terpenes

  1. Mixing terps  and extract

    Mixing terps and extract

    Mixing up the wax ,sugar and terps.
  2. Ron Strider

    Terpenes Are The Next Frontier Of Curated Cannabis Experience, Experts Say

    For the marijuana novice, weed is just weed. But for the cannabis connoisseur, there's a whole world of flavors, scents and effects — and it goes beyond just different types of strains. The next frontier of curating a cannabis experience, experts say, lies not in a strain of the plant — the...
  3. Ron Strider

    CA: Where To Find Cannabis Cocktails Around L.A.

    If you've ever had someone tell you their weed smells like blueberries, it's likely they're talking about terpenes: the oils that exist in a variety of plants, and cannabis is no exception. These oils are what give various strains their distinctive scents, whether they're fruity, floral, funky...
  4. Ron Strider

    CA: Lagunitas Rolls Out A Cannabis Beer

    Two California businesses – one a beloved national brand and the other an upstart in the state's hottest sector – have teamed up for new product releases in two of the North Coast's top industries: beer and cannabis. Lagunitas Brewing Co. last week released its SuperCritical Ale, a hoppy beer...
  5. Ron Strider

    CA: Lagunitas's Newest IPA Doesn't Just Smell Like Pot - It Contains Actual Cannabis

    Brewers like to describe super-hoppy IPAs the way that they might talk about marijuana: "dank," "resinous," "sticky." It makes sense, after all: Both cannabis (pot) and Humulus lupulus (hops) are members of the Cannabaceae family of flowering plants, and both rely on compounds called terpenes to...
  6. Ron Strider

    Cannabis Terpene Cocktails - Healthy And Herbal

    At this point, it's hard to be surprised by any ingredient in a cocktail made by a creative mixologist. Duck fat? It's been done. Peanut butter? Why not. Charcoal? Absolutely. Every veggie in the garden? Old hat. So it only makes sense that these bartending Picassos have to dig ever deeper to...
  7. Ron Strider

    Terpenes: How The Synergy Of Compounds In Cannabis Creates The Entourage Effect

    In the second of our three-part series, we discuss whole plant medicine and share three additional terpenes that are common in cannabis You know that delicious, skunky aroma you get every time you crack open a jar of cannabis? That's thanks to important compounds in the plant called terpenes...
  8. Ron Strider

    Terpenes: The Powerful Organic Compounds In Cannabis You Don't Know About

    The unmistakable scent of fresh cannabis can provide an intoxicating aromatic experience, but from one variety to the next, smell and flavor can vary greatly, thanks to powerful compounds known as terpenes. You might not be familiar with the term, but you've definitely been around terpenes...
  9. Ron Strider

    Weed Tastings: Tips On Getting The Best Buds For The Buck

    As more states legalize marijuana, consumer are discovering more and more varieties. Expert growers are creating a new market for the cannabis aficionado with a more refined palette. How do weed tastings fit in? The industry is slowly developing into a scene that reminds many of the boutique...
  10. K

    Why Does Cannabis Smell?

    One of the most instantly identifiable characteristics of cannabis to both connoisseurs and amateurs, is its particularly strong and distinct aroma. For those enthusiastic users, this scent and the associated flavors are nuanced and most people have their particular favorites. The distinct...
  11. K

    Potent Healing Power Of Terpenes Found In Medical Cannabis

    Have you ever heard of terpenes? You're about to see why the pharmaceutical industry, mainstream media outlets and conventional medicine would like to see you uneducated about these powerful organic compounds found within medical cannabis. You see, there is just no way that big pharma...
  12. K

    Potent Healing Power Of Terpenes Found In Medical Cannabis

    Have you ever heard of terpenes? You're about to see why the pharmaceutical industry, mainstream media outlets and conventional medicine would like to see you uneducated about these powerful organic compounds found within medical cannabis. You see, there is just no way that big pharma...
  13. K

    Top Ten Things To Know About Terpenes

    Want to design your own high? Pay attention to the newest area of cannabis research: terpenes. These essential oils give each cannabis strain the unique smell, flavor and taste that you've come to love (or hate). Terpenes also offer special medicinal and therapeutic benefits that help with...
  14. K

    Higher Ground - 'It Was A Big Deal To Try Cannabis'

    After my column about how people use marijuana to treat pain, I was contacted by Jim Higens, who says he lives in the Dallas area. Higens is 55 and retired after an ALS diagnosis. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, ALS, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the...
  15. K

    Higher Ground - 'It Was A Big Deal To Try Cannabis'

    After my column about how people use marijuana to treat pain, I was contacted by Jim Higens, who says he lives in the Dallas area. Higens is 55 and retired after an ALS diagnosis. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, ALS, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the...
  16. K

    This Company Has A Product That Can 'Make Your Weed Better', So I Tried it Out

    A cannabis producing and processing company based in California has been selling and shipping a range of their products to UK customers. They also ship to other countries where the import and export of the cannabis flower is illegal, such as Brazil, Spain and Germany. This is the first time a...
  17. R

    Cannabis 2.0: Are Terpenes The Secret To Customizable Highs?

    Humming to himself, Charles Jones makes his way up a muddy hiking trail snaking through the Colorado foothills on an unseasonably warm winter day, his colleagues Dave Georgis and David Lohndorf following close behind. Part of the way up the trail, with the city of Boulder stretched below, Jones...
  18. R

    Israeli Startup Puts Cannabis Flavored Edibles On The Market!

    More than a year ago, I wrote about one of Israel's top medical innovations: the 3D printed medical marijuana inhaler. And now, one of the nation's leading startups is bringing in another force of action to further legitimize the cannabis industry. While it's no surprise that cannabis has...
  19. S

    Pan's Ink - Custom-Tailor Your High with Terpenes

    Recently I was reading about terpenes, and terpenoids in cannabis. You know, how different-smelling strains have different "highs" associated with them. I thought it sounded interesting. From what I was able to find, terpenes are found in essential oils and aromatherapists recommend them in...