Because of the strong drowsiness produced by this strain, it is recommended for evening or nighttime use, making it a good choice for those suffering from insomnia. Lavender Kush is often recommended to relieve chronic mild to severe aches and pains. It is also an excellent medication for stress and anxiety relief (although it is still recommended for evening consumption). It is also prescribed for chronic migraines and to stimulate appetite.
Lavender Kush is bred by Soma Seeds and is a cross between a Lavender (Indica) and a Kush of unknown origins. The strain grows well indoors in the Sea of Green setup, with a shortened vegetative period for height control. It also grows well outside in temperate climates. The strain flowers for 65 to 70 days. The yield is smaller with this strain, usually around 150 grams per square meter.
The strain was named 1st Indica at the 2005 High Times Cannabis Cup, 1st Indoor Bio at Spannabis Cup 2007, and took 1st place at the Breeder’s Cup in 2010.
The seed bank reports Lavender is easy to grow and is characterized by vivid, dark-purple coloring and spicy, Afghani hash flavor. Soma recommends the strain for appetite stimulation, high blood pressure, and aiding sleep.
Built from strains around the world, Lavender Kush by Soma Seeds has its origins from Super Skunk, Big Skunk Korean and Afghani Hawaiian. This strain has dense buds that give off a floral and spicy aroma. It has a dark purple coloration at the ends of its leaves. This strain is well known for its unique flavor and smell. It produces a strong, relaxing high with euphoria and happiness. It’s frequently used to treat GI problems and mental disorders, as its soothing effects wash anxiety away and lift depression. Dry mouth and red eyes are possible, as is paranoia and headaches, though those are very limited. Lavender hits THC levels as high as 27%, making it one of the more potent and effective strains on the market. It causes a slight head high and then a powerful body high driven by the indica-dominant genes. Its short vegetative cycle and easy cultivating makes it a good choice for patients who home grow.