Platinum OG Strain — A Kush Heavy Bud

The Platinum OG Strain (as heavy as the metal it’s named after), is an Indica-dominant hybrid that delivers powerful pain relief and couch-lock-level relaxation. This super-potent strain packs an initial euphoric punch that’s excellent for mood elevation and stress relief.

As euphoria subsides, Platinum OG produces a soothing body buzz that comes on quickly and gives way to intense sleepiness and sedation.

Medical users gravitate toward the strain for its sleep-promoting, anxiety-reducing, and pain-relieving effects. For the average smoker, Platinum OG is a great nighttime strain for unwinding at the end of a stressful day.

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Coffee, herbal, and piney notes dominate in this kush-heavy bud. Sweet, earthy, and woody undertones round out the complex flavor of the Platinum OG strain.


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      Platinum OG Strain Information

      Named for the silvery coating that blankets its lime green buds, the Platinum OG strain was originally propagated by award-winning seed bank, Apothecary Genetics. A cross between OG Kush, Master Kush, and another unknown parent strain (assumed to be of the purps variety), Platinum OG produces a mostly physical high.

      Its euphoric, happiness-inducing, and relaxing effects are excellent for calming mood swings, stress, anxiety, and hyperactivity. Its calming body high is also great for relieving chronic pain, inflammation, headaches, muscle spasms, and insomnia.

      On the come-up, Platinum OG delivers a happy, creative, exuberant effect thanks to its 25% sativa content. Following the peak, this 75% indica strain produces a soothing, full-body high that gives way to intense relaxation.

      An excellent nighttime choice, Platinum OG is widely known for gently carrying users into a deep, rejuvenating sleep. The strain has a CBD content of less than 1% and a THC content of between 17% and 24%.

      Strain Effects

      Relaxation 72%
      Euphoria 74%
      Sleepy 80%
      Helps With
      Insomnia 76%
      Anxiety 73%
      Low-mood 88%
      Dizziness 50%
      Anxiety 50%
      Paranoid 50%

      Platinum OG Strain Pairings

      Pairs With Music
      Cage the Elephant
      Happy 78%
      Petit Biscuit
      Petit Biscuit 86%
      Explosions in the sky
      Explosions in the sky 88%

      Cage the Elephant — Upbeat, yet somehow relaxing, Cage the Elephant’s unique mix of punky, almost ’70s-inspired alternative rock is just about as funky as Platinum OG.

      Petit Biscuit — Uplifting, creative, chill beats paired with ethereal vocals. A soaring soundscape for your blaze sesh with Platinum OG.

      Explosions in the Sky — Dynamic instrumentals and contemplative lyrics form an immersive sound experience that’s an excellent complement for Platinum OG’s calming body buzz.

      Pairs With Food
      Grilled ham and cheese sandwich
      Grilled ham and cheese sandwich 82%
      Beef and broccoli takeout
      Beef and broccoli takeout 76%
      Filet mignon and roasted garlic mashed potatoes
      Filet mignon and roasted garlic mashed potatoes 82%

      Grilled ham and cheese sandwich — A late-night munchies classic. The perfect partner for this classic OG strain.

      Beef and broccoli takeout — This savory and slightly sweet Asian classic pairs well with Platinum OG’s savory, spicy-sweet flavor profile.

      Filet mignon and roasted garlic mashed potatoes — If you’re craving a gourmet meal, this tender cut of beef paired with buttery mashed potatoes is just as heavy and satisfying as a bowl of Platinum OG.

      Pairs With Spirits
      White Russian
      White Russian 81%
      Bloody Mary
      Bloody Mary 79%
      Dirty Martini
      Dirty Martini 78%

      White Russian — This classic, creamy, coffee-like cocktail is an excellent complement to Platinum OG’s strong coffee flavor.

      Bloody Mary — A complex symphony of spicey, smokey, and umami flavors, a Bloody Mary is bloody delicious with a bowl of Platinum OG.

      Dirty Martini — Salty olive brine, punchy vermouth, and smooth herbal gin make an excellent complement to Platinum OG’s earthy, complex flavor profile.

      Where The Strain Is Grown

      Developed by California-based seed bank, Apothecary Genetics, Platinum OG is grown primarily in California. The strain thrives in warm, dry climates, which makes California an ideal location for high-yield production.

      Platinum OG Strain Summary

      The heavy-hitting euphoric and relaxing effects of Platinum OG make it an ideal nighttime strain for chilling out and winding down. 75% indica and 25% sativa, the Platinum OG strain does elicit a mild creative and energetic effect on the come up. As the peak high subsides, it gives way to a heavy body buzz and intense relaxation that gently slide the user into a peaceful sedation.

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