Hybrid
Kush Mints

Cannabinoid THC Dominant

THC 20.5 - 23%

CBD 0.54 - 0.81%

Effect Happy

Side Effect Thirst and dry mouth

Flavor Spicyherbal

Kush Mints Strain Review - Best for Melting Your Stress Away

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

Kush Mints strain is an indica-dominant hybrid created by crossing Bubba Kush with Animal Mints. The result of that being is a powerful weed with high THC levels of 20.05-23% and CBD levels of 0.54-0.81% that produces a stimulating action and can help boost the mood. Aside from the mentioned cannabinoids, the weed includes:

  • CBC 0.4-0.5%
  • CBG 0.14-0.83%
  • CBN 0.45-0.25%
  • THCV 0.27-0.4%

These numbers make the Kush Mints cannabis best suited for veteran smokers who are looking for a strong uplift.

Kush Mints Strain Smell and Taste

The Kush Mints strain has quite a complex flavor profile, including a whole array of terpenes such as:

  • Pinene
  • Myrcene
  • Humulene
  • Limonene
  • Linalool
  • Eucalyptol
  • Terpinolene
  • Caryophyllene

The weed’s scent is quite unique, turning many consumers on. As you may guess from the name, the strain carries refreshing notes of mint and has a firm taste of citrus characteristic of limonene. Due to pinene and caryophyllene, it also smells of herbs and earthiness, and you may also notice a strong taste of sweet fruits reminiscent of berry, grape, pineapple, and something tropical.

Strain Effects and Medical Uses

Speaking of the effects of Kush Mint, it brings a balanced high that tends to soothe your body and mind, melting away any stress. This marijuana can also give loose to your tongue, making it a great choice for people who feel unconfident when surrounded by other people, as well as making you giggly and energetic. That being said, the dominant property of the weed is still relaxation. Therefore, it’s highly advised to consume it before going to bed, as it will likely drop you off in a state of pure bliss just a few hours after you’ve consumed it. Medical patients often choose this strain too, since it helps treat a lot of health conditions, including:

  • Stress
  • Lack of appetite
  • Phantom limb pain
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Fibromyalgia

Tips for Growing Kush Mint

For starters, you will need to get Kush Mint seeds, which are available for purchase in dispensaries as well as online. Secondly, considering that it is a photoperiod strain, you’ll need to find a sunny place for it so that the plant gets enough sunlight for healthy growth. Other than that, though, little else is required on your part. The plant adapts well to different environments and develops buds in around 53-68 days. The harvest stage follows next, taking approximately 75 days. It’s also worth mentioning that Kush Mints can be planted both indoors and out and returns quite impressive yields.

Side Effects

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Thirst and dry mouth 93% Voted
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Dry eyes 71% Voted
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Slurred speech 29% Voted
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Kush Mints Strain Cannabinoids

THC 20.5 - 23% 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 0.54 - 0.81% 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 0.4 - 0.5% 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 0.14 - 0.83% 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 0.45 - 0.25% 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 0.27 - 0.4% 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.

Kush Mints Terpene Profile

Pinene 0.11% 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 0.25% 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 0.05% 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 0.24% 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 0.12% 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.
Eucalyptol 0.14% Eucalyptol (also known as cineole) is usually found in eucalyptus, mint, sage, and tea tree oil. Distinguished for its cooling properties, eucalyptol constitutes only up 0.6% of a total terpene profile of a strain. This terpene exhibits potent antibacterial effects and can also be used to treat patients with Alzheimer's disease and asthma.
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 0.09% 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 55 - 68 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Difficult
Harvest time 75 Days
Yield outdoor 10 - 15 Oz/plant (~ 400 g/plant)
Yield indoor 0.5 - 1 Oz/Ft² (~ 300 g/m²)
Height indoor 30-60
Height outdoor 30-60

Kush Mints strain lineage

Kush Mints Terpene and Taste Chemistry

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