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Terpene Tuesday: Geraniol

Terpene Tuesday: Geraniol

Posted by Susan Lyn, vice president, Vermont Cannabis Nurses Association on 13th Apr 2021

TERPENE: Geraniol, juh-rey-nee-awlThe unique synthesis of geraniol is from within honey bees, who produce it in their scent glands as both a marker for nectar-bearing fruits and as a territorial mech … read more
Terpene Tuesday: Ocimene

Terpene Tuesday: Ocimene

Posted by Susan Lyn, vice president, Vermont Cannabis Nurses Association on 16th Mar 2021

TERPENE: Ocimene \ ˈäsəˌmēn \ monoterpeneOcimene is a natural insecticide for plants. Some users find that cultivars (strains) high in ocimene can make them cough more, which links to its possible d … read more
Terpene Tuesday: Camphene

Terpene Tuesday: Camphene

Posted by Susan Lyn, Vice President, Vermont Cannabis Nurses Association on 9th Mar 2021

TERPENE: Camphene, ˈkam-ˌfēnCamphene is a minor terpene. Camphene was used as a fuel for lamps oil before the Civil War, but was replaced with kerosene when found to be highly explosive. Camphene h … read more
Terpene Tuesday: Terpinolene

Terpene Tuesday: Terpinolene

Posted by Susan Lyn Kupiec, Vice President, Vermont Cannabis Nurses Association on 2nd Mar 2021

TERPENE: Terpinolene \ tərˈpinᵊl ēn \ monoterpeneFOUND IN: Apples, lilacs, nutmeg, rosemary, sage, conifers, cumin, and tea tree oilAROMA/FLAVOR: Smoky, woody aroma; floral, fruity flavor EFFECTS: Inc … read more
Terpene Tuesday: Limonene

Terpene Tuesday: Limonene

Posted by Susan Lyn Kupiec, Vice President, Vermont Cannabis Nurses Association on 23rd Feb 2021

TERPENE: Limonene \ ˈli-mə-ˌnēn \ monoterpeneLimonene has two types: d-limonene and a-limonene. This terpene is the third most common terpene in cannabis, and the second most common terpene in nature. … read more
Terpene Tuesday: Linalool

Terpene Tuesday: Linalool

Posted by Susan Lyn Kupiec, Vice President, Vermont Cannabis Nurses Association on 23rd Feb 2021

TERPENE: Linalool, li-nal-oh-awlFOUND IN: Most recognizable in lavender but also found in citrus, birch, rosewood, laurel and coriander. Whether it’s found in cannabis or in lavender essential oil,Li … read more

​Terpene Tuesday: Humulene

Posted by Susan Lyn Kupiec - Vermont Cannabis Nurses Association, Vice President on 2nd Feb 2021

TERPENE: Humulene \ ˈhyümyəˌlēn \ alpha-humulene or α-caryophylleneFOUND IN: Humelene is found not only in cannabis, but in hops, basil, clove, black pepper, sage, and ginseng. It is a cannabis plant’ … read more

Trust Your Nose: Terpenes and Cannabis

Posted by Jessilyn Dolan on 7th Jan 2021

There's a lot of information online about Terpenes and Cannabis. It can get pretty complex, but I'd like to just break it down for you.I like to call terpenes the essential oil of the plant. They a … read more


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