Here's a brief overview of some of the terpenes you may find in our plants as well as some of the associated effects:
Beta-caryophyllene. A major ingredient in cloves, rosemary, and hops, beta-caryophyllene
could bebeneficial for managing symptoms of anxiety and depression.
Beta-pinene. If you’ve strolled through a coniferous forest, you know the smell of beta-pinene, which could also have potentially both
- Humulene. This terpene is found in ginseng, which has long been used in folk medicine for energizing effects.
Limonene. One of the most commonly found terpenes, limonene has distinct citrus notes and
may potentially haveanti-cancer properties. In mice, it’s been shownto have anti-anxiety properties.
Linalool. Lovers of lavender as aromatherapy may want to seek out cannabis with linalool, which
may helpalleviate stress.
Myrcene. Found in mangoes, myrcene
hasantifungal and antibacterial properties and could alsohave sedating effects.