Geraniol: Cannabis Terpene Profile
Molecular Formula: C10 H18 O
Boiling Point: 446°F
Geraniol candles can be 5x more effective than citronella candles at repelling insects.
The scent of Geraniol is Sweet Rose, Waxy, Citrus and Floral. Geraniol occurs naturally in Geraniums, Roses, Lemongrass, Peaches, Plums.
The Beneficial Effects of the Geraniol Terpene
Geraniol Terpenes have been found to have analgesic properties (relieving pain) and is even more effective with other terpenes with analgesic properties. Geraniol Terpenes are also known to have Neuroprotectant properties, Anti-Edematous properties, Anti-Microbial properties, Anti-Bacterial properties, Antioxidant properties (when combined with vitamin C) and is useful for relaxation.
Geraniol has also been studied for its effectiveness in treating -
According to a review published by the International Journal of Oncology, “geraniol sensitizes tumor cells to commonly used chemotherapy agents”. Geraniol may also have the ability to make it harder for cancer cells to become resistant to anticancer drugs. This makes geraniol a very promising compound for future study into multi-targeted anti-cancer treatments.
Due to its low toxicity, the Food and Drug Administration categorizes it as Generally Regarded as Safe, which allows its use in human food and domestic products.
*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 Geraniol Terpene
Amnesia Haze, White Shark, OG Kush, Lemon G, Citrus Kush, Headband, Afghani, Sweet Skunk, Great White, Agent Orange, Harlequin