Terpene Profile

Guided by Terpenes

Terpenes are what make up a plant’s essential oils, driving richness in flavor and experience. Each Prūf strain contains multiple terpenes. Other than Type, terpene profile is the biggest factor determining how cannabis affects your body.

Terpene Profile

Guided by Terpenes

Terpenes are what make up a plant’s essential oils, driving richness in flavor and experience. Each Prūf strain contains multiple terpenes. Other than Type, terpene profile is the biggest factor determining how cannabis affects your body.

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alpha-Bisabolol

Flavora / Aroma

Floral, tangy, sweet citrus floral with pepper

About

Associated with accelerated wound healing, antibacterial, and deodorizing properties. Also known to exhibit anti-aging, anti-irritant, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, analgesic effects, as well as treating leukemia and kidney function. Also found in chamomile flowers and candeia trees.

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alpha-Humulene

Flavora / Aroma

Spicy, floral, hoppy

About

Commonly found in energizing and uplifting strains, associated properties include appetite suppressant, potent anti-inflammation, anti-tumor, anti-bacterial, chronic tendinitis and relief of myofascial pain. Also found in hops, clove, basil, Vietnamese coriander, and ocotea trees.

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alpha-Ocimene

Flavora / Aroma

Sweet, herbal, woody, green, tropical

About

A fragrant terpene found in many perfumes, this is known for antiviral, antifungal, decongestant, and potent antiseptic effects. Plants with comprehensive defense systems show a high concentration of a-Ocimene, and its elements have shown successful treatment of yeast infections, meaning general antibacterial and antifungal potential. Also found in bergamot, allspice, mangoes, orchids, mint, and kumquats.

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alpha-Pinene

Flavora / Aroma

Crisp, zest, pine

About

Associated with effects ranging from alertness, memory retention, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, respiration, and bronchodilation, there is also evidence that the presence of pinene amplifies the treatment of pain, inflammation, depression, anxiety, addiction, epilepsy, cancer, and fungal and bacterial infections. Also found in pine needles, rosemary, ginger, parsley, dill, conifer trees, orange and grapefruit peels.

alpha-Terpinene

Flavora / Aroma

Lemony-citrus, refreshing, herbal, woody, sweet

About

A terpene with demonstrated antimicrobial properties, Terpinene is one of the main elements that gives tea tree oil its medicinal properties. Known for antifungal, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antiproliferative effects, the pleasant, fresh scent also makes it a frequent addition to natural cosmetics and skincare. Also found in allspice, cumin, and Lebanese oregano, one of the ingredients of the popular za'atar spice mixture.

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beta-Caryophyllene

Flavora / Aroma

Rich spicy odor, pepper, spicy, woody, cloves, herbal

About

Known to bind with the receptor that affects peripheral tissues in the body, it's shown healing properties for colitis, osteoarthritis, diabetes, cerebral ischemia, anxiety and depression, liver fibrosis and Alzheimer-like diseases. Other properties include gastroprotective, antiseptic, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiproliferative, antibiotic, antifungal, and antioxidant. Also found in Thai basils, black pepper, cloves, cotton, and cinnamon leaves.

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beta-Ocimene

Flavora / Aroma

Sweet, fragrant, herbal, woody, green, tropical

About

Shown to have antiproliferative properties, as well as decongestant and antiseptic. Plants with comprehensive defense systems show a high concentratino of Ocimene, and its elements have shown successful treatment of yeast infections, meaning general antibacterial and antifungal potential. Also found in: perfumes, bergamot, allspice, mangoes, orchids, mint, and kumquats.

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beta-Pinene

Flavora / Aroma

Woody, green, pine

About

Associated with effects ranging from alertness, memory retention, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, respiration, and bronchodilation, there is also evidence that pinene amplifies the treatment of pain, inflammation, depression, anxiety, addiction, epilepsy, cancer, and fungal and bacterial infections. Also found in cumin, hops, cluster pine, conifers, sage, eucalyptus, and lime peel.

Camphene

Flavora / Aroma

Herbal, citrus, minty, chile verde, fir tree, damp woodlands, musky earth

About

As a primary component of camphor oil, this terpene has a proven healing effect on skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis, and athlete's foot. Known to have anti-inflammatory, antibiotic, analgesic, and antioxidant properties, as well as a positive effect on cardiovascular health, lowering cholesterol and triglycerides and maintaining healthy respiratory/bronchial passages. Also found in camphor, citronella, ginger, lavender, neroli fragrance, and valerian.

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Caryophyllene Oxide

Flavora / Aroma

Rich spicy odor, pepper, spicy, woody, cloves, herbal

About

Caryophyllene is somewhere between a terpene and a cannabinoid, binding directly to endocannabinoid receptors that affect peripheral tissues in the body. It's shown healing properties for colitis, osteoarthritis, diabetes, cerebral ischemia, anxiety and depression, liver fibrosis, memory-retention, and Alzheimer-like diseases. Heavy concentrations are also found in cloves, basil, hops, pepper, and rosemary.

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Cineol / Eucalyptol

Flavora / Aroma

Fresh eucalyptus, mint, rosemary

About

Because of the dominance of cineol in eucalyptus oil, this terpene often goes by "eucalyptol." Associated properties include memory-retention, antibacterial, uplifting, increase mental and physical energy, improves cognitive learning, antioxidant, relief of chronic COPD symptoms and asthma. Also found in rosemary, eucalyptus, tea tree, camphor laurel, bay leaves.

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cis-Nerolidol

Flavora / Aroma

Fruity, citrus, floral, spice, woody, oud

About

Known to have antiparasetic, antifungal, antimicrobial, sedative, and antimalarial effects, and the fragrant scent makes it popular in skincare and perfumed products. Because of its potential to enhance skin penetration, this terpene can help facilitate more effective topical absorption. Also found in oranges, jasmine, ginger, lavender, tea tree, and lemongrass.

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delta-3-Carene

Flavora / Aroma

Piney, earthy, sweet

About

Widely considered a natural antihistamine, it's also associated with combating fibromyalgia, arthritis, osteoporosis and bone health, and possibly promoting memory retention and mental sharpness. There's potential—when combined with pinene—for anti-fungal properties. Found in rosemary, basil, bell pepper, cedar, and turpentine.

gamma-Terpinene

Flavora / Aroma

Citrus, refreshing, herbal, woody, sweet

About

Associated with effects that can reduce indigestion, bloating, fatigue, abdominal pain, flatulence, diarrhea, and colic, along with respiratory distress and loss of appetite. Found in ancient herbs such as Indian Ajwain, which was traditionally used externally as a poultice. Also found in agave, coriander, celery, lemon, grapes, cumin, ginger, pepper, and cinnamon.

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Geraniol

Flavora / Aroma

Floral, sweet, rose petals

About

Known to show anti-biological, anti-inflammatory, immune-regulating, anti-tumor, potential for a protective effect against neuropathy, antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, anti-spasmodic, and mosquito repellant properties. It is the primary part of rose oil, palmarosa oil, and citronella oil. Also found in geraniums, rose, some citrus rinds, tobacco, lemons, and is also produced by honey bees.

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Guaiol

Flavora / Aroma

Woody, fresh, mint, pine

About

Associated with antimicrobial, antifungal and antibacterial properties, it's a primary factor in the effects of medicinal bark like that of the Xylopia aethiopica, it has traditionally been used as a treatment of bronchitis and dysenteric conditions, as a mouthwash to treat toothaches, and–when steeped in palm wine–is used to treat asthma, stomach-aches, and rheumatism. Also found in Xylopia aethiopica, pine and cypress trees.

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Isopulegol

Flavora / Aroma

Minty, cooling, bitter-sweet, woodsy

About

Known to have anti-inflammatory, gastroprotective, anti-epileptic, antioxidant, stress-reducer, and anti-anxiety properties. Anticonvulsant effects have been studied, where promise was also shown as a neuroprotectant and antioxidant. Also found in: Lemongrass, geranium, eucalyptus, mint, and parsley.

Limonene

Flavora / Aroma

Strong citrus odor and bitter taste

About

Known to have effects that include anti-anxiety, stress relief, antifungal, anti-bacterial, anti-carcinogenic, gallstone eradication, mood-enhancer, gastrointestinal relief, heartburn, depression, weight loss, and bronchitis. Also found in citrus fruit rinds, rosemary, juniper, peppermint, medicine, food and perfume, and citrus house cleaners.

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Linalool

Flavora / Aroma

Floral, citrus, candy, hint of spice

About

Associated with effects that include anesthetic, sedative, anti-anxiety, anti-convulsant, anti-depressant, relief of symptoms of psychosis, gastric reflux relief, antifungal, antileishmanial agent (antiparasitic), acne control, anti-inflammatory, modulation of motor movements, treatment of liver cancer, anti-tumor, and strengthening the immune system. Also found in lavender, mint, cinnamon, fungi, citrus, laurels, birch, coriander, and rosewood.

Myrcene

Flavora / Aroma

Earthy, musky, clove, herbal, notes of citrus and tropical fruit

About

90% of strains on the current recreational and medical market are Myrcene-dominant, i.e. mainly contain high concentrations of it and not much else, in terms of terpene content. Myrcene is also known to have properties that include antioxidant, anti-carcinogenic, sleep aid, potent pain relief, depression aid, antibiotic, anti-inflammatory, treats spasms, and muscle tension relief. Also found in mango, lemongrass, thyme, hops, bay leaves, and eucalyptus.

para-Cymene

Flavora / Aroma

Musty-tang, carrots, slight citrus

About

Known to have effects that include antibiotic, anticandidal, pain relief, anti-inflammatory, prevention against acute lung injury, and Acetylcholinesterase inhibitor—which helps prevent the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. Also found in cumin and thyme.

Terpinolene

Flavora / Aroma

Floral, pine, herbal

About

Known for antioxidant, immune-modulating and anti-biologic properties(anti-tumor, antibacterial, antifungal). For hundreds of years, it has also been used for the treatment of insomnia. Naturally found in oregano, marjoram, cumin, lilac, some citrus rinds and conifers.

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trans-Nerolidol

Flavora / Aroma

Fruity, citrus, floral

About

Associated with antiparasitic effects, and properties that include antifungal, antibacterial, antibiotic, antimicrobial, sedative, and antimalarial. Because of its potential to enhance skin penetration, this terpene can help facilitate more effective topical absorption. Also found in oranges, jasmine, ginger, lavender, tea tree, lemongrass, and Lady of the Night orchids.

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Every cannabis strain possesses a unique ratio of THC to CBD. THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) is the psychoactive component of cannabis. CBD (cannabidiol) is a therapeutic compound showing promise at relieving pain and anxiety. A Type 1 plant, with high THC and low CBD, is more intoxicating than a plant than a mixed ratio Type 2, or a Type 3 high CBD/low THC plant.

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Strains with a mixed ratio of THC and CBD.

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Terpenes

Terpenes are what make up a plant's essential oils, driving richness in flavor and experience. Each Prūf strain contains multiple terpenes and other than Type, terpene profile has the biggest effect on how you experience cannabis in your body.