Are you considering using marijuana as a form of medicine and unsure of what you should use ? If this is the case, it can be hard to choose the correct strain that will fit your needs the best. You’re probably asking yourself that question ‘which strain will best serve my needs ?’ There are two main parts to the marijuana plant. These are what are known as tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). Each of these have different effects on the individual. From what you hear in the media, it is said that the high CBD marijuana strains assist better with medical conditions than THC. This is not always the case since there have been reports of many positive effects of the THC. There are also some strains high in CBD meant specifically for medical use. One of these strains which is good for medical purposes is called CBD Kush. Here we’ll cover where it comes from, how its used, the effects, and what it can be used for. Ready to learn more ? Let’s get started.
THC: 8 %
CBD: 11 %
This strain is a hybrid strain that comes from a company known as Dutch Passion Seeds. The strain has a 1:1 ratio of THC to CBD, but it has been shown to be as high as a 1:4 ratio. This hybrid strain comes from a combination of a strain known as Kandy Kush, along with another unknown strain. The strain was genetically made specifically to have a slightly lower amount of THC when compared to the levels of CBD. With a fairly lower level of THC than CBD in this strain, it is good for multiple uses. These and mainly medical, but the THC may bring with it some effect for recreational use. So what are some good uses for this strain ?
Since this strain is higher in CBD as opposed to THC, it is probably used more for its medical purposes. In fact, the strain was made specifically to enhance the OG Kush strain. The OG kush strain is known as the cousin to the CBD Kush strain and is also effective concerning its CBD effects. The CBD Kush strain was made to specifically enhance and improve the effects seen in the OG Kush strain. When it comes to medical uses that this strain can be used for, it helps with any type of pain relief, acute or chronic, depression, headache, appetite loss, ADD, and general stress and anxiety. Since stress may be a trigger for many individuals with some conditions mentioned such as depression or anxiety, the level of relaxation that this strain brings could explain why it is of such assistance. For the individual with seizures, whether it is actually epileptic and of a chemical imbalance, or what is known as a non epileptic event, the relaxation felt and stress relief could be of assistance for either condition. More research should be done to scientifically show how this exactly works, since these effects are based on testimony of individuals which have experience in using the strain. The levels of THC and CBD in different strains will determine the level of effects that are seen, with the specific strains. So what are some effects that this strain has ?
What effects does it have ?
When using this strain, it is good for its effects on relaxation, allowing for a state of being clear-headed and functional. From the small amount of THC seen in this strain, you may get a small psychotic effect, but not as intense as other strains higher in levels of THC. Also, a unique aspect of this strain is that the effects of the CBD including the euphoria and relaxation occurs at a slower pace than other strains, which allows for more time to enjoy these effects. Because the strain has a low THC level, you are also able to avoid any couch lock effect that other strains may have, This would be where you would have to remain inactive for an extended period to allow time for the effects of THC to decrease. The relaxation and euphoric feeling this strain causes is also felt throughout the body, along with a mild sedative feeling as well. The euphoria felt is not overly intense though, making it what is known as a functional euphoria, allowing you to accomplish any task at hand. So who would this strain benefit the most from using ?
Who Should Use the strain ?
As previously mentioned, this strain has a slightly higher level of CBD when compared to the THC. Because of the small effects of the THC seen in this strain, it is good for anyone who is just beginning to experiment with different strains. If you want to use a strain for recreational effects and are just beginning, this strain would be recommended. It is also good for anyone that wants to relax, while being able to functional normally, or anyone that needs assistance with multiple medical conditions including depression, anxiety, and chronic pain. If you’re an experienced individual wanting to use a strain for recreational purposes, this strain would not be recommended. The effects of the strain will also help determine when a strain should be used. So when is the best time to use this strain ?
When should it be used ?
Since this strain can bring with it a sense euphoria and a nice feeling of relaxation, this makes the strain ideal for daytime use. Since you have no chance of psychotic effects, but only that of the relaxation and focus which the CBD brings, it’s good to use this strain during the day. The strain is also good to use whether you’re alone and need to relax, or at a social gathering. It isn’t advised to use this strain prior to laying down since this may cause issues in falling asleep with the increase in focus that this strain has. So if you have time to yourself during the day and just want to relax, or you’re out with others to socialize and have fun, this strain is good to use.
How to use it
There are many forms of CBD and THC which come from the marijuana plant. This includes: smoking, vaping, capsules, and oils. The best way to get the total effect of either the CBD or THC of the plant is to use it in its original form through smoking or vaping. When using this strain, you should expect to have a thicker than normal smoke when compared to other strains, which may have effects such as watery eyes. The strain also has a strong and sweet or fruit like smell as well. Most of the time, you’ll probably purchase the product from a grower, but if you choose to use marijuana in the form of smoking and you know you’ll be using it for a while, you may want to consider growing it yourself since it may be less expensive in the long run. Here are some general things to look at if you’re considering trying to grow this strain.
Raising the strain
For anyone just beginning to grow their own strains of marijuana, this strain is not hard to grow, but it may require more upkeep than other strains. The strain can be grown either inside or outside, but the environment needs to be semi humid anywhere from 70-80 degrees farenheight. This may be where growing it indoors could yield better results since you would be able to control the environment more. In order to do this, you’ll need some equipment if you want to get the most out of the plants. While growing the strain, you should also expect to have a strong pungent smell to the plant while it is growing. The normal time to harvest the plant is in October, and you should expect moderate yields regardless of where it is grown. If the strain is being grown indoors correctly though, it could be grown any time of the year if done correctly.
The ratios of THC to CBD for the CBD Kush strain of marijuana has a higher level of CBD (11%),in comparison to THC (8%) making it good for different medical purposes including: depression, chronic pain, ADD, seizures, ptsd, and other conditions. The strain is good for any beginner to use, or for the individual that wants a relaxing euphoric feeling without the psychoactive effects that THC has. The nice thing about this is that after any small effects of THC, the CBD allows for relaxation, while still allowing you to focus on tasks at hand. This makes it good for use during the daytime. This strain is great for any beginner, anyone that wants to have a relaxing and euphoric feeling, while being able to function normally, or for anyone with any of the previous medical conditions mentioned. Anyone experienced in using this strain that would like to comment can do so below, and if you have any questions feel free to ask.