Terpenes & Us

Looking Forward - Where Are Terpenes Headed?

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Looking Forward - Where Are Terpenes Headed?

Unfortunately, ‘terpene’ is not a household phrase. At least not yet. Those who have heard of terpenes may have heard it from shows like Bong Appetìt or Cooking On High, where contestants infuse cannabis and terpenes into their dishes and judges rank the taste and effectiveness of the dish. Others may have heard of terpenes from their prominent use in cartridges and distillate oil. But what will the terpene industry look like in 5 years, or 10 years?Terpenes, the aromatic compounds found in plants, essential oils, and cannabis, have many applications outside of cooking and cannabis. For sure, limonene can...

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3 Tips For When You're Too High - Terps Can Help!

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3 Tips For When You're Too High - Terps Can Help!

We've all been there...we've all underestimated the strength of an edible or the potency of a dab or cartridge and have had to undergo the experience of being uncomfortably high. While certain terpenes, alongside THC, are what get you high, other terpenes can counteract the THC. I will repeat that for the first-time edible user who underestimated the potential of 11-hydroxy THC (the very potent, orally ingested THC), If you accidentally get uncomfortably high, specific terpenes can help get you back on track. Beta-caryophyllene, pinene and limonene are all super helpful when you’ve accidentally taken too big of a puff, too...

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10 Terpenes You Should Know

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10 Terpenes You Should Know

There are tens of thousands of terpenes found in nature. They're in cannabis, plants, bugs, trees... just about everywhere you look you can find and breathe terpenes! While there are many, many other important terpenes outside of the following ten, these are the most popular, the most prominent, and the most useful terpenes both inside and outside the cannabis world. The following terpenes have shown to improve heart health, brain function, boost creativity and short-term memory, and much much more. Terpenes are much more than the favoring agents behind the scenes in your favorite cannabis strains, and here are 10...

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