You're maybe wondering what terpenes are and why "full spectrum" oil has been the buzz lately? In this article, we are going to tackle what terpenes are and how the most common ones affect your body. Terpenes are compounds found in many different plants throughout nature, not just in cannabis. You can also find it in herbs and vegetables (for example, terpenes are what give basil its flavor profile). The Cannabis plant, which can be referred to as hemp or marijuana depending on the Delta 9 THC levels, is rich in terpenes and cannabinoids (CBD, THC, CBN etc). "Full spectrum" means the product contains these various plant components in addition to CBD.