As more states pass legislation about cannabis, the more we are beginning to hear about terpenes and the profound effect they can have on us as cannabis consumers.
One can do a quick Google search and find that Wikipedia defines this quality of plants as “a large and diverse class of organic compounds, produced by a variety of plants, particularly conifers…They often have a strong odor and may protect the plants that produce them.”
For example, lavender is a plant that many are familiar with in terms of looks and smell. The terpene that you smell in lavender is linalool. Linalool is common in several cannabis strains as well, although it is combined with several others, creating a scent profile for that particular strain.
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