Terpenes A Closer Look At Nerolidol

Terpenes A Closer Look At Nerolidol

Nerolidol is a terpene found in ginger, orange, citronella, neroli, jasmine, lavender, lemon grass, tea tree oil and some strains of cannabis.

The aroma is woody, floral, citrusy with hints of apple and rose.

Benefits of Nerolidol

Nerolidol like many terpenes has anti fungal and anti bacterial properties and has been discovered to be beneficial in treating infections that affect the skin.

Also discovered, Nerolidol is an anti parasitic, an anti malarial and is beneficial towards treating malaria.

The terpene has shown that it has to ability to greatly enhance the skins ability to absorb creams, making this terpene a good option for use in topicals as well as transdermal medical products.

Nerolidol as a Treatment for Neurodegenerative Disease

There have been studies into the possible affects of Nerolidol on Parkinson’s Disease with promising findings. The antioxidant and anti inflammatory properties did show that the terpene has therapeutic potential in the treatment of neurodegenerative disease.

Cannabis with Nerolidol can have relaxing and sedative effects similar to myrcene and linalool when smoked. Flower with this terpene may help one at night to relax and fall asleep. It has anti anxiety properties and some may discover it helps relieve stress.

Suggesting it may possibly have anti cancer properties, studies into the terpene have been found it to have promise as a possible cytotoxic, meaning it disrupts the cell membranes of cancer cells.

Like many terpenes, Nerolidol is an anti inflammatory making it a promising treatment against the diseases cause by systemic inflammation like arthritis, fibromyalgia and asthma.

Other Places You Find Nerolidol

Nerolidol is one of the more aromatic terpenes found in numerous essential oils and is often used in aromatherapy. This makes it a favourite terpene in perfume, skin care and cosmetic industries.

The favourable aroma makes Nerolidol a commonly used scent in soaps, shampoos and many cleaning products.

It can also be found as a flavouring in the food industry in often in candy.

Nerolidol is a natural insecticide produced in plants to fend off attacks. The more common one we see every spring in garden centers is the Citronella plant, know for helping keep mosquitos away.

Vaporizing Nerolidol

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.

Vaporize Nerolidol @ 252F

Strains that contain Nerolidol:

  • Jack Herer
  • Blue Dream
  • Bubba Kush
  • Chem Dawg
  • Sour Diesel
  • GSC (Girl Scout Cookies)
  • Island Sweet Skunk
  • Skywalker OG
  • GG4
  • Shiskaberry

Quick Summary:

Vaporize Nerolidol @252F

  • found in ginger, orange, citronella, neroli, jasmine, lavender, lemon grass, tea tree oil, cannabis
  • aroma is woody, floral, citrusy, apple
  • sedative
  • boost immunity
  • anti anxiety
  • anti fungal
  • anti malarial
  • anti parasitic
  • antioxidant
  • anti cancer
  • anti tumor
  • anxiolytic
  • anti inflammatory
  • anti bacterial
  • anti microbial
  • insecticidal
  • enhances topical absorption

Published by Redawna

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