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The Effects of Terpenes in Cannabis

The cannabis plant consists of a wide variety of chemicals and compounds. About 140 of these belong to a large class of aromatic organic hydrocarbons known as terpenes. Terpenes are a large class of molecules that are produced by many species of plants. They are the main ingredient in essential oils and are the fragrant compounds responsible for plants’ distinctive aromas. In other words, terpenes are what make cannabis smell like cannabis, pineapple and orange at the same time, or almost any other smell you can imagine.

CBD Oil: What Is It?

The CBD industry has evolved tremendously in the past decade. CBD which is processed from the hemp plant and contains very low amounts of THC is constantly becoming more popular. CBD oil is a popular generic coined for many varieties of oils that contain the cannabinoid, Cannabidiol ( CBD ). CBD is a compound that is abundant in the cannabis Sativa variety known as hemp.