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Terpene: Terpinolene

  • Aroma: Floral, herbal, piney.
  • Effects: Antibacterial, anticancer, antifungal, antioxidant and sedative.
  • Vaporizing Temperature: 186°C (366°F)
  • Also Found In: Apples, cumin, lilacs, nutmeg, tea tree.

Terpinolene has a piney aroma with floral essences. It is also present in high amounts in sage and rosemary. It is commonly used in the manufacture of soaps and perfumes. Some studies have shown that this terpene has depressant effects in the central nervous system. It induces drowsiness and may be used to reduce anxiety and stress.