Terpene Spotlight: Humulene

WHAT IS HUMULENE?

You have heard of hops, the element that makes beer have that distinct flavor, well both cannabis and hops have one thing in common, the terpene Humulene. Humulene is found in small amounts in the cannabis flower, but being small does not mean that Humulene doesn’t add therapeutic qualities to the plant and products that it’s added to. Humulene is also found in plants like black pepper, ginseng, coriander, and sage. When it comes to cannabis, Humulene is more commonly found in sativa strains and products that are made with sativa dominant strains.If you are a cannabis user that wants to avoid the “munchies”, Humulene is what you are looking for. This appetite suppressant quality of Humulene sets it apart from most other terpenes.


WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF HUMULENE?

On top of being an appetite suppressant, Humulene has been studied for its other notable qualities. Humulene has been compared to strong steroids that are used for inflammation, has been shown to inhibit growth of tumor cells, and has been researches for the following potential benefits: 

  • Anti-inflammatory: Arthritis, Bursitis, Fibromyalgia 
  • Appetite Suppression
  • Anti-fungal
  • Anti-bacterial
  • Anti-cancer
  • Pain-relief 

  • WHICH CKSOUL PRODUCTS CONTAIN THE TERPENE HUMULENE?

    Humulene is added into three of our products: Restore 18:1 CBD Tincture, Serenity 1:18 THC Tincture, and Elevate THC Extract. Humulene is a part of a unique terpene blend to each of these three products, making them specific to your needs. No terpene is too small to be noticed by us for its therapeutic qualities. We make sure our line up of tinctures has a product that fits your needs, using our proprietary terpene blends to ensure maximum therapeutic qualities closest to that of a whole plant. 


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