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What are Terpenes?

What are Terpenes?

Long story short, terpenes are the chemicals that give things their unique smell.  There are over 20,000 terpenes that determine these smells, either alone or combined with other terpenes.  An example of this is limonene, which is the terpene that is responsible for citrus scents. Different terpenes can have different influences on your body, such as energizing or relaxing effects.

Benefits of Terpenes

Terpenes may assist in boosting moods, relaxation, and assist with discomfort, just to name a few of the benefits.  Think of lavender to assist relaxation, citrus may energize, and chamomile may calm.* 

Terpenes in Zatural Products

Zatural CBD products are 3rd party tested, so we can verify the quality and potency of our products.  These lab results also give us the breakdown of terpenes present in our CBD oil.  

Beta-Cayophyllene is a terpene that is found in high-concentrations in cloves.

Gamma-Eudesmol has a sweet and waxy taste and is common in rosemary and thyme.  

Guaiol is a pine-like terpene that is found in tropical hardwoods, such as cypress trees. 

Bulnesol has a spicy profile and can be found in spices like black pepper.  

Beta-Eudesmol tastes green and woody, and is common in walnut and basil.  

This blog post is for educational purposes only.
*FDA DISCLAIMER -These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. 

 


https://www.analyticalcannabis.com/articles/the-difference-between-cannabinoids-and-terpenes-311502


https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/beta-caryophyllene


http://foodb.ca/compounds/FDB020791


https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23786320


https://www.leafly.com/news/science-tech/guaiol-terpene


https://catbull.com/alamut/Bibliothek/Chemistry_of_Spices.pdf


http://foodb.ca/compounds/FDB003839


https://www.thcfarmer.com/threads/the-terpenes-of-cannabis-their-aromas-and-effects.68222/



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  • Zatural
    Zatural

    Hi Malah! Combining CBD and Essential oils provides amazing benefits!

  • Malah Robin
    Malah Robin

    Interesting! Excited to try these in combination with my CBD drops. I love the drops but adding CBD in essential oils sounds like it may increase my CBD benefits. Thanks!

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