What’s the Deal with Kush?

All too often, people get overwhelmed because there are so many varieties of Cannabis to choose from. Kush is one of the more popular varieties that originates from the Hindu-Kush Mountains. Today, these mountains are situated in Afghanistan and Pakistan. 

Over the last 50 years, breeders and cultivators have been refining Kush and hybridizing the vintage Kush genetics, making it nearly impossible to know exactly how many different “Kush” strains are available. It seems as if here are new strains being added all the time! To find out which Kush strains are best-suited for you, download our app available in the Apple Store and Google Play. Here are 3 of our favorite Kush strains – try them and leave a review!

OG Kush

OG Kush is a Sativa dominant strain (55/45) and contains high THC levels. It has been referred to as “the best of both worlds” by some users as it boasts a cerebral high and a tranquil state of mind. Users have also reported feelings of euphoria and mild laziness. OG Kush tastes of lemon and pine when smoked, and it’s buds smell earthy/pungent. It has been used to treat psychological disorders, chronic pain, and insomnia. 

Critical Kush

Critical Kush is an Indica dominant strain (90/10) that contains moderate THC levels. Users report feeling hazy, relaxed, and euphoric after using this strain. Critical Kush is known for being a great strain for introspection, as it allows the body to feel sedated while the head remains clear. It has a piny/sweet flavor and smells earthy/woody. This strain has been used to treat stress, depression, and nausea. 

Master Kush

Master Kush is an Indica dominant strain (90/10) that contains high THC levels. It is not recommended for new cannabis users. Some users have reported feeling euphoric, relaxed, and sleepy after using Master Kush. It has a pungent/sweet flavor, with a citrus/earthy scent. It has been used to treat Arthritis, PTSD, and migraines.

5 Cannabis Strains for a Restful Night

As patient complaints about trouble sleeping and insomnia diagnoses are on the rise across our fast-paced society, the need for sleep aids is rapidly increasing. Keep your insomnia treatment natural with one of these delicious cannabis strains.

Gorilla Goo

If you are looking for a high THC strain, Gorilla Goo hits the mark at 30%. This indica-dominant hybrid is perfect for nights that you are looking to relax, zone out, and fall asleep in front of the tv. At first, you’ll feel euphoric as you let your worries go. From there, your mind will start to relax and your body will soon follow, eventually ending up in a completely calm, and dare we say, sedated, state. Known for its ability to treat chronic pain and insomnia, this strain is a great choice after a hard day. 

Purple Glue

Another potent strain that shows THC levels of 26-28%, Purple Glue is sure to relax you after a long and stressful day. If you are feeling anxious, this strain may help to relieve your anxiety and bring your appetite back. Her earthy yet fruity flower will give you a hard-hitting, intense yet relaxing indica high, another strain perfect to smoke before bed. 

Plum

This pure indica strain is sure to give you a warming body high characteristic of the indica flower. As the name suggests, Plum tastes both fruity and sweet. Though the high from this strain can take a while to hit (about an hour), once you feel it your body will start to feel warm and numb as if you’ve been wrapped in a comforting hug. As you come down you will fall into a deep and peaceful sleep, releasing worry and enjoying a much needed night of shut-eye. 

Cement Shoes

As the name suggests, Cement Shoes will leave you in a state so relaxed that you won’t want to move for hours. If you’re in the mood for a movie marathon or for binge-watching your new favorite tv series, this slightly indica-dominant (60% indica/40% sativa) hybrid strain is your perfect partner. Often used to help relieve insomnia, depression, chronic stress, and muscle spasms, this strain is versatile and a staple of the medicinal cannabis industry. 

King Kong Cookies

King Kong Cookies might leave you feeling elevated after just one potent hit. It’s delicious flavor and long-lasting high make it a desirable option for curing insomnia and depression. Your mind will drift off into lala land and your body will soon follow, making way for a deeply relaxed state perfectly priming you for a restful night’s sleep. 

To find the best cannabis strains and products to heal other ailments or achieve the mood you desire, be sure to download Greenery Map from your app store today and use our ‘Choose Your Mood’ feature! 

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Popular Cannabis Strains That May Help Dealing with Anxiety and Stress

We live in a world where anxiety and stress have become the new norm. The world is getting faster by the minute, and it’s starting to be almost impossible to keep up. Some of the ways people choose to slow down a bit include meditation or yoga. Others might find CBD and medical cannabis a better choice.

There are many strains suitable for fighting everyday stress, but some appear to be more effective than others. We recommend the following five strains that have been confirmed by cannabis users to relieve anxiety and stress.

Sensi Star

Sensi Star is made by Paradise Seeds and is one of the most popular Indica strains around the world. It has been proven to have powerful effects on the entire body as well as subtle cerebral invigoration. This strain may relieve anxiety, ADD/ADHD, arthritis, bipolar disorder, and PTSD.

It’s popular positive effects include:

  • Relaxation
  • Happiness
  • Euphoria.

It can battle successfully:

  • Stress
  • Pain
  • Insomnia
  • Depression
  • Inflammation.

Sensi Star’s most commonly reported negative effects are:

  • Dry mouth
  • Dry eyes.

White Fire OG

This strain, often known as WiFi OG, is a Sativa leaning hybrid combined from The White and Fire OG strains. It has a sour-earthy aroma and is most recommended for mood boost — best for daytime use. White Fire OG may relieve anxiety, ADD/ADHD, migraines, bipolar disorder, and PTSD.

WiFi OG’s most popular positive effects are:

  • Happiness
  • Euphoria
  • Uplifting feeling
  • Relaxation
  • Focus.

The most popular medicinal benefits include:

  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Pain
  • Lack of appetite.

Most commonly reported negative effects are:

  • Dry mouth
  • Dry eyes.

Broke Diesel

Broke Diesel is a 50/50 Sativa and Indica, best known for its incredibly strong psychoactive effects. It’s a powerful holistic medicine with the ability to treat stress, pain, nausea, and sleep disorders. It may relieve anxiety, PMS, and migraines

Its most popular positive effects include:

  • Uplifting feeling
  • Euphoria
  • Creativity
  • Energy
  • Happiness.

The most popular medicinal benefits are as follows:

  • Nausea
  • Stress
  • Insomnia
  • Pain.

Most commonly reported negative effects:

  • Dry eyes
  • Headaches.

Magic Beans OG

Magic Beans OG is an Indica strain best known for its relaxing effects. It is popular for its weighted sensation on the body and the unforgettable earthy, sweet aroma. This strain is soothing and gentle. It may relieve anxiety and PTSD.

Its most popular positive effects are:

  • Happiness
  • Sleepiness
  • Euphoria
  • Relaxation.

Most popular medicinal benefits of Magic Beans OG include:

  • Depression
  • Stress.

Most commonly reported negative effects:

  • Dry eyes
  • Dry mouth.

White Zombie

White Zombie is a potent hybrid strain created especially for stress relief and creativity. It can also be the perfect remedy for depression and anxiety, as well as asthma, migraines, PTSD, and arthritis. A very nice strain, and, as you shall see after using our app, it’s present in loads of products.

The only thing you have to keep in mind is that the psychoactive effects of this strain may be long-lasting.

Most popular positive effects:

  • Euphoria
  • Happiness
  • Creativity
  • Relaxation
  • Uplifting feeling.

Most popular medicinal benefits:

  • Stress
  • Pain
  • Depression.

Most commonly reported negative effects include the following:

  • Dry mouth
  • Dry eyes
  • Dizziness.

Bottom Line

Each body is different and has unique needs. It might take some time until you stumble upon the perfect strain, but once that happens, you will know that it was worth the waiting.

To find the best strains to treat other ailments, download Greenery Map today from your app store!

5 Cannabis Strains to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

The holidays are here and we’re feeling particularly festive, so we think that our cannabis should help ring in the flavors of the season too! Whether you’re going out shopping for gifts, snuggling up by the fire, or decorating your tree, these strains are perfect to help get you in the mood. 

Christmas Tree

Perhaps the most festive strain we can share with you is called the Christmas Tree. This indica-dominant hybrid gets its name from the Christmas tree looking nuggets the plant produces. With a sweet, earthy pine aroma, this strain is perfect for any of your holiday gatherings. 

Cranberry Kush

The Cranberry Kush is another indica-dominant hybrid strain. Famous for its taste of citrus that lingers as you exhale and sweetens as you continue to smoke, this strain will give you a very relaxing high. It’s perfect to choose when you’re curled up by the fire or after a long day of mingling with family. 

Peppermint Cookies

Peppermint Cookies is a great one to choose before a big meal or maybe even dessert. With its sweet and minty flavor, you’ll be put right into the holiday spirit, and it will likely leave you relaxed and hungry. This strain won Best Hybrid at the 2015 Dope Cup in Seattle! 

White Chocolate

A sativa-dominant hybrid that would be perfect to smoke before a holiday party or family gathering would be White Chocolate. This strain is known to provoke creativity and a stimulating body buzz. Flavors vary quite a bit from melon rind or cherry to herbs and spices, but both sounds quite delicious! 

Cocoa Kush


Cocoa Kush is a hybrid 50/50 hybrid that tastes like a delicious cup of hot cocoa. It has an intensely cerebral and psychedelic onset that can be quite overwhelming if unexpected. As the high continues, you’ll slowly fall into a deep and peaceful trance-like state with a mellow relaxing body high. Upon the comedown, you’ll fall into a deep and peaceful almost immediately that lasts for hours on end.

Choosing Cannabis for Pain Relief

Cannabis for Pain

Cannabis is a natural choice for patients looking to relieve several ailments and treat serious diagnoses, but it is most commonly used for pain relief. The goal when taking anything for pain is for the patient to experience increased quality of life. This can mean many things to many people, but to us it means functioning normally with minimal pain and limited side effects. The fastest and most efficient way to initiate pain relief with Cannabis is to inhale it because it is absorbed by the body faster than taking oral medication. 

If you are currently taking pain pills for pain relief, we do not advise that you stop your prescription and start using Cannabis. Rather, we advise that you speak to your physician about how you may be able to supplement some of the pain medication with Cannabis. Doing this will allow you to slowly wean yourself off the pain medication while simultaneously treating the negative side effects that accompany cutting back on the pills. It can relieve nausea, dizziness, and provide the patient with a relaxing, uplifting experience. 

To find the best Cannabis strains to treat your pain, visit our app, choose your mood, and see real, custom results from local dispensaries! App available for download in the Apple Store and Google Play.

What’s the Deal with Cannabis Butter?

Cannabutter

Cannabis butter and Cannabis oil, or Cannabutter and Canna Oil, can be used in food preparation to produce edibles of all kinds. It is a great alternative for patients/recreational users who do not wish to smoke the flower, but still want to take advantage of the medicinal effects the plant provides. In fact, some strains with high THC levels have shown increased anesthetic properties after heating and being absorbed into the butter/oil.

When making butter/oil at home, you will need to decarboxylate (aka decarb) the cannabis you plan on using, first. This can be done several ways, so be sure to do your research to ensure you are doing it correctly. The process essentially converts the THC-A in the cannabis to THC, resulting in edibles that are more potent and kick in quicker. Decarbing the Cannabis also makes the end product safer and more effective, as it lowers the potential of botulism bacteria growing in the butter/oil.

Here is an easy recipe to follow once your Cannabis has been decarbed:

Ingredients:
1 cup of water
½ cup of butter or oil
*¼ oz. cannabis, finely chopped & decarbed
*For best results, do not use spread/oil substitutes

  • Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan
  • Put butter/oil into a glass bowl that will loosely fit the top of saucepan
  • Once butter is melted, add the Cannabis and simmer on low heat for 3-4 hours, stirring often (this will ensure that all of the psychoactive properties of THC are absorbed into butter/oil)
  • Strain the butter/oil into a glass dish that has a tight fitting lid; refrigerate immediately/keep refrigerated
  • Start making your favorite edibles!

Making Cannabutter is a fun experience and a great alternative for Cannabis users who do not wish to smoke the flower. Just be aware of the dosages, as the THC level will vary from dish to dish. You should also avoid using seeds and stems in the Cannabis you use for this recipe because you may experience headaches from the end product, which would be pretty counter-productive, right?