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Terpenes: What are They and How do They Work?

A less commonly used word than terms such as cannabinoid or sativa, terpenes are another compound found in cannabis. Terpenes are naturally occurring chemical compounds found in plants, and even some animals. Whilst most plants contain terpenes, they are largely associated with cannabis due to its high concentration of terpenes.

Although it is a fairly new area of study, there is a great deal of medical research on isolated terpenes, as we will see below. A 2018 study notes that many terpenes have demonstrated beneficial effects on the body and could potentially serve as alternative medicine or therapies.

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