Pinene, like its name would suggest, is found in pine needles. It is also one of the first terpenes that cannabis produces. If you have ever found yourself in a cannabis garden with plants in early flower you may have smelled fresh pine. Because pinene is one of the first terpenes produced in flower, it does not show up in dominant concentrations too often. However, when it does, it packs a therapeutic punch.
We know cannabis is most known for its psychoactive ingredient delta-9 (THC) and Cannabidiol (CBD). But what about the unique smells and tastes that are associated with different types of cannabis? Welcome to the world of terpenes.