Humulene Terpene Profile

Common Cannabis Terpene Humulene, along with Caryophyllene and Limonene, is one of the most common cannabis terpenes. Humulene shares another connection with caryophyllene: Both are present in the hops found in beer.  Humulene Origin  The therapeutic usage of the humulene terpene traces back to ancient Chinese apothecaries that employed high dosages of the terpene in … Continue reading Humulene Terpene Profile

Cannabis Mechanisms for Weight-loss

Studies show that cannabis users seem to have lower BMI than control groups. There is more research to be done but there are several reasons for weight loss with cannabis use. The Endocannabinoid System plays a vital role in homeostasis by signaling receptors found in the central nervous system and vital organs. The CB1 Receptor … Continue reading Cannabis Mechanisms for Weight-loss

Terpene Sources

There’s no perfect way to Extract Terpenes from organic sources. As with most things, it’s really a cost-benefit analysis – how do you eliminate impurities like fats, chlorophyll, and other plant metabolites without damaging the precious compounds you’re trying to preserve? There’s also the issue of time – the longer the process takes, the less … Continue reading Terpene Sources