By now, you’re probably pretty familiar with the terpene caryophyllene even if you don’t consume cannabis.
The terpene caryophyllene is the primary chemical compound that gives black pepper its unique spicy scent. First synthesized in 1964 by world-renowned organic chemist Elias James “E.J.” Corey, it has generated much interest in a variety of fields.
Marijuana Strains with Caryophyllene
Cannabis strains that contain caryophyllene contain a spicy, woody aroma. Some of the most popular strains that are dominant in this terpene are Bubba Kush, Chemdawg, and Sour Diesel. It’s also dominant in the essential oils of herbs such as basil, hops, rosemary, and oregano, and spices like cinnamon and cloves.
What Does Caryphoyllene Treat?
Inflammation regulation is only one of several natural healing processes that caryophyllene can activate. This terpene can even help with:
- Weight loss.
- Anxiety and depression
- Brain health
These are only a few health benefits of this extraordinary terpene. As new information and research surfaces, the list of health benefits for this terpene is sure to expand.
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