"Do terpenes survive the process of ingestion?"
Terpenoids ( Terpenes) are part of cannabis plant constituents. About 140 Terpenoids have been identified in Cannabis plants. Some of them include Myrcene, Limonene, Pinene, etc. They give cannabis there different flavours and tastes. It is important to know that Terpenes are also in other vegetation.
There are unsubstantiated research that suggest that terpenoids affects the way THC and CBD are metabolized in our body, but the only information that is supported by evidence- based practice is that terpenes are responsible for the tastes and flavours in cannabis plants.