Our Terpenes

ALPHA-BISABOLOL

FLAVORA / AROMAM

Sweet, Herbal, Woody, Green, Tropical

A fragrant terpene found in many perfumes, this is known for antiviral, antifungal, decongestant, and potent antiseptic effects. Plants with comprehensive defense systems show a high concentration of a-Ocimene, and its elements have shown successful treatment of yeast infections, meaning general antibacterial and antifungal potential. Also found in bergamot, allspice, mangoes, orchids, mint, and kumquats.

ALPHA-HUMULENE

FLAVORA / AROMAM

Sweet, herbal, woody, green, tropical

Commonly found in energizing and uplifting strains, associated properties include appetite suppressant, potent anti-inflammation, anti-tumor, anti-bacterial, chronic tendinitis and relief of myofascial pain. Also found in hops, clove, basil, Vietnamese coriander, and ocotea trees.

ALPHA-OCIMENE

FLAVORA / AROMAM

Sweet, Herbal, Woody, Green, Tropical

Alpha-Ocimene is a fragrant terpene found in nature, Alpha Ocimene is known for its antiviral, antifungal, decongestant, and potent antiseptic effects. Plants with comprehensive defense systems show a high concentration of a-Ocimene, and its elements have shown successful treatment of yeast infections with antibacterial and antifungal properties.

ALPHA-PINENE

FLAVORA / AROMAM

Citrus, Pine, Zest

Alpha-Pinene offers effects ranging from alertness, memory retention, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, respiration, and bronchodilation, alpha-pinene also has pinene which amplifies the treatment of pain, inflammation, anxiety, depression, cancer, epilepsy, addiction, and bacterial infections. Also found in ginger, rosemary, redwoods pine needles, parsley, conifer trees, grapefruits, and oranges.

ALPHA-TERPINENE

FLAVORA / AROMAM

Sweet, herbal, woody, green, tropical

A terpene with demonstrated antimicrobial properties, Terpinene is one of the main elements that gives tea tree oil its medicinal properties. Known for antifungal, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antiproliferative effects, the pleasant, fresh scent also makes it a frequent addition to natural cosmetics and skincare. Also found in allspice, cumin, and Lebanese oregano, one of the ingredients of the popular za'atar spice mixture.

BETA-CARYOPHYLLENE

FLAVORA / AROMAM

Sweet, herbal, woody, green, tropical

Bisabolol is well-suited for recreational cannabis users who may enjoy its sweet, floral aroma. Patients, however, stand to benefit from bisabolol's anti-inflammatory, anti-nociceptive, and anti-microbial properties.  In 2009comprehensive studies definitively showed that bisabolol effectively reduced pain and inflammation with promise that bisabolol could be used as an antimicrobial agent in addition to being an anti-inflammatory and anti-nociceptive medication.

BETA-OCIMENE

FLAVORA / AROMAM

Sweet, herbal, woody, green, tropical

A terpene with demonstrated antimicrobial properties, Terpinene is one of the main elements that gives tea tree oil its medicinal properties. Known for antifungal, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antiproliferative effects, the pleasant, fresh scent also makes it a frequent addition to natural cosmetics and skincare. Also found in allspice, cumin, and Lebanese oregano, one of the ingredients of the popular za'atar spice mixture.

BETA-PINENE

FLAVORA / AROMAM

Sweet, herbal, woody, green, tropical

Associated with effects ranging from alertness, memory retention, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, respiration, and bronchodilation, there is also evidence that pinene amplifies the treatment of pain, inflammation, depression, anxiety, addiction, epilepsy, cancer, and fungal and bacterial infections. Also found in cumin, hops, cluster pine, conifers, sage, eucalyptus, and lime peel.

CINEOL / EUCALYPTOL

FLAVORA / AROMAM

Sweet, herbal, woody, green, tropical

Associated with effects ranging from alertness, memory retention, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, respiration, and bronchodilation, there is also evidence that pinene amplifies the treatment of pain, inflammation, depression, anxiety, addiction, epilepsy, cancer, and fungal and bacterial infections. Also found in cumin, hops, cluster pine, conifers, sage, eucalyptus, and lime peel.

GUAIOL

FLAVORA / AROMAM

Sweet, herbal, woody, green, tropical

Associated with antimicrobial, antifungal and antibacterial properties, it's a primary factor in the effects of medicinal bark like that of the Xylopia aethiopica, it has traditionally been used as a treatment of bronchitis and dysenteric conditions, as a mouthwash to treat toothaches, and–when steeped in palm wine–is used to treat asthma, stomach-aches, and rheumatism. Also found in Xylopia aethiopica, pine and cypress trees.

LIMONENE

FLAVORA / AROMAM

Sweet, herbal, woody, green, tropical

Associated with antimicrobial, antifungal and antibacterial properties, it's a primary factor in the effects of medicinal bark like that of the Xylopia aethiopica, it has traditionally been used as a treatment of bronchitis and dysenteric conditions, as a mouthwash to treat toothaches, and–when steeped in palm wine–is used to treat asthma, stomach-aches, and rheumatism. Also found in Xylopia aethiopica, pine and cypress trees.

MYRCENE

FLAVORA / AROMAM

Sweet, herbal, woody, green, tropical

Associated with effects that include anesthetic, sedative, anti-anxiety, anti-convulsant, anti-depressant, relief of symptoms of psychosis, gastric reflux relief, antifungal, antileishmanial agent (antiparasitic), acne control, anti-inflammatory, modulation of motor movements, treatment of liver cancer, anti-tumor, and strengthening the immune system. Also found in lavender, mint, cinnamon, fungi, citrus, laurels, birch, coriander, and rosewood.

TERPINOLENE

FLAVORA / AROMAM

Sweet, herbal, woody, pine, tropical

Known for antioxidant, immune-modulating and anti-biologic properties(anti-tumor, antibacterial, antifungal). For hundreds of years, it has also been used for the treatment of insomnia. Naturally found in oregano, marjoram, cumin, lilac, some citrus rinds and conifers.

ALPHA-HUMULENE

FLAVORA / AROMAM

Sweet, herbal, woody, green, tropical

Known for antioxidant, immune-modulating and anti-biologic properties(anti-tumor, antibacterial, antifungal). For hundreds of years, it has also been used for the treatment of insomnia. Naturally found in oregano, marjoram, cumin, lilac, some citrus rinds and conifers.

NEROLIDOL

FLAVORA / AROMAM

Sweet, herbal, woody, green, tropical

Known to have antiparasetic, antifungal, antimicrobial, sedative, and antimalarial effects, and the fragrant scent makes it popular in skincare and perfumed products. Because of its potential to enhance skin penetration, this terpene can help facilitate more effective topical absorption. Also found in oranges, jasmine, ginger, lavender, tea tree, and lemongrass.

BORNEOL

FLAVORA / AROMAM

Sweet, Floral, Citrus

Borneol is a terpene in cannabis that plays a major role in traditional Chinese medicine. Commonly referred to as moxa, this terpenoid was used in China as early as the 1600's to relieve pain, reduce inflammation, lower anxiety, and cure heart disease. Recent studies have shed light on borneol's potential as a neuroprotectant, antioxidant, and drug potentiator.

TERPENOL

FLAVORA / AROMAM

Lilac, Crabapple, Lime, Blossoms

Bisabolol is well-suited for recreational cannabis users who may enjoy its sweet, floral aroma. Patients, however, stand to benefit from bisabolol's anti-inflammatory, anti-nociceptive, and anti-microbial properties.  In 2009comprehensive studies definitively showed that bisabolol effectively reduced pain and inflammation with promise that bisabolol could be used as an antimicrobial agent in addition to being an anti-inflammatory and anti-nociceptive medication.

VALENCENE

FLAVORA / AROMAM

Lemon, orange, citrus

Research has shown valencene to have a variety of medicinal benefits, such as anti-inflammatory properties and anti-allergic effects, and also acts as a bronchodilator. Valencene shows potential to fight damage made to skin due to sun exposure and may boost the efficacy of a chemotherapy drug called doxorubicin. Another interesting characteristic of valencene is its ability to repel insects, such as mosquitoes and ticks.

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Written by Mark

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