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What are terpenes and how do they fit in?

True Natural Oils offers high-quality CBD terpenes oil. These products are a blend of CBD and terpenes extracted from the industrial hemp plant. Terpenes are the aromatic and flavorful component of plant essential oils. A well-known terpene is a limonene. … These flavored CBD terps come in many varieties.

It is important to know that cannabinoids and terpenes work together to boost and modulate the effects of one another in the body’s endocannabinoid system (ECS).

A few common terpenes and their effects:

Myrcene:

The most common terpene. It is also known as the terpene for its highly-sedative effects.

Limonene:

Common in citrus, it is highly-energetic and a known anti-depressant.

Terpinolene:

A smokey or woody aroma that is slightly sedative, antioxidant, anti-cancer and antibacterial.

Beta-Caryophyllene:

Gastroprotective and a strong anti-inflammatory with a woody, peppery taste.

Alpha-Pinene:

Energetic and therapeutic, this terpene is common in pine needles, of course.

Linalool:  

Floral and citrus, it is used sedation, anti-anxiety relief and anti-depression.