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Cannabinoids are naturally occurring compounds found in the Cannabis sativa plant. Of over 100 different cannabinoids, THC and CBD are the most well-known, with THC being psychoactive and responsible for the “high” sensation, while CBD is non-psychoactive and praised for its potential therapeutic benefits. These compounds interact with the body’s endocannabinoid system, influencing mood, pain sensation, appetite, and memory. Research into cannabinoids continues to reveal new insights into their effects and medical potential.

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Terpenes are aromatic compounds found in many plants, including cannabis. They are responsible for the distinct scents and flavors of different cannabis strains, ranging from citrusy and floral to earthy and piney. Beyond adding sensory appeal, terpenes also play a role in influencing the effects of cannabis by modulating its interaction with the body’s endocannabinoid system. This synergy, often referred to as the “entourage effect,” suggests that terpenes work in conjunction with cannabinoids to enhance and modify therapeutic benefits.

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