An In-Depth Review of the OGKB Strain

An In-Depth Review of the OGKB Strain

The OG Kush Breath or the OGKB strain is an indica-dominant cannabis strain from the family of the popular and legendary Girl Scout Cookies. This strain is very traditional in terms of taste and aroma, reeking with the diesel-like and pungent smell, which is reminiscent of its GSC lineage.

The OGKB strain has been reported by a lot of cannabis smokers as very relaxing, especially for those who can’t sleep at night and experiences a lot of pain. Read on to know more about this incredibly potent strain and its benefits.

Overview and Genetics

The OGKB strain is an Indica-dominant hybrid, with a 70% Indica and 30% Sativa profile that packs a lot of punch. There isn’t a lot about the genetics and breeder of the strain that is known at the moment, but it is believed to be a cross between the legendary and highly popular Girl Scout Cookies, a sativa strain Durban originating from North Carolina, and Florida Kush.

Meanwhile, others say that the strain is a combination of the GSC, OG Kush, and Durban Poison that was bred by Cookie Fam and was believed to be named in honor of the Cookie Fam patriarch.

But despite its debatable origin, the OGKB strain remains to be a true high-THC containing strain with an average of 26% THC levels. It comes with very relaxing effects, and at moderate doses, it can be a perfect companion for social gatherings. However, taking too much of the strain can put you in an instant couch lock. The high THC concentration of the OGKB strain also makes it incredibly potent int treating a wide range of conditions, especially those relating to pain and mood disorders.

Appearance

The Cookie parentage is visible as you look at the OGKB strain, especially with the classic nodes it features. It has extremely dense buds with aesthetically gorgeous purple shades and orange pistils against abundant mossy green leaves. Overall, the appearance of this strain is leaning on its Indica profile. It has small-sized leaves that coils towards the main stems of the plant.

Taste

The flavor of the strain can be best described as a complete mix of interesting pine notes with the traditional earthy and diesel-like taste of the typical cannabis strain. Its taste profile also comes with a hint of vanilla and spice as it settles in your taste buds.

Smell

The OGKB strain features a deliciously complex scent. At first, you’ll get a strong, and sometimes overpowering, diesel-like aroma. But as the smell settles down, you’ll get a more pleasant nuttiness and sweetness with hints of herbal and sage aroma once you open the buds.

Popularity

The OGKB strain is most popular in Oregon, particularly in cities such as Portland, Eugene, Bend, Astoria, and Beaverton. This cannabis strain is also highly popular in a lot of other states in the US, including Denver, Seattle, Newton, Tulsa, and Amherst.

Effects of the Strain

The effects of the OGKB strain are best described as a strong body and cerebral high that starts instantly. It makes the mind a bit unfocused and hazy but inducing happiness that settles into a relaxed and heavy feeling to the body, which will eventually lead to a couchlock.

Feelings

  • Relaxed – 59%
  • Euphoric- 45%
  • Happy – 45%
  • Sleepy – 36%
  • Tingly – 31%

The OGKB strain can cause a deep sense of relaxation and euphoria. However, you have to be careful as that relaxing effects can turn into a potential couch lock in not time. Once the full effects of the strain take hold of you, you will never complete whatever task you are trying to do. Overall, it’s an excellent pre-bedtime strain because of its strong sedative effects.

Medical Benefits

  • Pain Relief – 36%
  • Stress Relief – 36%
  • Anti-Inflammation – 27%
  • Anti-Insomnia – 27%
  • Anti-Depression – 22%

The OGKB strain provides a wide array of medical benefits such as an intense feeling that benefits those with problems with stress, depression, and anxiety. It is also widely used for providing pain relief for people experiencing chronic pain related to conditions like fibromyalgia and other inflammation-associated conditions.

Possible Side Effects

  • Dry Mouth – 22%
  • Dry Eyes – 18%
  • Dizziness – 13%
  • Anxiety – 9%
  • Headache – 4%

Terpene Profile

  • Limonene – 0.85%
  • Myrcene – 0.432%
  • Caryophyllene – 0.262%
  • Linalool – 0.2186%
  • Alpha-Humulene – 0.111%

Lineage

Main Parents: GSC (Gsc) and Durban Poison, and Florida Kush

Main Children: Grateful Breath (Gfb) and OGKZ (okz)

Growing

  • Growing Difficulty – Moderate
  • Height – small
  • Flowering Time – 8-9 weeks

One of the challenging parts of growing this strain is getting your hands into mature and healthy clones of the OGKB strain. There are no OGKB seeds available, and it is strictly clippings-only kind of strain. Also, while the strain is relatively small, it can get very bushy. It is one of the characteristics of the strain that makes beginner cannabis farmers reluctant to cultivating the OGKB strain.

What Users Are Saying

Especially with its GSC parentage, the OGKB strain has become popular with both recreational and medical cannabis smokers. A lot of existing users of the strain raves about its high potency, which brings their desired effects instantly or after a couple of hits. It’s one of the fast-acting strains there is.

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