Terpenes 101

Guide to Terpenes

Terpenes are fragrant oils that give cannabis its aromatic diversity. These oils, which also appear in many other herbs, fruits, and plants, also play a significant role in the therapeutic and medicinal use of cannabis.

Alpha-Pinene

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Memory aid
  • Antiseptic

Beta-Caryophyllene

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Gastroprotective
  • Anti-anxiety

Limonene

  • Anti-depressant
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antiseptic

Myrcene

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Analgesic
  • Sedating

Linalool

  • Anti-anxiety
  • Analgesic
  • Sedating

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