Terpenes represent the aromatic building blocks of our natural world. They exist in virtually any plant that contains a fragrance, which also happens to include cannabis. It would seem natural that the pursuit of preserving the terpenes that exist within our favorite plant profiles would also translate into the cannabis extract industry. After all, cannabis has been known to carry over a hundred known terpenes that are largely responsible for creating our favorite strain flavor profiles.
Fortunately for the cannabis industry, terpene extraction is not only a reality but the next new craze in cannabis compound isolation. With a little borrowed R&D from the fragrance industry as well as the hard work and dedication of some of the cannabis industry’s finest minds, the technology and methodology responsible for terpene isolation has become both available and widely accessible to extractors within the last few years, paving the way for a whole new world of new products and applications.
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