Terpenes

Camphene

The next terpene we added to the list is Camphene. It is well known for all it's medicinal properties it carries, just like many other terpenes. Camphene is a great antioxidant or anti-inflammatory and is perfect for treating problems that may occur with your skin such as eczema or psoriasis. It ...

Eucalyptol

Ever get that strong minty smell inside your lotions or essential oils ? That’s most likely the Eucalyptol terpene. Primarily being found in eucalyptus, it is also found in many other herbs such as mint, ginger, sage, basil and some cannabis strains. This potent terpene is widely known for it’s a...

Borneol

For those of you who don't know, terpenes are the different aromatic essential oils found in the Cannabis plant. These terpenes are what give Cannabis it's distinctive smells and flavours such as, citrus, pine, berry, mint and many more. In addition, some evidence has found that each terpene ma...

Terpineol

Ever get that couch-lock feeing? Terpineol could be one of the reasons behind this sedative effect. Terpineol is the type of terpene that carries antioxidant, antibiotic properties and heavy relaxation. Terpineol is naturally present in over 150 plants worldwide. Pine trees, eucalyptus, lilacs ...

Sabinene

  Sabinene, a terpene that was commonly used over the holidays in more ways than one. From the pine trees and nutmeg to the carrots and pepper, Sabinene is always enhancing the tastes and smells that come around this time of year.  This terpene is well known for treating inflammation inside the ...

Pinene

Pinene. Another terpene found in the cannabis plant. This compound smells a lot like a walk through the forest. Pinene is not only found in cannabis, but also rosemary, sage, pine trees, basil, spruce trees and more. This terpene offers a variety of benefits such as, improvement of airflow to th...

Caryophyllene

  Caryophyllene, the spicy terpene found in cannabis and many different plants including hops, basil, oregano, black pepper and a variety of other different spices. This terpene is typically found in many anti inflammatory topicals due to its bond with our peripheral CB2 receptors. Some studies...

Ocimene

Ocimene, a terpene that is present in many different herbs, such as mint, basil, peppers, parsley and certainly cannabis. Just like any other terpene, Ocimene has its own unique medical benefits, these include decongestant, anti inflammatory, antibacterial, antiviral and plenty more. Ocimene is k...

Linalool

For those of you who don't know, terpenes are many different aromatic essential oils found in the Cannabis plant. These terpenes are what give Cannabis it's distinctive flavours and fragrance such as, citrus, pine, berry, mint and many more. In addition, some evidence has found that each terpenes...

Humulene

 The next terpene on the list is Humulene. It will provide you with earthy and woody type aromas. Like caryophyllene, humulene is found in many different herbs and spices. This terpene is in many different types of craft beer due to it's presence in hops. Even though cannabis is known to caus...

Limonene

Don't you love the smell of that sweet lemon when you take a whiff of your favourite strains like Super Lemon Haze, Durban Poison and Tangie. That smell is the cannabis terpene Limonene. Terpenes are what give cannabis and other fruits their particular smell and taste. It is well known that Limon...

Myrcene

  Myrcene, the fragrant terpene found in many different plants such as mangoes, lemongrass, basil, thyme, hops and of course, cannabis. This terpene is an essential part of the cannabis plant, as it can determine if the strain will be indica or sativa. If the strain has over 0.5% myrcene, it will...