Terpene Education

Terpenes are organic compounds that provide plants with their unique flavors and scents. The terpenes found in cannabis give each strain its own special aroma. Each terpene also has specific physiological effects.  

Below are some examples of common terpenes found in our handcrafted cannabis.

Terpene Spectrum

Terpenes
Aroma
Effects
Found In
Benefits
Limonene
Limonene offer the strong citrus aromas found in some cannabis strains. Limonene is antifungal and antibacterial and can help aid in the absorption of other terpenes through the skin and mucous membranes.
  • citrus
  • elevated mood
  • relaxation
  • fruit
  • juniper
  • lemon
  • peppermint
  • anti-anxiety
  • anti-depression
  • anti-fungal
  • treats gastric reflux
Limonene can be found in Everest Brand formulations of
  • Gorilla Glue
  • White Fire OG
  • Super Lemon OG
Caryophyllene
Caryophyllene has spicy, peppery notes like those found in black pepper, cloves, and cinnamon. The terpene is great for inflammation, especially for treatment of gastrointestinal inflammation. It’s also especially helpful for cancer patients and those suffering from anxiety or depression.
  • pepper
  • spice
  • woody
  • elevated mood
  • relaxation
  • black pepper
  • cloves
  • basil
  • oregano
  • pain relief
  • treats muscle spasms
  • treats insomnia
  • treats gastric reflux
For a dose of Caryophyllene try
  • Gorilla Glue
  • Shut Eye x Stardawg
  • Super Lemon OG
Myrcene
Myrcene offers a musky, earthy aroma with hints of fruit. Its physical effects include muscle relaxation and relief from pain and inflammation. Myrcene is both a powerful antioxidant and anti-carcinogenic.
  • earthy
  • herbal
  • clove
  • elevated mood
  • sedative
  • muscle relaxant
  • mango
  • lemongrass
  • hops
  • thyme
  • anti-inflammatory
  • pain relief
  • treats muscle spasms
  • treats insomnia
Myrcene can be found in Everest Brand formulations of
  • B4
  • Purple Kush
  • Guard Dawg x Stardawg
Pinene
Pinene boasts strong aromas of pine, and herbs like dill, parsley and basil. This terpene is a powerful bronchodilator and is effective against inflammation. 
  • sage
  • pine
  • earthy
  • memory retention
  • alertness
  • pine needles
  • rosemary
  • basil
  • parsley
  • improves memory
  • treats asthma
  • anti-inflammatory
For a strong dose of Pinene try
  • Snoop’s Dream
  • Purple Kush
  • King Louis XIII x Copper Chem
Humulene
Humulene produces a hoppy, earthy aroma. It is an effective appetite suppressant and exhibits potent anti-inflammatory effects.
  • earthy
  • herbal
  • tropical
  • sedative
  • muscle relaxant
  • ginger
  • hops
  • basil
  • ginseng
  • anti-inflammatory
  • pain relief
  • lowers appetite
Humulene is found in
  • Gorilla Glue
  • Super Lemon OG
  • Girl Scout Cookies
Linalool
Linalool offers sweet floral and citrus aromas. It is highly analgesic and anti-epileptic, effective for treating seizures.
  • citrus
  • floral
  • elevated mood
  • pain relief
  • stress relief
  • flowers
  • lavender
  • anti-anxiety
  • anti-depression
  • pain relief
  • treats insomnia
Linalool is found in a variety of Everest strains including
  • Gorilla Glue
  • White Fire OG
  • Super Lemon OG
Ocimene
Ocimene has a woody, citrus and tropical aroma. It’s been found to have decongestant effects and is anti-bacterial, antifungal and antiviral.
  • woody
  • citrus
  • tropical
  • elevated mood
  • energy
  • mint
  • orchids
  • parsley
  • basil
  • anti-bacterial
  • decongestant
  • anti-fungal
  • anti-viral
For a strong dose of Ocimene try
  • White Fire OG
Terpineol
Terpineol offers a floral, citrusy and smoky fragrance. It is an effective anti-bacterial agent and is anti-carcinogenic and antioxidant.
  • citrus
  • floral
  • smoky
  • elevated mood
  • stress relief
  • sedative
  • mint
  • orchids
  • parsley
  • basil
  • anti-cancer
  • anti-bacterial
  • anti-oxidant
For a strong dose of Terpineol try
  • Girl Scout Cookies
Terpinolene
Terpinolene offers a smoky, woody smell. It can reduce anxiety and stress, and help fight insomnia.
  • woody
  • smoky
  • sedative
  • muscle relaxant
  • nutmeg
  • apples
  • cumin
  • lilacs
  • anti-anxiety
  • stress relief
  • treats insomnia
For a dose of Terpinolene
  • Arise
  • Lemon Cake
Farnesene
Farnesene offers a fragrant green apple aroma. This terpene has strong anti-inflammatory and tumor-inhibiting effects. It’s also been found to help in suppressing muscle spasms.
  • green apple
  • sedative
  • muscle relaxant
  • nutmeg
  • apples
  • cumin
  • lilacs
  • anti-cancer
  • anti-bacterial
  • anti-oxidant
For a dose of Farnesene
  • Super Lemon OG
  • Guard Dawg x Stardawg
  • Gorilla Glue