Hemp Terpene and It’s Effect: Camphene
Terpenes are the aromatic compounds in cannabis that give the plant it’s unique smell, and unique benefits. They give the different CBD strains their unique flavor profiles. The presence of these terpenes along with secondary cannabinoids like THC, CBDa, CBG, CBN, and others activate a therapeutic phenomenon known a the “entourage effect.” But science also shows us that terpenes contain compounds that can affect many systems in the body to boost immunity, relieve pain as well as produce a long list of other positive healthful effects. More information at: What are Terpenes?
Camphene is a terpene commonly found in the cannabis hemp plant.
What is Camphene?
Camphene is considered a minor terpene, meaning that it isn’t typically the main terpene of any particular strain’s profile. Considered to be helpful remedy for eczema, psoriasis, and other inflammatory skin conditions.
- Lowers cholesterol
- Reduces triglyceride levels
- Atmospheric antiseptic
- Good for your skin
Aroma Profile: Camphor-like aroma, dank, pungent, musky, with subtle sweet undertones. Kind of a “funky” smell.
Camphene is also found rosemary, fir, lavender, sage, nutmeg, tulsi, camphor, ginger, valerian, neroli, cypress and citronella.
Strains High in Camphene
- White Fire
- White Widow
- Super Lemon Haze