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Naturally secreted by the cannabis plant, terpenes are said to offer a number of health benefits. (Photo: Shutterstock) Naturally secreted by the cannabis plant, terpenes are said to offer several health benefits. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Terpenes are highly aromatic compounds that create the characteristic scent of many plants (think pine, citrus fruits, lavender and rosemary. In fact, the fragrance of most plants is due to a combination of terpenes that, in nature, help plants repel animals and insects, attract pollinators and protect the plant’s immune system from infectious germs.

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