Strain Name: Afgoo, also called Afgooey
Dominant Strain: Indica-dominant at 80% Indica / 20% Sativa.
Brief History: Afgoo is a potent Indica-dominant strain that was created by crossing Maui Haze with an Afghani Indica landrace. A potent strain, Afgoo is notorious for its powerful cerebral high that’s equally euphoric and relaxing. It’s also famous for its full body sedating and relaxing buzz.
Afgoo lives up to its parent strains’ reputations. Afghani Indica is a popular building block for a variety of famous hybrid strains. Some of these hybrids have even won awards in various cannabis competitions. Maui Haze, on the other hand, is a favorite of many cannabis enthusiasts for its potent uplifting effects. With a lineage like this, you can expect that Afgoo will have only the best qualities of its parent strains.
Distinguishing Features: The buds of Afgoo are small to medium in size. But they are dense and tightly packed together. The olive green buds are elongated and slightly spherical in shape. Vivid orange hairs weave in and around each bud. The leaves have a vibrant spring green coloring.
Cannabinoid and Terpene Profile: Afgoo has a high THC level of about 19%. This level can reach as high as 28% to 30%, as some test showed. CBD level is about 1%, although this can go as high as 6% based on some tests. Other cannabinoids include CBGA of 1.4%, THCV of 0.2%, and CBC of 0.2%.
Its terpene profile includes terpinolene, pinene, limonene, caryophyllene, linalool, humulene, and myrcene.
Flavors/Aroma: Afgoo has a sweet and spicy aroma that’s also pungent and earthy. You’ll get trace scents of pine as well. As for its taste, you’ll get skunky and woody flavors with delectable hints of pine, spices, and herbs.
Effects: An Indica-dominant strain, Afgoo is famous for its powerful euphoric and relaxing effects that hit fast and hard. You’ll feel a warm flush spread on your face before enveloping the rest of your body. You’ll begin to feel your limbs go heavy when its relaxing effects kick in.
Its euphoric effect will kick in soon after the relaxing body buzz. You’ll feel lighter as your mood improves. This powerful sensation will leave you feeling euphoric and uplifted.
Novice users are advised to dose slowly though. At high doses, it can pin you down with couch-lock. It can even lull you into a long and restful deep sleep.
Medical Conditions: Afgoo is one of the best strains for evening use. The uplifting effect washes away all your negative thoughts and emotions. At the same time, its relaxing effect washes away all your body aches and pains. A peaceful mind and a relaxed body can definitely set the mood for a good, long slumber. These effects make it a good strain for individuals with mental health problems like bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety disorder, and chronic stress. Its sedating and relaxing effects also make Afgoo a good choice for insomnia and other sleep problems.
Because Afgoo has powerful analgesic properties, this strain can help relieve chronic pain due to medical illnesses and diseases like arthritis, chronic and recurrent migraine headaches, and fibromyalgia. It can even take the edge off pain caused by nerve injury.
Afgoo can also help relieve nausea, appetite loss, and gastrointestinal problems.
Side Effects: Afgoo can cause cotton mouth as well as dry eyes. Using it can also result in a headache and dizziness. It can also induce paranoia.