Type: Terms

The technical term for the flavors/scents of weed. Terpenes are molecules included in the plant that give it its robust scent. Terpenes influence how you experience the high from that strain of weed. Researchers have found nearly 150 different terpenes in cannabis. Terpenes also occur in other plants, adding notable scents such as citrus, mint, pine, and musk. See also “strain” and “terpene profile.”