Terpinolene is a terpene found in nutmeg, apples, conifers, sage, parsnip, rosemary, cumin, lilacs, allspice, tea tree and some strains of cannabis.
The aroma is herbal, woody, piney floral, often described as fresh.
Benefits of Terpinolene
The strong anti-fungal properties of Terpinolene can also be found in tea tree oil. Studies have shown it to be effective in fighting fungal infections of the skin as well as mucus membranes. It was also found to be a beneficial treatment for conditions like ring worm and dandruff.
With the presence of strong anti-fungal properties it makes sense that terpinolene has antibacterial as well as antimicrobial benefits.
Terpinolene has been found to inhibit the growth of cancer cells. In one study it was discovered that the terpene was found to be a potent antiproliferative agent for brain cancer cells and my have anticancer abilities. This may indicate that terpinolene’s properties might fight against oxidative damage.
It has also been discovered that terpinolene calms the central nervous system. Many consumers have found to be beneficial for those who experience and suffer from migraines.
Because of its ability to decrease stress and bring on relaxation some may consider using a terpinolene and caryophyllene or linalool dominate cannabis to fight insomnia.
The oxidative nature combined with Vitamins A & E were discovered to be a beneficial treatment of heart disease.
Other Places You Find Terpinolene
The fresh smell of terpinolene makes it an often used terpene in cosmetics, soaps and well as in the perfume industry.
It can also be found in cleaning products as well as a pest repellant.
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 Terpinolene @ 424F
Strains of cannabis that contain terpinolene:
- Jack Herer
- Jean Guy
- Sour Amnesia from Verte West
- Lemon Sour Diesel
- Ghost Train Haze
- Dutch Treat
- Durban Poison
- Golden Pineapple
- Orange Cookies
- Golden Goat
- Super Lemon Haze
- Royal Jack Automatic
- Pinepple Kush
- Sour Tangie
- Sensi Star
Terpinolene vaporize at 424F
- found in nutmeg ,conifers, apples, cumin, parsnip, rosemary, sage, lilacs, allspice, tea tree, cannabis
- aroma: herbal, woody, piney, floral
- sedative qualities for some users
- mild central nervous system depressant
- anti-proliferative – inhibits cancer cell growth