Hybrid
Frosted Kush

Cannabinoid THC Dominant

THC 27 - 28%

CBD 0.5 - 0.71%

Effect Euphoric

Side Effect Insomnia

Flavor Spicyherbal

All About Frosted Kush Weed Strain

THC

High Highest
20% 23% 26% 29% 32% 35%

CBD

Low Medium
0% 0.4% 0.8% 1.2% 1.6% 2%

Potency

Newbie Skilled

Frosted Kush is an Indica-dominant marijuana strain (60% Indica, 40% Sativa) with an astronomically high THC level – 27-28%. So, the blend of effects it offers is suitable for seasoned smokers only. The cannabinoid profile is rich and includes the following chemical compounds:

  • CBD 0.5-0.71%
  • CBC 0.07-0.12%
  • CBG 0.75-0.82%
  • CBN 0.01-0.13%
  • THCV 0.44-0.64%

Typical Aromas and Terpenes

Dried flowers of the Frosted Kush strain release a spicy and herbal aroma, which may seem too pungent for some smokers. When you pull apart the buds, you will notice a flowery fragrance with fresh pine, wood, and earth hints. The flavor follows the same profile. Terpenes that determine these smells and tastes are caryophyllene, limonene, myrcene, and humulene.

Overall Effects and Medical Appointments

This weed is famous for a sudden rush of euphoria, accompanied by a boost in sociability. The high makes smokers aroused and triggers chattiness. Also, it induces giggles and causes tingles throughout the body. A relaxing physical high follows this heady lift.

The strain is a popular choice for those looking to manage depression and chronic stress using natural products. It is also effective when dealing with migraines and fatigue. People who lack appetite or suffer from nausea will feel an appetite stimulation.

Side effects that are typical for this strong cannabis type are as follows:

  • Insomnia
  • Heightened sensory perception
  • Thirst and dry mouth
  • Hallucination
  • Dry eyes
  • Concern
  • Hunger
  • Rapid heartbeat

Help for Growers

The Frosted Kush strain has a moderate level of cultivation difficulty and is recommended for both indoor and outdoor gardens. The blooming phase of this plant is 54-61 days. The crop can be expected in 62 days after germination. It amounts to 1-2 oz./ft2 for indoor plants and 10-15 oz./plant for herbs grown outside. The weed shrubs are not tall and are only 30-60 inches high. The flowers boast a gorgeous appearance, with frosty nugs coated with snowy crystal trichomes (hence the name).

Side Effects

Insomnia icon
Insomnia 81% Voted
Heightened sensory perception icon
Heightened sensory perception 72% Voted
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Dry eyes 40% Voted
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Frosted Kush Strain Cannabinoids

THC 27 - 28% Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, is a major cannabis chemical compound. It is a psychoactive element that stimulates dopamine release and induces euphoria or happiness. THC-rich strains may be helpful with such conditions as lack of appetite, chronic pains , etc. It is considered to be the primary active marijuana component.
CBD 0.5 - 0.71% Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a major compound in cannabis, which is non-psychoactive. It is also proved to counteract the side effects of the second major component THC. CBD is widely used for medicinal purposes in rubs, oils and so on. It is helpful in muscle pain cases, may treat arthritis and migraines. Even Greeks used it against pain, while Queen Victoria applied it to get rid of menstrual cramps.
CBC 0.07 - 0.12% Cannabichromene, or CBC, is a minor cannabinoid, meaning that its quantity in cannabis is quite little. Though it has the same origin as CBD and THC, it is different in functions. Without any psychoactive effects, it is an efficient cannabis compound in combating acne and depression. CBC produces analgesic, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects.
CBG 0.75 - 0.82% Cannabigerol, or CBG, is one of the minor cannabis compounds in adult plants. On the other hand, young ones contain a lot of this antibacterial and anti-inflammatory component. During the growth, CBG is converted into different cannabinoids, mostly THC and CBD. The compound itself increases appetite and decreases eye pressure.
CBN 0.1 - 0.13% Cannabinol, or CBN, is a trace element in cannabis that is considered to be mildly psychoactive. It appears from oxidation THC, exposed to light and heat. CBN is mostly contained in old cannabis and in traditional hashish. It is effective against insomnia, bacterial infections and appetite loss.
THCV 0.44 - 0.64% Tetrahydrocannabivarin, or THC-V, is a compound contained in cannabis in trace amounts. Even though it is close to THC molecularly, it is different in effects. This compound may be psychoactive only in large amounts. THC-V reduces blood sugar, controls appetite, stimulates bone growth, etc. African Sativa strains are the richest in THC-V.

Frosted Kush Terpene Profile

Pinene 0.07% Pinene is one of the most widespread terpenes in nature, found in pine trees, basil, nutmeg, parsley, and rosemary. Cannabis containing terpene (alpha-pinene or α-pinene) boasts a strong pine scent. Pinene is responsible for anti-inflammatory, pain-relieving, and anti-anxiety effects.
Myrcene 0.15% Myrcene (also known as β-myrcene) is one of the most common terpenes found in cannabis, representing more than 20% of the modern marijuana terpene profile. Myrcene has a distinct earthy, musky flavor, resembling cloves. It is responsible for calming and soothing effects of weed. Myrcene is also found in hops, thyme, mango, lemongrass, guava melon.
Humulene 0.13% Humulene (also known as α-humulene) is one of the major terpenes found in cannabis, contributing to woody, earthy, spicy, herbaceous, and, mainly, floral aromas of cannabis. Used in modern medicine, humulene offers anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and appetite suppressant effects, which have been well-researched by pharmaceutical companies.
Limonene 0.25% Limonene (also known as d-limonene) is the second most common terpene in nature and the third most common terpene in cannabis. It has a powerful citrus aroma and can be found in all citruses, including lemons, oranges, grapefruits, limes, juniper, etc. Limonene is known to elevate moods and provide anxiety, depression, and stress relief.
Linalool 0.06% Linalool (also known as beta linalool, linalyl alcohol, linaloyl oxide, and p-linalool) is one of the rarest terpenes found in cannabis, mostly in small quantities. Linalool is known for its spicy and lavender aroma, bringing relaxation and calming effects. It is also said to provide anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties that can be useful for athletes.
Terpinolene 0.01% Terpinolene is one of the most common terpenes found in cannabis; however, It's usually presented in small quantities. Is responsible for piney, floral, herbaceous, and even a little bit citrusy aroma of cannabis. Terpinolene can be found in lilacs, nutmeg, and cumin. In cannabis, terpinolene contributes to the sensation of "freshness." Has the potential to reduce the risk of heart diseases.
Caryophyllene 0.34% Caryophyllene (also known as beta or b caryophyllene) is a terpene found in many herbs and spices, such as black pepper, basil, rosemary, and oregano. Cannabis high in caryophyllene delivers a strong spicy, peppery aroma, resembling cinnamon and cloves. Caryophyllene offers potent anti-inflammatory and sedative effects.
Total terpenes content 1.01%

Growing Info

Flowering time 54 - 61 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Moderate
Harvest time 62 Days
Yield outdoor 10 - 15 Oz/plant (~ 400 g/plant)
Yield indoor 1 - 2 Oz/Ft² (~ 400 g/m²)
Height indoor 30-60
Height outdoor 30-60

Frosted Kush Terpene and Taste Chemistry

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