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Mendo Kush
Hybrid 50% S, 50% I
Dominant terpene
Limonene 0.38%

23.5 - 26.5%


0.64 - 0.82%


0.56 - 0.68%


Berry, Lemon



The Mendo Kush strain is an evenly balanced hybrid (50% Indica / 50% Sativa). It is made by crossing a few unknown Kush family members. Even though the exact genetics is still unknown, the Mendo Kush marijuana is well-known worldwide for its giddy well-balanced effects and a potent sedative sensation that's iconic of any well-bred Kush. The high starts from heady euphoria and a giggling state, allowing you to refresh the mind and reach pure happiness. With limonene and myrcene as the prevalent terpenes, the Mendo Kush weed strain has a pungent taste featuring a sour lemon taste mixed with sweet berry undertones for a smooth finish. The cannabinoid content is complex, where THC concentration amounts to 23.5 - 26.5%. Therefore, this cannabis is best for veteran smokers.

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Other compounds include the following ones:

  • CBD 0.64 - 0.82%
  • CBC 0.17 - 0.19%
  • CBG 0.56 - 0.68%
  • CBN 0.08 - 0.32%
  • THCV 0.06 - 0.1%

Taste, Aroma, and Terpene Profile

The terpene composition of the Mendo Kush strain is varied and is dominated by limonene and myrcene. They are responsible for the weed's sweet and sour taste featuring lemon, lime, and berry undertones. The aroma is similar but more earthy with flowery and pine hints. Due to other terpenes in the marijuana bud, smokers can notice citrus, skunk, and pungent overtones on the exhale.

Other terpenes that give the Mendo Kush cannabis its fragrance include:

  • Carene
  • Pinene
  • Linalool
  • Valencene
  • Caryophyllene

Mendo Kush Strain Main Effects

The high of the Mendo Kush strain starts with a hit of euphoria to the head, allowing users to reduce any racing thoughts, stress, or tension. The heavy rush will soon be replaced with a pure sense of happiness. Smokers can also notice drifting away into the giggling and highly social state, leaving them laughing for many hours to go. Within some time, the weed promotes a relaxing body high that will wash over you, lulling you into a calm state that might be pretty creative at times.

Thanks to these effects and its immensely high THC level, the Mendo Kush marijuana is said to be perfect for treating health issues like:

  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Insomnia
  • Arthritis
  • Depression

Some smokers may notice side effects. However, they are common in sensitive users. The most common negativities are:

  • Dizzy
  • Tingly
  • Concern
  • Fatigue
  • Dry eyes
  • Headache
  • Insomnia
  • Paranoia
  • Depression
  • Slurred speech
  • Low blood pressure
  • Thirst and dry mouth
  • Heightened sensory perception

Tips for Cultivators

According to growers, the Mendo Kush strain can be grown by new cultivators. The weed flowers within 55-61 days, allowing growers to harvest the yield of 10-15 ounces per plant in 61 days. This marijuana may reach 30-60 inches indoors and 60-80 inches when growing out.

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Strain details

Mendo Kush Strain Cannabinoids

THC 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. 23.5 - 26.5%
CBD 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. 0.64 - 0.82%
CBC 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. 0.17 - 0.19%
CBG 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. 0.56 - 0.68%
CBN 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. 0.08 - 0.32%
THCV 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. 0.06 - 0.1%

Mendo Kush Terpene Profile

Carene 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. 0.08%
Pinene 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. 0.02%
Myrcene 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. 0.19%
Limonene 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. 0.38%
Linalool 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. 0.14%
Valencene Valencene is a terpene that got its name from Valencia oranges - a fruit where It's initially found. Valencene offers citrusy, sweet aromas, with flavors having notes of oranges, grapefruits, tangerines, and, occasionally, fresh herbs or freshly cut wood. Citrus aromas, frequently found in a wide variety of cannabis strains, are contributed to by valencene, which is known for anti-inflammatory and insect repelling properties. 0.02%
Caryophyllene 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. 0.15%
Total terpenes content 0.98%

Growing Info

Flowering time 55 - 61 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Easy
Harvest time 61 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 60-80

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