Terpenes are renowned for the distinctive flavors and aromas they bring to cannabis (and plants in general), but what makes them different from cannabinoids? Read on, and learn.
One of the hallmarks of cannabis is its potent aroma. It’s instantly recognizable, and anyone with a passing familiarity can likely pick out the surprisingly diverse fragrances that different strains have to offer. What you’re smelling are aromatic compounds known as terpenes. And they do a lot more than just smell great. Read more
Terpenes are amazing compounds found in all kinds of plants and flowers, but caryophyllene is something special. Not only is it on the spicier side, it’s actually bigger on the molecular level than terpenes like limonene and myrcene. It’s also the only known cannabis terpene with a cyclobutane ring – something rare in nature in general. What else sets caryophyllene apart? You’d be surprised. Read more
Any budtender will tell you that in the fledging cannabis industry, the majority of customer interest is solely on THC percentages. That limited focus stands out as one of the biggest tells that education in this industry has yet to catch up to the masses. Why? Simple. Those in the know will tell you that the terpene profile of a given strain plays a far greater role in scents, flavors, and effects. That’s just one reason it’s worth your while to look past the THC percentage. Read more
The nose knows – different cannabis strains have amazingly different aromas. And the magical little compound behind that symphony of scents? Terpenes! We’ve previously shined the spotlight on limonene and myrcene, and today we’re talking up one of the most researched terpenes around – pinene. Read more
Aroma and flavor are some of the most pleasing parts of the cannabis plant. From citrus to pine to diesel, these scents and tastes come compounds known as terpenes. And while there are several hundred terpenes occurring in different concentrations in a given strain, about ten of them are known as primary terpenes – the ones appearing in the greatest concentrations. Myrcene is one of them. Read more
One of Kynd’s most popular strains is Super Lemon Haze, a sativa with a perfectly sweet lemon aroma and the flavor to match. What you’re smelling in this strain and many others – OG Kush, Sour Diesel, Jack the Ripper, pretty much any strain with a citrus fruit in its name – is limonene. But this incredibly aromatic terpene does more than just smell delightful. Read more
People may have passable knowledge about cannabinoids and terpenes, but they’re probably less familiar with the role terpenes play in a strain’s potency. Researchers are just beginning to understand the therapeutic benefits of terpenes, but what we’re learning is interesting stuff. Read more
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