What is Terpinolene
Terpinolene is the main terpene in allspice. Terpinolene is characterized by a camphoraceous, herbal, grapefruit, cedar, and eucalyptus flavor and aroma. Terpinolene can be found in a variety of other fragrant plants, including tea tree, nutmeg, apples, cumin, and lilacs, and is sometimes used in the production of soaps, perfumes, and lotions. Medicinally, Terpinolene is neither an anti-inflammatory nor analgesic, making it rather unique compared to other terpenes and cannabinoids. Although some evidence exists to show that Terpinolene has efficacy in fighting cancer, Terpinolene is best known for having both antimicrobial and antibacterial properties. In larger quantities Terpinolene acts as a sedative, which could be useful in the treatment of sleep disorders, especially in conjunction with other terpenes like linalool and cannabinol. Terpinolene-rich Cannabis strains are usually Sativa-dominant, Haze varieties. Jack Herer strains are known to have large amounts of Terpinolene present.
Antibacterial – Slows bacterial growth.
Antifungal – Inhibits the growth of fungus.
Anti-Insomnia – Aids with sleep.
Anti-Proliferative – Inhibits cancer cell growth.
Antioxidant – Prevents oxidation damage to other molecules in the body.
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*LivWell makes no claims regarding the health and medical benefits of cannabis.