Instrumental in this area of science is Ethan Russo, M.D., a neurologist who has long studied cannabis compounds and their role in the body. In his study “Taming THC: potential cannabis synergy and phytocannabinoid-terpenoid entourage effects,” he details how cannabis compounds influence each other’s mechanisms. We aren’t just talking about THC and CBD here – even small amounts of terpenes (fragrant oils that give cannabis its smell) can make a difference. To read full Leafly article click here
Study: The Case for the Entourage Effect and Conventional Breeding of Clinical Cannabis: No “Strain,” No Gain Russo EB.