Master Kush marijuana strain originally named High Rise has an Amsterdam origin and is bred by the Dutch White Label Seed Company. High Rise quickly became popular in Amsterdam coffee shops and eventually, the name was changed to Master Kush and the strain became a staple of the Amsterdam marijuana scene.
This grand strain is a winner of the High Times Cannabis cup in 1992 and 1993. The indica dominant hybrid strain is a breed of two indica seeds, Hindu-Kush and Skunk. With a ratio of 90% Indica: 10% Sativa, THC is the most dominant cannabinoid in this strain with 20%-24% while CBD and CBN have a share of only 2%. The high concentration of THC makes it one of the strongest medical strains around.
It has a pungent but sweet earthy flavor, a light citrus smell and sandalwood. Its taste is clove-like earthy and woody. The best thing about growing Master Kush is that it is comfortable in most indoor and greenhouses set-ups. Although it is considered to be susceptible to mold, when growing in humid conditions look out for mold.
Within a period of 63-70 weeks, the bright green healthy-looking flowers are bursting with trichrome and lots of little orange hairs and yield up to 500g per plant.
Effects of Master Kush
Master Kush cannabis strain gives off a smooth, Stoney smoke that hits hard making it impossible not to fall in love with it. Unlike other indica strains, Master Kush brings about a balance of full-body relaxation without the mind-numbing effect.
It produces a strong euphoria that leaves users in a blissful haze while keeping them at a high creativity and intellectual curiosity. This enables smokers to stay at the best of any activity. Some of the positive effects include euphoria, happy, relaxing, sedative, sleepiness in addition to uplifting heavy body buzz.
When smoked, some of the negative effects may include dry eyes and mouth. However, patients are advised to take prescriptions from certified marijuana doctors as some have reported to experience dizziness, paranoia, and anxiety with higher doses.
Medical conditions treatable with Master Kush
Often times, the dominant feeling while high is one of total relaxation, along with euphoria and sleepiness which makes it a good treatment for insomnia. It is however important for patients medicating for insomnia to be careful not to smoke too much as it just takes a few minutes to kick in.
Other conditions that can be treated with Master Kush include anxiety, mental health problems, and migraines. Research also considers it to be a heavy strain that helps most patients with chronic aches and pains, helps in appetite stimulation, arthritis, insomnia, PTSD, and depression.
Master Kush strain is also popularly known to leave a lasting impression taking along with it all the anxiety while still enabling you to stay focused on the task at hand.
It’s perfect for any patient that is looking for a very heavy, yet soothing effect with just 1-2 hits. Other illnesses treatable with Master Kush include muscle aches, cancer, HIV, and stress.
Master Kush has gained more and more popularity even out of Amsterdam. Given its therapeutic properties, it has become so many patients’ redemption and with more research into its medicinal uses, many illnesses will be treated with this master strain.