Eucalyptol: Cannabis Terpene Profile
Molecular Formula: C10 H18 O
Boiling Point: 349 to 351 °F/ 176°C
The scent of Eucalyptol is strongly menthol, camphor, spicy and bracingly cool. Eucalyptol occurs naturally in Basil, Bay Leaves, Camphor Laurel, Mugwort, Rosemary, Sage and Tea Trees (species melaleuca alternifolia, of Queensland Australia).
The Beneficial Effects of the Eucalyptol Terpene
Eucalyptol Terpenes have been found to have analgesic properties (relieving pain), slow bacterial and fungal growth, reducing inflammation systematically, have anti-proliferative properties (inhibiting cancer cell growth) and have antioxidant properties (limiting damage of oxidation damage to cells in the body. It is also used successfully as a natural insecticide.
Eucalyptol has also been studied for its effectiveness in assisting -
- Alzheimer’s (lowering the expression of NOS-2, COX-2 and NF-κB)
- bronchial asthma
- Crohn’s disease / irritable bowel syndrome
*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 Eucalyptol Terpene
Bubba Kush, Girl Scout Cookies, Headband, Super Silver Haze