What Are Terpenes?

Terpenes aren’t unique to cannabis plants. A plant can present numerous terpenes—all at various ratios with one typically overpowering the others, resulting in the smell or flavor we come to recognize. Terpenes are found in the same area of the marijuana plant that produces THC, CBD and other cannabinoids. It’s said that these chemicals developed odors to help cannabis thrive

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What Can Terpenes Do For You?

You know it when you smell it. Maybe that smell even got you in trouble once or twice. Top shelf connoisseur-level bud, the absolute dankest of the dank, always smells. Why can you usually tell who has the good stuff just by sniffing around? The short answer: terpenes. The most common terpenes found in cannabis are shown below. These volatile

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Cannabis Terpenes: The Benefits of Humulene, Caryophyllene, and Trans-Nerolidol

Terpenes are a group of fragrant essential oils – secreted alongside cannabinoids like THC and CBD– that contribute to the complex aroma of cannabis. They are also generally responsible for many of the distinguishing characteristics of different strains, and this discovery has led to a sharp increase in interest among researchers, producers, and consumers alike. Though cannabis contains up to

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Cannabis Produces Array Of Healing Compounds

Move over, cannabinoids, there’s a new component found in cannabis that is vying for everyone’s attention these days. Like cannabinoids, terpenes are compounds that are produced by the cannabis plant, but they are also produced by many types of plants. Terpenes are well known in the aromatherapy world because they are the main part of the essential oils of the

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5 Reasons Why Terpenes Are The Future

Five reasons why terpenes are the future of the cannabis industry. Your nose and taste buds are always looking for that aroma and flavor from the best cannabis products but with today’s sophisticated technology we are able to extract those compounds from the cannabis plant to offer new ways of cannabis consumption. The psychoactive effects of THC have been studied

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Cannabis’ Entourage Effect: Why THC- and CBD-Only Medicines Aren’t Good Enough

Take a close look at your cannabis buds. They’re covered in a sticky dusting of crystal resin, which contains hundreds of therapeutic compounds known as cannabinoids and terpenoids. We assume you’re well acquainted with THC and CBD, but these are just two among many important players working together to produce specific effects. This interactive synergy between marijuana compounds has been

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Terpenes: What Are Terpenoids And What Do They Do?

Everyone loves sticking their nose in a big jar of delicious smelling marijuana… But, have you ever wondered what gives your Blue Dream strain that fresh blueberry flavor & scent? The answer is terpenes. Terpenes (TUR-peen) are a large class of organic hydrocarbons produced by a wide variety of plants, and are referred to as terpenoids when denatured by oxidation

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What Are Terpenoids & How Can They Benefit Patients?

  Article originally appeared here. With thanks to AZ Med Testing. Disclaimer: Medicinal Cannabis Dispensary aims to be a hub of information about medicinal cannabis, healthy living and the latest scientific research. The views expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect those of MCD. Always consult your doctor before starting a new treatment. If you feel your article has

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