This post features GIFs of the top 10 terpenes and terpenoids in cannabis, showing the entire rotating molecule of each, complete with molecular description and classification. This ranking of the top 10 terpenes in cannabis includes a variety of monoterpenes and sesquiterpenes, but excludes diterpenes.
Recently, an article in Merry Jane titled “Flavonoid Found in Rare Jamaican Weed Strain Could Treat Pancreatic Cancer” was shared worldwide. Unfortunately, although the information in this piece is misleading, it has been disseminated and swallowed without questioning by the cannabis and related industries. In this article, Chris Moore writes for Merry Jane that;
Standard bias exists at most cannabis testing laboratories, potentially skewing our knowledge of the terpene and flavonoid profiles of various cannabis strains. Although it will be obvious in hindsight when explained, most people in the cannabis industry don’t consider laboratory standard bias when they send in samples for testing. This is important information, so if […]
Beta-Sitosterol is not a cannabis flavonoid, despite reports to the contrary from dozens of prominent cannabis industry websites. In fact, Beta-Sitosterol isn’t a flavonoid at all – it’s a plant sterol, and this is easily confirmed with a quick review of the scientific literature.