Studies have shown terpenes to work together with other cannabinoids to elicit various effects throughout the body. They may very well unlock the key to the therapeutic benefits of cannabis strains.
Terpenes can elicit various effects, like increasing the permeability of the blood-brain barrier to allow access to cannabinoids. In other words, the terpenes open the brain’s “doors”!
Once you understand how terpenes affect your individual biochemistry, you can use them as an ingredient list when seeking a desired effect.
Effects: Anti-Inflammatory, Antifungal, and Antiviral
Aroma: Citrus, Floral, and Wood
Found in: Hops, Kumquat, Mint, and Lavender
Effects: Antioxidant, Antibacterial, and Relaxation
Aroma: Pine, Floral, and Sweet
Found in: Sage, Rosemary, and Monterey Cypress
Effects: Relief for Arthritis, Ulcers, Autoimmune Issues, and Gastro-Intestinal Issues
Aroma: Pepper, Spice, and Clove
Found in: Thai Basil, Cloves, and Black Pepper
Found In These In The Flow Strains: Lilac Diesel, Gelato Cake, and Chemmy Jones
Effects: Antibacterial, Anti-inflammatory, Anti-tumor
Aroma: Earthy, Spicy, Herbal
Found in: Hops, Ginseng, Sage
Found In These In The Flow Strains: Blue Dream, Gelato Cake, and Glue