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Pulegone: Cannabis Terpene Profile

Molecular Formula: C10 H16 O 

Boiling Point: 435°F

The Pulegone terpene is found in many strong aromatic plants such as Peppermint, Pennyroyal, Rosemary, Creeping Charlie, Bursera Graveolens, Ground Ivy and Cat Nip.

This terpene is known for a nuanced floral aroma with notes of Mint, Camphor and Rosemary. The most classically known scent of Pulegone is is that of a minty cooling taste which is a classic for infusions as spice into foods or luxurious flavoring in a cannabis cocktail or infused mouthwash to give your day the perfect start or finish.

The Beneficial Effects of the Pulegone Terpene

You might have heard about the cognitive benefits for memory associated with Rosemary - this is because of the terpene Pulegone. Researchers have also found evidence that Pulegone can be a useful Sedative and Insect Repellant.

Pulegone has also been studied for its effectiveness in treating -

  • Common Cold
  • Anti-Anxiety
  • Gastrointestinal Problems
  • Short-term memory loss
  • Antioxidant
  • Anti-Microbial
  • Anti-Inflammatory
  • Expectorant

*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 Pulegone Terpene

Kaya 47, Wreckage, Beyond the Brain, Mother of all Cherries, 5K OG Cut, 91 OG, Agathlan, Pink Kush