Terpenes

Arizona Analytical tests for 21 different terpenes:

  • Bisabolol
  • Geraniol
  • Linalool
  • A/B Pinene
  • Eucalyptol
  • Limonene
  • A-Terpinene
  • Y-Terpinene
  • Camphene
  • Myrcene
  • Carene
  • IsoPulegol
  • Beta Caryphyllene
  • Caryphyllene Oxide
  • Guaiol
  • Terpenolene
  • A-Humulene
  • Isopropytoluene
  • Nerolidol
  • Ocimene

What Are Terpenes?

A diverse group of organic HydroCarbons (C5H8), produced by a wide variety of plants. Terpenes which have been chemically modified called (Terpenoids), are important building blocks for certain odors, hormones, vitamins, pigments, steroids, resins, essential oils, and cannabinoids!

Terpenes are naturally released from plants when temperatures are higher, allowing different types of aromas to fill the air.

Terpenes not only produce wonderful aromas, but they also have many medical benefits as well.

Below is a list of many common terpenes found in cannabis:

Type/Scent/Flavor: Sweet Floral Like Scent

Biosynthesis: Found in Roses, oil of Orange Blossoms and oil of Lavender

Geraniol is used in perfumes and some skin preparations while researchers are studying its anti-tumor activities.

  • Benefits skin, hair, and nails.
  • Helps balance the hormonal system and menstrual flow in women.
  • Cleanses the body of toxins.
  • Relaxant and helps fight colds and open wounds.
  • Used as an upper respiratory ailment.
  • Used as a mosquito repellant, attracts bees for pollination.

Used to flavor: Peach, raspberry, grapefruit, red apple, plum, lime, lemon, watermelon, pineapple, and blueberry.