Camphene: Cannabis Terpene Profile
Molecular Formula: C10 H16
Boiling Point: 318.2°F/159°C
Camphene is the primary terpene of camphor oil which has been used for centuries in Asia as a component for adding color to fireworks and has been used in ancient times in lanterns and torches - yes, this terpene is flammable. Camphene is a monoterpene of the carbide family and an isomer of alpha-pinene.
The scent of Camphene is woody and piney. Camphene occurs naturally in Conifers, Nutmeg, Cypress Oil, Lavender, Bergamot Oil, Tulsi and Valerian Root.
The Beneficial Effects of the Camphene Terpene
Camphene Terpenes have been found to have analgesic properties (relieving pain), Anti-Microbial properties, Anti-Edematous properties, Anti-Viral properties, Anti-Bacterial properties, Antioxidant properties (when combined with vitamin C) and used as an expectorant to provide cough relief.
Camphene has also been studied for its effectiveness in assisting -
*As with all information on this website, this is not medical advice - please consult a doctor for medical advice and information that relates to your specific situation.
Cannabis Cultivars Containing the Camphene Terpene
Ghost OG, Strawberry Banana, Mendocino Purps, ACDC, OG Kush, Banana Kush