Among all the cannabis strains, there are over 200 various terpenes, but actually terpenes are found in all living plants, flowers and fruit. While cannabinoids are odorless and tasteless, it’s the terpenes that give each cannabis strain a unique smell and flavor profile, and this is also why you’ll find terpenes on the market sourced from both cannabis and non-cannabis plants.
The differences between Cannabis derived terpenes and non-Cannabis derived terpenes:
In the same way essential oils like lavender or eucalyptus are extracted from their respective plants, terpenes be extracted from the plants which make and house them.
There are two main categories of terpenes:
1. Cannabis derived terpenes (CDT): are extracted and sourced directly from the cannabis plant.
2. Non-cannabis derived terpenes (Plant terpenes): are extracted and sourced from others plants or created in a lab.
a) Synthetic terpenes: which are not sourced from actual plants and are instead created in a lab using chemical ingredients.
b) Natural/botanical terpenes: which are extracted from the actual plant or fruit material.
RESTART CBD products that include plant terpenes, are not synthetic. We only use natural terpenes.
Terpenes extracted from cannabis plants fall into the category of “marijuana.” Therefore, terpenes derived from cannabis are considered illegal in most countries.
However, terpenes derived from cannabis are legal in states with recreational marijuana (and some medical marijuana states).
The good news is that terpenes not derived from cannabis are legal in most countries since they do not come from cannabis, but from plants that are legal, such as herbs and fruits.
The terpenes our farms and vendors use are extracted naturally from botanical sources and then isolated in labs to be able to faithfully reproduce the terpene profile of the most renowned cannabis strains with the maximum perfection.
The result is a pure and high quality aroma that offers many advantages:
We partner with great teams of aromatists, chemists, doctors and also experts in cannabinoids, terpenes and cannabis.
Our teams control the entire terpenes manufacturing process:
This allows us to offer terpene profiles 100% faithful to the original aromas.
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