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The War on Drugs: History, Policy, and Therapeutics

Cannabis Terpenes

Cannabis Terpenes

"Terpenes are the primary constituents of essential oils and are responsible for the aroma characteristics of cannabis. Together with the cannabinoids, terpenes illustrate synergic and/or entourage effect and their interactions have only been speculated in for the last few decades. Hundreds of terpenes are identified that allude to cannabis sensory attributes, contributing largely to consumer's experiences and market price."

*Sommano, S. R., Chittasupho, C., Ruksiriwanich, W., Jantrawut, P., & Valgimigli, L. (2020). The Cannabis Terpenes. Molecules25(24), 5792.

Common Terpenes, Their Properties, and Their Uses

*From Leafly