Terpene’s Series: Beta-Caryophyllene

Have you ever heard of a terpene doing the job of a cannabinoid?

Beta-Caryophyllene has the ability to play the role of a cannabinoid through being capable of activating CB2 receptor sites within the endocannabinoid system. Activating the CB2 receptors reduces inflammation, which lessens pain and reduces damaging consequences caused by chronic inflammation.

Terpenes Series: Geraniol

Sniff sniff.. Do you smell that?! I am sure by now, you are familiar with the obvious skunky ‘weed smell’. While some of this is due to the terpene known as myrcene, another contributor to the classic aroma of weed is geraniol. Geraniol is a terpene found in various species of plants including geranium, lemons, and […]