When you are consuming cannabis, there are a wide variety of chemical compounds entering your bloodstream: Most notably cannabinoids. THC (Delta 9- Tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (Cannabidiol) are two of the most common and well-known compounds in cannabis.
However, there are hundreds of other chemical compounds that make up the individual characteristics of any particular cannabis cultivar. One of those compound classes are called Terpenoids or terpenes, and they are starring in an increasing number of scientific studies around the world. To better understand how they work, and what they do with our body and mind, we’ve put together a little overview of the most prevalent and well-known terpenes to date.