A pure indica cannabis plant (100% indica), Sugar Kush gets its name from the high trichome count covering its buds. Its flowers grow large and chunky with tiny petals and leaves. It releases a sweet floral bouquet when sniffed, and when smoked it tastes like earthy pine needles and burnt hash.
Lab tests indicate its cannabinoid content is somewhere between 18-20% THC on average.
The rush from Sugar Kush will bring a smile to most faces, but it will sink even the most seasoned smoker straight into the couch. Its recommended for treating chronic and moderate pain, triggering an intense case of the munchies, combatting insomnia, or relieving muscle tension.
Cottonmouth and red eyes are the two most commonly reported side effects from Sugar Kush.
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The hash flavor likely comes from one its parents, the legendary Hash Plant. Its other parent is Kandy Kush, though some sources claim it also has Northern Lights #1 in its lineage.