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AUXO - What are Terpenes? The Entourage Effect


what are terpenes

Have you ever wondered why some vaping experiences are particularly memorable?

The answer might be two aspects you have probably heard about, but maybe not fully explored: terpenes and the entourage effect. These components are what give vaped oils or flowers their distinct flavors and effects, shaping how you feel and perceive the quality of the vapor.

Understanding terpenes and the entourage effect is crucial for anyone looking to enhance their vaping experience, as they are pivotal in defining the sensory richness encountered within each puff. Whether it's the refreshing zest of limonene or the soothing calm of linalool, terpenes, and the entourage effect are two unsung heroes of the vaping world.

Join us as we delve into terpenes and the entourage effect and uncover how AUXO vaporizers are designed to unlock a whole new world for you to experience.

What are Terpenes?


limonene terpene

Terpenes are aromatic compounds found naturally in many plants, including cannabis.

They are responsible for the rich array of scents and flavors in plants, from the citrusy notes of lemon to the earthy undertones of sage. In the context of vaping, terpenes affect more than just taste and smell; they influence the overall effect of the inhaled vapor, contributing to feelings such as relaxation or upliftment.

For instance, myrcene is known for its sedative properties and is prevalent in calming formulations, while limonene, found in citrus peels, is celebrated for its mood-enhancing effects and is prevalent in uplifting formulations. Caryophyllene, with its spicy clove aroma, is another common terpene that interacts directly with endocannabinoid receptors, potentially offering therapeutic benefits.

Understanding these compounds is essential for vape enthusiasts who want to tailor their sessions. Each terpene vaporizes at a different temperature, and reaching these precise points is crucial for activating their unique effects without degradation.

This insight into the nature and behavior of terpenes lays the groundwork for exploring the primary question: do terpenes affect your high? The answer to this is likely yes, which we’ll further explain in the next section.

What is the Entourage Effect’s Meaning?


what are terpenes

The entourage effect is a theory suggesting that terpenes, when consumed in combination with other natural compounds found in cannabis products, such as cannabinoids, can enhance and modify the overall effects of each other.

This synergistic interaction potentially amplifies each compound’s benefits, making the combined effect greater than the sum of its parts. For example, when myrcene is present with THC, it is believed to increase the sedative effect of THC, deepening relaxation.

Similarly, the combination of limonene and CBD might enhance mood more effectively than either compound alone. This theory underscores the importance of consuming full-spectrum extracts rather than isolated compounds, as it maintains the natural balance and synergy of the plant's chemistry.

The entourage effect remains a theory as the scientific community continues to explore the depth and breadth of these interactions. However, evidence supporting the entourage effect is substantial, leading many to seek out products that preserve the whole plant profile.

Understanding the meaning of the entourage effect can profoundly impact how you choose a vaporizer, especially for those who use vapes for therapeutic purposes. By selecting a vape that can accurately target specific terpene vaporization temperatures, users can maximize the potential benefits of their concentrates or flowers, making every vaping session not just a pleasure but a personalized experience.

The Ultimate List of Botanical Terpenes and Their Effects

Terpenes are not only diverse in their effects but also in their boiling points, a factor crucial for each one’s proper vaporization.

Here’s a concise guide to some of the most prevalent cannabis-derived terpenes, their effects, and optimal vaporization temperatures to help you harness their full potential:

  • Myrcene: Known for its relaxing effects, myrcene has an earthy aroma. It helps promote sleep and relaxation. Vaporizes at about 168°C (334°F).
  • Limonene: This terpene offers mood elevation and stress relief with a distinct citrus scent. Its ideal vaporization point is around 176°C (349°F).
  • Linalool: With a floral scent, linalool is valued for its calming and anti-anxiety effects. It vaporizes best at 198°C (388°F).
  • Caryophyllene: Spicy and peppery, caryophyllene interacts with the endocannabinoid system and may help reduce inflammation. Its boiling point is around 160°C (320°F).
  • Pinene: With its fresh pine aroma, pinene is believed to counteract some of the intoxicating effects of THC and improve alertness. It vaporizes at about 155°C (311°F).
  • Humulene: Known for its earthy, woody aroma similar to hops, humulene can act as an appetite suppressant and anti-inflammatory agent. It vaporizes at around 198°C (388°F).
  • Terpinolene: Offers a sweet, herbal, and piney aroma, terpinolene is thought to have uplifting effects. Its vaporization point is around 186°C (367°F).

Understanding these vaporization points is crucial, especially when using a high-quality vaporizer like an AUXO product. AUXO's devices are designed with these temperatures in mind, ensuring that each draw is optimized for flavor and efficacy without the risk of burning delicate terpenes or reducing the potential benefits of the entourage effect.

This attention to detail in temperature control is one of the ways that AUXO separates itself from the competition, making their vaporizers the ideal choice for anyone looking to explore the full spectrum of cannabis-derived terpenes and their associated entourage effect. Now, that you can visualize this terpene chart — which are the best terpenes for you?

Remember, everyone is different, so the best terpene for you will most likely be found through trial and error.

Unlocking a Terpene’s True Flavor Through Vaporization

Mastering temperature control is essential for maximizing terpene potential and the entourage effect.

Precise heating prevents terpenes from combusting or being overheated, ensuring their full aromatic and therapeutic benefits are experienced without any burnt tastes. AUXO vaporizers excel in this precision, with settings that accurately match each terpene’s optimal vaporization point.

For example, adjusting an AUXO device to the perfect temperature for myrcene may enhance your cannabis products’ calming effects, ideal for relaxation. Conversely, targeting pinene’s specific vaporization point may promote alertness, perfect for daytime activities. This capability allows users to customize their vaping experience to their personal needs, making every session uniquely beneficial.

AUXO’s commitment to precise temperature control not only preserves the integrity of terpenes but also transforms use into a tailored aromatherapy session, enhancing the experience that each draw provides. This precision makes AUXO vaporizers a top choice for those who value pulling out the true essence and receiving the full potential from their flower or concentrate.

AUXO Products: Engineered for Terpene Excellence

Each AUXO vaporizer is uniquely designed to optimize the extraction and enjoyment of terpenes, ensuring that consumers have the chance to fully experience the entourage effect. Here's how each product stands out.


The Calent stands out as AUXO's dedicated dry herb vaporizer, featuring advanced conduction and infrared heating for optimal terpene release.

Its distinctive airflow system ensures full-flavored, robust vapor. Four heat settings facilitate a quick startup, while the rotatable magnetic mouthpiece allows for comfortable use. This compact device, housed in sleek aluminum, connects to the AUXO App as well, making it perfect for terpene enthusiasts and beginners alike.


The Celsius merges advanced technology with user-friendly features, making it AUXO's standout dual-use vaporizer for both flower and concentrates.

Fast, flame-free triple heating technology delivers clean vapor swiftly, capturing each terpene’s true essence. The Celsius comes outfitted with four preset temperatures and a customizable Pro Mode via the AUXO App, a rotatable mouthpiece, and an easy-to-clean quartz oven to enhance your vaporization experience.

While its compact aluminum body makes it tough, the device is quite intricate and proves to be a modern companion for those seeking the full entourage effect on the go.


The Cenote is AUXO's ultimate concentrate vaporizer, designed for the discerning enthusiast.

It offers a dynamic sensory experience with its changeable 360° lighting effects, amplifying each session's ambiance. Featuring three preset temperature settings plus a customizable Pro Mode accessible via the AUXO App, the Cenote ensures precise control over terpene vaporization.

The convenience of its easy-swap disposable ceramic nail and dual charging options—Type-C and wireless—underscores its status as a premium device for those who savor every nuance of their concentrates.


The Cira is the ultimate destination for fully customizable and precise temperature control to maximize your terpene consumption experience.

Featuring a heating range with 10℉ precise increments, you can explore the list of terpenes in each of your favorite concentrates. Furthermore, the Cira comes equipped with a handblown borosilicate mouthpiece — the perfect material for ensuring smooth and clean flavors.


The Roamer is the ultimate traveler’s companion, designed for easy use and portability without losing the ability to precisely manage heat.

Perfect for those on the go, the Roamer utilizes state-of-the-art prefilled concentrate capsules so that wherever you are, you can still enjoy the rich, full-flavored terpenes from the concentrate within.

Every AUXO product is crafted with the goal of enhancing the vaping experience through superior design and technology, ensuring that all users can achieve the perfect session tailored to their preferences. Whether you are a novice or an experienced vaper, AUXO’s range of products provides the tools necessary for a deeper understanding for and appreciation of terpenes and the entourage effect.

Discover a Symphony of Terpenes and the Profound Nature of the Entourage Effect with AUXO Vaporizers

Experience the entourage effect like never before with AUXO's precision-engineered vaporizers.

Whether you're delving into the soothing effects of linalool or the uplifting sensation of limonene, each AUXO device, from the adaptable Celsius to the travel-friendly Roamer, is meticulously crafted to enhance your session.

Explore the advanced capabilities of AUXO and step into a world where technology and nature converge for the ultimate in vaping satisfaction. Discover why AUXO is the pinnacle of terpene exploration and the leader in vaping technology today!


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