Cannabis Terpenes

  • There are over 200 different varieties of terpenes found in different cannabis strains.
  • Terpenes are hydrocarbons (molecules made of hydrogen and carbon).
  • They secrete from the trichomes of the marijuana plant and make up the oils unique to each plant strain.
  • Terpenes are fragrant and can be identified by smell alone.
  • The plant uses them as a defensive layer against pestilence and disease, while also attracting pollinating species like bees and other insects.

What are the most common terpenes?


  • Boiling Point: 311F
  • Aroma: Pine
  • Common Effects: Alertness, memory retention, counteracts some THC effects
  • Potential Medical Value: Asthma relief, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory
  • Pine needles also contain Pinene


  • Boiling Point: 334F
  • Aroma: Musky, cloves, earthy, herbal with notes of citrus and tropical fruit
  • Common Effects: Sedating “couch-lock” effect, relaxing
  • Potential Medical Value: Antioxidant: relieves muscle tension, sleeplessness, pain, inflammation, and depression
  • Hops also contains Myrcene


  • Boiling Point: 349F
  • Aroma: Citrus
  • Common Effects: Elevated mood, stress relief
  • Potential Medical Value: Antifungal; antibacterial; anticarcinogenic; mood enhancement; may treat gastrointestinal complications, heartburn, and depression
  • Citrus also contains Limonene


  • Boiling Point: 320F
  • Aroma: Pepper, spicy, woody, cloves
  • Common Effects: No detectable physical effects
  • Potential Medical Value: Gastro-protective, anti-inflammatory; good for arthritis
  • Black Pepper also contains Beta-Caryophyllene


  • Boiling Point: 388F
  • Aroma: Floral, citrus, candy
  • Common Effects: Anxiety relief and sedation
  • Potential Medical Value: Antianxiety, anticonvulsant, antidepressant, antiacne.
  • Lavender also contains Linalool
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