Encyclopedia of CBD Hemp Flower Effects and Savors — Volume II
Where do the CBD hemp flower effects and savors come from? Terpenes are organic chemicals constituents of essential oils are volatile aromatic molecules. The molecules do evaporate easily but they have two very important roles in every plant’s life: They
- are primary components of resin
- protect the flowers from predators.
CBD hemp flower effects and savors may be as much as 70% of the experience of smoking or vaping the hemp flower. If you enjoy smoking the hemp flower, you probably were a previous cigarette smoker and decided to trade up for a more health smoke. The hardest thing in breaking the nicotine addiction is more about the habit of smoking than the nicotine itself, at least that is what some say.
With CBD hemp flower strain breeders hard at work to create the best most effect flower, they are dazzling the hemp community with potent strains. They are potent with a high profile of cannabinoids but also with terpenes. And the terpenes do more than supply the savors, yes, they have health impacts as well.
There are about 80 to 100 terpenes which are specifically unique to cannabis hemp. The combination of terpenes, cannabinoids and optimal dosage is responsible the plethora of health benefits CBD hemp flower has.
CBD Hemp Flower Effects and Savors — The “D” Terpenes
Delta 3 Carene is found in a number of plants an aroma sweetness and the smell of cypress. When it comes to its medical properties, Delta 3 carene is beneficial in healing broken bones and slowing osteoporosis. Arthritis and even fibromyalgia are impacted by this terpene. Delta 3 carene also has another star in its crown because users are recognizing how it stimulates memory and helps with memory retention. This is good news for Alzheimer’s Disease patients.
CBD Hemp Flower Effects and Savors – “E” Terpenes
Eucalyptol is the primary terpene of the eucalyptus tree but where it is found in cannabis hemp there are only traces. On average, it makes up around 0.06% of the complete hemp terpene profile. Eucalyptol relieves pain but also slows down the growth of bacteria and fungus.
The research is in early stages, but it is showing some promise for patients with dementia and Alzheimer’s as well. Two strains with eucalyptol terpene are Super Silver Haze and Headband.
CBD Hemp Flower Effects and Savors – “F” Terpenes
Fenchol is not one of the more well-known terpenes but it has a very fragrant smell of pine, lemon, and camphor. Fenchol is a secondary terpene in cannabis plants. Basil takes its smell from Fenchol. Fenchol is rich in antioxidants. Fenchol joins the troops to aid in fending off cancer. Another specialty for this secondary terpene is that it builds up and fortifies the immune system.
Soon we will be in the winter months and colds, flu, Covid-19 and many other bacteria are trying to invade our bodies. With a strong healthy immune system, you can fight off disease and viruses more effectively. If you do get sick, it will last a shorter amount of time.
Geraniol is an interesting terpene with a mix of rose grass, peaches and plums. I said it was interesting and besides that it is found in lemons and tobacco, strange bed fellows. It is usually used in aromatic bath products and body lotions but it is showing considerable promise as a neuroprotectant and antioxidants. Geraniol has shown a lot of potential as a neuroprotectant and antioxidant.
If you particularly want the benefits of this terpene, you will find it in Amnesia Haze, Great White Shark, Headband, Island Sweet Skunk, OG Shark and Master Kush.
CBD Hemp Flower Effects and Savors – “H” Terpenes
Humulene has an aroma of earthy, woody and spicy notes and herbal. It is also found in clove, sage, and black pepper. Medicinally, Humulene is proving effective in suppressing appetite so may be utilized for potential weight loss.
CBD hemp flower flavors and savors do include medicinal properties as well. For Humulene it reduces inflammation, it relieves pain and fights bacterial infection. White Widow CBG, Headband, and Girl Scout Cookies, Sour Diesel, Pink Kush and Skywalker OG are all strains with Humulene.
CBD Flower Effects and Savors — “I” Terpenes
Isoborneol is one of the secondary terpenes. It is known for these health benefits — antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial properties. It also inhibits the herpes simplex type 1 virus. Its savors are sweet and musty.
“Effects and Savors” Last Words
The effects and savors of CBD hemp flower has so many benefits and recreational attributes. You can smoke or vape CBD hemp flower without getting high because of the very low THC content. Your effects will be relaxation or energizing or a sense of calm and on the other side can provide productive. It depends on whether the flower strain is indica or sativa.
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