The term terpene is a prominent one that you will hear amongst cannabis consumers and patients these days. These plant compounds offer many benefits and are responsible for the unique flavors and aromas that are distinct to various cannabis varieties today. These plant compounds are also found in many plants throughout nature as well as fruits and vegetables. Some prime examples are the unique aromas of pine, lavender, and citrus fruits. In this two-part series, Cannabis Nurse looks at the importance of terpenes as well as the major and minor terpenes that are prevalent in cannabis today. To learn more about terpenes and five of the most major terpenes found within cannabis, check out this article by Cannabis Nurse. Stay tuned; next week, we will have the second installment in this series available covering minor terpenes.