Terpenes A Closer Look At Camphene

Terpenes A Closer Look At Camphene

Terpenes A Closer Look at Camphene is part of the discussion on the role that terpenes play in cannabis.

Camphene is the terpene found in camphor oil, citronella, valerian, nutmeg, rosemary and some types of cannabis.

The aroma is earthy, woody and herbal with a touch of pine, often referred to similar to that of fir needles.

In Skincare

With anti-inflammatory & anti-fungal properties it is beneficial for treating eczema & psoriasis. An ingredient in the cosmetics industry, often used in soaps, fragrances, lotions & creams.

Heart Health

Known as a powerful antioxidant, Camphene has been shown to lower cholesterol & triglycerides in blood. It could aide in the prevention of heart disease.

It has been shown to act as an expectorant in the treatment of coughs.

The antibiotic nature of the terpene makes it beneficial in the treatment and prevention of bacterial infections.

Camphene was used as a lamp oil for many years but was deemed unsafe because of the high combustibility. It was eventually replaced by kerosene.

Vaporizing Camphene

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.

Vaporized Camphene at 318F

Cannabis that contain Camphene:

  • Ghost OG
  • Strawberry Banana
  • OG Kush
  • Banana Kush
  • AC/DC

Quick Summary

  • vaporize at 318F
  • found in: camphor oil, citronella, valerian, nutmeg, rosemary, cannabis
  • aroma: earthy, woody, herbal
  • powerful antioxidant
  • can lower cholesterol and triglycerides in blood
  • beneficial for eczema and psoriasis
  • anti-inflammatory
  • antifungal
  • antibiotic
  • analgesic

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