Mango Kush Marijuana Strain Overview

With a name like Mango Kush, expectations are high when first consuming this strain; thankfully it delivers.

mangoUnsurprisingly, Mango Kush gets its name from its delicious mango flavor and smell; the strain also contains hints of pine, with mix perfectly with the mango flavor.

Although this strain typically has a THC percentage that isn’t through the roof – often around 15% – don’t let that fool you; it packs a nice body high that lingers for several hours.

 

The top effects of the Mango Kush marijuana strain are:

  • Happiness
  • Relaxation
  • Increased appetite and also
  • A strong head and body high

Medical properties:

Some of the top medical ailments it helps with are:

  • Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Lack of appetite
  • Headaches and Migraines
  • Depression
  • Anxiety and also
  • Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

 

Growing information:

Below are a few growing notes specific to this strain, courtesy of our friends at Leafly:

  • The plant has an average growth height of 4-5 feet
  • Flowers in 9-11 weeks and is a favorite with both indoor and outdoor growers
  • Best results with excellent air circulation
  • Clearing lower branches can improve circulation and air flow and also
  • It grows best in temperatures between 70 to 80°F (21 to 27°C) and at 50% humidity

 

Reviews:

At the time of publication Mango Kush has 574 reviews on Leafly with an average score of 4.3 out of 5 (8.6 out of 10).

 

Where to find it

If you are lucky enough to live in a state where cannabis is legal for medical and/or recreational purposes, we suggest you check out Leafly’s strain finder.

This feature can use your exact location to find the closet cannabis store or dispensary to you that is currently carrying the Mango Kush marijuana strain; you can also look for a variety of other strains.

Click here for the strain finder.

OG Kush Marijuana Strain Overview

OG Kush is one of the most well-known marijuana strains on the market. Here’s a look at why it’s reputation has been so high for so long.

og kushOG Kush, with its earthy and often piney flavor, is known the world around. The classic combo of Hindu Kush and Chemdawg is also one of the most sought after marijuana strains.

According to Leafly, the top effects of the OG Kush marijuana strain are:

  • Relaxed
  • Happy
  • Euphoric
  • Uplifted and also
  • Hungry

 

Medical properties:

OG Kush is well-loved among recreational cannabis consumers; but it’s also vaunted for its excellent medical properties. Its heavy and immediate head-high is excellent for a wide variety of conditions.

Some of the top medical ailments it helps with are:

  • Stress
  • Pain
  • Depression
  • Insomnia and also
  • Headaches

 

Growing information:

Although OG Kush isn’t incredibly difficult to grow, it’s also not one of the easiest. Below is some growing information specific to this strain:

      • Has a 56 day flowering window with a medium yield
      • Typically requires a dry outdoor climate to grow to its full potential and also..
      • Gets best results when not confined to pots

 

Where to find it

If you live in a state where cannabis is legal for medical and/or recreational purposes, we suggest you check out Leafly’s strain finder; this uses your location to find the closet cannabis store/dispensary to you that is currently carrying the OG Kush marijuana strain. Click here for the strain finder. You can click here for information on a different strain, Hindu Kush.

Study: Daily Cannabis Use For Chronic Pain Is Safe and Effective

kushBy Paul Armentano, NORML

Chronic pain patients who use herbal cannabis daily for one-year report reduced discomfort and increased quality of life compared to controls, and do not experience an increased risk of serious side effects, according to clinical data published online ahead of print in the Journal of Pain.

Researchers at McGill University in Montreal assessed the long-term health of 216 medicinal cannabis users with chronic non-cancer pain who consumed a daily standardized dose (12.5 percent THC) of herbal cannabis compared to 215 controls (chronic pain suffers who did not use cannabis). Subjects in study were approved by Health Canada to legally use medicinal cannabis and consumed, on average, 2.5 grams of herb per day, typically via inhalation or vaporization.

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