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Terpenes and Terpenoids
by the cannabis access resource & education center


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11 Marijuana Terpenes You Should Know About
Mary Jane's Diary lists the flavours and aromas, terpene medicinal uses, and strains high in each terpene.
List | | 2015
15 Cannabis Terpenes Explained
A visual, interactive guide by Helen Miles from Greencamp's health section:
InfoGraphic | | 2018
A Cannabis Enthusiast's Guide to Understanding Terpenes
CannaInsider details: And when you wish to change your mood, use the Terpene Mood Finder to guide you.
Calculator | | 2018
A Primer on the Science of Cannabis Terpenes and Cannabinoids
Two hundred terpenes, out of over thirty thousand terpenoids produced by plants, flowers, herbs, and fruits, have been discovered in cannabis. Becky Garrison lists the medical effects and plants that produce each terpene: alpha pinene, bisabolol, caryophyllene, humulene, linalool, limonene, myrcene, nerolidol, ocimene, and terpinolene.
Article | | 2018
Everything You Need to Know
Without terpenes, cannabis would be a boring, one-dimensional experience without the strain differences. Part of Marijuana Use 101.
Article | | 2017
An uplifting anti-cancer terpene found in cannabis. Aromas: L-limonene smells piney and turpentine-like. D-limonene has a pleasant orange aroma. Tastes: Sweet, Sour, Tangy or Bitter. Part of the Cannabis Resource Library by The Cannabis Access Resource and Education Center.
Cannabis Resource Library | | 2018
Linalool and Beta-Caryophyllene
Gorge Greenery explains that studies found there may be medical benefits to ingesting or inhaling terpenes, such as linalool and beta caryophyllene.
Article | | 2017
The Main Couch Lock Terpene Found in Cannabis. Aromas: Earth, Musk, Dank, Hops, Dirt, Balsam, Spice, Clove, Pepper. Tastes: Red Grape, Balsamic, Hint of Spice, Fruit, Geranium, Herb. Part of the Cannabis Resource Library by The Cannabis Access Resource and Education Center.
Cannabis Resource Library | | 2018
Myrcene, Linalool and Bisabolol Terpenes
Three terpenes found in differing concentrations in Tilray strains and which contribute to the fragrance of cannabis:
Article | | 2016
Ocimene, Terpinolene, and Guaiol
Tilray lists potential health benefits, scent descriptions, and Tilray strains that test high in three terpenes that play a part in producing cannabis's aroma.
Article | | 2016
Showering in Forest Aerosols
Researchers at Konkuk University in Korea, categorized terpenes obtained from Korean forests according to their anti-inflammatory, anti-tumorigenic, or neuroprotective activities, plus the potential action mechanisms of the individual terpenes and their effects on such processes. [PDF 10p]
Scientific Review | | 2017
Terpene Effects
A chart of 41 terpenes and their effects.
InfoGraphic | |
The Terpenes of Cannabis Their Aromas and Effects
Seaf0ur, of International Cannagraphic Magazine Forums, lists over 100 different terpenes, along with their aromas, effects and usages,
List | | 2014
What the Hell Is a Terpenoid?
Dan Robitzski, neuroscientist, states that without terpenes, cannabis would have no smell and no flavour at all. And terpenes, present in each hit, can balance out the effect of cannabinoids.
Article | | 2017