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Table 1 Summary of results

From: The preservation and augmentation of volatile terpenes in cannabis inflorescence

Chemotype DJ’s Gold
Time Elapsed Post Harvest Storage Duration Sample Name Inflorescence Terpene Content (%, w/w) Percent Change of Terpene Content Compared to Initial
1 Year Initial Initial 0.170 N/A
2 Weeks Control 0.191 + 12.4%
8-Part Terpene Mixture 0.278 + 63.5%
Lavender Essential Oil 0.193 + 13.5%
Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil 0.224 + 31.8%
4 Weeks Control 0.154 −9.41%
8-Part Terpene Mixture 0.398 + 134%
Lavender Essential Oil 0.469 + 176%
Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil 0.291 + 71.2%
1 Month Initial Initial 0.153 N/A
2 Weeks Control 0.091 −40.5%
8-Part Terpene Mixture 0.116 −24.2%
β-Myrcene 0.115 −24.8%
α-Pinene 0.314 + 105%
Argon Gas 0.093 −39.2%
4 Weeks Control 0.074 −51.6%
8-Part Terpene Mixture 0.185 + 20.9%
β-Myrcene 0.249 + 62.7%
α-Pinene 0.910 + 495%
Argon Gas 0.076 −50.3%
Chemotype Cream Caramel
Storage Duration External Terpene Amount
(% Relative to Inflorescence)
Inflorescence Terpene Content (%, w/w) Percent Change of Terpene Content Compared to Initial
Initial N/A 1.49 N/A
2 Weeks 0% 1.33 −10.7%
0.56% 1.43 −4.03%
5.6% 2.24 + 50.3%
28% 2.93 + 96.6%
56% 6.12 + 311%
4 Weeks 0% 0.74 −50.3%
0.56% 0.85 −43.0%
5.6% 1.48 −0.671%
28% 2.18 + 46.3%
56% 3.82 + 156%
6 Weeks 0% 1.86 + 24.8%
0.56% 2.11 + 41.6%
5.6% 2.19 + 47.0%
28% 3.21 + 115%
56% 3.98 + 167%
Average 0% 1.31 −12.1%
0.56% 1.46 −1.79%
5.6% 1.97 + 32.2%
28% 2.77 + 86.1%
56% 4.64 + 211%