Get to know your Individual Terpenes - The 8 Main Terpenes

The Terpenes can be found throughout nature, so far there have been over 30,000 terpenes discovered in nature, and over 200 of those terpenes have been identified in the cannabis plant. For obvious reason, terpenes have always been used for their therapeutic properties and offering relief of a variety of ailments.

Let’s get to know some of the most popular and commonly known terpene isolates:

Limonene

This fresh and sweet citrus terpene provides an energizing, uplifting and sociable experience. Limonene can help to relieve stress, boost mood and energy, as well as increase focus. Some have also experienced anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and anti-bacterial properties.

Pinene

A refreshing, piney, earthy, and herbaceous terpene that leaves you feeling energized and alert. Pinene can help boost energy, promote alertness and memory retention, and can also have anti-inflammatory properties. Pinene is the most abundant natural terpene that can be found in the entire world.

Beta Caryophyllene

This terpene is spicy, slightly sweet, woodsy, and herbaceous. Beta Caryophyllene can create an uplifting feeling and soothing feeling, helping to promote relaxation and relieve stress. Some have experienced pain and ulcer relief, due to its’ anti-inflammatory properties.

Myrcene 

This terpene is refreshing and relaxing, it is hoppy with tropical fruits, hints of mint and subtle earthy notes. Myrcene can create feelings of relaxation and sedation, it may cause drowsiness and a “couch-lock” feeling.

Linalool

Wind down with this calming terpene, it has a slightly spicy and heavy floral aroma, such as lavender and lily of the valley.  Linalool can help enhance mood and can provide soothing, sedating effects. Some have experienced anti-inflammatory effects and a boosted immune system.

Terpinolene

This terpene has a sweet and refreshingly woodsy aroma, with gentle notes of lilac, fresh herbs, and citrus. Terpinolene can offer sedative qualities, which help calm the mind to unwind at the end of a long day. It can also offer anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties.

Eucalyptol

This terpene is clean and refreshing with a minty, earthy, slightly spicy and eucalyptus scent. Eucalyptol can be quite stimulating, offering increased alertness, and can also have anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, and anti-fungal properties.

Humulene 

This terpene has a hoppy, slightly bitter aroma with woodsy, floral notes. Humulene can provide a happy and restful feeling and can also offer anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal and sedative qualities.

CannTerp is proud to offer the highest quality terpenes; all of our terpene isolates, therapy blends and strain profiles are 100% natural, steam distilled, organic, non-GMO and food-grade.

 

 

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