It's not just THC that runs the show. Terpene profiles influence the "high" one experiences. They play a key role in differentiating the aroma, taste, and effects of each strain.
Caryophyllene is the element that gives black pepper its bite and can provide anti-inflammatory effects, easily binding to CB2 receptors.
Spicy and distinguished, this terpene tends to have pain relieving and anti-inflammatory effects.
Mother of all terpenes, Myrcene, the calming element also found in hops and lemongrass.