What are terpenes? Terpenes are a group of strong smelling compounds that plants produce to protect them from predators. These compounds make up many of the essential oils derived from plants. And are also found in cannabis. Terpenes are not just used for their smell and flavor. They also provide a variety of powerful healing properties that work in a synergistic manner in our bodies. Check out the different types of terpenes can do for you! Understanding terpenes and how they work with our bodies is a great way to go about choosing which essential oils can support you with the different health concerns/challenges that may occur!