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TERPENES

Terpenes are a group of fragrant essential oils common to many foods, plants and herbs. Many plants produce terpenes in the leaves, flowers, and fruits. This includes citrus fruits and their peels, flowers such as lavender, trees such as pine and other conifers, and a wide variety of plant species such as hops, lemongrass, herbs, and those cultivated for spices. THC and CBD are a class of terpophenolic compounds but contribute little to the fragrance. Lighter, lower molecular weight terpenes contribute to the complex aroma of Cannabis and the terpene diversity distinguish one strains characteristics over another.

 

Uses: Speakeasy terpenes can be used as a flavor enhancer for current cannabis products. They can be blended to provide patients with precise flavors that meet each individuals flavor pallet. Pure natural terpenes have been used throughout human history in aromatherapy applications that can have soothing and calming effects. Use them in topical oils for various home remedies. Each terpene product comes complete with a dropper for measuring out desired amounts.

 

 

 

Limonene is a compound most often found in citrus fruit and is commonly found in the rinds of fruit and also in the cannabis flower’s resin glands.

Aromatic Notes: Citrus, Floral, Lemon

Caryophyllene is a compound most often found in cloves. Caryophyllene (or β-Caryophyllene) is found in several edible plants, among those are a variety of spices, such as cinnamon, black pepper and cloves along with herbs, such as basil, rosemary, and oregano. Caryophyllene is also present in hops, a crucial flavoring agent used in making beer.

Aromatic Notes: Spicy, Herbal, Earthy

Linalool is a compound most often found in lavender. Linalool is naturally occurring in many flowers and spices, giving off a pleasant scent.

Aromatic Notes: Spicy, Floral, Citrus

Pinene is a compound most often found in pine trees. Pinene is produced naturally by a variety of plants and whose aroma of fresh pine needles gives it its name. In addition to being found in pine trees, pinene is produced by many herbs, such as basil, parsley and dill.

Aromatic Notes: Herbal, Earthy, Piney

Myrcene is a compound most often found in mangoes. Myrcene occurs often in highly aromatic plants such as mango, hops, bay laurel leaves and basil. It is also found in ylang ylang, a tropical flower valued in the perfume industry for fragrance extracts.

Aromatic Notes: Tropical Fruit, Herbal