The terpene Beta-Caryophyllene has a spicy and warm herbaceous scent. It is the only terpene that is known to act as a cannabinoid. Because of this, Caryophyllene binds to our receptors differently and can provide potent anti-inflammatory effects, amongst other benefits.
The numerous therapeutic effects that Caryophyllene can provide are a major reason of why it is so popular, such as:
- Helps relieve anxiety and depression
- Decrease stress
- Anti-inflammatory effects
- Pain relief
Since Caryophyllene has anti-inflammatory properties, it is common for people with ailments such as inflammatory bowel disease to find relief using this terpene. The research around terpenes is ongoing, new uses and benefits continue to be discovered.
It is extremely common to smell Caryophyllene in nature and even in the home on a regular basis. Some natural sources that are abundant in this terpene include: pepper, cinnamon, hops, basil, oregano, and cloves. Even though Caryophyllene can be naturally found in such a wide variety of sources, the chemical composition of a terpene does not change depending on what source it is found in. Regardless of the botanical source, the terpenes will always be chemically identical.
One of the easiest ways to incorporate more Caryophyllene 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 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%pure and undiluted, steam distilled and naturally sourced, non-GMO, organic and food grade.