Compounds (hydrocarbon groups) in the cannabis plant that are instrumental to the physiological effects of the plant. Although over 200 terpenes have been discovered in the cannabis plant, only a small minority have been studied for their pharmacological effects. Terpenes activate the body’s Endocannabinoid receptors to promote homeostasis. Different combinations of terpenes and cannabinoids are what give strains distinct flavors, scents and medicinal properties.
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