Terpenes

Bisabolol

Bisabolol

Effects: Anti-irritant, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, pain-reliever

Smell: Sweet, floral aroma

Description: Bisabolol is well-suited for recreational cannabis users who may enjoy its sweet, floral aroma. Patients, however, stand to benefit from bisabololR...

Camphene

Camphene

Effects: Anti-inflammatory, pain reliever

Smell: Fir needles

Description: Camphene is a terpenoid that has powerful pain relieving and antioxidative properties. Despite these tangible benefits, medical cannabis patients who ...

Camphor

Camphor

Effects: Slight local anesthetic, improves perceived nasal airflow, improves blood flow, increases heart rate, appetite suppressant

Smell: Rosemary

Description: Camphor, the main active ingredient in Vicks Vaporub™, is a terpene that has been used in medicine for centuries to numb pain, improve blood cir...

Delta 3 Carene

Delta 3 Carene

Effects: Anti-inflammatory, causes dry-mouth

Smell: Sweet, pungent, cedar

Description: Have you ever medicated with a cannabis strain that caused dry mouth and eyes? If so, it is likely that that strain contained a fair amount of delta 3...

Caryophyllene

Caryophyllene

Effects: Anti-depressant, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, neuroprotective, pain-reliever, stress reducer

Smell: Spicy

Description: Caryophyllene is considered a highly important terpene because, unlike other terpenes, it is able to activate CB2 receptors throughout the body. This ...

Cymene

Cymene

Effects: Anti-inflammatory, pain reliever

Smell: Pleasant

Description: Cymene is a terpene that is commonly found in both cumin and thyme. Medical marijuana patients in need of a pain-relieving strain should keep their ey...

Eucalyptol (Cineol)

Eucalyptol (Cineol)

Effects: Anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antioxidant, pain reliever

Smell: Minty, earthy, slightly spicy

Description: Eucalyptol (also known as cineol) is an important terpene for medical cannabis patients because it can be used to treat a wide variety of ailments and...

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