Terpinolene is a unique terpene that carries more than one aroma. It is found in apple, nutmeg, lilac, sage, tea tree and other plants found in nature. It has a sweet, citrus-like flavor when found in cannabis. In more recent years, scientists have been studying Terpinolene and they have been finding it has potential medical benefits.
The common uses of Terpinolene vary. It is used in air fresheners, personal care supplies such as shampoos, soaps, deodorants and more household items. Terpinolene is used in the manufacturing of resins and plastics and is used in flavoring for beverages and food items.
Potential health benefits
- A 2015 study found that in small doses, Terpinolene has potent antioxidant effects.(1)
- A 2013 study on mice concluded that Terpinolene has sedative effects when inhaled. This has yet to be studied on humans, so it’s unclear if the same effects would be experienced.(2)
- A study conducted in Turkey in 2013 found promising results of Terpinolene treating brain cell cancer. Though there is more research needed, there is still a large possibility of it being able to help.(3)
- Terpinolene has antibacterial properties when found in the essential oil of tea trees.
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