What is Cedrene?

Cedar wood with cedrene

Are you a fan of the scientific side of cannabis? Terpenes are one of the most remarkable compounds of all plants. After all, they are in charge of giving your favorite bud its distinctive aroma and flavors. 

Cedrene is a sesquiterpene that has various benefits for our body and mind. Although scientists categorize Cedrene as a secondary terpene due to the low concentration on most cannabis cultivars, it still contributes to the strains adding a fresh, woody, and sweet aroma. It is also present in essential oils. This terpene is often recognized for its fresh scent profile and the numerous medicinal benefits it has.

Cedrene Terpene Effects

The effects of Cedrene are really particular, as this terpene can fight insomnia and acts as a natural insect repellent, and is used against moths. Medically, the effects this terpene displays work through its essential oils, such as healing acne, disinfecting wounds, acting as a decongestant, and promoting hair growth.

How is Cedrene Used?

Cedrene is commonly used to make skincare products like cleansing, toners, and moisturizers because of its anti-inflammatory properties and antiseptics effects on the skin. It is also a favorite in the perfumes, colognes, and oil industry. 

However, because the aroma of Cedrene is capable of captivating the senses of anyone, nowadays, you can find this terpene in soaps, shampoos, deodorants, cleaning products, and cosmetics. Thanks to Cedrene’s therapeutic qualities, it is also used in aromatherapy candles and sprays to promote feelings of wellness and vitality and boost self-confidence.

Cedrene Cannabis Strains

  • Banana Split
  • Jet Fuel
  • Sky Runner
  • Dank Rainbow from Boaz
  • Primal Punch from Boaz
  • Planet of The Grapes

Most of the time, Cedrol and Cedrene are together. This mixture happens because, when combined, it produces antibacterial and anti-tumor properties, which potentially reduces tumor sizes and kills cancer at a cellular level effectively. This may suggest that it would be effective against fungal infections such as athlete’s foot.

What is Alpha Cedrol?

ɑ-Cedrol is a formulation for preparations, usually a liquid that is very pale, light yellow color, and has a woody, dry odor. Because this terpene has proven to be not toxic in humans, you can use it to soothe irritated skin thanks to its antispasmodic and astringent agents. 

Besides, Cedrol plays an essential part in homeopathic medicine. Its healing compounds have shown therapeutic qualities such as sedation, which helps the muscles relax and soothe pains and aches. Furthermore, Cedrol, like any other conifer terpene, has anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory properties.

It is primarily used in hygiene and fragrance products because of its floral, woody fragrance. Thus, you will find it in cosmetics, fine fragrances, shampoo, toilet soaps, and household cleaners.

Cedrol Terpene Effects

It is well-known that the effects of Cedrol revolve mostly around therapeutic properties. This terpene is a crucial component in the spectrum of terpenes and cannabinoids that provide medical qualities. 

In addition to this, when Cedrol interacts with Cedrene, these two terpenes can eliminate tumor cells in human tissues. Therefore, they are potentially used as a natural supplement in cancer-fighting medicines for leukemia and more T-cell cancers.

Cedrol Benefits

  • Anti-Spasmodic
  • Sedative
  • Antioxidant
  • Anti-septic
  • Anti-fungal
  • Anti-inflammatory
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