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The Aromatic World of Terpenes

PX Team
- August 14, 2023

In the captivating realm of cannabis, one element often overlooked but crucial to the overall experience is terpenes. These aromatic compounds are the key to the captivating scents and flavors found in cannabis and a variety of other plants. At PUREXTRACTS, we hold terpenes in the highest regard, crafting our P2 and Preserve cartridge lines with a deep appreciation for their significance. In this article, we delve into the fascinating world of terpenes, exploring their importance, their role in oil extract cartridges, and we'll recommend some of our finest products that highlight the remarkable diversity of terpene profiles. 🌿🔥

What are Terpenes and Why are They Important?

The Scientific Explanation

Terpenes are organic compounds found in various plants, including cannabis. They are responsible for the wide array of aromas and flavors in nature. In cannabis, terpenes are synthesized in the same glands as cannabinoids like THC and CBD. Terpenes play a significant role beyond scent and taste - they also contribute to the entourage effect, where terpenes and cannabinoids synergistically enhance each other's therapeutic effects.

ELI5 (Explain Like I'm 5)

Think of terpenes as the spices in your favorite dish. They're like the ingredients that make each type of plant, including cannabis, smell and taste unique. Just like how different spices make your food yummy in different ways, terpenes make cannabis interesting and can make you feel different things when you use it.

Terpenes in Oil Extract Cartridges

When it comes to oil extract cartridges, terpenes play a crucial role in enhancing the overall experience. These aromatic compounds are carefully preserved during the extraction process to ensure that the final product retains the full spectrum of flavors and effects found in the original plant. Terpenes work alongside cannabinoids to create a balanced and nuanced effect, tailored to the specific strain's genetics. This is why our P2 and Preserve cartridges are held in high esteem - they contain pure oil infused with the natural terpenes from the highest quality flower.

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Exploring Terpene Diversity

Terpenes are the unsung heroes of the cannabis experience, contributing to the captivating aromas, delightful flavors, and nuanced effects that make each strain unique. At PUREXTRACTS, we take pride in crafting our P2 and Preserve cartridges with a deep appreciation for the diverse and intricate world of terpenes. These compounds are the essence of our dedication to quality and innovation, ensuring that you receive a product that truly captures the essence of the cannabis plant.

With that in mind lets dive into a couple of product recommendations from the PX Team along with their terpene profile:



An image of luscious mangoes and a cannabis bud, capturing the essence of Mango Kush.

Mango Kush - ORDER NOW

  • Genetics: Mango x Hindu Kush
  • Flavor: Mango, Sweet, Hints of Pine
  • Experience: Relaxed, Happy, Euphoric, Uplifted, Giggly
  • Terpene Profile: Myrcene (Mango-like), Pinene (Pine aroma)


A playful depiction of a lemon wearing sunglasses, surrounded by cannabis leaves, symbolizing the lively nature of Super Lemon Haze.

Super Lemon Haze - ORDER NOW

  • Genetics: Lemon Skunk x Super Silver Haze
  • Flavor: Lemon, Citrus, Sweet
  • Experience: Creative, Energetic, Stimulated, Focused
  • Terpene Profile: Limonene (Citrus scent), Terpinolene (Herbal notes)



Glue and cannabis buds intertwined, showcasing the captivating essence of Original Glue.

Original Glue - ORDER NOW

  • Genetics: (Sour Dubb x Chem Sister) x Chocolate Diesel
  • Flavor: Sour, Diesel, Kush
  • Experience: Euphoric, Uplifted, Happy
  • Terpene Profile: Caryophyllene (Spicy), Myrcene (Herbal)


A vivid portrayal of grape sorbet melting over a cannabis bud, capturing the delightful fusion of flavors.

Grape Sorbet - ORDER NOW

  • Genetics: Blue Satellite x C99
  • Flavor: Fruity, Earthy, Tangy 🍇🍦
  • Experience: Uplifting, Giggly, Energizing
  • Terpene Profile: Terpinolene (Fruity), Limonene (Citrus)