Delta 9Terpenes 101


Learn AboutTerpenes


Terpenes are responsible for the unique aromas of individual cannabis strains. They’re also widely accepted as being responsible for some of the therapeutic properties of cannabis. Terpenoid composition differs between cannabis strains; the most common terpenes found in cannabis plants are pinene, limonene, myrcene, caryophyllene, linalool, terpinolene, and terpineol.


Limonene

Aroma:
Citrus
Effects:
Elevated mood, stress relief
Also Found In::
Fruit rinds, rosemary, juniper, peppermint

Terpineol

Aroma:
Floral, citrus, candy
Effects:
Antioxidant, sedative, anti-inflammatory
Also Found In:
Lilacs, pine trees, lime blossoms, and eucalyptus sap

Terpinolene

Aroma:
Piney, floral, herbal
Effects:
Antioxidant, sedative, antibacterial, antifungal
Also Found In:
nutmeg, tea tree, conifers, apples, cumin, and lilacs

Pinene

Aroma:
Pine
Effects:
Alertness, memory retention, counteracts some THC effects
Also Found In:
Pine needles, rosemary, basil, parsley, dill

Linalool

Aroma:
Floral, citrus, candy
Effects:
Anxiety relief and sedation
Also Found In:
Lavender

Myrcene

Aroma:
Musky, earthy, herbal
Effects:

Sedating, relaxing
Also found in:

Mango, lemongrass, thyme and hops

Caryophyllene

Aroma:
Pepper, spicy, woody, cloves
Effects:
No detectable physical effects
Also Found In:
Black pepper, cloves, cotton

 
 

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