What is ocimene good for?


Tyson Russell   |   Member since 2016  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Ocimene is known to work great with other terpenes, such as a-pinene, b-pinene, and myrcene. This terpene has anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antiviral, and antibacterial properties. Ocimene is used in fragrances at levels up to 3% as well as in artificial essential oils used in aromatherapy.

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Chad Camden   |   Member since 2005  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Also to know is, what does the terpene ocimene do?

Ocimene is a terpene responsible for some of the sweet and herbaceous flavors of certain cannabis strains, and it can also add citrusy and woody undertones.

Also, what are the effects of myrcene? Studies have shown that myrcene tends to encourage the notorious “couch-lock” induced by the sedative qualities of THC and a high concentration of Myrcene. At the same time, many myrcene strains are known for producing joyful and euphoric effects, in addition to an overall feeling of relaxation.


Alexander Tyrrell   |   Member since 2006  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Also asked, what is Caryophyllene good for?

Inflammation and brain aging The activation of CB2 receptors by caryophyllene certainly plays a role in its anti-pain effects, but it also contributes to its ability to protect the body and brain from disease. For instance, brain inflammation plays a substantial role in the onset and progression of Alzheimer's disease.


Anthony Reese   |   Member since 2019  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Do terpenes make you cough?

Terpenes are the aromatic oils that give each cannabis strain its individual fragrance and taste. Known as a decongestant, ocimene may contribute to the coughing fits that are often associated with using cannabis.


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Cadence Fenton   |   Member since 2019  |  ✔ Verified

What is Humulene terpene?

Humulene is a common cannabis terpene boasting a subtle earthy or musky aroma with spicy undertones. Classified as a sesquiterpene, much like caryophyllene, humulene is abundant in hops, sage, ginger and ginseng. Humulene has also been used for centuries in Chinese medicine.


Matt Hardwick   |   Member since 2019  |  ✔ Verified

Does limonene cause anxiety?

The results of extended stress include strokes, ulcers, insomnia, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, heartburn, alterations in the menstrual cycle, erectile dysfunction, increased blood sugar, and an altered immune response. Limonene is the second most abundant terpene in nature according to current research.


Lara Evans   |   Member since 2005  |  ✔ Verified

What is the best terpene for pain?

Myrcene is the most common terpene found in cannabis. It has an earthy, fruity, citrus-like aroma and provides a variety of beneficial qualities. It's an antibiotic, anti-inflammatory, and potent pain reliever. Myrcene works more powerfully in combination with THC, zapping depression, boosting mood, and squashing pain.


Noah Uddin   |   Member since 2020  |  ✔ Verified

Where is myrcene found?

Myrcene (or ?-myrcene) is a terpene that occurs often in highly fragrant plants and herbs such as mangoes, hops, bay laurel leaves, thyme, lemongrass, and basil.


Sadie Styles   |   Member since 2006  |  ✔ Verified

How much myrcene is in a mango?

Like cannabis, different mango varieties also contain different levels of myrcene. One study assessed the myrcene content of 20 varieties of mango. They showed that the myrcene in the mango varieties ranged from 0.09 to 1.29 mg per kg of fruit.


Maxwell Harper   |   Member since 2017  |  ✔ Verified

Does myrcene cause cancer?

WARNING: This product can expose you to marijuana smoke and myrcene, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer.


Luke Eaton   |   Member since 2020  |  ✔ Verified

Which essential oils contain linalool?

Linalool is found in many popular essential oils, including several that have medicinal uses. It is a component of myrrh, lemongrass, frankincense, lavender, and other oils.


Grace Lewin   |   Member since 2017  |  ✔ Verified

What terpenes are good for inflammation?

Table 1. Terpene Kovats Index Tisza chemotype (T1) %?-Pinene 5.85 31.420Camphene 6.26 0.640?-Pinene 7.04 20.461Myrcene 7.43 100.000


Leanne Pickard   |   Member since 2005  |  ✔ Verified

What terpene makes you cough?

Myrcene, one of the most abundant terpenes in cannabis, is worthy of specific attention. Recreational users report and sometimes assume that myrcene is responsible for the “cough lock”, an immobilizing effect of some cannabis chemovars.


Joyce Wilson   |   Member since 2020  |  ✔ Verified

Does smelling black pepper help with anxiety?

You're battling a bit of THC-induced anxiety and paranoia, and your buddy suggests sniffing or chewing on — you guessed it — black peppercorns! Pepper contains a terpene called beta-caryophyllene which allows it to produce a “phytocannabinoid-terpenoid effect” that reduces anxiety.


Jaylene Emmett   |   Member since 2007  |  ✔ Verified

What does Alpha pinene do?

Alpha-pinene can also counteract unwanted effects of THC, such as anxiety and short-term memory. It works by inhibiting acetylcholinesterase activity in the brain, which helps you retain memories more efficiently.


Melanie Aldridge   |   Member since 2016  |  ✔ Verified

What terpene helps with anxiety?

Derived from the oil of citrus peels, such as lemon or oranges, limonene is known as one of the best terpenes for anxiety, as strains enhanced with limonene are known to relieve paranoia or restlessness.


Nate Forester   |   Member since 2005  |  ✔ Verified

What is Terp profile?

Secreted in the same glands that produce cannabinoids like THC and CBD, terpenes are aromatic oils that color cannabis varieties with distinctive flavors like citrus, berry, mint, and pine. Terpenes may play a key role in differentiating the effects of various cannabis strains.


Nate Trent   |   Member since 2014  |  ✔ Verified

What terpenes are in tea tree oil?

The leaves of the medicinal tea tree, Melaleuca alternifolia, are used to produce terpinen-4-ol rich tea tree oil, but there are six naturally occurring chemotypes; three cardinal chemotypes (dominated by terpinen-4-ol, terpinolene and 1, 8-cineole, respectively) and three intermediates.


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