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The Entourage Effect and Terpenes

Throughout the cannabis flower are many compounds called cannabinoids. THC and CBD are the most popular cannabinoids today thanks to the rise of cannabis awareness. Together, these compounds in combination with terpenes and cannabinoids can work to provide the body with balance. This process is the entourage effect

In general, the idea of the entourage effect is that all cannabinoids within the cannabis plant work together to affect the body. Similar to the body’s own endocannabinoid system.

It is the relationship between two compounds within in the cannabis plant that work simultaneously to channel the CB1 and CB2 neuroreceptors for maximum relief, states Israeli researcher Raphael Mechoulam.

What Contributes to the Entourage Effect?

The entourage effect doesn’t apply to just cannabinoids but other chemical components inside the cannabis plant as well. These mostly make up the terpene profiles of each plant.

Terpenes, ketones, esters, lactones, alcohols, fatty acids and steroids all interact with the cannabinoids to produce unique results. These compounds work together to produce a different result than when used alone. If you change the chemical compound of a cannabis plant then the effects will differ. The entourage effects explains how the effects change from strain to strain.

Finally, there are over 100 known terpenes in the cannabis plant. These have the ability to provide unique effects to customers. Our hope is that customers take advantage of the entourage effect to reach their health goals.

Terpenes are aroma and flavor within a plant. They originate in the same glands as THC, CBD and other cannabinoids, but terpenes are not only found in cannabis.

Terpenes are also found in common plants like mangos, lavender, citrus fruits, fruit rinds, black pepper, trees and cotton. When inhaled or ingested, terpenes work with cannabinoids and interact with the endocannabinoid system to provide synergistic effects.

What about Infinite CBD Terpenes?

Great question! Our team is proud to host a product line that has infused CBD Isolate, MCT oil and the most popular terpene profiles on the market. In the past we offered a wide range of terpenes for customers which made the experience more confusing than it had to be.

With market research and customer testimonials we were able to focus on five main profiles to offer customers a simplified and meaningful experience. Below is a list of available terpenes at Infinite CBD.

Charlottes Web

This terpene profile is perfect for those looking for a well-blended and balanced feeling. Moreover, it has shown to improve and maintain a regular appetite. Many customers report having a subtle sense of focus while feeling relaxed and stress free. 
Entourage Effects:
– Pain
– Depression
– Stress
– Sleep
– Focus
– Lack of Appetite

Mango Kush

Mango Kush is a customer favorite by far. It goes without saying that the flavor profile is very similar to that of mangos with a subtle earthy hint in the background. Many customers have given feedback saying they feel uplifted and comfortable. “Euphoria” is also commonly used to describe the effects of this terpene profile. 
Entourage Effects:

– Pain
– Depression
– Stress
– Sleep
– Euphoria
– Lack of Appetite

Pineapple Express

Made famous by the comedy hit, Pineapple Express, this terpene profile is one that helps those experiencing stress or anxiety find a happy middle ground. This would be the perfect terpene profile to consider while on vacation of needing some time for yourself. Consider this an opportunity for relaxation without the drowsy feeling.

Entourage Effects:
– Anxiety
– Depression
– Stress
– Energy
– Relaxation

Blueberry

Calming, relaxing and perfect to drift into a deep sleep. Blueberry terpene profile offers consumers a peaceful calmness, aiding sleep and acting to curve minor anxious and stressful moments.

Entourage Effects:
– Pain
– Anxiety
– Depression
– Stress
– Sleep
– Relaxation

Harlequin

Most popular terpene profile to combat stress and anxiety. Luckily, this profile will likely help put the user at ease while avoiding a drowsy aftermath. Thanks to our customer testimonials, we have learned that Harlequin can do immense good.

Entourage Effects:
– Anxiety
– Pain
– Depression
– Stress
– Energy
– Focus

Most Common Cannabis Terpenes

These are the individual chemicals that plants produce. The list below is individual terpenes. Plants produce unique amounts of each which creates the “terpene profile,” or the blend of chemicals working as one.

Myrcene

  • Benefits: Anti-oxidant, sedative, sleep aid, muscle relaxer
  • Aroma: Earthy, musk

Limonene

  • Benefits: Anti-anxiety, antidepressant, stress relief, treat acid reflux
  • Aroma: Citrus

Caryophyllene

  • Benefits: Anti-inflammatory, gastroprotective, good for arthritis, protects cell lining
  • Aroma: Pepper, spicy

Pinene

  • Benefits: Anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial
  • Aroma: Pine

Terpineol

  • Benefits: calming, antibacterial, antiviral, immune system, sedative
  • Aroma: Lilac

Linalool

  • Benefits: calming, sedative, anti-anxiety, antidepressant, anti-acne
  • Aroma: Lavender, floral, citrus

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