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What are terpenes?

Dec 6, 2022

Terpenes are a large and diverse class of organic compounds found in plants. They are responsible for the unique scents of different cannabis strains, and they also have various therapeutic benefits and various effects on the body, which is why it’s important to find the right strain for you.

 

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There are hundreds of terpenes found in nature and some of the most common terpenes found in cannabis include myrcene, Beta-caryophyllene, limonene, linalool, and pinene. Each of these terpenes has its own unique set of properties that can benefit the user’s health.

 

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Myrcene is a terpene that is known for its analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties. It can help to reduce pain and inflammation, making it a great choice for those who suffer from chronic conditions.

Beta-caryophyllene is a terpene that’s found in many plants, including cannabis. This molecule has been shown to interact with the cannabinoid receptors in the brain, lending it potential therapeutic value for conditions like anxiety and pain relief.

Limonene is a terpene that is known for its anti-cancer properties. It can help to inhibit the growth of cancer cells and reduce their ability to spread. Limonene is also helpful in relieving stress and anxiety.

Linalool is a terpene that is known for its sedative effects. It can help to calm the mind and body, making it a great choice for those who suffer from stress or anxiety. Linalool is also effective in treating depression.

Pinene is a terpene that is known for its anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. It can help to reduce inflammation and fight off infection, making it a great choice for those who are susceptible to sickness. Pinene also has anti-tumor properties.

 

 

Explore different strains and find the ones that have the right terpene profile for you. We are currently linking each terpene profile with each strain on our website, this new feature will give browsers more clarity on what they are shopping for. For now, feel free to contact us about terpenes of each strain, here in Phuket!

And checkout our ever growing Strains section.