If you’re feeling stressed-out, anxious, on coronavirus overload, overwhelmed, or just blue – STOP WHAT YOU’RE DOING and listen to this playlist.
Study after study shows that music can ease depression1 and balance your mood2 when the pendulum swings in the direction of the blahs.
Here’s a playlist to boost your mood and bring out your inner Social DisDANCE. And see below some terpene pairings for added mood enhancement.
And now for some delicious pairings for your playlist in the form of terpenes. In case you’re new to them, terpenes are basically like the essential oils in plants. They create the scents and flavors in some of your favorite herbs – including cannabis.
3 Mood-Boosting Terpenes
Limonene: Found in citrus rinds and juniper
- Cannabis Strains with Limonene: Strawberry Banana, Wedding Cake, Do-Si-Dos, Green Crack, Sour Diesel
Valencene: Found in valencia oranges
- Cannabis Strains with Valencene: Trangie, Green Crack, Agent Orange, Durban Poison
Pinene: Found in conifer trees (pine needles), rosemary, basil
- Cannabis Strains with Pinene: OG Kush, Haze Berry, Critical Mass
If you’re just looking to wind down, cook some frozen pizza, and want to Netflix and Chill (and by that, we mean watch Tiger King enhanced with canna), here’s a link for terpenes to include in your (at home) happy hour tonight.
And if you’re looking to explore terpenes and CBD, but not get high – don’t worry – we gotchu. Here are some tips for enjoying the benefits of cannabis, sans high.
Finally, if you’re turning on the playlist, but feeling under the weather, here are our favorite immunity-boosting terpenes. Also, feel better soon. We’re here for you.
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