Terpineol - Terpene

Terpineol – Terpene

Description:

EFFECTS: Antibacterial, Antioxidant, Anti-cancer, Sedative, Anti-inflammatory.
Strains containing Terpineol include Banana Kush and OG Kush.

Terpineol can refer to any combination of four monoterpene alcohol isomers (the most common of which is α-terpineol) occurring naturally in over 150 plants, including cannabis. In addition to cannabis, it occurs naturally in lilacs, pine trees, lime blossoms, and eucalyptus sap. It has been shown to have multiple beneficial medical properties.

 

 

 


Effects

Antibacterial
Antioxidant
Anti-cancer
Sedative
Anti-inflammatory


Research

Antibacterial

a-terpineol has exhibited strong antimicrobial activity against periodontopathic and cariogenic bacteria.
Antimicrobial effect of linalool and a-terpineol against periodontopathic and cariogenic bacteria

Antioxidant

Antibacterial and antioxidant activity of essential oil terpenes against pathogenic and spoilage-forming bacteria and cell structure-activity relationships evaluated by SEM microscopy.

Antioxidant activity of 4-terpineol

Anti-cancer

A research study conducted in June 2010 and published in the journal Anticancer Research found terpineol to be an anticancer agent. This research revealed that terpineol might be especially helpful for patients with small cell lung carcinoma.
Alpha Terpineol: A Potential Anticancer Agent 

Anti-inflammatory

Characterization of alpha-terpineol as an anti-inflammatory component

a-Terpineol Reduces Mechanical Hypernociception and Inflammatory Response


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CBD Oils Containing Terpineol

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