Terpene information. Terpenes explained
Terpenes are a very large group of organic chemicals produced by a variety of plants.
They have strong flavors or aromas and are often used by plants for defense against predators.
You are probably already familiar with many terpenes such as limonene, a citrus terpene found in many products including food, pinene – a common pine scent, as well as many common fragrances.
Terpenes are also what give each individual strain of cannabis its distinctive taste effect and is partially responsible for what is known as the “Entourage Effect”, which is the aggregate effect of all the various cannabinoids and terpenes in found cannabis.