Terpenes A Closer Look At Linalool

Terpenes A Closer Look At Linalool

Linalool is a terpene found in lavender, birch trees, laurel, cinnamon, coriander, jasmine, thyme, mint and some strains of cannabis.

The aroma is floral, sweet, woody with hints of citrus.

Medical Benefits of Linalool

Linalool is one of the main terpenes for relaxing, stress-relieving, and mood boosting effects. Studies have shown lower levels of anxiety and depression when Linalool is present.

Because of it’s ability to reduce plaques that are responsible for brain degeneration and it’s memory boosting qualities, Linalool may be beneficial in the treatment of Alzheimer’s

A natural sedative, Linalool has long been used in traditional and alternative medicine.

Like many terpenes, it has anti-inflammatory as well as antibacterial properties.

There has been research into the effects of Linalool on cancer with promising results. It was shown to interrupt communication pathways that allow cancer to propagate. This may play a role in slowing or stopping the spread of the disease and ease the symptoms of a variety of autoimmune disorders.

Linalool In Skin Care

Linalool is used is topical applications and is a very common ingredient in skincare products like shampoos, perfumes, detergents and soaps.

Also a commonly used essential oil because it’s calming effects. Looking for sleep better, Lavender essential oil is often used a bedtime to achieve a more restful and relaxed state.

As an antianxiety, linalool directly interacts with known neurotransmitters. This action reduces anxiety and makes relaxation possible.

Like the terpene Geraniol, Linalool it is a naturally occurring pesticide

Vaporizing Linalool

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.

Linalool should be vaporized at 388F

Strains of Cannabis That Contain Linalool

  • Afghan Kush
  • Cold Creek Kush
  • Cali O
  • Amnesia Haze
  • Do-Si-Dos
  • Kosher Kush
  • OG Shark
  • Zkittles
  • LA Confidential
  • Grand Daddy Purple
  • Master Kush
  • Fire OG
  • Scooby Snacks

Quick Summary

Linalool vaporize at 388F

  • found in: lavender, birch trees, laurel, mint, cinnamon, coriander, jasmine, thyme,cannabis
  • aroma: floral, sweet, woody, citrus
  • antimicrobial
  • analgesic
  • anticonvulsant,
  • antidepressant
  • sedative
  •  immune system support
  • anti-anxiety
  • anxiolytic
  • stress relief
  • muscle relaxant
  • anti-inflammatory

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