August 18, 2021
Terpenoids are in the essential oils that create the aroma of all plants in nature, and specifically, cannabis.
It is the terpene profile that is used to describe the scent and flavor of individual strains of cannabis.
While test results show that terpenoids represent <1% of cannabis’ biochemical activity, they are nearly 10% of all trichome content. With nearly 20,000 terpenes fully characterized, these organic hydrocarbon elements are the largest group of plant chemicals. Here are some of the most common terpenes found in plants.
Effects: Bronchodilator, Anti-Inflammatory, Promotes Alertness And Short-Term Memory
• Coniferous Trees (Pine, Spruce)
Effects: Anti-Anxiety, Mood Elevator, Anti-Fungal, Anti-Bacterial
• Cirtus Rind (Lemon/Lime Zest)
Effects: Anti-Inflammatory, Nociceptive, Nephrotoxicity, Reduces
• Black Pepper, Clove, & Rosemary (Spice, Herbs)
Effects: Sedative, Antidepressant, Anxiolytic, Immune Potentiator, Analgesic Properties
• Lavender, Basil, Rose & Goldenrod (Herbs, Floral)
Effects: Sedative, Anti-Inflammatory, Analgesic Properties
• Mango, Lemon Grass, Hops & Wild Thyme (Citrus, Herbal)
Research has shown that the cannabinoid terpenoid relationship can produce synergy with respect to the treatment of pain, inflammation, depression, anxiety and other conditions. That’s why many people today consume cannabis - to ultimately help provide some relief.