Terpenes

Terpenes (3)

Here we will cover some basic info about various Terpenes common to Cannabis but first... just in case you are now saying "What is a Terpene"?  Lets give you the simplest way to know what they are and how they are grouped. 

 ISOPRENE 1. All Terpenes are formed from Isoprene. Isoprene is 5 carbon atoms long and every Terpene is basically made from this building block, think of an Isoprene being a singular Lego Block.
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  2. Just like lego's these units can be snapped together so they will always be 5,10,15,20,25 or 30 carbon atoms long.
They may have additional Hydrogen and or Oxygen atoms attached which changes them from Terpenes to Terpenoids.
Either way we can use the more commonly used term, aromatic hydrocarbons.
So again Terpenoid's are