What are terpenes? Short answer is that terpenes are what gives your cannabis its scent and flavor. More and more talk around the subject of terpenes had us curious as to what this meant for the future of cannabis.
Now that cannabis is becoming more mainstream and users are enjoying the pure flavors and scents coming from their premium bud, terpenes are becoming more and more important to true bud connoisseurs.
Not only are terpenes important to the taste and smell of cannabis, it also helps determine how your bud will affect you. This is extremely important for those patients that use cannabis to medicate for a variety of ailments.
Terpenes are secreted in the same glands that carry the cannabinoids, THC and CBD. So far, there are over 100 different terpenes that have been found in the cannabis plant and each strain leans towards a certain terpene.
This means that cheese strains and other cheese strain descendants will smell cheesy; blueberry strains and other blueberry descendants will smell of berries; and so on.
If you’re a cheese strain lover like dirty, you should find (if grown properly) that most of the strains or descendants that produce the cheese terpenes help with stress, pain, insomnia and/or fatigue.
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