News — Terpene Profiles

Sabinene - A Momoterpene

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First off we need to talk about what are monoterpenes vs sesquiterpenes.  Monoterpenes contains two isoprene units, and sesquiterpenes contain 3 isoprene unit. Monoterpenes help to reprogram the code in the DNA. Sesquiterpenes carry oxygen molecules towards the haemoglobin, and reprogram the codes in the DNA . This is why they have been used to treat cancer where there is malignancy of the cells due to improper codes in the DNA. Pretty cool stuff eh? Ok that was super sciency - enough of that, let's get to the fun stuff! Sabine is a bicyclic monoterpene, we find it in a bunch of different plants (like other terpenes). From oak, to...

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Meet The Terpenes: Eugenol

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This happens to be one of my favourite terpenes of late, rare and hard to find but definitely worth a mention. As an herbalist I have always loved the medicinal properties of clove - mainly because of its content of the terpene eugenol. That spicy aroma you get from gramma's homemade apple butter or hot apple cider.  OK so why is it a favourite? It's got some pretty awesome benefits for starters, like being a bacteria killing machine and it helps to reverse nerve damage (it protects nerve cells from damage and degeneration). I used to use clove for toothaches, just...

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How Do I Use My Terpenes?

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  So you've grabbed some of our awesome terpenes but you don't really know what to do with them since you don't use cannabis products. Not to worry! You can easily add them to alcoholic beverages for their medicinal properties (we call those terptails) or to bubbly water, just be sure your water has bubbles or it won't work.  It's important when working with terpenes that you are aware they are extremely volatile, and highly concentrated. Our terpenes are pure plant terpenes, they have not been diluted and therefore you need to calculate the proper ratio of terpene to base (in...

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Breaking Down Our Terpene Profiles

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Chocolope Non medicinal: Stress relief, uplifting, happy, motivating and energizing. Great for a social outing or big speech - definitely a daytime pic. Medicinal: Stress headaches, neck pain, chronic fatigue (this profile is happy and uplifting). Fibromyalgia sufferers will enjoy this profile. Great for anxiety sufferers and those with PTSD or depression.  Has notes of creme de cacao, a sweet chocolate, mild citrus with earthy, herbal and peppery notes backed by a sweet coffee yumminess.  Green Crack Non medicinal: Mood, energy boost, depression, anxiety, focus (ADHD), uplifting, happy, euphoric.    Medicinal: Stress headaches, pain, fatigue  (this profile is uplifting). Has notes of citrus,...

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