hindu_kush_medical_marijuanaHindu Kush marijuana is supposedly the first strain of cannabis ever to be brought out of the Orient to the West; in fact it is one of the oldest marijuana strains in existence. It has remained mostly the same, with little mixing other than a flirtation with White Widow for added potency and flavor. Having said that, for medicinal uses, Hindu Kush is frequently the base to which other strains are added to produce a tailored medication.

A short bushy plant with orange-red pistils and a moderate frosting; the aroma and flavor are best described as earthy. Some users have commented that the smoke burned the throat and caused instant coughing. This was counterbalanced by the almost immediate body relaxation; after the first hour the brain heaviness clears, making this a very functional strain.

Hindu Kush at a Glance

  • Type: Indica dominant
  • THC: 18-20%
  • Grows: Indoors, Outdoors, Hydroponics, Sea of Green
  • Height: 160 cms
  • Difficulty: Relatively easy
  • Flowering Period: 10 to 12 weeks indoors
  • Harvest: October
  • Yield: 400 gr/m² in sea of green situations
  • Effects: Clear headed relaxation after the initial mental slowing down

Hindu Kush is recommended for:

  • Pain
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Stress
  • Good for daytime use

Author Dianne Morgan

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