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Raspberry Kush

Cannabinoid THC Dominant

THC 14.85 - 17.85%

CBD 0.32 - 0.61%

Effect Relaxed

Side Effect Thirst and dry mouth

Flavor Berry

Raspberry Kush Strain Review - Mix of Sweet Raspberries and Creamy Undertones


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The Raspberry Kush strain is an Indica-leaning hybrid that is widely known among medical patients. Being one of the most popular hybrids, the Raspberry Kush's name comes from its delicious taste and aroma. Since the terpene profile is dominated by myrcene, this marijuana has a sweet berry fragrance with vanilla, flowery and pungent earthy undertones. The effects provided by the Raspberry Kush cannabis are potent, overwhelming the mind with a heady creative rush and ending up with a soothing high that promotes a sleepy feeling by the end of smoking. The THC level in the Raspberry Kush strain amounts to 14.85 - 17.85%, making it suitable for patients experienced with smoking weed.

The cannabinoid content is made up of the following compounds:

  • CBD 0.32 - 0.61%
  • CBC 0.28 - 0.9%
  • CBG 0.44 - 1.26%
  • CBN 0.42 - 0.35%
  • THCV 0.24 - 0.76%

Terpenes & Fragrance

As the name suggests, the Raspberry Kush strain has a sweet berry taste and aroma. The dominant terpene is myrcene which is known for its fruity fragrance featuring notes of strawberry and grape. The taste is also accomplished by delicate vanilla undertones with a pungent, spicy herbal exhale. The aroma is more earthy, boasting woody overtones mixed with spices, dried fruits, and fresh apple notes on the exhale.

The terpene composition is also made up of the following aromatic molecules:

  • Geraniol
  • Bisabolol
  • Phellandrene
  • Caryophyllene
  • Pinene
  • Limonene
  • Humulene
  • Ocimene
  • Linalool

Effects of the Raspberry Kush Strain

The effect of the Raspberry Kush strain starts in the head and smoothly builds its way throughout the entire body. The weed gives smokers an energizing boost of mental sharpness and clarity. Making them highly talkative and tingly, this marijuana bud also boosts creativity for any task that doesn't require too much concentration. The Raspberry Kush cannabis is a great option for anyone looking for potent relaxation after a long hard day, so it is best for nighttime use or during weekends. Even though the Raspberry Kush strain doesn't have sedative effects, many smokers have reported a soothing calmness by the end of smoking and deep sleep. The Raspberry Kush weed is widely used medically. Patients struggling with the following conditions may find relief from their symptoms:

  • Stress
  • Insomnia
  • Anxiety
  • Muscle spasms
  • Migraines
  • Pain
  • PMS
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Arthritis
  • Inflammation

However, like any other cannabis strain with this THC level, the Raspberry Kush weed may cause several side effects:

  • Thirst and dry mouth
  • Dry eyes
  • Dizzy
  • Paranoia
  • Hunger
  • Panic attacks
  • Heightened sensory perception
  • Headache
  • Rapid heartbeat

Growing Facts

According to experienced growers, the Raspberry Kush strain requires 63 - 70 days to properly flower, while the yield that amounts to 1-2 ounces can be picked in 75 days. The Raspberry Kush marijuana will reach 60-80 inches when growing indoors and out.

Side Effects

Thirst and dry mouth icon
Thirst and dry mouth 81% Voted
Dry eyes icon
Dry eyes 58% Voted
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Dizzy 19% Voted
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Raspberry 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. 14.85 - 17.85%
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. 0.32 - 0.61%
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. 0.28 - 0.9%
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. 0.44 - 1.26%
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. 0.42 - 0.35%
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. 0.24 - 0.76%

Raspberry 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. 0.07%
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. 0.16%
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. 0.04%
Geraniol Geraniol is a terpene initially contained in geraniums, as well as lemongrass, lemon peels, roses, blueberries, and carrots. The aroma is a sweet rose scent with notes of citrus. Geraniol features anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal, and neuroprotectant properties. It's rumored to have side effects such as allergic contact dermatitis or sensitive skin irritation. 0.15%
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. 0.06%
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. 0.04%
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. 0.13%
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. 0.02%
Phellandrene Phellandrene (also known as alpha- and beta-phellandrene) is one of the rare terpenes found in cannabis with antihyperalgesic and antidepressive properties. Phellandrene contributes to a minty, woody, and mildly citrus aroma in cannabis. Previously confused with limonene and pinene, phellandrene was eventually distinguished as a separate terpene common for eucalyptus. Also, it could be found in mint, dill, black pepper, cinnamon, parsley, pine, and lavender. 0.13%
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. 0.13%
Total terpenes content 0.98%

Growing Info

Flowering time 63 - 70 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Moderate
Harvest time 75 Days
Yield outdoor 15 - 20 Oz/plant (~ 550 g/plant)
Yield indoor 1 - 2 Oz/Ft² (~ 400 g/m²)
Height indoor 60-80
Height outdoor 60-80

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