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 Limonene has a medical history. These benefits would include elevating your mood, stress relief, antibacterial properties, improving the digestive tract and much more.
The sativa strains tend to carry a higher levels of Limonene but you can also find them in certain indica strains. Next time you're in your house and you come across the aroma of an orange or that sweet Sour Diesel, remember the terpene Limonene and the positive benefits it holds.
Limonene's Medical Benefits:
May help relieve heartburn and gastric reflux
Limonene can be found in strains such as: