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Hindu Kush Hindi Kush

Cannabinoid THC Dominant

THC 18.4 - 22%

CBD 0.45 - 0.77%

Effect Relaxed

Side Effect Thirst and dry mouth

Flavor Sweet

All About Hindu Kush Cannabis Strain


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


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


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Hindu Kush marijuana should be your number one choice if you are looking for a highly potent weed with a distinct and traditional smell/taste that will keep you high for hours. From the Hindu Kush mountain region to the US state, the Hindu Kush strain has gained a lot of success and fame due to its powerful genetics that has been part of almost any Kush that emerged on the cannabis market. The Hindu Kush relates to the mountain region in Afghanistan that has been one of the earliest cannabis places and origins of Indica strain that later on expanded throughout the world. And for sure Hindu Kush strain is the pure Indica landrace.

Due to its strong effects and rich-resin phenotype, this landrace is mostly used for the production of hash. Though the potency isn’t very high, ranging 14-18% THC, this cannabis is not recommended for novices.

Hindu Kush Smell and Taste

Once you open the bag with weed, the whole room will have the earthy-pine scent that is pungent, yet somehow sweet. The fusion of these scents may change in case the plant flowers more than 60 days when the pistils can have a slightly darker color. The smoke is thick and rick, but maybe harsher a bit, especially until you get used to the Kush flavor. However, upon exhaling, you will notice the sweet note that you smell once you open the bud.

The Most Common Hindu Kush Effects

Hindu Kush weed is one of the strongest you will ever find and if you are the first-time hitter, prepare yourself to lay down after a few hits. Almost right after you take the first hit, you will feel:

  • Relaxation
  • Happiness
  • Sleepiness

When it comes to medical values, this is one of the best medical marijuana strains you can get. All of the conditions listed below can be treated successfully with this strain in a short time. The Hindu Kush helps with:

  • Stress
  • Insomnia
  • Pain

Like every cannabis plant, there are three side effects that users experience. This Hindu Kush mountains weed has only a few downsides, including:

  • High level of cottonmouth effect
  • Red eyes

Hindu Kush Growing Information

A lot of Hindu Kush reviews reveal that growers love it as it is easy to grow, and it is very economical. It can produce up to 800 grams in one square meter, using the SOG growing technique. Every Hindu Kush review starts with a “super-potent” plant! The plant’s structure is rough as the cold winds of the Hindu mountains were blowing and taking away all the moisture that could be in the canopy of the plants.

Thanks to the resistant and fantastic genetics, growing this weed is anything but hard. As Hindu Kush flowering time is under 65 days, you can be sure that you can grow it successfully outdoors, but if you prefer indoor, have at least 400 Watt lighting system. Also, make sure to have enough airflow. The moisture can be stuck inside the canopy, which can lead to the mold. Do not forget to place the plants in 40-liter pots at least, use the SOG technique and use organic fertilizers to maximize your yield.

Side Effects

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Thirst and dry mouth 84% Voted
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Dry eyes 49% Voted
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Dizzy 21% Voted
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Hindu Kush Strain Cannabinoids

THC 18.4 - 22% 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 0.45 - 0.77% 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 0.16 - 0.74% 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 0.16 - 1.06% 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 0.46 - 0.38% 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 0.24 - 0.6% 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.

Hindu Kush Terpene Profile

Carene 0.13% Carene (also known as Delta-3 carene) is a terpene found in rosemary, lemons, pines, and cedars, offering citrusy and cypress aroma. Studies on mice showed that carene provides anti-inflammatory effects, as well as promotes bone health and chronic pain relief.
Pinene 0.09% 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 0.05% 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.
Ocimene 0.06% Ocimene (derived from the Ancient Greek word Ocimum meaning basil) is a terpene with sweet and herbaceous flavors, also boasting citrusy and woody undertones. Naturally, ocimene occurs in mint, parsley, orchids, hops, kumquats, mangoes, basil, bergamot, lavender, and pepper. Offers antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and antiviral properties.
Camphene 0.02% Camphene is terpene common for carrots, pepper, dill, fennel, nutmeg, thyme, as well as other fruits and vegetables. Camphene has a damp, pungent, herbal, minty aroma with pine undertones. In cannabis, mostly found in Indica strains. Camphene causes cooling sensations, having anti-inflammatory, antibiotic, antioxidant, analgesic, and antifungal effects.
Humulene 0.04% 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 0.28% 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.
Sabinene 0.13% Sabinene is a terpene with a peppery, spicy, citrusy, and piney aroma, presented in Norway spruce, Holm oak trees, black pepper, cardamom, and carrot seeds. Found in cannabis in small quantities. Allegedly, sabinene has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties.
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 0.13% 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 1.00%


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Growing Info

Flowering time 49 - 63 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Difficult
Harvest time 71 Days
Yield outdoor 15 - 20 Oz/plant (~ 550 g/plant)
Yield indoor 1 - 2 Oz/Ft² (~ 400 g/m²)
Height indoor 30-60
Height outdoor 30-60

Hindu Kush Terpene and Taste Chemistry

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User Reviews 36

Emily Adams

a good weed perfect for stress relief

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The hindu kush contains 14-18% thc and helps relieve my muscle spasms and cramps after hard workrouts. If youre doing sports, try it.

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Great for yoga and meditation. Clears my mind and unites with the universe.

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this is really a gift from God. First of all, the smoke is very smooth. Secondly, the smell is fantastic and reminds me of a mix of earthy, pine, and pungent flavors. And the cherry on the cake is certainly the produced effects. A good stuff for relaxatio

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Rose N.

no wonder that this strain is sleep-inducing since it contains myrcene one of the powerful terpenes that gives sedative and relaxing effects.

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Weed Fan

pure indica and one of the most famous strains. even non-stoners must have heard of it

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I smoked this pot with my friends the other day. No uplifted feelings or improved mood as other reviewers wrote. Just instantly made us couch-locked. Pure waste of weed.

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It is very strong and exactly what I was looking for! Has a pungent earthy smell that made me feel rejuvenated and an instant hit of HIGH that lasts hours! Merci, Hindu Kush!

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Such thick smoke is a party favorite!

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Definitely not for beginners but I just love how easily you end up smiling after inhaling the thick smoke. Myrcene and camphene rich, this strain is a joyful bliss!

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I was planning to feel the euphoria because of THC content I saw on allbud. But this made me so drowsy. Not for me.

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Creative mode activated after smoking this joint. Lovely srawingsss I made!

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Earthy, Piny and Perfecty!

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Whats the smell? I still cant figure out. Piny pungent, earthy?

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I have joint pain that vanished in secondsssss. WOW!

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The Piny Joint is on point YO!

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I had one of the best jams while high on good old Hindu K. I was so fluent, my fingers were simply dancing on the keyboard and I was still able, while high as a f… to do what needed to be done and had a few really chill improvs!

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hindu kush is all that…takes you back to the roots man

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Im a sativa fan but its nice to have something like this to get you down

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Am I the only person who gets overly emotional while high on this pot?

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my friend and I bonged Hindu Kush one evening and BAM!!!

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I loooooooove Indicas, therfore I enjoy HK as much as all others…

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I agree Hindu Kush is not for beginners, but dont skip it if passed :)

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Dope bush. Smooth vibe

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the One true Kush!

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Cool flavor! YUMMY!

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Intense high….not for beginners…

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James Long

Moderate high MJ

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Dan Garcia

I have used this mary jane for various pains such as headaches, joint pains caused by my rheumatoid athritis and any other health issue that might arise last minute. I love the effects of smoking this cannabis because it helps me detox after a long day.

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Illtyd Beck

Its a great kush, but effects not as expected. This MJ lasted for a while and mellowed me instantly

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Georgina Gray

It was sour

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Byron Dewall

After smoking Hindu Kush, I felt a bit stoned and slowly drifted away into a galaxy of my own and as I started floating, I fell asleep and woke up feeling very well-rested. I would suggest insomniacs use this kush to get more sleep.

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Richard Burwell

The apperance is beautiful

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Useful for headaches

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Ann King

Interesting brown buds

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George Knoll

Hindu Kush treated me well because the high was not overwhelming

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The Hindu Kush strains have their origins in the Afghanistan mountainous regions. It is an ultra-potent variety of cannabis that were initially grown in the inaccessible borders between Afghanistan and Pakistan. It was during the 1960s that this plant was introduced in the United States by a group of explorers.
The Hindu Kush strain smells like earth, pine, sweet flowers, and citrusy lemon.
The Hindu Kush is made up of 100% Indica strains. It contains 20% THC content and little to none CBD levels. Not much is known of the powerful genetics of this strain.