Venom OG Strain Review
Striking fast and hard with incredible potency, Venom OG can seem intimidating with its quick-acting effects. In truth, however, it is not at all as hostile as it seems. Fans can sink their teeth on its earthy bud without feeling overwhelmed. So long, of course, as the Indica-dominant bud is used within limits.
This seamless experience can be attributed to its prolific breeders, Rare Dankness Seeds, who crossed Poison OG with their proprietary Rare Dankness #1. Both are highly coveted for heavy-bodied yet head-clearing qualities, though its incredible resin production and classic Kush aroma is from the latter parent.
Venom OG envelops users in a sweet sensory elevation that is better left for lazy evenings. And, as ironic as it sounds, it acts as a temporary antidote to a variety of ailments. The high amount of THC (18% to 23%) targets pain in the muscles and joints so the experience is as remedying as it is thrilling.
|Venom OG Strain Quick Facts|
|Genetic Lineage||Poison OG x Rare Dankness #1|
|Sativa / Indica Ratio||40/60|
|THC %||18% to 23%|
|CBD %||Up to 1%|
|Flowering Period||7 to 8 weeks / Late September to Early October|
|Average Yield||400 g/sqm / 550 g/plant|
Odor and Flavors
One whiff of Venom OG is like walking between the herb and produce section. Taking pride in the strong scent releases as it grows, its aroma becomes even more profound when it is lit. Filling the air with the smell of incense mixed with crushed pine and other earthly odors, its sets a relaxing tone around the room. It also delights the senses of as it has that similar lemon zest and diesel.
Venom OG like to take its sweet time when delivering its wide-reaching effects. The delay typically takes up to 15 minutes but, rest assured, the body and mind will be soothed in its entirety once it hits.
The onset is a euphoric rush that uplifts the spirit. Suddenly, there is a dynamic shift in one’s worldview as the senses are elevated. An innate happiness calms the mind as it swarms every nook and cranny. Thoughts are stirred into the direction of positivity and, though mild, the mental stimulation prompts one to grab a bite.
It is best to prepare snacks ahead of time before the heaviness of Venom OG’s full bodied effects settle in the limbs. Otherwise, heading to the kitchen will become a burdensome chore.
After about an hour or two, a feeling of laziness sweeps over users. It becomes difficult to move around as a buzzing pressure from the temples envelops the body in deep relaxation. Whether this herb is used for a quick pre-dinner treat with friends or enjoy unwinding alone is up to one’s preference. Either way, the freedom from tension ends with heavy eyelids and high spirits.
Even though its effects are steady, its powerful THC can sometimes induce unpleasant offshoots such as disorientation and anxiety especially when the bud is used outside of one’s tolerance. Although, experiencing a subtle headache is common during the onset as it hits the mind.
A more common side effect of marijuana itself is dryness in the mouth and the eyes due to its moisture-inhibiting cannabinoids. The mildness is usually ignored by more seasoned users but beginners, who experience discomfort, may appease the ache by keeping hydrated throughout the high.
Medical Use and Benefits
As it turns out, animal venom is being studied to help treat a myriad of afflictions including muscular dystrophy as well as determining the presence of tumors. Though Venom OG is a strain of marijuana, it shares the same painkilling and anti-inflammatory traits.
For this reason, it is not uncommon to feel relieved of aches, throbbing, or stinging as soon as the physical effects of the bud begin. In relieving the muscles of the stomach, it also keeps users from vomiting any food consumed. Through it, cancer patients find relief from the nauseating effects of chemotherapy.
The euphoric onset also counters stress and fatigue by enriching the mood. but it is the anti-depressant properties that help people combat mental troubles like depression and anxiety. Time slows down as both the body and mind are soothed, granting people a chance to relish an evening free from agony and problems.
Growing Venom OG
A plant that brings joy to veterans and beginners alike, Venom OG grows up to be mesmerizing in every aspect. It is a tough beauty too, as it boasts a high resistance against molds, mildew, and other diseases caused by high levels of moisture.
It has a bushy, forest green foliage that is fully dusted with copious amounts of resin, screaming of potency. Not only that, but its short to medium height of up to 150 cm is perfectly adjustable in tight, restricted spaces indoors.
On that note, when the plants are kept snug and fed, it produces an average of 400 grams of buds per square meter. Those who want to improve its quality can sow its seeds using hydroponics as the medium, although organic soil is also a good option for enhancing its flavor profile.
The plant loves to dance under the Mediterranean sun. Those in the northern hemisphere can anticipate summer and should be ready to harvest by the last week of September with the latest being early October. Under optimal conditions, a bountiful yield of 550 grams of buds per plant awaits growers.
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