Although little is generally known about terpenes, these compounds are present in cannabis in huge numbers. They work synergistically in complex ways with cannabinoids and other solvents in marijuana to give the user the effects they experience. This article tells you all about the role of terpenes in marijuana and how you can use them for your benefit.
Although humans have been scientifically exploring the potential of terpenes for healing, we have only recently begun delving into their role within the world of marijuana. Terpenes may be responsible for many of the medicinal benefits experienced by marijuana users. In fact, terpenes from many other plants are used regularly for their therapeutic value.
Solvents and cannabinoids are important constituents of marijuana, but the role of terpenes is just as significant, although our knowledge about them is still growing. Understanding their job in the cannabis plant gives you a more holistic appreciation for the medical components of this magical plant.
Terpenes are responsible for aromas
A terpene is essentially a hydrocarbon that is found in the essential oil of…