Curt Robbins


Understanding Terpenes: Geraniol

Understanding Terpenes: Geraniol Welcome to Strainprint Technologies’ Understanding Terpenes Series, an ongoing collection of science- and research-based articles regarding the medicinal and therapeutic benefits of hundreds of wellness components from the cannabis plant. Terpenesare the special molecules responsible for the sometimes pungent aroma of mature female cannabis plants and post-harvest loose-leaf flower. These organic compounds […]


Understanding Terpenes: Bisabolol 

Understanding Terpenes: Bisabolol  Bisabolol, also called a-bisabolol and levomenol, is a terpene that is known for delivering a fresh floral aroma that sometimes includes a sweet hint of citrus or spice. Discovered and first isolated in 1951, it is commonly used as a fragrance ingredient in cosmetic and dermatological products, including after shave cream, deodorants, […]


Cannabis for Conditions: Arthritis

Cannabis for Conditions: Arthritis This article is the second in the Strainprint Cannabis for Conditions series. In the introductory piece on Social Anxiety, readers were offered a thorough primer on the mechanisms of cannabinoids and terpenes, as well as The Entourage Effect and its impact on health conditions. Read these important factors in cannabinoid therapy here. Arthritis […]


Understanding Terpenes

Understanding Terpenes The cannabis herb offers many molecules that have been found to provide medicinal efficacy for patients and health and wellness benefits for “adult use” consumers. Among these healthful chemicals are cannabinoids, terpenes, and flavonoids. Terpenes are the molecules responsible for the sometimes pungent aroma of many strains of cannabis. With 200 terpenes possible […]

Entourage Effect

A Terse Education in the Entourage Effect

A Terse Education in the Entourage Effect The genetic makeup of cannabis sativa makes available to chemotypes, cultivars, and individual plants of this herbal species literally hundreds of different molecules—all of which offer various and significant medicinal efficacy. These include more than 100 cannabinoids, 200 terpenes, and a couple dozen flavonoids. Cannabinoids Cannabinoids are molecules […]


Understanding Terpenes: Ocimene

Understanding Terpenes: Ocimene Ocimene is one of more than 200 terpenes discovered to date in hemp and cannabis. Terpenes are aromatic molecules once thought to convey only aroma (as part of the evolutionary defense mechanisms of herbs and other plants). In recent years, however, much clinical research has revealed the medicinal efficacy of molecules such […]

Cannabis for Conditions

Cannabis for Conditions: Cancer

Cannabis for Conditions: Cancer Hundreds of different molecules are produced by hemp and cannabis plants. A large portion of these have proven—through anecdotal evidence and formal research—to deliver a wide range of medicinal efficacies to patients, including anti-inflammatory, antifungal, and analgesic (pain killing) qualities. One of the greatest potential benefits from the use of cannabis […]