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Terpene Extraction Methods - CO2 Extraction

Terpene Extraction Methods: CO2 Extraction

Every plant and herb carries with it a distinguished aroma and flavor, and it is all the work of organic chemicals called terpenes. To date, there are around 20,000 different types of strains discovered in nature that range in characteristics and applications. For instance, the limonene profile brings antibacterial, mood elevation, and stress relief benefits …

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The Difference Between Natural and Synthetic Terpenes

The Difference Between Natural and Synthetic Terpenes

Terpenes are a diverse class of odorous and flavorful organic compounds produced by plants to serve as a deterrent against herbivores. They have a much more desirable effect on humans, with terpenes being a primary component of essential oils and have been widely used for flavoring and as an agent in homeopathic medicine. While terpenes …

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Terpene Sensitivity and Allergies: Should You Be Concerned?

Terpenes and essential oils have been around for a while, and are now starting to take the world by storm. In 2019, the global terpenes market was valued at USD 559.4 million. This number is expected to rise to USD 774.3 million by the end of 2026.  While the intake or application of terpenes may be generally considered …

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Terpene Hydrocarbon Extraction

Terpene Extraction Methods: Hydrocarbon Extraction

There are hundreds of different natural terpenes found all around us, and each one of them is unique in their ways. For instance, humulene is responsible for the earthy, spicy, and woody notes commonly found on black pepper, hops, and ginseng. Meanwhile, studies show that caryophyllene has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that may aid in …

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