Orange Kush Strain — One of the Original Orange Strains

A Cannabis Cup winner all the way back in 1994, Orange Kush has been a popular choice among connoisseurs for many years. It’s powerful and known for its ability to help you truly relax. Sample the Orange Kush strain if you’re a fan of varieties like Blue Diesel.

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Orange Kush Strain
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More complex than just a single citrus note, Orange Kush blooms into a mix of flavors that include:

Sour orange
Sweet vanilla and earthy hints
Warm wood

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      Orange Kush Strain Information

      With a THC level that can range from 15% to 20% or more, Orange Kush isn’t too strong. It is a hybrid that combines the best of both indica and sativa varieties. You’ll feel happier and more relaxed, but you shouldn’t feel too heavy or couchlocked. This strain has a low CBD content.

      Orange Kush Strain Effects

      Deep body relaxation
      Deep body relaxation 88%
      Appetite stimulation
      Appetite stimulation 84%
      Mood lifting
      Mood lifting 86%
      Helps With
      Depression 82%
      Chronic pain
      Chronic pain 84%
      Migraines 89%
      Anxiety 86%
      Dry mouth
      Dry mouth 39%
      Dry eyes
      Dry eyes 42%

      Orange Kush Strain Pairings

      Pairs With Music
      CAKE – “The Distance”
      CAKE – “The Distance” 85%
      Tears for Fears – “Head Over Heels”
      Tears for Fears – “Head Over Heels” 90%
      Mt. Joy – “Orange Blood”
      Mt. Joy – “Orange Blood” 81%

      CAKE – “The Distance”: Psyche yourself up to get a big task done with a combination of this strain and this song.

      Tears for Fears – “Head Over Heels”: Unwinding on the couch is easy with some ’80s pop and a little Orange Kush.

      Mt. Joy – “Orange Blood”: If indie rock is more your style, try a psychedelic-tinged orange-themed song.

      Pairs With Food
      Orange chicken and rice
      Orange chicken and rice 86%
      Stuffed bacon mushrooms
      Stuffed bacon mushrooms 91%
      Herbed farmer’s cheese and crackers
      Herbed farmer’s cheese and crackers 84%

      Orange chicken and rice: Order takeout to resolve the munchies brought on by this appetite-stimulating strain.

      Stuffed bacon mushrooms: Stuffing portabello mushrooms with cream cheese and mushrooms will make a delicious dish for your next session.

      Herbed farmer’s cheese and crackers: Make your own farmer’s cheese flavored with herbs for a creamy snack to go with this citrus strain.

      Pairs With Spirits
      Gin and orange juice
      Gin and orange juice 80%
      Pink moscato
      Pink moscato 88%
      Tequila Sunrise
      Tequila Sunrise 89%

      Gin and orange juice: The original gin and juice combination is perfect for pairing with Orange Kush.

      Pink moscato: A sweet and juice-like wine will please your tastebuds while you’re having fun with this strain.

      Tequila Sunrise: Colorful and easy to whip up, this cocktail will make your Orange Kush session complete.

      Where The Orange Kush Strain Is Grown

      OG Kush and Orange Bud form the genetic background of this popular strain. It’s not clear which breeder is responsible for this foundational strain.

      Orange Kush Strain Summary

      If you’re a fan of the flavors of varieties like Orange Creamsicle, you’ll enjoy the Orange Kush strain.

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