The Origins of OG Kush
OG Kush is one of the most popular strains of cannabis available today. Its true origins are unknown – some believe that OG Kush is a mix of ChemDawg, Lemon Thai and Hindu Kush. Others say that it is a special cutting of ChemDawg that originated in the early 1990s. Whatever its origins, OG Kush remains a unique strain that can’t be compared to any other.
Originating in Los Angeles, California, this famous strain is highly potent, with a THC composition between 20% and 25%. It has a complex aroma that is strong, very dank and slightly citrusy, almost like fuel. The flavour is equally as intricate when smoked, with a strong, woody taste, sour lemon undertones and a long-lasting aftertaste.
OG Kush has nugget-like buds that are covered in trichomes, making them sticky to the touch. The trichomes are silvery-white, making it look like the plant was covered in powdered sugar. Yellowish green leaves are characteristic of this strain, though certain phenotypes can show traces of purple. Orange pistils stand out against the colourful flowers of this strain.
A Bud by Any Other Name
Aside from its genetic origins, its name is also hotly debated. Some think that the “OG” means “Original Gangster,” homage to the hard-core hip hop scene in Southern California during the early 1990s. Meanwhile, others believe that it means “Ocean Grown” as it is grown near the Pacific Ocean.
Both are believable meanings, but in an interview with Beard Bros. Pharma, Josh D – who, along with Matt “Bubba” Berger, was the original cultivator of the strain – says, “We called it OG because it was authentic…the original.”
In slang, the term OG refers to someone or something that is “old school” or exceptional. It is a term that perfectly fits this legendary strain.
OG Kush Today
OG Kush has withstood the test of time and remains a popular strain today. It produces a high that is more head-focused than physical. With a smoke that is versatile, lending itself to your mood and mindset, it has become the favourite strain of many. Since it improves mood and stimulates the mind, OG Kush is good for parties and conversation. It is a uniquely social strain that is best enjoyed in the daytime or early evening, whether with other people or alone.
OG Kush has medical applications as well. Usually, it is prescribed to those who are suffering from anxiety, PTSD and depression, as well as attention deficit disorders such as ADHD. Some people have even reported headache and migraine relief from this strain.
OG Kush is a strain that many people love. It is popular among musicians, particularly rap and hip hop artists.
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