WHAT ARE TERPENES?
Great strides have been made to understand and classify the many different cannabis terpenes. Terpenes are broken down into precise scents which are consistent with specific strains. This invaluable knowledge helps both consumers and growers, and ultimately customizes a user’s experience.
Below we review some of the more common terpenes.
Found in thyme, hops, lemongrass
This is the primary terpene found in cannabis plants. Myrcene has an overall relaxing effect and can aid sleep, reducing insomnia. Reduces muscle tension and eases pain.
Found in fruit rinds, peppermint, juniper
Peppery, Spicy Smells
Found in black pepper, cinnamon
Found in nutmeg, tea, lilacs
Relaxes nerves and decreases anxiety. Reported use for decreasing migraine symptoms.
Found in hops, basil, coriander
Found in pine needles, basil, dill, parsley
Is considered best used for pain treatment and inflammation. Can help reduce anxiety as well.
Found in lavender
Terpene Profile: Suncakes
SUNCAKES TERPENE PROFILE | DETAILS
LINEAGE: Sunset Sherbert x Wedding Cake
THC CONTENT: 25%
SATIVA/INDICA: 50 Indica / 50 Sativa – Hybrid
TOTAL TERPENES: 2.63%
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, relaxing