Marijuana Afghani Kush Strain Review

Strain name info: Afghani Kush Marijuana Strain

Our Overall Rating:  4.2 / Best known for:  Deep relaxation

Positive Effects  Marijuana Afghani Kush strain effects
Origin / ancestry Afghani Kush Type: Afghani Kush hails from the Hindu Kush mountains and is rumored to be one of the first cultivated strains of marijuana. It is a pure landrace Indica Kush.
Aromas, Flavors Serious, earthy, floral, sweet.
May Relieve Afghani Kush bud is a pure Indica which may relieve anxiety, depression, chronic pain, back pain, sciatica, IBS, CFS, certain convulsive disorders and more.
THC Content:

16% to 21%,

 Cannabis Afghani Kush strain THC CBD
Indoor/Outdoor Yield 16 ounces per square meter indoors, 21 ounces per plant outdoors
Flowering time Afghani Kush takes seven to eight weeks to flower indoors
Genetic  Afghani Kush weed strain genetics
Harvest Late Sept. into the first days of Oct.
Disease resistance Afghani Kush has built strong defenses against calamities that befall plants including fungal infections, bacterial infections, viral infections, mildew growth, and mold buildup.
Plant Height Afghani Kush tends to be a short and humble plant, though it sometimes grows to a medium height.
Type Auto-flowering
Adverse effects Afghani Kush with its strong medicinal properties, has the side effects of many such medications, it can cause anticholinergic side effects that can lead to dry mouth or cotton mouth or even dry eyes which may appear to be red eyes.
Growing difficulty Afghani Kush has been considered an easy plant to take care of for careful and knowledgeable growers of this revered bud variety.

Origins, Genetics, History

Afghani Kush is the default landrace strain which is parent to many other varieties of weed. It is a full Indica, 100%. It hails from the Hindu Kush mountains. It gives one the vision of monks using the weed in careful meditative practices or using it as a medicine, rather than that of young people using it recreationally for a short-lived high. It is a weed that is thick with resins in the center, with medium sized branches and leaves reaching out. It is a beautiful plant with flowers and leaves covered in resins. Afghani Kush is a popular strain to breed. It is related to LA Confidential, The Northern Lights weed, and Amnesia Haze, to name just a few.

Appearance and Smell

Afghani Kush is a beautiful plant to behold. Though it is a short plant, it is densely packed with white, sticky trichomes containing bountiful THC, but also a wealth of medicinal substances besides. Its leaves are a deep green, covered in sticky resins, among which jut out small hairs of orange pistils, advertising the health of the plant.

Afghani Kush has an herbal, sweet, flowery taste. There is even a hint of pungent spices.

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How to Grow Afghani Kush Cannabis Seeds or Cuttings

Growing weed from Afghani Kush cannabis seeds and cuttings is said to be an easy undertaking for an experienced grower. Afghani Kush is often bred in order to use the plant to cross breed.

Indoors, Afghani Kush will flower beautifully in seven to eight weeks. This plant will yield a modest 16 ounces of prime time weed per meter squared.

Outdoors, Afghani Kush, though it is a short plant, has a bountiful yield. An Experienced grower can expect a whopping 21 ounces per plant from this much sought parent plant.

Medicinal Marijuana Review

Afghani Kush weed tends to have THC levels around 21% and an impressive 6% CBD. This makes a great balance for a pure Indica which is also full of other therapeutic substances.

Afghani Kush weed is your most basic 100% Indica. It is used to induce a state of peace. Therefore, it is a good choice for disorders that produce significant anxiety. This may include Social Anxiety Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, or even depression with comorbid anxiety. Afghani Kush weed, with its moderate THC levels, can be a great boon for those suffering with anxiety.

Afghani Kush is a strong weapon against chronic pain. Chronic pain can include injuries from car accidents which leave behind unrelenting pain, back pain and sciatica. There is also fibromyalgia, and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome where the nerves that produce pain signals are overactive and patients experience intense pain from minor irritation. With a whopping 6% CBD, Afghani Kush is great for reducing inflammation.

Afghani Kush is a great choice to fight nausea, no matter the cause. Cancer treatments such as radiation and chemotherapy can create a strong sense of nausea that causes vomiting and an inability to eat. Afghani Kush can treat this nausea so that the patient is able to take their medicines as prescribed, and still be able to get rid of the nausea and loss of appetite.

Afghani Kush can also be a power weapon against insomnia. The pure Indica relaxing properties can induce a heavy slumber when taken late and with good sleep hygiene.

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Afghani Kush Weed Price

Vendor: Urban Pharmacy
Portland, Oregon
Strain name: Buddies – Afghan Kush bho
Gram – $ 30 USD
Vendor: Cola Cove
Tigard, Oregon
Strain name: Afghani Kush Terp Sugar
Gram – $ 33 USD


Afghani Kush will hit hard with waves of relaxation and peace. You need to smoke in a place where it is safe for you to sink down into the couch and be relatively inactive. You will have a sense of peace, of the giggles, and relief from pain and anxiety. Afghani Kush is the ultimate Indica sedative relaxation marijuana.

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Afghani Kush Marijuana Strain
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 3 reviews
 by Tim

What can I say about it? WOW. I used to smoke only Sativas before, as I believed they are much more potent. Actually I mistook it for Sativa when I smoked it for the first time, such strong effect it had. What a nice surprise it was when I found out that this was a pure Indica rating a 19% to 22% THC content! The bud makes you higher than anything you have ever smoked before, even veterans would be impressed. That's why novices should stay the hell away from it, cause if you don't have a tolerance level or need little to get high, this shit can cause harsh panic state and you'll probably never wanna try any pot again. But those with high tolerance will bless God for this piece of heaven that evokes all the long-forgotten effects. Buy it and see for yourself.

 by Nancy

After smoking it every time I hear the name of this strain the only word that appears in my mind is a NUMB. A total and sudden numb. At first you just wait until it comes into effect and then realize that you're already completely relaxed. All the pain you might be suffering from is gone as well. Actually I notice it becomes harder and harder to find a pure indica with such an effect. So I'll try to capture my general impression of this strain. Buds are massive and long with dark green veins, some of them look like a spaceship. They make a satisfying sound like in a horror movie when someone steps on a tree branch:) If so, it means it's a good soggy bud. They give off a strong earthy smell of a forest on a rainy day with pine aroma and hints of citrus fruits. The taste is pretty much the same: earthy and woody but also surprisingly peppery. Although I expected it to be more pungent. The effects are more interesting... The lights become a little brighter and then extend in straight lines exactly what it's like when you shoot a video of a computer screen on your phone. Then I noticed how strange the keys on my keyboard felt. Like it was the first time I touched it, or maybe I could feel more of it. Notice that the more you intake it the harder effects become. I think Afghan Kush buds would be a great help for people with any type of pain, ADT, ADHD, mood disorders and loss of appetite. Although this strain is really strong it's good even for newbies or anyone who wants to relax.

 by Annabeth

The first thing you should know about it is that this is a definitely nighttime smoke. It makes you highly relaxed but also stupidly lazy so if used in the morning or afternoon, your whole day will be spent on the couch. I smoked with a couple of friends and a small joint was enough for me to forget about everything in the world and enjoy this body buzz. I realized that this pot is incredibly potent after 3 or 4 hours as I was still high and feeling nice. The second thing is that you better have your fridge full of food, cause we ended up eating 4 XL pizzas while watching some stupid movies on tv. Love of my life after trying it only twice.

This article about Medical Marijuana was published on and updated on October 27, 2022 . Medical facts in this article was checked and article was medically reviewed by our . Author of this checked article is
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