Arguments Against the Entourage Effect and Synergy

Some scientists claim that the entourage effect and synergy are not valid concepts, and have not been sufficiently proven to occur in a predictable manner, particularly not in cannabis. In this video, Russ Hudson presents the arguments against synergy and the entourage effect, reading directly from the Synergy chapter of The Big Book of Terps, […]

Cannabinoids in Plants Other than Cannabis

This video discusses non-cannabis plants that produce cannabinoids. Nearly all of the classic and lesser cannabinoids are known to occur in other plants, with the exception of THC. Plants use cannabinoids – which belong to several different classes of terpenes – for a variety of different purposes. Russ Hudson discusses and reads directly from the […]

What is the difference between flavonoids and terpenes? Terp Talk

Russ Hudson describes the primary differences between flavonoids and terpenes – the differences we as humans can detect in the real world, not the chemical or molecular differences. Hudson reads directly from The Big Book of Terps, and can send you a signed hardcover copy of the book if you email him at russ@thebigbookofterps.com

How do Humans Perceive Terpenes? Terp Talk

In this video, Russ Hudson reads a passage from The Big Book of Terps that describes exactly how humans perceive these volatile molecules through olfactory receptors. This passage describes this process using the monocyclic monoterpene, Limonene, as a precise example. A related quote from Dr. Ethan Russo – the world’s leading researcher on the Entourage […]