Terpenes are scent molecules giving plants their distinct sweet, citrusy and other notes.
Besides stimulating our olfactory sense these molecules bring a vast array of health benefits to humans.
The cannabis plant is saturated with terpenes which explains its potent smell. It consists of the same terpenes most other plants contain but in a unique combination, giving it its distinct grassy scent.
Here is an overview of the most common terpenes found in cannabis and their health benefits.