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The entourage effect is a name given to a biological and consumption process that allows the largest, widest range of medicinal benefits to be felt from consuming cannabis. Smoking or vaporizing raw bud allows all 113 phytocannabinoids and 455+ terpenes to be absorbed, instead of just a singular phytocannabinoid like THC or CBD that you […]
Guaiol is a woody, floral, rose-like terpenoid typically found in higher concentrations in indica strains than sativas. It’s been shown to have antimicrobial properties, and has the ability to kill dust mites and other allergens. It’s an alcohol commonly found in the oil of guaiacum and cypress pine trees.
Nerolidol (Trans-nerolidol, Cis-nerolidol, Peruviol) is a subtle, woody and floral terpene with notes of citrusy fruit, rose and bark. It can be found naturally in jasmine, tea trees, ginger, lavender, neroli and lemongrass. MORE- It has sedative, antiparasitic, antifungal and antimicrobial properties, and has been shown to greatly inhibit the growth of the leishmaniasis parasite […]
Valencene has a powerful citrusy smell, reminiscent of oranges, grapefruits, tangerines and sometimes freshly cut wood. It occurs naturally in Valencia oranges, where it gets its name. It has powerful anti-inflammatory and insectifugal properties. Strains containing high valencene include Tangie and Agent Orange.
Humulene (α-humulene) is a subtle earthy, woody monocyclic sesquiterpene with a spicy and herbal aroma. Humulene occurs in up to 40% concentration in some forms of hops, and is often found alongside caryophyllene as it’s actually an isomer of that terpene. It can be found in balsam fir and many hops plants, and is credited […]
Caryophyllene (β-caryophyllene, caryophyllene oxide), a peppery, spicy, woody smelling sesquiterpene, actually interacts with CB2 receptors, technically making it a cannabinoid itself. A good vaporization temperature for getting the most out of this terpene is 118°C (246°F). It also has a phytocannabinoid-terpene effect which is known to help with pain, depression, addiction and anxiety. Combining this […]
Geranyl Acetate has a strong floral and fruity aroma. It exhibits strong antimicrobial effects. It can be found in natural oils derived from citronella, lemongrass, sassafras, roses and many others.
Pulegone has a pleasant, icy and pepperminty aroma. It is a strong insecticide, with sedative and memory enhancing effects, as well as use as a chest decongestant. It can be found naturally in the European pennyroyal and thyme.
Geraniol (Lemonol) is a rosey, floral and berry-like terpenoid that makes it a popular perfume additive. It can be found naturally in geranium, rose, palmarosa, citronella, tobacco and lemon, and is even produced by honey bees as a means of marking their hives and flowers. MORE- It has been shown to have protective effects against […]