Terpene: Delta 3 Carene

Terpene: Delta 3 Carene

Terpene: Delta 3 Carene (carene) is a bicyclic monoterpene.  Carene occurs naturally as a component of turpentine, with content as high as 42% depending on the source.

Aroma: sweet and cedar

Fun Fact: Used to dry excess fluids like sweat, tears, running noses, and excessive menstrual flow. Also associated as the culprit behind the red eyes, cottonmouth, and dry throat.

Sources: cannabis, pine extract, bell pepper, basil oil, grapefruit and orange juices, citrus peel oils from fruits like lemons, limes, mandarins, tangerines, oranges, and kumquats.

  • Increase the production of the proteins necessary for growth and repair, causing nonspecific cells to become bone cells and increasing the radius of calcium deposited in the bones.
  • Suggests preventive treatment of osteoporosis.
  • Low doses are more effective than high doses.
  • Effective as a depressant of the nervous system
  • Alleviating the symptoms of depression
  • Stimulating memory and retentive memory
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antinociceptive effects
  • Anti-fungal properties
  • Commonly associated to cause cottonmouth and red eyes

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