We went over Pinene, Linalool, β-Myrcene, Terpinolene, & Geraniol terpenes in our first edition of Emerald Terpenes. In this blog we will review 5 new terpenes. First and foremost, what the heck are terpenes? Terpenes are found in all plants including cannabis and they are fragrance molecules in the plants. Every strain of cannabis has different and very unique set of terpenes, which help with different issues – medicinal and therapeutic. Nevertheless, terpenes are still being studied and research. While you can find terepenes in other plants we do know what they can do for our bodies.
Common terpene in cannabis and beer
Anti-inflammation – ideal for topicals
Used in cosmetics because of aroma
Second most abundant terpene found in hemp
Citrus aroma – Oranges and Lemon
Reduces stress and improves mood
Found in several fruits and plants including cannabis
Sweet, woodsy aroma
Typically, found in topicals and salves
Spicy, peppery terpene
Found in edible plants – Cinnamon, black pepper, hops, basil, and rosemary
Alcohol craving reduction
Terpenes play a huge roll in your products. Best way to take full advantage of terpenes is to get a full spectrum product. We hope you learned more about terpenes. Stay tuned, more terpene blogs coming soon!