Let’s Talk Terpenes: What Is Geraniol?

Geraniol terpene with lemon and peach slices

Meet Geraniol, the sweet smelling cannabis terpene that has a sweet, rosy and fruity aroma.

The cannabis industry is budding more and more everyday. From new scientific discoveries to new products, the industry is always progressively evolving. Today we will be touching on the terpene Geraniol.

Some feel that the act of smoking weed is an out-dated practice because cannabis has many parts that don’t limit its use to just one consumption method. Marijuana beverages are quickly becoming a hot commodity in the cannabis space, and people expect them to taste delicious.

The delightful, smelling terpene Geraniol can be found in many different strains of cannabis flower. Interestingly enough, bees use the sweet aroma of Geraniol to mark their territories. The rosy, fruity and sweet scents are aromatic and fill the air, leaving a lingering trail in their wake.

Geraniol is widely used as an ingredient in many cosmetics and perfumes. This essential oil is known to be used in aromatherapy to treat a vast array of health conditions.

What is a cannabis terpene?

What exactly is a terpene? How does it have any relevancy in cannabis? Research now proves that these aromatic chemical compounds play important roles in the characteristics and effects of different cannabis strains

Some cannabis strains that are rich in Geraniol

  • Harlequin
  • Lemon G
  • Strawberry Diesel
  • Tahoe OG
  • Purple Punch
  • Agent Orange

The Potential Medical Benefits of Geraniol

Scientist have examined the benefits of the terpene Geraniol in several human and animal studies. There is a lot of evidence about its benefits. Studies have shown that Geraniol contains antioxidant, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and astringent properties.

With new findings about cannabis keep sprouting up everyday, becoming familiar with terpenes will be a norm. Do you think you’ve tried a cannabis strain that is high in this terpene?

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