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Chemical compounds



The aromatic compounds present in plants are referred to as terpenes. Because Cannabis has a significant concentration of terpenes, they are usually associated with the plant.

Terpenes are aromatic oils that give cannabis cultivars aromas like citrus, berry, mint, and pine. Terpenes are produced in the same glands that generate cannabinoids like THC and CBD.

Certain terpenes may promote relaxing and stress-alleviating effects. Moreover, the entourage effect explains why the effect profile of terpenes changes when combined with other Cannabis constituents.

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