Exploring the World of Terpenes (With Link to Interactive Graphic)

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From Cannabiz Daily

You are walking down the park and you smell something familiar. Every time you feel it, you know exactly what it is. Cannabis has that very unique, skunky and dank smell. And everyone can recognize it, especially in the states and countries where it has been decriminalized or legalized for recreational use.

But what makes the smell of our favorite herb so special? The answer is simple, and yet complicated in its essence — terpenes.

Terpenes are organic compounds found in many plants around the world. This class of hydrocarbons is known to be a constituent of essential oils and science has identified more than 20,000 different terpenes in nature, 200 of which can be found in a single marijuana plant.

Visit this super cool interactive chart here

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However, if you have ever experimented with different strains you might have noticed that they each have a unique…

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