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What are Terpenes and how do we benefit?

What are Terpenes? That new “it” word that everyone is talking about lately.  When I first heard the word terpenes, I was confused just like some of you. Terpenes are awesome. Simply put they are the oils that give the Cannabis plant and it’s flowers their smell. That lovely aroma that makes your spine tingle. What are Terpenes? Terpenes are fragrant oils that are found in many fruits, herbs and plants. Do you love the smell of Lavender? Then that smell is a terpene. There are over 200 terpenes in Cannabis. They are often grouped in either minor or major…

Terpenes, CBD, and the Entourage Effect

Terpenes are material that are found in many plants and even some insects. They are compounds that add flavor and scent to marijuana, as well as many health benefits. There are over 200 terpenes that are found in marijuana, and each one has a different effect and benefit. The purpose of terpenes found in marijuana from an evolutionary standpoint is to ward off bugs and other animals as well as prevent fungal infection. Modern science has shown that these terpenes can give positive effects to humans as well. The terpenoid profile varies from strain to strain of marijuana. Some strains…