Terpenes are aromatic organic compounds found in many plants ( and also even some insects )
The name “terpene” is derived from the word “terpentine”.
In cannabis, terpenes are made in the trichomes of the plant.
Lot of people talk about their role in the plant’s smell but it’s important to say that terpenes contribute to the plant’s healt benefits.
Terpenes also can protect the plant from predators.
Terpenes is one of the reason why every cannabis strain is unique.
Terpene profile plays a very important role in the medical use of marijuana.
Limonen, Pinen, Myrcene and Linalool are some terpenes you can find in lot of popular strains.