anti-nausea properties.