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Why terpenes are becoming more important than THC

Why terpenes are becoming more important than THC

Cara Wietstock | March 1, 2019

Modern research on possible pharmacological uses for the cannabis plant started in the 1940s with the discovery of cannabidiol, a compound connected to pain relief.

Studies continued into the 1960s when Raphael Mechoulam and Yechiel Gaoni discovered delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, better known as THC, at a research institute in Israel.

Today, we now know of 113 cannabinoids that are naturally produced in the cannabis plant.

Why terpenes are becoming more important than THC






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