Terpene Library

caryophyllene terpene

Caryophyllene

It’s spicy in scent and taste; so it’s no surprise that it is a main component of black pepper. Some common strains that it is found in are Girl Scout Cookies and Gorilla Glue #4. Beta-Caryophyllene is the only terpene that binds to cannabinoid receptors and studies have found that it may have a very promising role in alcohol rehabilitation. Its benefits include anti-anxiety, anti-inflammation, anti-cancer, as well as being neuroprotective! It is also one of the most prevalent terpenes found in Cannabis.

pinene terpene

Pinene

As the name implies, it carries a distinct pine aroma and is found in pine trees, rosemary, dill, basil, and parsley. Commonly occurring in Blue Dream and Kush strains, it has been known to help fend off paranoia and inflammation, as well as aiding in short term memory retention. Pinene’s most interesting medicinal attribute is that it acts as a bronchodilator, so it can be beneficial for those who suffer from asthma!

limonene terpene

Limonene

A terpene known for its citrus aroma, Limonene is found in uplifting strains such as Tangie, Forbidden Fruit, and all strains with “lemon” in the name. Outside of cannabis, Limonene is naturally occuring in citrus peels of grapefruits, lemons, and oranges. Therapeutically speaking, it is known for being a terpene that is mood elevating; and medicinally it is anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and an antioxidant!

terpinolene terpene

Terpinolene

Found in lilac, tea tree, conifers, apple, cumin, sage, and rosemary; this terpene contains a woody aroma and is often accompanied by citrusy and floral tones. Terpinolene is most abundantly found in Jack Herer, and our award-winning Jack is no different! As is the case with many essential oils, it is antibacterial, antifungal, sedative and an antioxidant!

humulene terpene

Humulene

One of the more unique terpenes, it is best known for being an appetite suppressant and is abundantly found in hops! Humulene carries spicy and herbaceous aromas and is anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and anti-tumor. You will find it most often in strains such as Purple Cookies, White Widow and Headband!

geraniol terpene

Geraniol

Besides roses, it is often found in lemon grass, blueberries, lemon peels, and carrots, among other plants. It has a fruity, floral, sweet, and citrusy scent; and is an anti inflammatory agent as well as a neuroprotectant! As far as cannabis goes, most Skunk and Afghan genetics test for significant amounts of Geraniol.

myrcene terpene

Myrcene

It’s the most abundandtly found terpene in cannabis and carries a strong earthy and musky aroma with fruit undertones. Myrcene comes in high concentrations in mangoes and is also found in hops, lemongrass, basil and rosemary. Some common strains that it is found in are Blue Dream, Purple Kush, GDP and Agent Orange! The strains that test high in Myrcene should bring on a feeling of relaxation, stress relief and aid with insomnia, since it is the most sedative terpene. Its most interesting attribute is that it will boost the user’s high because Myrcene increases the speed that THC can cross the blood-brain barrier!!

ocimene terpene

Ocimene

Other than cannabis, Ocimene is found in orchids, mint, parsley, basil, mangoes, oregano and tarragon. Emitting a sweet and herbaceous aroma, it is commonly used in perfumes and fragrances! Medically speaking, Ocimene is antiviral, antifungal and antibacterial. Agent Orange, Jack Herer, and Golden Lemons are strains that frequently contain this great terpene

bisabolol terpene

Bisabolol

When you google this compound, the top search results will be for various skin care products. That is because for at least hundreds of years, bisabolol has been used in cosmetics as a soothing and scent-enhancing agent! In cannabis, it has anti-inflammatory, anti-nociceptive, and anti-microbial properties. Bisabolol is commonly found in strains such as Green Crack, Forbidden Fruit and Bubba Kush, while having a sweet and floral aroma.

linalool terpene

Linalool

Most commonly known for being the central component of Lavender, it is a very common essential oil that is found in over 200 plants! Linalool is an anasthetic, analgesic, anti-anxiety, and has exciting promise as being anti-expileptic as well as an Alzheimer’s treatment! Regarding its presence in cannabis, Linalool is commonly abundant in Forbidden Fruit and many Kush strains.

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