Terpenes are a fragrant, diverse group of organic compounds that can be found all throughout nature. Cannabis plants are just one of many plants that create these compounds as they grow, creating familiar smells. 

These can help determine strains and effects the plant might have when used.

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MYRCENE

Myrcene often occurs in highly fragrant plants and herbs such as mangos, hops & thyme. Described as having a "couchlock" effect.

Properties:

  • aids digestion

  • anti-fungal

  • reduces inflammation

  • relaxing 

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LIMONENE

Limonene has a history in medicine. Commonly found in Lemons & other citrus. Often used in  cleaners & cosmetics.

Properties:

  • anti-depression

  • anti-bacterial

  • reduce stress/elevate mood

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LINALOOL

Commonly found in lavender, often identified for its relaxing & calming aroma.

Properties:

  • relieves pain

  • promotes sleep

  • reduce stress

  • sedating 

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PINENE

Pinene is found commonly in cannabis. Also found in pine tree's. Strong & woodsy.

Properties:

  • Increase focus

  • Anti-bacterial

  • Bronchodilator

  • Anti-inflammatory 

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HUMULENE

Humulene is found in other plants like hops, basil & clove. It has a earthy, spicy aroma.

Properties:

  • anti-inflammatory

  • anti-bacterial

  • reduce pain 

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CARYOPHYLLENE

Caryophyllene is the primary contributor to spicy, peppery taste in black pepper. 

Properties:

  • gastro-protectant

  • anti-inflammatory 

  • reduce stress

  • neuroprotectant

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GERANIOL

Geraniol is found in different flowers. Producing sweet floral scent.

Properties:

  • antioxidant

  • anti-bacterial

  • anti-fungal

  • neuroprotectant

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CARENE

Carene can be found in rosemary, allspice & bergamont. Woody & sweet aroma.

Properties:

  • antihistamine

  • stimulate bone growth

  • help with menstrul flow

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NEROLIDOL

Nerolidol can be found in ginger, neroli & lemongrass. Similar scent to fresh bark. It's woody & floral.

 

Properties:

  • topical drug-enhancer

  • natural antiprotozoal