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Myrcene: Cannabis Terpene Profile

myrcene chemical structure

Aroma: Cardamom, cloves, musky, earthy, herbal

Vaporizes at: 332ºF (167ºC)

The Beneficial Effects of Myrcene

Myrcene is best-known for its relaxing and sedative effects. A 2002 study with mice looked at myrcene and mice where sleeping time was increased by 160%.

Potential therapeutic value: antioxidant; treatment of insomnia, analgesic (pain reliever), inflammation and muscle relaxation

Also found in: Mango, lemongrass, thyme, hops, parsley, bay leaves, sweet basil

As with all info on this website, this is not meant to be used as or in place of medical advice -- please consult your physician for medical advice specific to your condition/needs. 

Cannabis Cultivars Containing Myrcene

9 Pound Hammer, Blue Dream, Girl Scout Cookies, Grape Ape, Granddaddy Purple, OG Kush, Tangie, Thin Mint GSC