Top Terpene in Hemp Flower: Pinene
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.” Science 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 effectsMore information at: What are Terpenes?
Pinene is one of the top terpenes found in the cannabis hemp plant.
What is Pinene?
Pinene (PIE-neen) PN (Pine)– An invigorating bronchodilator; it opens up the sinuses and boosts air flow into the lungs. For centuries, healers have used pinene as a natural remedy for congestion or parasitic infection.
Terpenes all have different gifts and effects. They can affect our mood, our stress response, and our mindset.
Aroma: Pine, earthy green, woodsy, herbal and floral tones.
Pinene Therapeutic Effects:
- Helps with respiratory conditions including asthma
- Aids memory
- Anti-bacterial, anti-microbial
- Calming, anti-anxiety
- Focus, energized, creative
- Gastroprotective properties, protects the gut
- Anti-oxidant proprties, anti-cancer
Aroma Profile: Has a woody and earthy aroma, with clear cedarwood and pine tones.
Pinene is also found in pine trees, dill, basil, rosemary, sage, parsely and eucalyptus and frankincense.
RESTART CBD Flower Strains High in Pinene:
- Hawaiian Haze
- Special Sauce
- Suver Haze
- White CBG
CBD WAX AND VAPE:
- Pineapple Express
- Blue Dream
- Green Kush
- Orange Cookies
Pinene is one of the most common terpenes in the world. Counteracts some THC effects. Praised by ancient civilizations for its supposed calming qualities. The effects of pinene will be experienced quickly after inhalation.
Author of the book, “Cannabis vs. Climate Change”, Paul von Hartmann suggests that we should harness this natural phenomenon of terpenes affecting the weather.
His idea is that if we can plant enough hemp in the right places efficiently and sustainably, that we could drastically help cool the earth’s temperature.