Terpenes A Closer Look At Linalool

Terpenes A Closer Look At Linalool

Terpenes A Closer Look At Linalool is part of the discussion of terpenes and the role they play in cannabis.

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.

Potential Medical Benefits 

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 it is present.

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

As 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 the terpene 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 in topical applications, skincare products as well as shampoos, perfumes, detergents and soaps.

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

As an antianxiety, it 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 most of the terpenes in your cannabis.

Vaporize Linalool at 388F

Cannabis That Contains 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

  • 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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