Get to Know a Cannabis Terpene: Pinene

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Pinene’s name clues you into what this monoterpene smells like. While alpha-pinene is the isomer found more frequently in cannabis, beta-pinene is also present. While both smell very piney and like turpentine with spicy nuances and a camphorous twist, beta-pinene is more dry and cooling than alpha-pinene. In addition to being found in the resins of conifers, pinene is also found in sagebrush and camphorweed. The smell

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Jamie Toth, The Somewhat Cyclops

Jamie Toth, The Somewhat Cyclops

I write about cannabis, independent movies, tarot, and more. Contact me: jamietoth@protonmail.com