Category Archives: Terpenes

Terpene Spotlight: Humulene

Terpene Spotlight: Humulene

Alpha humulene, also known as alpha caryophyllene, has an earthy/woody scent. It’s found in hops, so it’s responsible for the distinctive smell of beer. Like many terpenes, it fights harmful insects, but it also has some interesting medical potential

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Terpene Spotlight: Valencene

Terpene Spotlight: Valencene

Valencene is found in citrus fruit in abundant quantities, particularly Valencia oranges. Unsurprisingly, it has a sweet, fresh, citrusy scent that occasionally has notes of wood or fresh herbs. It contributes a rich, bitter scent to the cannabis

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Terpene Spotlight: Bisabolol

Terpene Spotlight: Bisabolol

Bisabolol, also known as levomenol, is a terpene found in many different strains of cannabis. It has a light, floral fragrance, reminiscent of the chamomile it’s usually derived from. It’s been used in cosmetics and skincare products for

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Terpene Spotlight: Ocimene

Terpene Spotlight: Ocimene

Ocimene is another terpene found in many strains of cannabis. While more research needs to be done before we can truly understand this terpene, it has some interesting characteristics. It might help differentiate indicas from sativas.

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