Like most pure Indica strains, it should be used in the afternoon or at night as users will become drowsy. For this reason, it is a good medication for insomnia. Mendocino Purps' mood elevating effects make it effective medicine for relief from stress, anxiety, and depression. The numbing body high gently eases away most chronic aches and pains, particularly those that are accompanied by movement disorders such as muscle spasms. It is also used to calm nausea and increase appetite.