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BEGIN YOUR JOURNEY

FEELING A LITTLE STRESSED? IN NEED OF A CREATIVE BOOST?

We know it can be a little overwhelming and intimidating but we assure you that it will be as easy as ordering your favorite drink in your local café.

Cannabis products affect each and everybody differently, so the effects may vary. To help make the decision-making process easier, this chart outlines the possible methods of consumption and proper dosage with instructions on how to achieve a safe and enjoyable experience.

Warning: Consuming too large of a dose has known side effects such as anxiety, paranoia, dry mouth, etc. Harmony recommends to START LOW AND GO SLOW. In other words, try a low dose, then increase very slowly until your desired effect is achieved.

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So what are terpenes?

Terpenes are another important compound found in the cannabis plant. The variety of terpenes give different varieties of cannabis a wide range of scents. In recent years, scientist have found that terpenes do much more than produce an aroma. These compounds may boost and expand the therapeutic effects of cannabinoids, especially THC. Terpenes can be extracted from the cannabis plant and infused into a range of cannabis products, such as distillates, oils, and edibles.

THE FOLLOWING ARE SOME OF THE MAIN TERPENES OF CANNABIS:

limonene

Limonene

Also Found in

Citrus Rinds, Juniper, Peppermint

MEDICAL BENEFITS

Anti-Depression, Anti-Anxiety, Antifungal

effects

Elevated Mood, Stress Relief

humulene

Humulene

Also Found in

Hops, Coriander

MEDICAL BENEFITS

Anti-Inflammatory, Anti-Bacterial, Relieves Pain

effects

Suppresses Appetite

pinene

Pinene

Also Found in

Pine Needles, Conifers, Sage

MEDICAL BENEFITS

Anti-Inflammatory, Alleviates Asthma

effects

Memory Retention, Alertness

linalool

Linalool

Also Found in

Lavender, Citrus, Laurel, Birch, Rosewood

MEDICAL BENEFITS

Anti-Stress, Anti-Depression, Relieves Anxiety and Pain, Aids Insomnia and Convulsions

effects

Sedating, Calming

Caryophyllene

Also Found in

Pepper, Cloves, Hops, Basil, Oregano

MEDICAL BENEFITS

Antioxidant, Anti-Inflammatory, Relieves Muscle Spasm and Pain, Aids Insomnia

effects

No detectable physical effects

Myrcene

Also Found in

Mango, Thyme, Citrus, Lemongrass, Bay Leaves

MEDICAL BENEFITS

Antiseptic, Anti-Bacterial, Antifungal, Anti-Inflammatory

effects

Sedating, Relaxing, Enhances THC’s Psychoactivity