The award-winning cannabis strain Kosher Kush took the High Times Medical Cannabis Cup in 2012 as well as the High Times Indica Cup of both 2011 and 2010. It was the first commercial strain to be blessed by a Rabbi, which has led some consumers to believe Kosher Kush brings improved bliss and enlightenment.
The effects of Kosher Kush are reported by users to be strong so novice consumers should take heed. Those who have tried this strain say it’s known to powerfully sedate. The cerebral effects will allow the mind to calm from racing thoughts for which consumers have reported alleviation from insomnia brought on by anxiety or stress. Kosher Kush is also reported to help numb the body of aches and pains from head to toe, sometimes creating a body buzz or body thrum. Smoke this strain in the evening, as many of its users say it’s nearly impossible to get anything done while consuming.
Though its origins can be traced to California, its genetics remain a mystery. Many consumers believe that one of its parents is OG Kush. It was once named Jew Gold, but as it became popular, the name was changed to Kosher Kush to avoid being offensive.
The scent of Kosher Kush is quite earthy, intensifying as its buds are broken up. Its taste is also pleasantly earthy with undertones of pine in its aftertaste. A well-cultivated batch will render dense, dark green nugs with a light dusting of resinous trichomes.
THC content of Kosher Kush averages in the mid-teens but has been known to reach as high as 26%. Dominant terpenes found in this strain are Beta Myrcene, Limonene, and Linalool.