Hindu Kush Strain — The Tranquilizer

The Hindu Kush Strain is one of the oldest and most popular weed strains, and it’s known as medicinal because it’s 100% pure indica. It provides a lengthy high and is perfect for restless nights and lazy days. If you’re hoping to relax and take a load off, this strain is ideal for you.

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Hindu-Kush has an earthy taste with the most subtle sweetness.


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      Hindu Kush Strain Information

      This strain has been used for a relaxing time in the United States as early as the 1960s. It’s named after the mountain range that it was initially found on and is part of the so-called “hippie trail.”

      Strain Effects

      Sleepy 79%
      Relaxed 76%
      Peaceful 70%
      Helps With
      Stress 75%
      Insomnia 78%
      Anxiety 96%
      Coughing 75%
      Dry mouth
      Dry mouth 71%
      Itchy eyes
      Itchy eyes 83%

      Strain Pairings

      Pairs With Music
      Beach House - 10 Mile Stereo
      Beach House - 10 Mile Stereo 91%
      Rhye - Open
      Rhye - Open 75%
      Washed Out - Too Late
      Washed Out - Too Late 72%

      Beach House — 10 Mile Stereo

      Beach House is a psychedelic indie duo whose soothing sounds will keep your ears happy while you’re awake and help relax you if you’re trying to go to sleep.

      Rhye — Open

      Rhye’s androgenous voice sounds like melted butter. Listen to him if you’re interested in something sensual and tranquilizing.

      Washed Out — Too Late

      A chillwave favorite, Washed Out, creates dreamy music that will put your mind at ease. Check out his new album “Purple Noon.”

      Pairs With Food
      Casserole 81%
      Indian Food
      Indian Food 75%
      Chicken and Dumplings
      Chicken and Dumplings 75%

      Casserole: Get creative and find a casserole recipe online. The best thing about casseroles is that they require minimal effort and provide maximum comfort.

      Indian Food: Yummy and filling; after a healthy rice bowl, you’ll be ready to pass out. Careful, not too spicy, though!

      Chicken and Dumplings: It’s the definition of comfort food. Try to see if you can find your grandmother’s recipe, or just hop on over to your local Cracker Barrel.

      Pairs With Spirits
      Moonshine 76%
      Cider 85%
      Alcoholic Smoothie
      Alcoholic Smoothie 75%

      Moonshine: To match the nighttime vibe, try a glass of locally brewed moonshine. A glass of this will aid Hindu-Kush in putting you to sleep.

      Cider: A holiday favorite, spiked hot cider can be delicious and relaxing. We suggest this comforting beverage for relaxing by the fire or sipping on during a movie night.

      Alcoholic Smoothie: If you decide to indulge, make it a dessert too! Try our Pina Colada smoothie recipe if you need inspiration.

      Where The Strain Is Grown

      No Surprise! Hindu-Kush is grown in the Hindukush mountain range between Afghanistan and Pakistan.

      Strain Summary

      Hindu-Kush is a classic strain that has retained popularity for a good reason. Its tranquilizing properties can ease stress and pain in the body and help restless individuals sleep. If you’re looking for other strains to help you relax, check out White Rhino.

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