Valencene is a terpene found in Valencia oranges, grapefruit, tangerines, nectarines, Chinese Bayberry, mangoes, olive oil and some strains of cannabis.
The aroma is citrusy, sweet, woody with light herbal notes.
Benefits of Valencene
Like many terpenes, Valencene is a potent anti-inflammatory.
Studies of Valencene has shown it’s ability to fight damage that occurs to sun damaged skin. In the study of the terpene they found valencene to therapeutically effect and protect the aging of skin from UV rays.
Further studies have found that valencene has anti-allergic properties.
Chinese Bayberry is a source of valencene and is used in traditional Chinese medicine.
Many terpenes are antifungal, antimicrobial as well as antibacterial and Valencene is another terpene with those properties. This makes it a natural ingredient often found in cleaning products.
In researching the terpene they have discovered that valencene may possibly boost the efficacy of certain chemotherapy drugs.
Another property of valencene is that is it an adjuvant, an immunological agent which can improve immune response.
Valencene may improve cognitive function and ease the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.
With the effects of energy, elevated mood and focus a cannabis with valencene would be a great option for yard work or that creative project you are working on.
Other Places You Find Valencene
Used as an insect repellant and highly effective against mosquitoes, fleas, and ticks. It is reported to be more effective than DEET.
Because of this it can be found in flea shampoos as well as natural flea repellent products.
It’s enticing aroma makes it preferred terpene used in cleaning products, soaps, shampoos as well as cosmetics and essential oils.
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.
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Strains of Cannabis That Contain Valencene
- Agent Orange
- Sour Diesel
- Orange Crush
- Lucky Charms
- Key Lime Pie
- Jack Frost
- Strawberry Banana
- Golden Goat
- Durban Poison
- Tahoe OG
- Black Jack
- Lemon Meringue
- Race Fuel
- Grape OG
- Alien Dawg
- Great White Shark
- Lemon G
- Citral Glue
- Blueberry Kush
- Sour Jack
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- found in: Valencia oranges, grapefruit, tangerines, nectarines, mangoes, Chinese Bayberry, olive oil, cannabis
- aroma: citrusy, sweet, woody, herbal
- anti inflammatory
- promotes cognitive function
- elevates mood
- improves focus
- promotes alertness
- repels mosquitos
- combats sun damage on skin
- found to boost the efficacy of certain chemotherapy drugs
- immune system booster