[ tur-peen ] noun
Terpenes are a diverse class of organic hydrocarbons found a variety of plants. They are the building blocks for certain odours, hormones, vitamins, pigments, steroids, resins, essential oils and cannabinoids. Terpenes are what give each flower, herb and fruit its own unique scent and flavour. Terpenes are aromatic compounds that when inhaled, applied to the skin, or consumed, can have therapeutic benefits.
When used as a supplement, have a variety of different therapeutic benefits depending on the blend used. Can have physical effects such as reducing pain and inflammation and also have positive effects of mental health through stabilising mood and reducing anxiety.