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The Terpene Humulene

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Humulene is not as well known as other terpenes such as beta caryophyllene but is just as important. Humulene naturally occurs in clove, basil, hops, and cannabis sativa. It carries a subtle earthy, woody aroma with spicy herbal notes. This terpene is found in a wide variety of plants and has been used for centuries in holistic Eastern medicinal practices.  Humulene, formerly classified as α-caryophyllene, is a sesquiterpene named after Humulus lupulus, a.k.a. the hops plant. Sesquiterpenes are one of the few natural elements known to travel through the blood-brain barrier. Hops and cannabis are both in the taxonomic family Cannabaceae, and humulene...

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Jack Herer Terpene Blend (coming soon)

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Terpene Profile of Jack Herer Jack Herer is a sativa-dominant cannabis strain. Combining a haze hybrid with a Norther Lights #5 and Shiva Skunk cross, Sensi Seeds created Jack Herer hoping to capture both the cerebral elevation associated with sativas and the heavy resin production of indicas. Interesting little tidbit,  Jack Herer was an individual who fought immensely for hemp and marijuana legalization. Most would agree that Jack Herer (the weed) has revolutionized the world of cannabis consumption – in a very similar way to how Jack Herer (the man) influenced and revolutionized the war against cannabis. Benefits of Jack Herer If you are someone that desires energy and a...

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Gorilla Glue #4 Terpene Blend

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GG (also known as GG4) is a Sativa-dominant hybrid that delivers heavy-handed euphoria and relaxation, leaving you feeling “glued” to the couch.  The aroma is very strong and is mostly diesel with notes of chocolate and coffee, although sweet and earthy is also used to describe it.   Top Terpenes in Gorilla Glue Limonene-great for boosting the mood B-Pinene-great for inflammation issues and works as a bronchodilator Nerolidol-sedating Myrcene-sedating and used for pain management A-Pinene-anti-inflammatory properties and boosts memory Benefits of GG#4 Gorilla Glue #4 terpenes may make you feel chill and very relaxed. It gives a full body melt, making it...

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Terpene Blend Blue Dream

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Terpene Blend of Blue Dream   Named after the fruity and sweet aroma that is mind-blowingly reminiscent of biting into a batch of freshly-picked blueberries, Blue Dream crosses Blueberry Indica with Haze (sativa) to create a sativa-dominant hybrid. It is often nicknamed the “medicine cabinet essential”.   Terpene Content:   Myrcene Alpha Pinene Beta Pinene Beta Caryophyllene Humulene   Benefits of Blue Dream   Blue Dream probably isn’t a good option if you are trying to fall asleep late at night, but if you’re planning on going out for the evening, then this may be a truly fantastic option for...

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The Terpene Blend White Widow

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The Terpene Blend White Widow Winning the High Times Cup in 1995 when it was first released, as well as being generally recognized as one of the most popular marijuana strains in the world, White Widow cannabis is classified genetically as a hybrid with a slight indica dominance. Its strong genetic foundation -- it is crossed from Brazilian and South Asian landraces -- has made White Widow a valuable plant for experimentation in crossbreeding; among others, it has yielded increasingly popular hybrids like White Russian. Terpene Content Limonene Myrcene Caryophyllene Trans-nerolidol Benefits of White Widow Even though indica genetics might...

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