The sativa-dominant hybrid Irene OG, also called Irene Kush, is a cannabis strain that produces neon green buds with brown pistils and a thick layer of trichomes. Its scent and taste are reminiscent of diesel and pine, with earthy undertones.
THC levels of Irene OG have been known to reach 23%, so novice consumers beware. Its high is known to be extremely cerebral, pushing thoughts into high-gear and increasing both energy and motivation. This strain has effects similar to taking a shot of espresso. As the high wears down, a calm buzz will set into the body, relieving it of tension, aches, and pains. Reviewers note this strain’s ability to help alleviate stress, both insomnia and fatigue, and pain.
Negative side-effects of this strain are dry mouth and eyes, though note that many strains may cause either paranoia or anxiety when consuming in higher doses.
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Parent strains of Irene OG are currently shrouded in mystery, but it’s believed its genetics stem from the hybrid OG Kush. Rumors state it first blossomed in the deep South of the United States.