This terpene Borneol offers many health benefits, including improved digestion (via the stimulation of gastric juices) and better blood circulation.
Terpinolene (sometimes denoted as “TPO”) is considered a minor, or secondary, terpene and features an aroma resembling sweet pine.
The terpene delta 3 carene combats inflammation, repairs diseased and damaged bones, and is said to promote mental focus and concentration.
Limonene (also known as D-Limonene), as its name implies, delivers a scent similar to citrus fruits, including grapefruit, lemon, lime, and orange.
Consumers of craft beer, specifically IPAs, may perceive a similar olfactory sensation between their favorite brand of brew and the cannabis flowers in their joint or...
Linalool is probably best known for the pleasant floral odor it gives to lavender plants, used in aromatherapy to induce relaxation and relieve stress.
As well as providing various cannabis strains with delicious sensory profiles, pinene is also a proven player in the medical cannabis field.
Beta-Caryophyllene is a rare terpene as it is one of the first non-cannabinoids to directly activate cannabinoid receptors.
Myrcene functions as a sedative, an analgesic, a systemic anti-inflammatory, an antibiotic, and a cancer cell antagonist.
Terpenes are the delicate molecules responsible for the sometimes pungent aroma of weed. Read on to understand how they work.