TERPENE: Humulene \ ˈhyümyəˌlēn \ alpha-humulene or α-caryophyllene
FOUND IN: Humelene is found not only in cannabis, but in hops, basil, clove, black pepper, sage, and ginseng. It is a cannabis plant’s built in pest control, keeps animals away and keeps bacteria from forming on a mature flowering cannabis plant. Like Myrcene and Pinene, Humulene is a key element in the aromatic profile of cannabis.
AROMA/FLAVOR: Earthy, woodsy, spicy
- Analgesic (pain relieving)
- Antibacterial (slows bacterial growth)
- Anti-inflammatory (reduces inflammation)
- Anti-proliferative (suppresses cell growth)
- Anorectic (reduces appetite)
- Chronic pain
- Weight Loss
- Girl Scout Cookie
- Sour Diesel
- White Widow
Photo Credit: Hops loaded with Humulene - ShareAlike 2.5 Generic
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