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OG Kush O.G. Kush, OG Kush

Cannabinoid THC Dominant

THC 19.5 - 21.67%

CBD 0.37 - 0.65%

Effect Happy

Side Effect Thirst and dry mouth

Flavor Earthy

All About OG 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

OG Kush is a legendary and all-time favorite strain. This classic Indica-dominant hybrid has become one of the most essential types for crossings and creating other names in the cannabis industry. Its THC content is 18-21%, and its CBD amounts to 0.06-0.69%. Myrcenelimonene, and pinene are the dominant terpenes of the strain.

The OG Kush weed strain was developed by crossing the Hindu Kush landrace and Chemdawg, which was popular during the 1990s. This crossing became one of the most distinct strains in the western part of the United States; however, some people claim it was not from Florida. Also, there are disputes regarding the OG term. Some experts say that it means “original gangster,” which actually means “Ocean Grown” as it grew in California. OG Kush strain is highly popularized by Cypress Hill hip-hop band, which praised it for its medicinal values and unique taste and aroma.

Smell and Aroma

This weed is powerful, compact, dense, and highly aromatized, and smokers can recognize it among a ton of other buds! The earthy and pine odor is present as soon as you smell it, and it can have some citrus-like aroma upon the first encounter. As any from a Kush family, it produces a harsh skunky flavor that users cannot resist!

When smoked, it can induce coughing. Its distinct smell and flavor may be strong to some people, and its pungent funk won’t remain discreet after smoking a joint.

Properties and Effects of OG Kush Strain

The cannabis strain gives consumers relaxation and keeps them staying euphoric and uplifted. The higher dosage can easily increase one’s appetite dramatically and introduce smokers to sleep. As a typical Kush representative, this marijuana type gives euphoria, relaxation, and happiness. Euphoria starts right after a couple of smokes, which turns into a state of relaxation and then to happiness. In 2 hours, the couchlock Indica effects introduce users to a sleep mode.

When it comes to medical effects, OG Kush strain is one of the most powerful weeds and can successfully treat many health problems such as:

  • stress;
  • anxiety;
  • pain;
  • depression;
  • headaches;
  • nausea;
  • migraines;
  • insomnia;
  • loss of appetite.

In single cases, consumers may experience negative effects manifested by dry mouth, red eyes, dizziness, headaches, paranoia.

O.G. Kush strain is a complex strain in flavor, aroma, and effects and may be too strong for beginners. Inexperienced users can smoke it in small amounts until they develop some tolerance. It is better to consume it in the afternoon.

Information for Growers

Mature plants are short, bushy, and sturdy and reflect genuine Kush genetics. They are less than 30 inches high. It is one of the fastest flowering Indica strains with a flowering period of 45-50 days and a harvest time of 50-57 days. Also, it is one of the easiest strains to grow as it doesn’t require any special attention and knowledge thanks to its weather-resistant genetics.

Side Effects

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Thirst and dry mouth 88% Voted
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Dry eyes 52% Voted
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Paranoia 20% Voted
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OG 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. 19.5 - 21.67%
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. 0.37 - 0.65%
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. 0.1 - 0.2%
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. 0.21 - 0.34%
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. 0.16 - 0.24%
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. 0.31 - 0.54%

OG Kush Terpene Profile

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. 0.04%
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. 0.14%
Ocimene 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. 0.01%
Humulene 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. 0.05%
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. 0.19%
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. 0.05%
Bisabolol Bisabolol (also known as α-Bisabolol or levomenol) is a lesser-known terpene found in cannabis. It contributes to anti-inflammatory, anti-irritant, antioxidant, anti-microbial, and analgesic properties of weed strains containing bisanol. Attentive smokers would be able to catch a nutty, fruity scent with herbal and floral undertones, with a tender trace of coconut. 0.36%
Terpinolene 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. 0.01%
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 1.00%

Growing Info

Flowering time 45 - 50 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Easy
Harvest time 50 Days
Yield outdoor
Yield indoor < 0.5 Oz/Ft² (< 150 g/m²)
Height indoor < 30
Height outdoor < 30

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Ok so here's my thoughts about the Og Kush. It has a predominent earthy sweet smell, this was basically the same predominent aroma I found in Bruce Banner from an amsterdam coffeeshop, and also in the amnesia haze, but each of them has their own distinct smell when you smell deeper. When I grinded the buds it smelled more mango, a bit sour with sweet. I checked a lot of website about cannabis smell, cuz I didn't get the earthy smell, which was apprently in almost every hybrid strains, so Now I get it. Anyway I expected the mango flavor but it turned out to be more earthy and woody. The high is very great, as many websites said, it started with a head rush (softer than I initially thought, like compared to the amnesia Haze, it was less aggressive) then you get stoned, with a nice visual distortion and happy thoughts. I'm not stuck in the couch, it makes me feel motivated but sedated at the same time, like think about of rock doing the dishes. Maybe I'm wrong, maybe you guys had another experience with the og, feel free to tell me.

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FAQ

It is pure Kush landrace genetics from Afghanistan.
If you think of other strains that have been produced by crossing this one, then it has to be G13 or Blue Cheese.