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At this point, we all know terpenes are to thank for that aromatic goodness we experience every time we open up some fresh flower; but can you take a wild guess of what scent Alpha-Pinene and Beta-Pinene bring to mind? You guessed it! Pine trees.
Holding rank as “the most common terpene in the natural world,” the pinenes not only are a grower’s bestie because of it’s power to protect plants from predators, but they can help you breathe, chile. Although it is found in most plants, alpha and beta pinene are usually not the most prominent in. It’s rare that would happen. The flavorful hybrid Big Smooth is the big exception.
This colorless organic oil acts as a bronchodilator, opening up airways making it easier to breathe. When it links with cannabinoids CBN and CBD, antibiotic properties are unlocked to aggressively work against diseases like MRSA. a bacterium that causes infections in different parts of the body. Feeling too lit? Without you even having to ask, the pinenes automatically counteracts feelings of anxiety while making sure your memory stays sharp. By it’s ability to spark up acetylcholinesterase activity in the brain, you’ll start remembering where you put your lighter a lot more along with the efficient retention of you best memories. Dad gets a gift this year, yay! Like many other terpenes, the pinenes also work against inflammation, viruses, tumors, neurological functions, and bacteria.
If you’re not sparking up, you’ll find alpha and beta pinenes in orange peels, rosemary, dill, basil, and parsley. And if you are interested in putting one in the air that’ll solve your little “I keep forgetting ish,” problem, Jack Herer, Blue Dream, God’s Gift, Harlequin, Kosher Tangie, and Remedy are some go-to’s.
Look, you don’t need to consume to reap the benefits of alpha and beta pinenes. A nice massage with some essential oils, or even some aromatherapy will get it’s properties Iyana fixing your life, working from the inside out.