A mysterious strain with unknown origins, Bubba Kush is a powerfully sedative indica. Expressing at least 80% indica characteristics, this strain has a sweet flavor with hints of chocolate and coffee. Despite smelling like a latte, the heavily sedative effects of Bubba Kush are better suited for night time, as the dreamy, euphoria of this strain is likely to lull you sleep.
Bubba Kush is a favorite among growers. Whether growing at home in a small operation, or in a large commercial cultivation facility, Bubba Kush consistently performs well. Flowering in just 60-65 days also means growers can turn around a quality crop very quickly.
The plant produces very high yields of trichome-dense buds. Bubba Kush grows fairly short and may be preferred in hydroponic environments.
Steep Hill Labs provides an excellent snapshot of the cannabinoid and terpene profile of this strain. With an 18% average THC content in a range of 14-22%, and little to no CBD, this is a very potent strain which will likely produce strong effects. However, in addition to THC, this strain is also a significant producer of cannabigerol, or CBG, which is known for its uplifting, mood-enhancing benefits.
Taking the terpene profile into consideration, this strain is known to be high in limonene and caryophyllene. Limonene known for creativity, and caryophyllene helps with pain, inflammation, and even infection.
This is the strain to look to if you are looking for powerful, head to toe relaxation. A little Bubba Kush will likely have you drifting off into a dreamy euphoria. This deep sedation makes this strain the perfect strain before bed for those fighting insomnia, because this strain is sure to produce sleepiness and heavy eyelids.
Keep a glass of water bedside, as this strain will likely cause cotton mouth and dry eyes, along with the possibility of a little dizziness.
Afflictions such as stress, pain, and insomnia stand no chance against the deeply relaxing effects of Bubba Kush. Other ailments which may find relief from this strain include ADD/ADHD, arthritis, depression, loss of appetite, migraines, nausea, and stress.
As a strong indica, in most cases this strain will not be recommended for daytime use. Better used in the evening, the sleep-inducing effects of Bubba Kush can help the user get a better, more restful period of healing sleep, or non-REM sleep.
In addition to the relaxing sedating effects of this strain, this strain also provides an uplifting euphoria which can be useful for patients struggling with depression. This uplifting effect may be due to the broad cannabinoid and terpene profile typically seen with this strain.