Terpenes A Closer Look at Eucalyptol

Terpenes A Closer Look at Eucalyptol

Eucalyptol is the terpene found in bay leaves, eucalyptus, rosemary, sage, sweet basil, cardamom, tea tree, camphor laurel and some strains of cannabis.

The aroma is spicy, cool and minty, similar to camphor.

Medicinal Benefits of Eucalyptol

Useful in the treatment of asthma, eucalyptol can help by dilating blood vessels to increase oxygen delivery and improve lung function.

Eucalyptol has been proved to act as an antioxidant which is associated with slowing down the ageing process and preventing heart disease and stroke.

Known enhance memory while boosting cognitive energy. It has also been used to improve alertness. That is good news and may help those suffering with Alzheimer’s

Eucalyptol has been utilized in treating sinusitis and colitis. Through continued research it was also found to be beneficial in the treatment of pancreatitis.

It helps balance sleep patterns and boost your mental state to keep it functional

Other industries Where You Find Eucalyptol

Eucalyptol has  been used in various industries and is often found in cosmetics, lotions, essential oil blends, as well as cough drops and mouth wash.

The scent is often associated with massage creams used for aching joints and muscles.

If you have ever used Vick’s Vapor Rub then you have experienced the cooling effect of eucalyptol.

Vaporizing Eucalyptol

As discussed in the Cannabis Consumption Methods and Understanding Terpenes post we discuss vaporizing. It is the method of smoking dried flower in a dried flower vaporizer. You can set the temperature to the perfect setting to get the most of the terpenes in your cannabis.

Eucalyptol should be vaporized at 349F

Strains of Cannabis that contain Eucalyptol:

  • Headband
  • Super Silver Haze
  • GSC (formerly Girl Scout Cookies)
  • AC/DC
  • Bubba Kush

Quick Summary

Eucalyptol vaporize at 349F

  • found in: bay leaves, eucalyptus rosemary, sage, sweet basil, tea tree, camphor laurel, cardamom, cannabis
  • aroma: spicy, cool, camphor, minty,
  • antibacterial
  • anti-fungal
  • may help with Alzheimer’s
  • anti-inflammatory
  • anti-cancer
  • antioxidant
  • anti asthma
  • insecticide
  • analgesic

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