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WHY DOES MARIJUANA SMELLS SO GOOD

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If you’ve ever been around marijuana and noticed how distinctive it smells, then this article’s for you.

Terpenes Make Marijuana Smell Good

Cannabis plants produce an aromatic oil called terpenes that gives it its unique scent.

Many other plants have terpenes, like pine trees, citrus fruits, oranges, and lemons. In addition to plants, terpenes are found in some insects as well as some animals. In fact, scientists believe that our sense of smell evolved from terpene production to help us identify food sources!

You may have noticed that some strains are sweeter, while others are earthier, such as Sour Diesel. Once again, the reasons for this are related to the terpenes that are present in different strains.

Types of Terpenes.

Some common terpenes found in cannabis strains are limonene, myrcene, linalool, and pinene. For example, limonene is a citrusy terpene that smells similar to lemon zest.

Notably, terpenes are great for treating depression, stress, and anxiety while promoting a positive mood thanks to its uplifting effects on the mind.

Types of Scents

Myrcene has a musky scent with hints of clove or pepper when burned. It is the most common terpene in cannabis and is thought to be responsible for the “couch-lock” effects of some strains.

Linalool has a floral scent that is often described as being sweet and woodsy. This terpene is known for its relaxing and sedative properties which make it great for treating anxiety, insomnia, and panic attacks.

Linalool has a floral scent that is often described as being sweet and woodsy. This terpene is known for its relaxing and sedative properties which make it great for treating anxiety, insomnia, and panic attacks.

Conclusion

Next time you smoke a good joint or sniff an amazing bud, you will know why it smells so good! It’s all thanks to those tasty terpenes!

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