Various complete terpene profiles, all natural derived from Swiss CBD varieties. Each variety has a different terpene composition. There is also a terpene “Mix” available with combines the terpenes of all varieties. The terpenes are THC and CBD free. The MOQ is 1liter. Delivery time from order around 10 days. Each batch is made fresh, no stock available.
The following strain terpenes are available:
Dominant terpene: myrcene
Dominant terpene: limonene
Dominant terpene: myrcene
4: Top Mountain Mix
Mix of various terpenes based on varieties V1, Cannatonic and Harlequin
These terpenes will be made fresh to order. When stored in a cool and dark place, preferably a fridge, 12 months usability can be ensured. When not stored in the advised way, usability could decrease to 6 months.
What are terpenes?
Terpenes are the organic hydrocarbons in cannabis that give this plant and its flowers a special taste and aromatic diversity. In short, it is what gives flowers and plants their unique scent. In fact, this is cannabis’ defense mechanism to keep insects or deer from eating it.
Like essential oils, terpenes are produced in the sticky resin glands of cannabis, where cannabinoids such as THC and CBD are also secreted. While common consumers perceive terpenes primarily for their aroma and pungent odor, these compounds offer some notable benefits.
The entourage effect
The entourage effect described in 1998 by Raphael Mechoulam and Shimon Ben-Shabat, both Israeli researchers, means that all natural compounds in cannabis, including tetrahydrocannabivarin, cannabichromene, cannabigerol, cannabidioic acid, cannabinoids and terpenes, could work together synergistically to produce the beneficial properties strengthen. This means that isolated cannabis elements might not be as effective as when they all work in concert.
This form of synergism could play a major role in the widespread, but not experimentally founded, opinion that plants are often better medicines than their isolated natural products.
How do terpenes affect the body?
Terpenes not only serve as a protective mechanism for plants, but could also affect the human body. Similar to cannabinoids like CBD and THC, terpenes could interact with cellular and neuronal receptors in the body and modulate the levels of neurotransmitters. By binding to these receptors in your brain, these compounds could increase dopamine activities (which affect reward, motivation, and pleasure) or hinder the breakdown of serotonin, also known as feel-good neurotransmitters.
Therefore, especially in cannabis, the terpenes have many health benefits, similar to antidepressants. However, they could be free of the side effects that are often found with traditional serotonin reuptake inhibitors or tricyclic antidepressants.
Why are terpenes important?
Terpenes could offer a wide range of medicinal benefits such as anticarcinogenic, antiseptic, and antimicrobial effects. As a result, they could be used to help with inflammation, pain and sleep disorders.
In terms of effectiveness, these compounds have been shown to have the same health values as cannabinoids that have been shown to reduce pain and seizures. For example, a laboratory study conducted at the University of Chicago in the United States in 2011 showed that pinene, a common type of terpene, could help treat viral and bacterial infections. In addition, other common terpenes have both anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory properties, could help with depression, and aid digestion.
Which strains of terpenes offer health benefits?
As mentioned earlier, there are around 200 varieties of terpenes in nature. And each of them has different effects on the body. Some types could offer unique health benefits, such as the following:
This terpene is dominant in the sativa strains and also an additive in some topicals. It could help relieve depression and anxiety.
Myrcene is found in many strains of cannabis and could have anti-inflammatory and ulcerative properties that could be used to relax muscles and as a sedative.
This is one of the most popular treatments for those suffering from anxiety. It could also help with epilepsy and stress.
It has been shown to have an effect on brain tumors in rats. Terpinolenes could also be useful in numerous treatments because they have antifungal, antibacterial, and antioxidant effects.
With its sweet and pleasant smell, Ocimene is widely used to relieve pain, fight viruses, and prevent blood congestion.