Tag Archives: terpenes

Cannabis synergies: cannabinoids and terpenoids

Terpenoids are responsible for the aroma of the cannabis plant. Currently there are over 200 terpenoids. Although their yield is less than 1% in most cannabis asseys, they may represent 10% of trichome content. The most common monoterpenoids (limonene, myrcene, pinene) are lost at the rate of 5% before processing but their lost is much […]

Cannabinoids, terpenes and fatty acids production

This research is dedicated to cannabinoids, terpenes and fatty acids production. What causes the “cannabis smell”? Cannabis plant has a specific smell and it is not results of the cannabinoids but monoterpenes and sesquiterpenes. For example, police dogs cannot smell THC but they can smell the sesquiterpene caryophyllene oxide. A smell comparison between 19 strains […]

Chemistry and Analysis of Cannabis Terpenes

Chemistry and Analysis of Cannabis Terpenes This is a short review based on Rudolf Brenneisen’s book “Chemistry and Analysis of Phytocannabinoids and Other Cannabis Constituents” and other resources. According to the author more than 483 compounds were identified in cannabis plant, of which more than 60 cannabinoids. So far at least 66 cannabinoids have been […]

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