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Beta-Caryophyllene: Terpene Powerhouse

Project CBD

Project CBD recently reported on studies indicating that cannabis terpenes — the compounds that give the plant its robust and distinctive smell — activate the CB1 cannabinoid receptor. What’s more, in the presence of THC (also a CB1 agonist), terpenes appear to modulate cannabinoid activity in varied and interesting ways.

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Indica And Sativa Are Wrong, Study Finds You Buy Cannabis For Terpenes

Cannabis Life Network

Consumers commonly divide this spectrum into Indica and Sativa while incorrectly focusing on THC percentage. However, a recent study supports that we’re selling cannabis wrong — Indica and Sativa are misleading, and consumers buy weed […].

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Marijuana Terpenes: What They Are, Why You Need Them, How To Use Them

Cannabis Cheri

What Are Terpenes? Terpenes are the compounds that give plants, not just marijuana plants but all plants, their aromas. From the plant’s perspective, terpenes provide it with natural protection from bacteria, fungus, insects and other environmental threats. Forget About Indica and Sativa: How Terpenes Affect Your Cannabis.

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Marijuana Terpenes: What They Are, Why You Need Them, How To Use Them

Cannabis Cheri

? What Are Terpenes? Terpenes are the compounds that give plants, not just marijuana plants but all plants, their aromas. From the plant’s perspective, terpenes provide it with natural protection from bacteria, fungus, insects and other environmental threats.

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Best strains and terpenes for ADHD

The Cannigma

To find the best kind of cannabis for you, focus on the cannabinoid and terpene profiles, rather than the strain names. 8 A 2017 study found that Sativex, a THC dominant nasal spray, had “nominally significant” improvements on hyperactivity and inattention. Forget what you know about strain names and let go of the indica/sativa debate.

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Best strains and terpenes for nausea

The Cannigma

The best type of cannabis to treat nausea is a Type I or Type II strain with a terpene profile that includes limonene or humulene. THC has well-documented antiemetic properties with studies that date back to the 1980s. Why THC can reduce nausea still isn’t fully understood. Why THC can reduce nausea still isn’t fully understood.

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Best strains and terpenes for creativity

The Cannigma

We also don’t know which, if any, terpenes have an effect on creativity. The best strains for creativity are Type II, with a balance of THC and CBD and a terpene profile that includes pinene, linalool, and beta-caryophyllene. On the other hand, a 2015 study found that large doses of THC can actually make you less creative.

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