Pulegone is a monoterpene usually found in peppermint and catnip.
It is the main compound of pennyroyal and blue mint bush essential oils.
Pulegone has potential anxiety-relieving effects, increased cognitive performance, and sedative properties.
Pulegone is known for its sweet and minty aroma
Pulegone has fever-reducing properties and may help with memory.
Pulegone is broadly used for vaping because of its rich minty flavor. Other than vape, the pulegone terpene is used in perfumes and aromatherapy essentials. Since there isn’t solid research on pulegone, it is hard to say much about its practicality for anxiety-relieving effects. Right now, pulegone can be used to ease congestion and mild respiratory complaints. Experts have found that pulegone may increase cognitive performance. Other recognized medicinal benefits include easing gastrointestinal distress, preventing ulcers and calming menstrual pain.
PLANTS CONTAINING PULEGONE
Pulegone is usually found in leaves, stems, and flowers. Its unique facet lies in its ariel part, which contain 95% of pulegone and is most often used as “a traditional remedy, as a flavoring, as a spice, and for brewing teas”.
creeping Charlie plant
palo santo tree
STRAINS CONTAINING PULEGONE
PULEGONE FOR REMEDIAL AND MEDICINAL PURPOSES
The aerial part of PULEGONE has proven very effective for below treatments:
Discomfort from endometriosis
Additionally, pulegone can be used to alleviate discomfort associated with common cold, water retention, headache, convulsion, vomiting, spasm and heart issues. Today, pulegone is used as a vital component in many essential oils. The presence of pulegone in essential oils can treat symptoms of IBS or inflammatory bowel syndrome.
PULEGONE IN CANNABIS
Pulegone is a minty terpene that may help in contending anxiety.
People, while experiencing cannabis containing pulegone, have reported a feeling of mild sedation & stress relief. Their experience further claimed that vaping hash oils made from cannabis containing pulegone do stimulate the brain's production of the neurotransmitter compound acetylcholine. This is beneficial in reducing short-term memory loss.