There are a handful of marijuana strains that are classified as ‘superstars,’ and Cinex certainly falls into that bracket. It is the child of legendary parents and is a fantastic smoke in its own right. It is a hybrid strain capable of helping you remain clear-headed during the day, and users often report a spike in creativity and energy. The Cinex strain is a coveted one, so keep reading to learn all about it and decide if it is next on your weed hit list.
What Is the Cinex Strain?
Cinex weed is a cross of Vortex and Cinderella and is a sativa-dominant (60%) hybrid. It hasn’t taken long for this strain to become a firm favorite in the medical marijuana community, and it has a taste that appeals to even the most discerning of palates.
We believe it was created by Coastal Cannabis, a Washington breeder, which has created several Cannabis Cup winning strains. We are not 100% sure, because information on this strain is not easy to come by. Even the creator of Vortex, TGA Genetics, does not have any information about Cinex on its website.
If you hold Cinex close to your nose, you will get the distinct scent of honey with an underlying smell of hay. Once you light a joint with this strain, you will get a skunky sweet scent with citrus hints.
Once again, you get a citrus flavor along with a skunky sweet and sour taste with the merest hint of lemon. We recommend vaping Cinex at a fairly low temperature to get the best flavor profile.
A healthy nug of Cinex is a joy to behold. Its clear, powerful green hue is accompanied by orange hairs that adorn the sides.
Cinex Strain Grow Info
Rather than using Cinex seeds, you need to use clones to get the best out of this strain. It is classified as an ‘easy’ strain to grow at home, and it is best if you grow it indoors using a hydroponics setup, or in a greenhouse if you have enough space. The Sea of Green (SOG) method is one way to create a beautiful canopy. You need to trim Cinex plants regularly, but it is easy to do so.
When you grow it indoors, the flowering time of Cinex is between 7 and 9 weeks. You can expect a yield of approximately 19 ounces per each square meter you plant. Overall, Cinex thrives in daytime temperatures of between 65- and 80-degrees Fahrenheit, although it can survive in slightly colder temperatures.
It is a fast-growing strain, and if you decide to cultivate it outdoors, it will be ready to harvest by the beginning of October. When grown outside, Cinex’s yield is approximately 16 ounces per plant. In the first few weeks of the vegetative stage, feed with elevated levels of nitrogen to ensure the plants are strong and healthy before you force them into the flowering stage.
Cinex THC Content – Highest Test
Cinex is VERY strong with some tests recording a THC content of over 25%! Most dispensaries will sell Cinex strains with a THC level of around 23%. Please note that you will begin to feel the strong euphoric high within 3-4 minutes of use, so be prepared!
Cinex CBD Content – Highest Test
We have heard of Cinex strains achieving a CBD content of up to 0.4%, but in general, it is below 0.1%. If you come across a strain with just 0.05% CBD and a THC content in excess of 22%, the THC to CBD ratio will be well over 400:1, which means you can expect Cinex to hit you fast – and early!
What to Expect When Using Cinex Marijuana
Cinex has been heralded as a great ‘wake and bake’ strain because it boosts your focus, provides a burst of energy akin to what one might get from a cup of coffee, and enhances creativity. This is why Cinex is such a favorite of musicians and artists. It is the ideal strain to use during the day because it enables you to operate with a clear mind, and ensures you are ready for anything.
In many ways, Cinex is the ideal sativa because of the way it affects users, and the high can last for several hours. If you are feeling tired in the morning or sluggish in the afternoon, take a few tokes of Cinex and soon enough, you’ll be ready to get back to work.
Medical Benefits of Cinex Cannabis
Cinex has a robust terpene profile which helps explain its many medical benefits. The main terpenes found in Cinex include Limonene, Beta-Caryophyllene, and Alpha-Pinene. Here is a little bit of information on what each terpene can do for you:
- Limonene: Believed to improve mood by reducing stress, anxiety, and depression.
- Beta-Caryophyllene: Could relieve stress, reduce inflammation, and tackle pain.
- Alpha-Pinene: Possibly helps improve your focus and take the edge off THC’s effects.
While each terpene is potentially capable of causing specific effects, it isn’t quite as simple as that. First of all, there is the small matter of the ‘entourage effect’ which suggests that terpenes and cannabinoids work better together. Then there is the fact that terpenes and cannabinoids react differently depending on their combinations and the amount of each in any given marijuana strain.
As it happens, the combination of cannabinoids and terpenes in Cinex means it is used to treat a variety of mental disorders including PTSD and ADHD. It is also a favorite of patients with chronic stress, depression, and fatigue.
Possible Side Effects of Cinex Marijuana
Cinex is an extremely potent marijuana strain, so be wary when using it for the first time. Uncomfortable side effects include dry eyes and cottonmouth, and it may also lead to mild dehydration. If you are a nervous individual, using too much Cinex may increase your level of anxiety and perhaps cause paranoia. Users have also reported minor headaches, although that could be a symptom of dehydration.
Final Thoughts on Cinex Cannabis
When a marijuana strain comes from famous parents, the bar is set extremely high. Fortunately, Cinex meets, and actually exceeds, expectations. It is a fantastic daytime or early evening strain and is a good option if you want a smoke before socializing. It should provide a boost in energy and creativity, and its citrus taste is very refreshing.
Even if you are an experienced user, we would advise you to go easy on Cinex the first time you use it. It is very potent and could cause a few unpleasant side effects if you overdo it.