Hemp Terpene and It’s Effect: Terpinolene
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?
Terpinoleneis a terpene commonly found in the cannabis hemp plant.
Terpinolene (ter-PIN-uh-leen) TE (Fruity) – Naturally calming with anti-stress qualities. About one in ten marijuana strains are terpinolene dominant.
- Cardiovascular benefits
Potential to reduce the risk of heart disease when used in concert with other nutrientsPossible role in inhibiting the growth of cancer cells. Shown to prevent brain cancer cells from replicating.
Aroma: One word that comes up often when describing terpinolene’s taste and smell is “fresh.” It has a unique pine-like, sweet citrus, earthy, herbal aroma with floral and citrus undertones.
Terpinolene is also found in apples, lilacs, nutmeg, cinnamon, cypress, pine, tea tree, conifers, apple, cumin, sage, rosemary and lilac.
Strains High in Terpinolene
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