CBD 101: What Are Terpenes?

What are Terpenes?  Terpenes are like essential oils. They are the natural scents and tastes from plants and nature.  They can induce a targeted response based on smell and tastes, much like diffusing rosemary essential oil helps improve memory.  There are hundreds of different terpenes in nature.  The earth is amazing, right!

Sativa vs Indica

Terpene specific strains induce a targeted response.  The cannabis plant’s terpene profile combined with its CBD/THC levels induce either a relaxed, calm feeling or an energized, productive feeling.  The cannabis plant breed which induces the energized and productive response is labeled Sativa and usually has a high level of pinene and/or limonene, while the relaxed and calming response is labeled as Indica andtypically has a high level of myrcene.

Terpene Strains

Terpene strains are byproducts of the Sativa and Indica broad categories.  After cross-breeding the Indica and Sativa plant’s, various other plants with more specific responses, were developed.  These strains have names like Bubba Kush and Grandaddy Purple.  They are a mix of the two main strains, with varying ratios.  There are literally hundreds of Terpenes strains now.

 

Products

The products below contain and are tested for terpene content.  The lab reports (found on the company websites) reflect the amount of terpenes present in the product.  Lab Reports are very important.  Without the labs, a user can not know exactly what is in their product.

THC Free Products with added Terpene Strains

ProductProduct LinkImageTerpene StrainEffects
InfiniteCBD in 250-5000 mg THC Free Isolate with Terpenes added. Prices Start at $23.50CBD Isolate DroppersSuper Lemon HazeFRAGRANCE: Lemon, citrus

EFFECTS: Happy, uplifting, creative, soaring and energetic
CheeseRelief from: Stress, Insomnia, Lack of Appetite
Flavors: Cheese and Earthy
Harlequin Relief from: Inflammation, Stress, Pain, Fatigue
Flavors: Earthy and Sweet
Mango KushRelief from:Stress, Depression, Insomnia, Headaches
Flavors: Mango and Citrus
OG KushFRAGRANCE: Earth, pine, wood

EFFECT: Attention, motivation, drive, and improves focus
Pineapple ExpressRelief from: Stress, Depression, Pain
Flavors: Pineapple and Tropical
Strawberry DieselRelief from: Stress, Insomnia, Lack of Appetite, Pain
Flavors: Gassy and Sweet
Super Silver HazeRelief from: Fatigue, Pain, Stress, Depression
Flavors: Citrus and Earthy
TangieFRAGRANCE: Earth, citrus, sweet

EFFECT: Energizing, creative, relaxing, use before doing housework or hiking
Train WreckFRAGRANCE: Earth, floral, pine

EFFECTS: Happy, relaxed, inspired, rush of adrenaline coupled with a soothing sensation

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Terpenes Only (without CBD)

Terpenes can be purchased separately and added to any CBD product to create more benefits and expand the CBD uses.  They can also be purchased to add flavor to any CBD product that is not pleasing to taste.

True Terpenes is an excellent source because they will define the benefits and advantages of each Terpene and Terpene Strain, as well as the mix and makeup of the Terpene strain to reflect which Terpene is dominant.

Best Terpenes and Terpene Strains for ADHD

Terpene IsolateImageEffects
Myrcene
A-Pinene
Beta-Caryophyllene
Limonene
Humulene
Linalool
Terpene StrainImageEffects
ACDCEarthy, woody, and pine flavored. People report feeling relaxed, happy, uplifted, focused, and euphoric.

FRAGRANCE: Earth, wood, pine, lemongrass, cherry

EFFECT: Euphoric, focused, sociable
Blue DreamBlue Dream crosses Blueberry Indica with Haze (sativa) to create a sativa-dominant hybrid. Popular for daytime use, Blue Dream delivers a calming, creative euphoria but without a sedative effect.

FRAGRANCE: Sweet, berry, earth

EFFECT: Euphoric, cerebral, energizing, the most popular strain for elevating one’s mood
Do-Si-DoThis hybrid is a fast-acting, potent, indica dominant blend of Girl Scout Cookies and Face Off OG. The reported strong sedative effects are warming and relaxing for the entire body. The aroma is strong, earthy, and sweet and the flavor is of mint, pine, and lime.

FRAGRANCE: Green, piney, earthy, with a sweet floral funk

EFFECT: Relaxing, calming, great for sleep, not a working strain
DogWalker OG A combination of Albert Walker OG and Chemdawg 91, Dogwalker OG has both sativa and indica powers. Its effect is a strong, radiating calm, promoting both focus and deep relaxation. Dogwalker OG has an earthy, woody, diesel flavor and a skunky, woody aroma.

FRAGRANCE: Earth, wood, spicy, pine, fuel

EFFECT: Relaxation, sleep, focus, strong cerebral calm that radiates throughout the body
Durban PoisonDurban Poison is a pure sativa known for its energy-giving, uplifting, creative effects. It has a sweet smell and a sweet, earthy, pine flavor.

FRAGRANCE: Sweet, sour, earth, pine, citrus

EFFECT: Productive, creative, energy, focusing strain – stay productive through a busy day
Girl Scout CookiesGirl Scout Cookies (GSC) originated in California as a hybrid of Durban Poison and OG Kush. GSC has a sweet, earthy, pungent aroma and is described as giving feelings of happiness, relaxation, creativity, and euphoria.

FRAGRANCE: Floral, earth, spicy, sweet, pine

EFFECT: Joyful, euphoric, creative, quite spacey, creating a bit of a cerebral mind-warp
Granddaddy PurpleGranddaddy Purple (GDP) is an indica from California with deep purple blooms. It is a cross between Big Bud and Purple Urkle. The effects of this sweet, grape/berry flavored, powerful strain are both euphoric and relaxing. In addition to feeling relaxed, patients describe feeling sleepy, happy, and hungry.

FRAGRANCE: Sweet, floral, earth

EFFECT: Relaxed, tired, hungry, a fusion of euphoria and physical relaxation
OG Kush⭐️⭐️OG Kush, a hybrid strain with a distinctive earthy, pine, woody aroma, is well-known for relaxing, euphoric effects. This strain has spawned several varieties – Tahoe OG, SFV OG, and Alpha OG, to name a few.

FRAGRANCE: Earth, pine, wood

EFFECT: Attention, motivation, drive, and improves focus⭐️⭐️
Super Lemon HazeSuper Lemon Haze is a hybrid of Lemon Skunk and Super Silver Haze. The zesty lemon flavor is both tart and sweet. People report feeling happy, energetic, uplifted, and creative.

FRAGRANCE: Lemon, citrus

EFFECTS: Happy, uplifting, creative, soaring and energetic
Tahoe OGTahoe OG is a popular indica. People report intense feelings of relaxation and sleepiness in addition to a happy euphoria.

FRAGRANCE: Earth, pine, citrus

EFFECTS: Calm, sleepy, light-hearted, exhilarated, full-body couch lock

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