Last updated on November 25th, 2022
About Afghan Kush Strain:
Afghan Kush cannabis strain is a pure indica prized for its potency and sturdy genetics. An original “landrace” strain native to the mountains of Afghanistan. Perfected and balanced over centuries by both natural selection and human cultivation.
In the frenzied market for new crossbred strains, this building block strain – also known as Afghani Kush#1 – can be harder to come by.
Cured Afghani Kush buds are pale to medium green with orange hairs and a thick coating of trichomes. They should be very resinous and tacky to the touch. This is a famously pungent strain: Afghani Kush nugs have a skunky, diesel-like odor with notes of citrus. The earthy notes are intensified when buds are ground or broken open.
As with many indicas, smoke is harsh and thick and can hang in the back of the throat, inducing coughing.
Afghani’s high comes on like a wave, gradually rolling over you and easing you into a weighty calm. Mental effects are present, but slight, manifesting more as spacey contentment than as novel thinking or clear headedness. As users peak, they may experience greater bodily awareness alongside feelings of heavy relaxation.
Medicinal effects flow from these same sedative properties. Afghani’s mellow euphoria is useful in the treatment of: