Terpenes A Closer Look At Terpineol

Terpenes A Closer Look At Terpineol

Terpineol is a terpene found in lime blossoms, eucalyptus sap, chamomile, St. John’s wort, tea tree oil, lemon, mandarin orange, basil, oregano, geranium, parsley, thyme, cloves. anise, gingers, laurel, lilacs, pine trees and some strains of cannabis.

The aroma is floral, piney and smoky.

Benefits of Terpineol

By no means a new discovery, Terpineol has been used in European medicine for centuries as a natural remedy to treat cold and flu. Found in many essential oils you have experienced terpineol in many forms.

As an analgesic it has the potential to provide pain relief to conditions like arthritis and fibromyalgia.

With strong antimicrobial and antibiotic properties make it as natural fighter against bacteria.

During research into the terpene it was discovered that much like the terpene Guaiol, it inhibited cancer cell growth and did show that it may encourage apoptosis.

Like many of the terpenes we have discussed, Terpineol acts as an anti inflammatory.

Terpineol has calming calming and relaxing effects, which is responsible for those same effects when enjoying chamomile tea.

Other places you can find Terpineol

Because Terpineol is found in more then 150 plants, it is a commonly scent used in the fragrance industry.

Not only is it in perfumes but can also be found in many soaps, lotions and cosmetics as well as other skin care products because of it’s enticing aroma.

The commonality of Terpineol being present in many plants also means it is also widely used as a flavouring agent in my parts of the food industry. From chewing gum to beverages, Terpineol can be found in many foods and drink we consume.

Vaporizing Terpineol

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 Terpineol @424F

Strains That Contain Terpineol

  • Fire OG
  • Blue Dream
  • Skywalker OG
  • White Widow
  • Jack Herer
  • OG Kush
  • GSC(formerly Girl Scout Cookies)
  • Purple Gas
  • Jack Flash
  • Harlequin
  • Durban Poison
  • Mojito CBD
  • Northern Lights  NXL CBD

Quick Summary

Vaporize Terpineol @ 428F

  • found in lime blossoms, eucalyptus say, lilacs, pine trees, chamomile, St. John’s wort, basil, oregano, geranium, parsley, thyme, tea tree oil, lemon, mandarins,  cloves, anise, ginger, laurel, cannabis
  • aroma is floral, piney, smoky
  • anti inflammatory
  • antibiotic
  • anti anxiety
  • anti tumor
  • antimalarial
  • antioxidant
  • analgesic
  • sedative
  • promotes relaxation
  • gastroprotective
  • anti seizure
  • neurogenerative
  • combats insomnia

 

 

 

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