Terpene: Farnesene

Terpene: Farnesene

Terpene: Farnesene is a relatively rare terpene to be found in substantial quantities in the cannabis plant but it is found in numerous other plants.

Aroma: Fruity, like that of a green apple

Fun Fact:  it can act as a pheromone to repel insects. Studies have shown that some aphids release it when they are dying to warn others of danger.

Sources: Indica strains, most commonly found in green apples. Also found in sandalwood, cedarwood, patchouli, hops, ginger, turmeric, potatoes, gardenias, ylang-ylang, grapefruit, and myrrh. 

Farnesene is also known as antibacterial and anti-fungal, also found to be useful for; anxiety, relaxation of muscles, all while helping promote a tumor-free life. In addition, Farnese is helpful in warding off insects.

  • Inflammation
  • Arthritis
  • Anxiety
  • Antispasmodic

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