Elevating Your Experience: The Role of Terpenes in Cannabis

What are Terpenes and What Do They Do?

Terpenes are aromatic and flavorful compounds found in plants- including cannabis. In addition to cannabinoids, terpenes help influence the effect and high associated with particular strains. “Terpenoids share a precursor with phytocannabinoids, and are all flavour and fragrance components common to human diets that have been designated Generally Recognized as Safe by the US Food and Drug Administration and other regulatory agencies.”

“Terpenoids are pharmacologically versatile: they are lipophilic, interact with cell membranes, neuronal and muscle ion channels, neurotransmitter receptors, G-protein coupled (odorant) receptors, second messenger systems and enzymes.” For example, Myrcene has been popular for centuries as a potential sedative or sleep aid.

Cannabinoids and terpenes work together in synergistic ways. The “Entourage Effect” refers to enhanced effects of cannabinoids and terpenes when used in combination. As always, the effects of cannabis and cannabis products vary on an individual basis. When experimenting with cannabis products to elevate your lifestyle, always take note of how different cannabinoids and terpenes work well together to produce optimal results.

Myrcene
Primary terpene in cannabis, up to 65% in some plants, and determines whether the strain is indica (>5% concentration) or sativa
Common in mangoes
Notes: celery, turpentine, woody, herbs
Potential benefits: Anti-inflammatory, analgesic, sedating, especially when combined with THC
Strains: Skunk XL, White Widow, Special Kush
Limonene
Second most common terpenoid and the precursor to most monoterpenoids
Common in lemons and other citrus fruits
Notes: citrusy, sweet
Potential benefits: Anxiolytic, elevates mood, highly available, rapidly metabolized, and non-toxic
Strains: Sour Diesel, OG Kush, Super Lemon Haze
Pinene
Most common terpenoid in nature, seen in coniferous plants with insect-repellent properties
alpha-pinene in pine or beta-pinene in rosemary, dill, and parsley
Notes: cool, green hay, pine, spicy, turpentine
Potential benefits: Anti-inflammatory bronchodilator with antibacterial properties, specifically vs. MRSA
Aids in memory
Strains: Strawberry Cough, Blue Dream
Linalool
Common in lavender plants
Notes: floral, rose, woody
Potential benefits: Sedating, stress-relieving, heals burns without scarring, with strong local anesthetic effects equivalent to procaine and menthol, may modulate GABA pathways in the brain
Strains: Special Kush, Amnesia Haze, OG Shark

Green Revolution's "Terpenes, Love, Cannabinoids" Standardized Profiles

At Green Revolution, we’ve harnessed the powers of cannabis terpenes and used them to formulate our four “Terpenes, Love, Cannabinoids” Standardized Profiles. By creating these four precise blends of cannabinoids and terpenes, we are able to produce consistent, reliable effects and experiences across product applications.

Reset 5:1 CBD:THC Water-Based Tincture
Reset* provides the relief and comfort of CBD balanced with the effects of THC. With a 5:1 ratio of CBD:THC, you unlock the synergistic powers of the Entourage Effect that support sleep, stress management and possibly pain relief.*
Juicy Peach Doozies Elevate 1:1 CBD:THC
Find balance and harmony in all you do. Doozies Juicy Peach are here to fuel your creative side with a 1:1 ratio CBD:THC and a hybrid cannabis-derived terpene profile.
WildSide Sweet Watermelon Fly 1:5 CBD:THC

Hydration is serious business. Packed with electrolytes and antioxidants, the Watermelon WildSide is your trusted sidekick for the big hike, the ride through the mountains, or doing a backside180 in an empty swimming pool. With its FLY/Sativa cannabis-terpene profile, Watermelon Wildside is your key to the high life.
Fast Tabs Relaxed Body Chill 1:10 CBD:THC
Lean into leisure and find pure bliss wherever you are. Fast Tabs Relaxed body are an indica-dominant tablet perfect for a Netflix binge or just unwinding from a long day.