Terpenes in Kush Candles2018-11-25T15:05:55+00:00

Terpenes in Kush Candles

Terpenes are the essential oils secreted from cannabis that give the plant it’s unique aroma and taste.

Kush Candles are infused with the 4 most commonly found terpenes in cannabis:

Myrcenecloves myrcene

  • Aroma: earthy, musky, herbal
  • Effects: “couch-lock” effect, relaxing
  • Most commonly found terpene in cannabis
  • Lowers the blood to brain barrier. In the case of consuming cannabis, it allows the THC to take effect more quickly
  • Shown to increase the maximum saturation level of your CB1 receptor, leading to much stronger effects of THC.

Linalool

  • Aroma: sweet, floral, herbal
  • Effects: calming, relaxing
  • Used for centuries as a sleep aid
  • Lessens anxious emotions provoked by THC
  • Boosts the immune system
  • Can significantly reduce lung inflammation

a-Pinene

  • Aroma: Pine, fir, earthy
  • Effects: alertness, memory-aid
  • Two types of Pinene (α-pinene and β-Pinene)
  • α-Pinene is the most widley found terpene in nature
  • Used for years as an anti-cancer agent in Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Limonene

  • Aroma: strong citrus smell, like lemons and oranges,with notes of sweetness
  • Effects: energizing, uplift in mood and attitude
  • Highly absorbed through inhalation
  • Assists in the absorption of other terpenes

Sources: 

Terpenes: The Flavors of Cannabis Aromatherapy

https://www.leafly.com/news/cannabis-101/terpenes-the-flavors-of-cannabis-aromatherapy 

Terpenes

https://www.medicaljane.com/category/cannabis-classroom/terpenes/ 

What Are Cannabis Terpenes And What Do They Do?

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