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Explore the aromas and effects of strains.
Cannabis Terpene Guide | Myrcene
Cannabis Terpene Guide | Limonene
Cannabis Terpene Guide | Caryophyllene
Cannabis Terpene Guide | Terpinolene
Cannabis Terpene Guide | Humulene
Cannabis Terpene Guide | Pinene
Cannabis Terpene Guide | Linalool


Put simply, terpenes are natural chemicals that determine how plants (and even animals) taste and smell. Believe it or not, there are over 100 terpenes in cannabis plants alone.

Great strides have been made to understand and classify the many different cannabis terpenes. Terpenes are broken down into precise tastes and scents which are consistent with specific strains. This invaluable knowledge helps both growers and consumers, and ultimately customizes a user’s experience..

While a great deal of research is still required, terpenes may even play a role in determining a strain's overall effect. Some terpenes may promote relaxation while others may increase focus and creativity, illuminating ways to further dissect the cultivation focused “sativa” and “indica” classifications.

Below we review some of the more common terpenes.
Cannabis Terpene Guide | Myrcene


Herbal Scents
Found in thyme, hops, lemongrass

This is the primary terpene found in cannabis plants. Myrcene has been said to have an overall relaxing effect and potentially aids sleep. It can help reduce muscle tension and may ease pain.

Cannabis Terpene Guide | Limonene


Citrus Scents
Found in fruit rinds, peppermint, juniper

Limonene is the second most frequently found terpene in cannabis flowers. It potentially assists with depression, anxiety, and even reflux issues. It has been said to have antibacterial and antifungal properties.

Cannabis Terpene Guide | Caryophyllene


Peppery, Spicy Scents
Found in black pepper, cinnamon

May reduce insomnia, nerve pain, and inflammation. Caryophyllene perhaps can be used for treating depression and anxiety as well.

Cannabis Terpene Guide | Terpinolene


Fruity Scents
Found in nutmeg, tea, lilacs

It may relax nerves and decrease anxiety — reported use for reducing migraine symptoms.
Cannabis Terpene Guide | Humulene


Earthy Scents
Found in hops, basil, coriander

Humulene might curb appetite, reduce inflammation and pain.

Cannabis Terpene Guide | Pinene


Pine Scents
Found in pine needles, basil, dill, parsley

Is considered best used for pain treatment and inflammation. It can help reduce anxiety as well.
Cannabis Terpene Guide | Linalool


Floral Scents
Found in lavender

May improve anxiety and reduce inflammation. Potential applications for pain management.

Terpene Profile: Suncakes

The Dispensary Signature Flower | Suncakes
LINEAGE: Sunset Sherbert x Wedding Cake


SATIVA/INDICA: 50 Indica / 50 Sativa – Hybrid


DOMINANT TERPENE: Even dominant terpenes at 31% (Trans-caryophyllene,limonene), Linalool 12%

SMELL: Earthy, herbal, spice, a little funk

TASTE: Rich and creamy

EFFECTS: Heavier on the body, might have a relaxing effect