A Canadian legend, Tuna Kush is recently trending internationally for its pungent and unique scent and calming Indica effects. The strain is somewhat elusive in origins but is taking the weed world by storm, with its harmonious benefits. All we can say is its unique name lends to a unique elevation, that has to be tried to be believed.
- Exact genetics are unknown, but some say it comes from the Hindu Kush lineage
- Indica dominant hybrid, about 70% Indica to 30% Sativa
- Moderate levels of THC, averaging around 17%
- Thick buds with a crystal coating of trichomes
- Pungent and extraordinarily unique scent
Appearance and Aromas
We’ve got to admit, Tuna Kush’s pungent and somewhat rotting aroma can be overpowering for some. Once you get beyond it’s sour and skunky scents, you’ll appreciate the bud for its balanced benefits. The thick pepper shaped nugs are mint green in colouring and sprinkled with amber hairs. Over top, Tuna Kush’s buds are covered with tiny yet abundant crystal trichomes. Don’t worry too much about its unusual fragrance, as the strain makes up for it with effects.
Tuna Kush’s most prominent scent notes include:
Effects and Medical Use
As overpowering as Tuna Kush’s scent maybe its effects are more well-mannered and tame. The strain delivers a soothing relaxation with a heavy head high that’s cerebrally pleasing. From your first hit, you’ll feel a rush of euphoria with a hint of energy that makes the Indica dominant hybrid uniquely ideal for daytime use, too. Your mind and mood will be uplifted, as your worries melt away and your mind wanders blissfully. Peaceful and dreamy, you’ll feel extra introspective and happy all-around.
Tuna Kush provides a peaceful and mellowing high not only for the mind but the body too. The tranquil buzz moves slowly into the body, with a slight stone effect and warm tingly sensation. Even though you may feel somewhat couch-locked your conversation will be stimulated with interesting thoughts and topics. Tuna Kush’s relieving traits are well-liked by recreational and medical users alike.
The strain’s most notable effects include:
- Soothing relaxation
- Uplifting euphoria
- Mellowed energy
- Mood elevating
- Tranquil body buzz
The strain’s ability to relax the body is making it popular across the medical marijuana market.
Most commonly, Tuna Kush is used to treating the symptoms of:
- Chronic pain
Tips for Consuming this Strain
If you can get over the pungent scent of Tuna Kush, the strain is highly effective with potent levels of THC. Which may mean beginner users might want to proceed with some caution on their first hit. At high dosages, the strain can cause couch-locking type side effects with its heavy body stone. While the Indica dominant hybrid is most often preferred for nighttime use, it’s energetic effects can be ideal for the daytime, too.