Category Archives: terpenes

Terps of the Champions: Cracking the Terpene Code of 3 Award-Winning Strains

In the grand scheme of cannabis cultivation, few things have been as exciting as continually developing laboratory practices that let us know which compounds are driving the flavor profiles and effects we love. Master cultivators and breeders use this lab data to produce the heaviest terpene profiles of the winningest strains. Apart from a reasonable […]

Which Cannabis Terpenes Soothe Insomnia & Where Can You Find Them?

Insomnia may be fueled by anxiety, depression, or any number of physical and mental ailments that wreak havoc on regular sleep cycles. Today, about 1 in 3 people suffer from this frustrating condition, and every year, more people report sleepless nights and tiring days. Feeling worn out? Find insomnia-busting strains nearby. But as the knowledge […]

Nevada’s Terpene-Rich Cannabis Products and Where to Find Them

Terpenes within a product—and the impact they produce—is not always an easy correlation. Often, familiar aromas are a combination of several terpenes that contribute to the unique flavors and pharmacological effects of cannabis. Nevadan consumers tend to be knowledgeable of terpenes since the state requires the top three terpenes to be displayed on cannabis packaging. […]

Oregon’s Craft Cannabis Strains, by the Terpene

If you’ve ever had the experience of smoking a 14% THC flower and getting higher than something with twice its cannabinoid concentration, you’ve experienced the power of the entourage effect and cannabis terpenes. Terpenes are the aromatic compounds responsible for the diverse scents and flavors expressed in cannabis. But terpenes do a lot more than […]

Beyond THC: It’s Time to Assert the Primacy of Terpenes

Turns out, the nose did know. Cannabis lovers the world over are missing out on optimized highs because they don’t know enough about terpenes. We’ve all been lured toward high percentages of THC—the main active ingredient in cannabis. But is THC the main ingredient? More and more people are learning that title may go to […]

The Secret to Unlocking Full Cannabis Flavors and Effects—Boiling Points

This article is sponsored by NWT Holdings, a San Francisco-based technology company that specializes in the research, design, and manufacturing of cannabis vaporizer hardware including the Firefly. For decades, the main attraction in cannabis was its most famous psychoactive compound, THC. But the recent and rapid evolution of the cannabis industry has fueled a growing […]

How Shilajit Resin Can Intensify Your Experience With Cannabis

Whether you’re a grower or a casual consumer, there are two major factors that depict how high you get, and how long that high lasts: steep prices and low potency. Fortunately, one solution addresses both factors: potentiation. Potentiation is the process of making a substance more powerful. This can make an expensive high last longer […]

Your Favorite Cannabis Strains and Their Main Terpenes

Ahh, the terpene, that flavorful element of cannabis that offers a rich display of flavors and physical benefits which are currently receiving a surge of popularity and scientific research. As our knowledge behind the science of cannabis expands, so too does our knowledge of terpenes. RELATED STORY What Are Cannabis Terpenes and What Do They […]