Pinene: Cannabis Terpene Profile
The Beneficial Effects of Pinene
Potential therapeutic value: anti-inflammatory, bronchodilator (helps open airways), anti-anxiety, pain relief, anti-bacterial, also may help combat short-term memory impairment associated with THC
Also found in: Pine Needles, Rosemary, Basil, Orange Peels, Turpentine
The scent of Pinene is the classic, nostalgic and satisfying scent of pine and fir trees.
Pinene has been researched for its anti-cancer properties. The study, published in the Biologia journal concluded that further research was needed but there was some positive correlation, "Overall our results suggest that α-pinene is of a limited therapeutic use as an anticancer agent."
Cannabis Cultivars Containing Pinene
Haze Berry, OG Kush, Snoop's Dream, Critical Mass