Terpenes are an aromatic compound present in many different plants including cannabis. They are also an aspect of cannabis that many people are starting to pay more attention to. This is because aside from the benefits that cannabinoids, terpenes also offer many medical benefits. Some studies even suggest that specific terpenes can help the efficiency and absorption rate of cannabinoids. Others also suggest that terpenes can help increase the bioavailability of different cannabinoids.
For this reason, many individuals are starting to pay real close attention to the terpene profile of their cannabis products. This is also leading to many more companies implementing the requirement for terpene testing for their products. With that, there are also some companies that are taking a different focus. A focus of recreating the terpene profiles of different specific cannabis strains. They are doing so so that it can enhance many different products.
One Company Looking to Recreate the Experience of Strain-Specific Terpene Profiles
Lock & Key Remedies based out of Sunset Park, Brooklyn was co-founded by Oleg Maryasis and Andres Moreira. The name was developed to represent the way in which compounds within cannabis interact and interlock with each other at the cellular level. Recently the company brought to fruition a series of CBD-rich vape cartridges. These cartridges aim to recreate the terpene profiles of 4 popular cannabis varieties. Their CBD vape line includes iconic strains such as Blue Dream, Cherry Pie, Tangie, and the infamous Girl Scout Cookies.
Lock & Key Remedies is a prime example of how the innovation surrounding terpenes is going to be an area we will all want to be paying close attention to in the coming years. There are many different companies out there today focusing on terpene science. Some are utilizing cannabis terpenes, others various plant terpenes, and even some using synthetic terpenes. They all have one thing in common, and that is that they are at the forefront of terpene science. Additionally, they are all looking to recreate the experience and profiles that patients and consumers love from various cannabis strains. It is only natural to see how innovative leaders such as this will have many more surprises waiting for us in the years to come.