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Tora Bora

Cannabinoid THC Dominant

THC 16 - 19%

CBD 0.4 - 0.64%

Effect Relaxed

Side Effect Thirst and dry mouth

Flavor Spicyherbal

Tora Bora Strain


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


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Tora Bora is an almost 100% Indica strain, with a sensational numbing physical experience. Its name originates from a cave system in Afghanistan, believed to have been Osama Bin Laden hideout during the early days of the Afghanistan war. Although strangely named, its effects are a lot more common experience; however, this time, it’s a tad more powerful than is experienced with other Indica strains.

Tora Bora’s Origin And Variety

LA Confidential, a descendant of OG LA Affie and a classic Afghani Indica, is one of the parent strains of Tora Bora. This hybrid strain was then crossed with the pure Pakistani X18 by DNA Genetics crossed it to produce the Tora Bora. But it doesn’t end there; there is also another Tora Bora weed strain bred by The Vault Genetics but with different THC compositions. DNA Genetics Tora Bora has THC levels of 17% to 22%, while The Vault Genetics variant is lower at 4% to 6% THC but with 8% to 14% CBD.

Information About Tora Bora Strain

Strain Shangri-La
Origin LA Confidential and X18 Pure Pakistani
THC Level 17% to 22%
CBD Level 0.5%
Indica/Sativa % 99%/1%
User rating 4.7 / 5
Flavors Earthy, hash, pine, candy, berry
Effects Relaxed, Uplifted, Euphoric
May Relieve Pain, Muscle spasms, Headaches, Spasticity, Stress
Side effects Dry Eyes, Dry Mouth, Headache
Outdoor flowering time Early to mid-October
Indoor flowering time 8-9 weeks
Indoor yield 14 to 18 ounces per square meter
Outdoor yield 18 ounces or more per plant

Tora Bora weed strain is a hard-hitting Indica even when used in small amounts. Its effects start with an uplifting sensation that puts the mind and body at ease. Some users have reported feeling creative or even euphoric. However, as it spreads over the body and limbs, most people succumb to a deep body relaxation. It is common to feel spacy and experience an overwhelming sensation of bliss. As the sedation takes over, most people drift off to sleep.

It is advisable to use this weed only where there is nothing else to do, preferably in the evening, as you prepare to sleep within the next two or three hours.

Fragrance And Flavor

It's buds emits a mild scent of earth and wood coupled with a sweet and fruity note of berry that becomes more pungent as soon as users break the buds. Its flavor is that of a hash taste mixed with candy

Medical Usage

Although the two variants of Tora Bora strains do not have the same CBD levels, they still share similar traits that have made them valuable in the medical cannabis scene.

Upon usage of Tora Bora weed, there is first an overwhelming numbing sensation that envelops the body, which helps relieve chronic pains and muscle spasms. In addition, it induces a profound feeling of relaxation that causes users to fall asleep easily; this has made the marijuana strain a highly recommended treatment process for patients having difficulty sleeping. The marijuana wax also perform the exact same function and are a perfect substitute for the buds.

Adverse Reaction

With its many recreation and medical benefits, Tora Bora strain effects can also prove hard to handle. In addition to the typical dryness of the mouth and eyes that may be experienced, this weed produces symptoms that are more pronounced than others. These include dizziness, severe headache, and in some cases, anxiety.


Growing this Indica strain is a delight as it is quite tolerant and resilient to a lot of weather conditions and environments. First time growers won’t have a hard time cultivating this weed.


For those who need relaxation or anti-anxiety drugs, this makes for the right solution. As the Tora Bora is both recreationally pleasant and highly medicinal. Its pleasant spicy taste is the icing on the cake.

Side Effects

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Thirst and dry mouth 85% Voted
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Dry eyes 49% Voted
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Low blood pressure 24% Voted
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Tora Bora 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. 16 - 19%
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. 0.4 - 0.64%
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. 0.34 - 0.64%
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. 0.17 - 0.88%
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. 0.06 - 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. 0.35 - 1.01%

Tora Bora 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. 0.23%
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. 0.29%
Camphene 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. 0.2%
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%
Sabinene 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. 0.03%
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. 0.2%
Total terpenes content 1.01%

Growing Info

Flowering time 56 - 63 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Difficult
Harvest time 72 Days
Yield outdoor 5 - 10 Oz/plant (~ 300 g/plant)
Yield indoor < 0.5 Oz/Ft² (< 150 g/m²)
Height indoor 30-60
Height outdoor 30-60

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