Named after the methods of mental manipulation employed by the CIA’s Project MK Ultra Marijuana Strain, this Indica-dominant strain stands apart due to its powerful cerebral effects. A cross of OG Kush and Indica G13, this strain is bred by T.H. Seeds and won 1st place Indica at the High Times Cannabis Cup in 2003 and 2nd place in 2004. Indoor growing is facilitated by the plant’s short stature, and its above average yield delivers particularly sticky, dense, pungent flowers.
This strain is renowned for its euphoric effects that are fast-acting and best for when strong medication is desired. It might be best for a day when not getting off the couch would be fine.
The Indica cannabis strain named MK Ultra Marijuana Strain derives its name from the CIA’s Project MK Ultra, which aimed to influence mental manipulation through strategic methods. MK Ultra produces extreme cerebral effects, which is how it relates to the CIA’s project. Its scent is pungent and reminiscent of wild flowers with sweet, earthy undertones. Its buds are dense, olive green leaves covered in trichomes and short red pistils.
The parent strains of this Indica strain are the hybrid OG Kush and Indica G13.
The THC level of MK Ultra Marijuana averages at 15% but can reach levels of about 22%. Its known to increase appetite, inducing the munchies, and helps to alleviate pain and aches throughout the body. Some reviewers have described the high as hypnotic and fast-acting, often producing psychedelic cerebral effects despite its Indica dominance.
MK Ultra can leave you feeling a bit dizzy upon first few hits of this strain, with some experiencing paranoia or anxiousness because of its potent THC content and unique cerebral effects. Novice consumers take heed, this strain is best for veteran consumers.