Terpenes in Ants

Terpenes are best known for being found in plants like cannabis, but Terpology Tuesday this week is a bit outside the box, or well in this case kingdom. We’re shifting to the animal kingdom and taking a look at the terpene content in ants, specifically Monomorium Chinense Santschi. Researchers in China recently investigated how Santschi…

The Entourage Effect of Candles

Newport Beach, California’s Buz Meraki is a candle producer that embraces the power of terpenes. At just about a year in the business, the company continues to shape its line as it learns more about this constantly evolving space. Buz Meraki’s candles are inspired by iconic strains like Super Lemon Haze, Granddaddy Purple and Blue…

Thanksgiving Cranberry Terpenes

With Thanksgiving approaching it seems fitting to look at what creates the flavor and taste of cranberries – the essential oil and terpene profile. Two scientists out of Pennsylvania and Massachusetts analyzed cranberries in 1968, and several studies have verified much of their work. It turns out that unlike most fruit juices the bulk of…

True Terpenes Content Creators: Cannabis Chef Union’s Mojito Sorbet

– Mojito sorbet – By: Chef Mychal for True Terpenes @Doughboyzlv Featured Terpene –Limonene Ingredients: 3 cups filtered water 1 cup club soda 5oz mint syrup 2 cucumbers (optional) 1oz fresh mint 8-10 cups pure cane sugar (sweeten to taste) 2 drops of Limonene True Terpenes (diluted) 9 fresh limes *You will need a blender…

True Terpenes, Circanna & the Entourage Effect in Edibles

Circanna has found the key to the edible cannabis experience – terpenes. Circanna, a Seattle-based recreational cannabis processor, is known for producing high quality cannabis extracts. The company focuses on whole-cannabis vape products, but they’ve taken a different tact when producing edibles due to the complexities of cooking with cannabis. Circanna uses True Terpenes to…

True Terpenes launches new strain profiles

True Terpenes would like to announce an otherworldly special addition to our product line. We are proud to introduce our newest botanical terpene profiles: Wedding Cake, Grapefruit Romulan, Thin Mint Cookies, Limoncello and Black Lime. Wedding Cake is a mash-up of sweet, pastry-named varieties to create a profile good enough for any special day. Cherry…

Meat terpenes?

While we’re accustomed to testing for terpenes in the plants that humans consume, a group of Croatian scientists went a step further testing to see how smoking meats altered the terpene content. The scientists were looking into the provenance/terroir or how the geographic origin affect a food or drink, in this case: Dalmatian dry cured…

Content Creator Series: Chef Bray’s Terpene-Infused Olive Oil

Decorative Infused Olive Oil Bottle By Chef Bray for True Terpenes Featured Terpene Profile – OG Kush Ingredients: 10 Cloves Garlic 1 Red Bell Pepper 1 Orange Bell Pepper 1 Yellow Bell Pepper 1 Bunch of Rosemary ¼ tsp Salt 16 oz. bottle of Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1-2 drops of your favorite True Terpene…

Terpenes may stimulate plant growth

It looks like even plants prefer an entourage effect to the use of singular compounds. A new study out of Germany is showing that terpenes from the Peppermint plant may have a place in the future of sustainable, organic farming. The scientists coplanted two varieties of peppermint (Mutlimentha/MM and English/E) into test crops of Brassica…

Kitchen Toke features True Terpenes in Recipe

If you’re looking for new recipes for your True Terpenes collection, you may want to invest in a subscription to Kitchen Toke. Kitchen Toke is a national food magazine that focuses on cooking with cannabis from a recreational and medical standpoint. The publication features recipes that are infused with everything from cannabis leaf and flower…

The Terpene Profile of Pumpkins

It’s October and nearly time for Halloween. Pumpkin carvings are starting to appear on porches and in window sills across the country. Pretty soon it’ll be time for costume parties and trick or treating. True Terpenes wanted to celebrate the season by sharing the essential oil and terpene profile of Pumpkins. Pumpkins are actually a…

How To Make Your Own Terpene Infused Candles

Do you feel the DIY spirit? Are you curious to see if you can make your own candles infused with terpenes? One of the most satisfying experiences is smelling the aroma of a burning candle you made with your own two hands. It’s a magnificent achievement you can be proud of. At True Terpenes, we…

Ancient Amber Terpenes

In a scene reminiscent of Jurassic Park, scientists have pulled ancient life out of amber. However, instead of a dinosaur… they found terpenes. Workers in the Indian state of Arunachal Prades, which is located in the Northeast in the Himalayas, discovered a layer of fossilized leaves, flowers and other plant matter dating to around 3…

How To Safely Use Terpenes In Your Life

If you’ve been paying attention to the terpene and cannabis industry at all, you will see that it’s expanding rapidly. Investors are going all in on the “revolution,” as we can confidently call it. The market is full of people looking for delicious, tasty products that make their life better. It’s hard to imagine, but…

Use Terpenes To Enhance Your Life

It’s common for life to intrude on the things we love like family, friends, workouts, and sleep. What’s more, you have to constantly refocus your attention throughout the day on the things that matter (and we don’t think this is because of your phone). In fact, at True Terpenes, we think that your life can…

True Terpenes Content Creator: Andrew Ward

Andrew Ward is a cannabis industry writer with over eight years of professional writing experience. After years of college radio, amateur screenwriting and other creative endeavors, Ward began writing marketing copy for a variety of companies and brands in freelance and fulltime capacities. Through the years, he would hone his craft working for notable brands…

True Terpenes Cocktail: You Turn Me on I’m a Radio

You Turn Me On I’m a Radio It’s officially the last days of summer up here in the Pacific Northwest and after having spent a good deal of my summer on the road making terped cocktails for folks, I’m reflecting a lot on the things I’ve kept with me from those travels.  Being that I’m…

Terpenes teach us about ancient humans diets and lifestyle

Researchers in Australia are using terpenes to learn more about the past. The team from the University of Wollongong in New South Wales was studying a group of artifacts found at an archaeological site in a cave called Liang Bua in Indonesia. The cave at Liang Bua has been the site of hominid species for…

New Terpene Strain Profiles: Mimosa, Superglue, and Watermelon

Are you interested in terpenes? Have you been wanting to try new strain profiles? At True Terpenes, we’re always looking for new strains to combine and offer to our customers. Whether it be Do-Si-Dos or Sundae Driver, you can trust that we produce high-quality strains you will enjoy. A common concern with most terpene consumers…

Content Creator: Ben Cassiday of True Terpenes

Ben Cassiday may be best known as the co-founder of True Terpenes, however, he has deep roots in expanding access to alternative therapies. Cassiday’s first foray into the field of plant medicine began with his work to help patients with cancer, epilepsy and other intractable illnesses gain access to medical cannabis licenses in the state…