What are Terpenes?

Every strain has its own unique style that complements everyone in a different way.

Terpenes give cannabis its funky smell, flavor, pigmentation, and effects.

Terpenes are aromatic compounds that give plants its signature scent. They exist in a live plant to color it in uniqueness. Besides giving cannabis its funky flavor, they are strong in other plants land fruit like lemons, basil, cilantro, and many more! Some plants have a very high terpene content to use as a weapon against herbivore activity and adaptation to climate.

Aromatherapy is an alternative medicine where scents are inhaled to affect a persons mood. Terpenes are the essential part of this healing practice. Lavender helps with sleep because of the Linalool. This is a terpene that promotes calm and relaxation. Want something uplifting to keep you focused at work? Try our Lemon Drop strain. High in Myrcene, Pinine, and Caryophyllene, this strain is the perfect match for keeping up with the pace at work, without the stress! These specific terpenes help with memory, muscle relaxation, and anti inflammatory to keep balance in the body.

The entourage effect is how terpenes work with the entirety of the cannabis plant. The dosage of terpenes effects the plant and increases / decreases different parts of the high. Straight THC can be coupled with terpenes to increase desired effects such as therapeutic benefits. Terpenes give cannabis strains a boost!

Terpenes are bioactive - they affect the body. Because these compounds have altering affects on the body, they have sparked pharmacological interest. We already have everything we need. In order to heal our mind, body, and spirit, we have to consider our holistic health and remember the natural remedies.

Just a few of many benefits

  • Anti depressant
  • Antimicrobial
  • Pain relief
  • Antiviral
  • Anticancer
  • Pain relief
  • Sedative
  • Memory aid
  • Anti parasitic
  • Gastric protection
  • Neuroprotectant

Your local bud tenders at Kefi Kanna are skilled and knowledgable about how each plant grows and what its properties are. They are happy to help you figure out your next cannabis remedy.