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Different Types of Terpenes As we mentioned before, terpenes are an essential component of cannabis, responsible for the unique effects and aromas present in different strains. There are over 100 terpenes in a single cannabis flower, with some present in most strains and others less common. We’ve listed some of the most well-known terpenes and their effects below. Myrcene The most abundant terpene in cannabis, myrcene has been shown to comprise up to 65-percent of the terpene profile in certain strains. It’s found in abundance in mangoes, hops, lemongrass, and basil. This terpene is known for its analgesic properties, as...

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What is the difference between CBD and terpenes? Cannabidiol (CBD) has stirred up a buzz in recent years for its abundance of therapeutic properties. CBD is sold as an isolate or full-plant extract and used for a number of afflictions like chronic pain and anxiety. More recently, terpenes, another industry buzzword, have gained attention for their unique and powerful therapeutic abilities. If you want to stay in the know and get the best effects from your cannabis, you’ll need to be able to differentiate between the two. Difference between CBD and terpenes Cannabidiol (CBD) is a natural compound found in...

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Best Ways to Use Terpenes So you’ve decided to use terpenes for their abundance of therapeutic properties. Nice choice. These volatile compounds are extremely unique and differ greatly between strain profiles. The next step is figuring out the best way to use terpenes so you can get the most out of your concentrates. Aromatherapy Terpenes are not exclusive to cannabis. They are found in all sorts of plant life and are the main components of most essential oils. If you have used essential oils for aromatherapy before, you’ll have an easy time using terpenes. Add some terpenes to a candle...

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Strain Terpene Profiles If you’re shopping terpenes, you’ve probably come to realize just how many different options are available. Different strains have unique terpene profiles which work together to create their own unique effects. If you’re curious about the terpene profiles for your favorite strains, take a look at some of these popular names and their distinctive terpene profiles. Blue Dream Most people are familiar with Blue Dream, the cross between Blueberry and Haze. The strain is slightly sativa-dominant and is known for its euphoria-inducing effects. The most abundant terpene in Blue Dream is myrcene, which also happens to be...

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Terpenes are present in most plants and responsible for the distinct aromas attributed to members of the vegetable kingdom. Trichomes, the little hair-like appendages on cannabis plants, are loaded with various terpenes. Different strains have different terpene profiles, which explains why each strain gives a unique high. Terpene profiles vs. THC content If you shop based on THC content or whether a strain is a sativa, indica, or hybrid, you are ignoring an important, customizable aspect of the plant. Because each strain has a unique makeup, users can hone in on the kind of high they want with more precision...

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