What are Terpenes?
For many terpene is a new and unfamiliar term. As science and technology give us an ever better understanding of cannabis and its effects on the human body, we are beginning to see that there is a lot more to cannabis than it’s cannabinoid content.
Terpenes are fragrant natural oils in the cannabis plant, they give the plan it’s aromatic qualities. These oils are secreted in the cannabis flowers resin glands, the same ones that product THC and CBD. Terpenes are also found in many other fruits, herbs and plants.
Like cannabinoids, terpenes bind to receptors in the brain and express themselves in many affects.
This image outlines the properties of six common cannabis terpenes along with a few strains.
Keep in mind that different harvests may create variances in the profile as growing and curing techniques do have an effect on terpene potency.
The best way to ingest terpenes, to get the best results is to use a low-heat device such as a CBD style vaporizer pen like the XMax Cricket 2.0. This style of ceramic coil vape pen will extract the full and immediate benefit of your terpenes.
Good luck and enjoy!