Terpinene

Terpinene is the primary chemical compound of tea tree oil

Terpinene has a strong piney aroma, making it a perfect additive for essential oils

Its therapeutic properties can be beneficial for acne treatment.

Terpinene is used as an active component in numerous products throughout the world.

Evidence underlines the antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, and anticancer properties.

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About Terpinene

Terpinene is the primary organic component of tea tree oil, and it is in practice since the early 20th century. Today, Terpinene is available around the globe as both an oil component and an active ingredient in numerous products such as cleaning, polishing, waxing, and vaping – including cigarettes and tobacco products.


Its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties have been known for centuries. While these effects remain unclear, some research suggests it may possess good anticancer qualities.

Plants High in Terpinene

Cardamom

Marjoram

Eucalyptus

Vervain Or Verbena

Perennial herb

Betel plant

Therapeutic benefits of Terpinene

One of the easiest ways to relish the benefits of terpinene is via tea tree oil. Since it is extensively used as the primary chemical constituent, it is available globally in various formats. Simply apply it to the target area you wish to alleviate pain.


Tea tree oil has been used for centuries as an antifungal, antiseptic, and antibacterial agent. Any benefit from tea tree oil could passively be connected to terpinene (a natural constituent). Recent studies have shown that tea tree oils contain a-terpinene as a robust antioxidant component, which can be helpful in neutralizing harmful free radicals in the human body and further provide purifying & protective skin benefits. 

Terpinene in cannabis

Sentinel and Warwick #1 are two cannabis strains containing abundant terpinene. Even though terpinene has numerous therapeutic benefits, its practicability with cannabis is still undiscovered. Further research is needed to explore the sensory effects of terpinene with cannabis.