A trip to the dispensary is an introduction to a lot of strange terms, such as indica, sativa and cannabinoidsâ€¦ Another important term is terpenes.
- They are a natural occurring chemical compound found in plants, including cannabis.
They are the reason for the aromas, flavors and colors. Terpenes create the distinct aroma and flavor of the several strains and can supply therapeutic properties; Sage, thyme and citrus fruits all have terpenes. Researchers guess that dominant terpenes work in partnership with cannabinoids such as THC and CBD to produce the effects of cannabis on mind and body. Terpenes explain why two separate strains with the same percentage of THC produce such a wide variation of experiences, however while terpenes aren’t intoxicating, it’s possible that they influence the effects of THC. They apapple to interact with cannabinoids in a way that is called the entourage effect. Too often people choose their cannabis based on whether the products are categorized as indicas, sativas or hybrids. They pay attention to the level of THC gratified however don’t consider the terpenes. There is mounting evidence suggesting that terpenes could offer potential benefits for health issues such as depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder. If a CBD isolate that contains nothing however CBD fails to achieve the desired curative effect, it might be possible that a full-spectrum CBD product, containing other cannabinoids and other terpenes, will work better. There are about 400 terpenes in cannabis, and pinene aromas like pine trees and is said to have potential anti-cancer properties! Limonene is legitimately citrus-like and linalool is a lot like lavender.