Some scientists claim that the entourage effect and synergy are not valid concepts, and have not been sufficiently proven to occur in a predictable manner, particularly not in cannabis. In this video, Russ Hudson presents the arguments against synergy and the entourage effect, reading directly from the Synergy chapter of The Big Book of Terps, which focuses on the evidence for synergy that exists between terpenes, flavonoids, and many other chemical compounds.
Russ Hudson is an international cannabis consultant and author of The Big Book of Terps – the world’s largest resource on terpenes, flavonoids, and synergy in cannabis. Russ has dedicated more than 30 years to cannabis, working with the private social clubs of Spain, and the coffeeshops and suppliers of the Netherlands, while also specializing as a cannabis licensing and regulatory expert in more than a dozen US states. Russ has been arrested and jailed for cultivation and trafficking, he has been the subject of a Vice documentary, he has written a children’s book about cannabis, and he currently researches and collaborates with the world’s leading cannabinoid, terpene, and flavonoid scientists.