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Getting Higher – Marijuana, mangoes and myrcene

Today I am going to look at a favorite fruit of mine, and apparent ally of the marijuana plant – the Mango. Mangoes are a delicious fruit with a great smell and flavor. They also are very good for you like most fruits, but what most people don’t realize is, the mango can help increase […]

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Cannabis, mangoes and myrcene: Terpenes found in cannabis plants and Mangoes

Terpenes (tur-peen) are a large class of organic compounds, produced by a variety of plants including the cannabis plant. They are often very strong smelling and are thought to have protective, insect-repelling qualities. Terpenes are the major components of plant resins, such as the resins found on the “buds” or flowers of the cannabis plant. Terpenes […]

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Beyond Cannabinoids: Flavonoids, Terpenes & Terpenoids Of Cannabis

via Beyond Cannabinoids: Flavonoids, Terpenes & Terpenoids Of Cannabis – Zamnesia. Each strain has its own aroma and effect. This unique signature is not only the result of cannabinoids, but also due to lesser known molecules: The flavonoids, terpenes, terpenoids. Some strains are sedating, some energizing, some take your spirit to the land of euphoria, some […]

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Terpenes – What Are Terpenoids & What Do They do?

What Are Terpenes & What Do They Do? Typically when you hear the term “aromatic plant,” cannabis is not typically the first example that comes to mind for the majority of people. While typical cooking herbs such as basil, mint, oregano, rosemary and sage are considered aromatic plants because of their desired aroma and flavor […]

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Terpenes and Terpenoids in CANNABIS

Examples of some common Terpenes found in Cannabis: -Borneol- menthol, camphor, pine, woody.  Can be easily converted into menthol. Found in Cinnamon and Wormwood.  It is considered a “calming sedative” in Chinese medicine. It is directed for fatigue, recovery from illness and stress. -Caryophyllene – spicy, sweet, woody, clove, camphor, peppery.  Found in black pepper(15-25%), […]

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