If you’ve ever wondered how cannabis gets its aroma, then you’re really asking what are terpenes.

Cannabis is a pharmacopeia wrapped up in a plant. With a dominant and intoxicating scent, the flower demands our attention.

As it turns out, the molecules responsible for the herb’s striking aroma may do a lot more than provide a pleasant fragrance.

These molecules, known as terpenes, work in tandem with other cannabis compounds, including the molecule that causes the famous marijuana “high.” 

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Miroslav Tomoski ~ Herb.co

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