Terpenes are found in many plants, including cannabis and are responsible for their different scents, different effects, and even different medicinal properties (which we can go into more depth at a later time).
A few examples of terpenes that we are all familiar with is pinene, which gives pine trees their distinctive smell. Pinene has relaxing effects, making it great for a product to use in the evening before bed or when you are just trying to relax.
Another terpene we may be familiar with is limonene, which is found in lemons. Limonene has energetic effects, making it a great terpene to include in your day-time routine.
Terpenes play a big role in different effects that can be felt with different strains. Terpenes in cannabis (CBD or THC) strains helps people understand the effects that can be expected from a particular strain.
This helps people better choose a strain that gives them the desired effects they are looking for. The last thing we want to do is get ready for bed and try some CBD flower/product that has a limonene dominant terpene profile, which has energizing effects. After all, we are trying to go to sleep, not stay up.
Understanding terpene profiles can help us dial in exactly what strains to purchase and what effects we are looking for. Why does all of this matter? Because we will be releasing our CBD vape carts soon and understanding terpene profiles will help you choose what strain will work best for you.