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Bisabolol terpene in chamomile flowers
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Terpene Tuesday: Bisabolol

Bisabolol (also known as levomenol and alpha-bisabolol) has a warm floral aroma with nutty or ...

Heady Vermont Staff 2 Aug 2022
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What are Cannabis Flavonoids, or Cannaflavins?

When we talk about bioactive compounds in cannabis, the more broadly known cannabinoids and terpenes ...

Heady Vermont Staff 29 Jul 2022
Eucalyptus leaves contain large amounts of the terpene eucalyptol
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Terpene Tuesday: Eucalyptol

Eucalyptol, sometimes referred to as cineol, is a terpene found in eucalyptus trees, and other ...

Heady Vermont Staff 26 Jul 2022
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Forget Diet Weed, THCV Is a Rockstar Compound For Other Reasons

While I have been intrigued by the cannabinoid THCV (tetrahydrocannabivarin) for some time now, I ...

Diana-Ashley Krach 6 Jul 2022
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Terpene Tuesday: Pinene

Pinene, one of the most researched and documented terpenes found in cannabis, is available in ...

Heady Vermont Staff 16 Nov 2021
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Terpene Tuesday: Valencene

Valencene is one of the lesser known terpenes found in cannabis, but still provides powerful ...

Heady Vermont Staff 7 Nov 2021
Cannabis Terpenes: What Are They?
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Terpenes

Terpenes are the compounds responsible for the way most plants smell. They are abundant in ...

Heady Vermont Staff 4 Nov 2021
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Cannabis Bract

The bracts are small, modified leaves that enclose and protect the seed in what some ...

Heady Vermont Staff 12 Oct 2021
cannabis calyx close up
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Calyx

The calyx is the first part of the flower that is formed when a young ...

Heady Vermont Staff 12 Oct 2021
entourage effect
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Entourage Effect

The entourage effect is a proposed mechanism by which cannabis compounds other than tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) ...

Heady Vermont Staff 1 Oct 2021
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Endocannabinoid System

The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a complex nerve cell signaling system that modulates the central ...

Glossary 1 Aug 2021
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Decarboxylation

Decarboxylation, also called ‘decarb’ or ‘decarbing’, is the chemical reaction responsible for activating the cannabinoids ...

Glossary 7 Jun 2021