Bubba Kush is a notorious indica strain known for its heavy sedating effects. This strain is an old world cannabis strain that was likely to originate from mountainous areas. However, many believe that the plant originated in L.A. from the cross between OG Kush and a strain close to Northern Lights. Today, there are many clones of Bubba Kush but they all hold classic indica-like characteristics similar to the original.
Although Bubba Kush is not a pure indica and averages about 70-80% indica genetics, one should not be deceived. This strain is famous for its heavy tranquilizing effects and extreme relaxation effects on the body. The THC content averages around 20% nowadays but can be high as 29% and low as 15%. After the first toke, you first feel it in your head which slow spreads throughout the whole body. The muscles will relax and a sense of euphoria will take over the mind. Many users report the onset of hunger and sleepiness after the sedating effects. This strain is definitely an evening smoke with its heavy indica effects. We recommend activities that do not require much effort such as watching TV or Netflix as one will find it hard to get out of the couch.
Many cannabis patients tend towards this strain to treat a variety of medical conditions due to its sedating effects which include:
- Chronic Stress
- Chronic and Acute Pain
- Mild-to-Moderate Headaches
Often, users will experience dry mouth and dry eyes as the only side-effect when smoking this strain.
Appearance, Aroma, Taste
Bubba Kush tends to have dense and thick flowers which contain a mosaic of colours including a range of greens and deep purples. The dense buds are usually covered in white trichomes making them quite sticky compared to other strains. The aroma of Bubba Kush is characterized by an earthy-scent with undertones of sweet and floral-like scents. Depending on the clone and batch, many users report the subtle taste of chocolate and gas along with the main aroma of earthiness. The smoke is usually thick and heavy and also may irritate the throat slightly.
Overall, Bubba Kush is a legendary indica strain that is sure to get you relaxed and sleeping well.