The Role of Terpenes in CBD

We often hear about the cannabinoids found in the hemp plant; such as CBD, THC, CBG, and the list goes on. All plants, including hemp, have a compound in them called Terpenes that are responsible for its aroma. However, only a small amount of concentrated Terpenes exist within the hemp plant to add any significant value. Therefore, most CBD has added Terpenes and we’ll be discussing the role of Terpenes in CBD.

A Brief Overview of CBD Terpenes

Terpenes

Description 

Caryophyllene
What makes this Terpene interesting is that it interacts with the Endocannabinoid system (EDS) very similar to CBD. Also, the scent it produces is a wood-spicy type of smell. Another plant that produces this Terpene is black pepper, cloves, and cinnamon.
Humulene
A lot of the Terpenes that Hemp produces are found in other plants. This Terpene is no exception – you’ll find this Terpene in basil, cilantro, and cloves. It has a hops smell to it because hops also produces this Terpene.
Limonene
This terpene is most commonly added for its ability to increase the absorption rate of other Terpenes. It has many rich properties due to it’s citrus nature; as the name implies – it is used to enhance the smell and flavor of citrus CBD products. This can include lemon, lime, and other citrus products because it has a fresh – citrus aroma.
Linalool
This Terpene has the same properties as Myrcene in it’s ability to enhance mellow vibes. Also, it is commonly added to CBD Topicals due to it’s pleasant aroma. The same fragrance can be found in Lavender and Chamomile.
Myrcene
Like other Terpenes, it is believed to have many rich properties that makes this ideal for CBD. It is known for its sedative-like properties or increasing mellow vibes. Also, it is added to more natural CBD products because of the Earthy-type aromas of hemp.
Pinene
One of the most recognized Terpenes is the Pinene due to it’s use in traditional Chinese medicine. This Terpene is also found in pine needles and some citrus fruits.
Terpinolene
This Terpene is known for it’s sedative like properties. Also, other plants that produce this Terpene include sage and rosemary. It has a smokey – wood type aroma to it and is ideal for relaxing type CBD products.

The Role of Terpenes in CBD

The Role of Terpenes in CBD

Terpenes are added to match the CBD products flavor profile. A good example of this can be found in citrus-type CBD flavored products which can include Limonene. Also, more natural hemp flavored products can include Myrcene for the Earth like flavor that it adds. Full Spectrum CBD has the most natural occurring Terpenes because you’re getting the full properties from the hemp plant. However, additional Terpenes are added to enhance the flavor and the users experience based on the product. It is important to note that certain CBD products like our Active Full Spectrum CBD Pen contain caffeine. Therefore, we add Terpenes that are known to be uplifting and will compliment both the flavor and the experience. This is one of many other details that goes into our products that make Savage CBD great.

Most notably, you’ll find Terpenes added to our CBD products in the list of ingredients. Although, most are naturally occurring – we do add additional Terpenes to our CBD products. As stated earlier, this is to enhance not only the flavor, but the experience. Each Terpene has its own unique properties that blend well with our CBD.

 

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