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What is Limonene?

The terpene Limonene has a fresh, energizing and familiar scent. It is the second most common and abundant terpene found in nature. It is often added to foods and beverages because of the pleasant lemony flavour it provides. Due to its pleasant aroma and cleansing properties, this terpene is also extremely popular in cleaning products, among many other household goods.

What are the benefits of Limonene?

Its taste and aroma are not the only reasons this terpene has become so popular. There are numerous therapeutic effects that Limonene can provide, such as:

  • Boost in mood, energy and focus
  • Helps relieve anxiety and depression
  • Decrease stress
  • Anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties
  • Pain relief

Since Limonene has anti-inflammatory properties, it is common for people with respiratory issues such as asthma and allergies 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 Limonene in nature and even in the home on a regular basis.Some natural sources that are abundant in this terpene include: lemons, limes, tangerines and grapefruit. Even though Limonene 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 source it will always be chemically identical.

How can you incorporate Limonene into your daily routine?

One of the easiest ways to incorporate more Limonene 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;


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