list of terpenes found in cannabis

List Of Terpenes Found In Cannabis Plants

The incredibly flavorful world of cannabis terpenes is exciting and new to most people. With the legal cannabis industry slowly approaching more states, more people have the opportunity to learn about what terpenes are and the benefits associated with them. Some Terpenes are found more often and in higher percentages than others. This all depends on the strain and genetics of the cannabis plant. We have created a list of terpenes you can explore below. You can also explore our store menus by clicking HERE.

Primary List Of Terpenes Found In Cannabis

Explore some of the more prominent terpenes found in cannabis plants.


Potential Effects: Anti-inflammatory, Antibacterial, Aids Memory, Promotes alertness, Acts as a bronchodilator

Flavor and Aroma: Earthy, Pine, Herbal, Spicy


Potential Effects: Regulates pain sensations, Anti-inflammatory. The only terpene known to act on the endocannabinoid system, which regulates a variety of physiological processes.

Flavor and Aroma: Citrus, Spice, Pepper, Earthy


Potential Effects: Anti-inflammatory. Appetite suppressant.

Flavor and Aroma: Woody, Spicy, Herbal


Potential Effects: Treats acid reflux, Elevates mood, Antioxidant, Anti-cancer, Treats anxiety and depression. Aids indigestion.

Flavor and Aroma: Citrus (Orangey). Fresh Spice


Potential Effects: Analgesic, Anti-seizure, Sedative, Antibacterial., Anti-cancer, Antifungal.

Flavor and Aroma: Flowers, Lavender, Citrus, Fresh Spice


Potential Effects: Analgesic, Antibiotic, Anti-inflammatory. Known to induce sleep, but its concentration determines whether a strain has an energizing or sedative effect (Strains containing more than 0.5 percent of myrcene have a sedative effect, while strains containing less than 0.5 percent myrcene produce an energizing effect)

Flavor and Aroma: Flowers, Pungent, Earth


Potential Effects: Antioxidant, Anti-cancer, Sedative.

Flavor and Aroma: Lime, Herbal, Woody, Floral


Secondary List Of Terpenes Found In Cannabis

Explore some of the lesser known terpenes found in many cannabis strains.


Potential Effects: Aids digestion, Relieves arthritis, Soothes skin conditions.

Flavor and Aroma: Woody, Spicy, Pepper


Potential Effects: Antidepressant properties.

Flavor and Aroma: Peppermint, Slight citrus undertones.


Potential Effects: Anti-inflammatory, Analgesic effects.

Flavor and Aroma: Mint, Hints of rosemary


Potential Effects: Antioxidant, Anti-inflammatory, Antimicrobial properties. Inhibits the herpes simplex type 1 virus

Flavor and Aroma: Sweet, Musty


Potential Effects: Sedative Anti-anxiety. Degrades GABA (enzyme found to promote stress)

Flavor and Aroma: Floral, Balsamic