Afghan Kush Strain
Effects: relaxed, euphoric, sleepy, happy, tingly, hungry, Afghan Kush Strain.
May relieve: stress, insomnia, depression, pain, muscle spasms
Afghani is probably one of the most recognizable strains and it’s widely appreciatd for its sturdy genetics and potency. This pure indica has been usd for creating insanely popular strains like Blueberry and Northern Lights. As the name may lead you to expect, the Afghani cannabis strain is name after its home country and it comes from the Hindu Kush Mountains.
With THC levels reaching up to 20%, this indica strain is definitely powerful enough to provide deep and sedative effects, which makes it ideal for evening or nighttime use. Generally, the Afghani cannabis strain induces pervasive relaxation and deep body high, which usually leads to heavy couchlock and sleepiness. Some people report increased appetite after smoking these buds as well.
The high from this classic indica strain is generally experienced on a physical level. However, regular users claim that it also helps bring them mental clarity and focus. As mentioned before, the strain is definitely not an energizing bud, so you shouldn’t expect to be particularly active after smoking it.
The buds of The Afghan Kush Strain are pale to medium green in color with some orange hairs on the surface. You can also see a nice coat of trichomes that make the buds very tacky and resinous to the touch. This famous indica strain is known for its pungent and skunky aroma with diesel-like notes and hints of citrus.
The aroma profile gets even more intense when you’re grinding the Afghani’s buds. As for the smoke/vapor, it’s a bit thick and harsh on the throat, which may cause coughing among less experienced users. When smoking Afghani, you will taste some pine and herbal flavors with spicy yet sweet notes.
Although Afghani typically contains less than 1% of CBD, it still offers a wide range of medical benefits, mainly due to its sedative properties. If you’re suffering from insomnia or other sleep disorders, this bud may be ideal for your condition.
Moreover, the strain’s mellow euphoric high is ideal for those suffering from PTSD, depression, stress or anxiety. With its heavy body effects, Afghani may be a perfect choice for relieving chronic pain, headaches and even migraines.