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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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Dealing With THC-Induced Anxiety? A Citrusy-Smelling Terpene Can Help

Veriheal

A recent study by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has uncovered something fascinating–a citrusy-smelling terpene showed promise in alleviating cannabis-induced anxiety and paranoia. Anxiety is a common side effect of cannabis use for many people, who are often searching for strains and terpenes that don’t cause it.

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Can terpenes, alcohols, and THC acid turn into cannabinoid esters?

Cannabis Life Network

THC-O-acetate is a form (ester) of THC that is 300 percent stronger than regular THC. (1) 1) Acetic acid – the compound in tabletop vinegar – can combine with THC to form this acetate ester. The post Can terpenes, alcohols, and THC acid turn into cannabinoid esters?

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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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The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Terpenes: The Secret Behind Cannabis Aromas and Effects

The Herb Collective

Among these details, terpenes have emerged as a critical component, defining the aroma, flavor, and even the effects of cannabis strains. Welcome to the ultimate guide to understanding terpenes, a treasure trove of information designed to elevate your cannabis experience. What are Terpenes?

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The nose knows: Time to free your mind from THC and terp scores

Leafly

Here’s why 2023 became the year we saw beyond both THC and terpenes. The post The nose knows: Time to free your mind from THC and terp scores appeared first on Leafly.

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Expert Gives Delta-8 THC Thumbs Down

Project CBD

Project CBD: Your presentation with Allyn Howlett at the International Cannabinoid Research Society conference in Toronto (June 2023) discussed the chemical conversion of CBD into Δ8-THC (delta-8 THC) and “numerous additional THC isomers. Scialdone: Did they spray or dip the flower or whole joint with synthetic Δ8-THC?

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