Using a Vaporizer is the Best Way to Avoid Terpene Destruction

Patients for Medical Cannabis

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By MJT Story Team on Dec 09, 2016 11:11 am
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With regards to the medical benefits of marijuana, the most attention has been placed on the effects of Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and Cannabidiol (CBD), with little to no emphasis placed on terpenes. Although we know very little about terpenes, they are commonly found in our society. In fact, many of the essential oils available to us in stores contain terpenes.

Terpenes make up an extensive class of aromatic organic compounds detected in plants and animals, and they have been found to have properties that can be used to treat a variety of medical conditions. Studies reveal that the euphoric experience and the strong aroma that some plants produce can also be attributed to terpenes.1,2

Cannabis is one of the plants that has a strong terpene presence. Terpenes are responsible for the distinct smells of the different cannabis strains. So…

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