The terpene Pinene is the most naturally abundant terpene in the entire world. It has become a common ingredient in many products, due to its pleasant aroma. Its aroma isn’t the only reason this terpene has become so popular, there are also numerous therapeutic effects that Pinene can provide:
- Boost in energy
- Anti-inflammatory properties
- Pain relief
- Improved focus and memory retention
- Increased creativity
- Decrease stress
On any given day, it would be common to have frequent exposure to Pinene. Some natural sources that are abundant in this terpene include: pine needles (of course!), conifer trees, orange peels, and herbs such as basil, sage, rosemary, dill and parsley.
There are two types of Pinene: alpha-Pinene and beta-Pine, although the most common is typically alpha-Pinene. Even though Pinene can be found in so many sources, the chemical composition of a terpene does not change depending on what source it is found in, regardless of the source it will always be chemically identical.
Since Pinene has anti-inflammatory properties, it is common for people with arthritis and fibromyalgia to find relief using this terpene. It is also popular with those who suffer from asthma, as Pinene can act as a bronchodilator and result in improved airflow.
One of the easiest ways to incorporate more Pinene into your daily routine is to use liquid terpenes. There are so many ways to easily use them: put a drop or two in your tea, make an edible tincture with your own oil, blend into a lotion or salve or add a few drops to your bathwater. You can also benefit by adding liquid terpenes to an essential oil diffuser, or if infuse terpenes into cannabis, if you are a cannabis user. No matter how you choose to use them, it is imperative to source the highest quality terpenes; CannTerp terpenes are 100% undiluted, naturally sourced, non-GMO, organic and food grade.
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