The terpenes that give your cannabis its delicious aroma and taste

Written by on 22 October, 2020

There is nothing better than enjoying a good strain of marijuana that gives you a spectacular taste and smell. Well, as you know, thanks to terpenes your cannabis can offer you that and more.

Without these aromatic molecules, the experience with your strain would be very boring, but luckily, more than 100 types of terpenes have been detected in the cannabis, produced in the trichomes of the plant.

Look at this post, and meet 3 very popular terpenes:

1- Myrcene

When you perceive earthy and herbal fragrances in your plant, it is because you are in the presence of a variety rich in myrcene. This terpene can also be found in mangos and thyme.

Myrcene is known to be sedative and to induce a relaxing effect. It is also known to have anti-inflammatory properties.

2- Limonene

The limonene prevails in the classic varieties of cannabis like OG Kush, Sour Diesel, Super Lemon Haze, among others.

When you perceive citric flavors like to orange or lemon, it will be due precisely to the limonene; these are one of the most popular terpenes between the lovers of cannabis.

The limonene is characterized by antibacterial and antifungal properties.

3- Pinene

Pine has an aroma that will remind you of pines and firs. There are several strains with these characteristics, among them the different Skunk varieties.

This terpene, besides the cannabis, you can find it in plants like the rosemary. This component is also known to affect positively our memory, to improve the concentration and to treat the asthma.


It is ideal that you know the profile of terpenes that your plant contains, since, depending on the variety, these can be different.

By knowing the characteristics of the strains of cannabis which you want to acquire, it will be easier for you to find the indicated one, since you will be able to determine which one is closer to what you are looking for and your experience with the mote will be more satisfactory.




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