Weeducation: What are Terpenes and how can they affect my cannabis experience?

Terpenes are what you smell when you smell cannabis, and knowing what they are will deepen your appreciation of cannabis! They are similar to essential oils and the effects are still being studied by scientists to see the exact affect they have on consumers. We suggest you do your own research to see what benefits of each terpene are being researched!

Alpha-Pinene

Aroma: Pine

Also Found in: Pine needles, rosemary, basil, parsley, dill

Myrcene

Aroma: Cardamom, cloves, musky, earthy, herbal

Also Found in: Mango, lemongrass, thyme, hops

Limonene

Aroma: Citrus

Also Found in: Fruit rinds, rosemary, juniper, peppermint

Beta-Caryophyllene

Aroma: Pepper, spicy, woody, cloves

Also Found in: Black pepper, cloves, cinnamon

Linalool

Aroma: Floral

Also Found in: Lavender

Humulene

Aroma: Hops, woody, earthy

Also Found in: Hops, coriander, cloves, basil

Ocimene

Aroma: Sweet, herbal, and woody

Also Found in: Mint, parsley, pepper, basil, mangoes, orchids, and kumquats

Terpinolene

Aroma:  Piney, floral, and herbal

Also Found in: Nutmeg, tea tree, conifers, apples, cumin, and lilacs

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