The Royal Kush is an 80/20 indica dominant strain created by combining two powerhouse parents, the Skunk No. 1 strain and the Afghani indica landrace. According to testing lab results, the Royal Kush has THC levels of up to 25%. Its plant is marked by impressive medium to large-sized flowers that cling to each other to form an elongated, cylindrical structure. The leaves are spring green in color and covered generously with yellow pistils and milky white trichomes.
Flavor and Effects of Royal Kush
Like its parent, the Skunk No. 1 strain, the Royal Kush cannabis strain has a skunky fragrance. This pungent aroma is blended with hints of earthiness as well as sweet and spicy notes. When burned, the Royal Kush provides a citrusy and piney taste that tones down the pungent smell.
The Royal Kush provides one of the most powerful buzzing mental high in the cannabis world. At the onset, this high cerebral uplifts your mood and continues to intensify after a few more tokes. You will feel a mental acuity that you may not have felt or recognized before. As the high signs of progress, this buzz flows down to the body, and you will feel the wave through your limbs. You will feel a relaxing buzz soothe out any deep-seated muscle tremors that might have been bothering you for some time. Eventually, you will find yourself in a couch-lock position and then a peaceful sleep.
What are the Medicinal Benefits of Royal Kush
Unsurprisingly, the Royal Kush has a number of medicinal benefits. It has an incredible ability to alleviate many symptoms of pains and aches, for one. This includes cerebral pains like headaches and migraines, as well as physical discomforts, like muscle spasms, joint inflammations, and even chronic pains. It’s sedative effects is also a great aid for insomniacs or those who have been wanting to get a deep and peaceful sleep.
Negative Effects of Royal Kush
Adverse effects of smoking on the Royal Kush are rare. However, a normal reaction to the use of cannabis strains like dry eyes and dry mouth will be experienced when using the Royal Kush.
Growing Royal Kush
The Royal Kush plant prefers indoor cultivation where environmental factors can be controlled. It requires an environment that is temperate with the appropriate amount of humidity, sunlight, and ventilation. Also, it requires regular topping as its broad fan leaves might prevent lower flowering nodes from getting their needed nutrients. When provided with enough love and care, you will enjoy up 10 to 12 ounces per square meter yield. The good news is that this plant also thrives in an outdoor environment. Just make sure it has the temperate climate that it needs.