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Terpene: Carene

  • Aroma: Cypress, sweet, woody.
  • Effects: Treats osteoporosis, arthritis, fibromyalgia and memory retention.
  • Vaporizing Temperature: 170°C (338°F)
  • Also Found In: Bell peppers, cedar, pine and rosemary.

Carene is believed to promote memory retention and alertness. Research indicates that carene can be effectively used to reduce acute inflammation, stimulate bone growth, and may help with the stimulation of memory and the increase of memory retention, which could make Carene very useful for the treatment of Alzheimer’s. Carene often has a subtle lemon flavor when cedar undertones and hint of sweetness.