Violator Kush (Green Faith Ministry)

Written by tlh on July 9th, 2010. Posted in A-, Blog, Green Faith Ministry, Indica, Indica-Dominant Hybrid, Reviews


Violator Kush Medical Marijuana Strain Review

From:  Rev. B. Baker/GreenFaith Ministries

Grade:  A-

Type:  Indica-Dominant Hybrid, cross of Kindu Kush and Malana from Barney’s Farm Seeds

Price:  Negotiable

Appearance:  (8/10)  Beautifully frosty, this Violator Kush was a pale-looking minty green with sparse light orange pistils and some nice purpling happening in areas.  The manicure wasn’t great, but the sugary leaves didn’t harm the smoking experience at all.  The trichomes were about 15% ambered, with the rest being mainly cloudy… pretty much the perfect harvest time.  Aside from the manicure, the only knock was the density, which was just average.

Aroma:  (8/10)  The Violator was fairly pungent overall, but it really got special when squeezed.  The initial smell was a cirtusy herby mix with some of that slightly putrid “poo” smell that we’ve picked up on a few strains recently.  The smell when ground was pretty exceptional, producing an acrid citrus smell that was very pleasing.  No traditional “Kush” smell to be seen here though.

Taste: (6/10)  Though the taste itself was good enough (just a vaguely citrusy taste with a little acrid bite), it gets docked here because it went downhill somewhat quickly, with only the first 2 hits really having any discernible flavor.  It also wasn’t that pungent flavor-wise, with those first two hits even being a little hard to taste.  However, its expansive smoke and lack of harshness scored well and the bowl burned to a very light gray, indicating a quality flush.  It was pleasurable, just nothing to write home about flavor-wise.

Effects:  The initial effects of this strain were balanced, with a strong effect behind the eyes as well as a buzzing body sensation.  That dual nature continued throughout the experience, as mental and physical relaxation seems inevitable with this strain.  The effects seems to depend a bit on the time of day/mental state of the patient as well, as an 11:00 PM session ended in a review in a slumbering heap while a daytime session left them medicated yet functional and not sleepy.  In any case, it’s a great all-around experience with a deeply relaxed and slightly numb body, an elevated mood (accompanied by a good amount of mental spaciness), and very capable pain-relieving attributes.

Duration:  Long, 2.5 – 3 hours

Medicinal Traits: (We are NOT doctors – personal opinion ONLY)  General relaxation, body pain/tension relief, mood elevation, anti-depression, anti-anxiety, sleep aid, possible relief for ocular issues.

Overall:  While this strain didn’t seem to possess many stereotypical Kush qualities in taste or smell, it certainly possessed that Hindu Kush total body and mind relaxation as well as its pain relieving qualities.  The smell was very nice, as was the look, but the real reason it got an A- is the litany of calming and soothing effects we experienced.  Its ability to handle just about any ache or pain thrown at it is nothing to balk at, and its late-night sleep-inducing properties are welcome as well.  Another quality selection from the folks up at GreenFaith Ministries…

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Comments (7)

  • Hessy
    September 14, 2011 at 10:14 am |

    Im getting an 8th of this today:)

  • pat mcrotch
    October 8, 2011 at 5:48 am |

    smoking a bowl of this as i write this, pretty good shit. got it from a dispensary and i am quite pleased, quite pleased indeed. i can feel my brain and its buzzed. rest of my body is neatly buzzed too. im going to try doing something because i cant say yet how my heads doing.

  • October 24, 2011 at 4:19 pm |

    The poo smell that you are referring to could be the nutrients used. I have came across a similar smell here in California with patients using more natural fertilizers to grow there meds. Guano has been more popular these days due to the results they get because it’s like steroids for your plant because its super high in essential plant nutrients. I usually ran into that smell during the harvest season when patients used regular manure to grow outdoor organic. If they are trying to do this indoor suggest that they used Guano to do their organic fertilizer. They will get a stronger better and most importantly cleaner product.

    March 23, 2012 at 2:44 pm |

    mmmmmm 2 days in to flowering with mine

    April 28, 2012 at 7:24 am |

    mmmmm 31 days left smell and look so sweeeet

    April 28, 2012 at 7:33 am |

    Very pungent now and budding well. Starting to crystallize VERY PLEASED :) Left two to grow normal and spread two.
    Any way of uploading pix?

  • May 31, 2012 at 12:05 pm |

    pure worm and bat crapp, flushed to the max. its the smell of organic soil and the terpines!

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