So you walked into a legal dispensary and noticed something called Terpenes? Lemme guess, your dealer never told you about these and you never really cared.

Well let us drop a little bit of knowledge on you. That is if you want to step up your cannabis knowledge game.

Terpenes are fragrant oils that give cannabis its aromatic profiles. These oils also appear in many other fruits, herbs and plants. These oils also play a signi´Čücant role in the therapeutic impacts of cannabis.

Here are some common Terpenes found in cannabis – don’t worry about the complicated names, pay attention to what they do and next time pick a strain that does what you actually want it to for you.

Linalool

  • Anti-anxiety
  • Analgesic
  • Sedating

Limonene

  • Anti-depressant
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antiseptic

Myrcene

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Analgesic
  • Sedating

Alpha-Pinene

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Memory aid
  • Antiseptic

Beta-Caryophyllene

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Gastroprotective
  • Anti-anxiety

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