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Terpenes, terpenes, on the (flower) wall, who is the rarest of them all? Perhaps terpinolene! In this entry to our Meet the Terpenes series, we're discussing thisfreshterpene, a few of the traits it's reputed for, other terpinolene sources and uses, and finally, some cannabis products that can help you experience it.

Terpinolene: The Freshest Rare Terpene

The terpinolenescentis characterized by notes of pine, citrus, and flowers. Research and people's experience with it suggest it hasantifungal and antimicrobial properties, not to mention a nice serenity from its rumored sedative effects. Terpinolene's biggest draw among cannabis connoisseurs, though, is its role inthe entourage effect-- the delicate balance between cannabinoids, organic chemicals found in plants, and terpenes, the flavorful and aromatic complements to plants. For patients medicating with cannabis, terpinolene'sreputed anticarcinogenic traitsmake it a holy grail for seekers of strains that feature it.

Outside of cannabis consumption, terpinolene is reputed for its value as an insect repellant, the mentioned traits like the antimicrobial properties, and itssedative nature. It's therefore sought out by consumers in other forms via a wide variety of consumer products.

Terpinolene in the Wild

Well, the term "wild" isn't quite right, but terpinolene is naturally found insage, tea trees, apples, and more. Synthetically, you might find terpinolene in soaps, perfumes, lotions, and insect repellants. This is because of terpinolene's other hypothesized traits.

Cannabis Products High in Terpinolene

As with most terpenes, the body of research is scarce for proving terpinolene's effects and qualities. But those who swear by it lean on the strains listed below for their terpinolene content. And since this is The Green Solution's blog, here's a list of products you can find on our site andreserve onlinefor pickup at yourfavorite location:

The Green Solution wants to help you craft the best cannabis experience, and education's a big part of it. Check out more posts in our Meet the Terpenes series, includingMyrcene,Ocimene,Pinene, and more!

Quick Fact

Curing Cannabis Plants- This very gradual drying process involves moderate humidity and mild temperatures, preserving the dimensionality of cannabis plants and the consumption experience. The better and more gradual the curing process, the more sophisticated a grower's yields become, including preserved aromas, flavors, and potency.