Terpenes’ contribution to the therapeutic effect of cannabinoids “may be significant.”
People suffering depression and/or mood disorders may one day find relief in cannabis-based treatments that include terpenes, according to an article in Current Neuropharmacology, Sept/19.
“CBD appears to have high potency in relieving depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder.”
In 2018, Spanish researchers found that breast cancer may respond to a drug preparation of cannabinoids and terpenes.
In certain forms of breast cancer this treatment was “more potent that pure THC in producing anti-tumour responses” in both animals and cancer-cell cultures, they said.
American neurologist and cannabis-research pioneer Dr. Ethan Russo was among the first to propose “synergistic interactions” between cannabinoids and terpenes in: