Wild River Terpenes - Food for Mood - Beta-Caryophyllene 50ml
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What are Terpenes?
For a lot of individuals, the word terpene is a completely new term. At Natural Health Now our goal is to educate and inform New Zealanders on the natural benefits and healing properties of terpenes and how they can improve your day to day life.
To put it simply, terpenes are the medicinal molecules extracted from essential oils and occur naturally in all plants. Terpenes are the aromatic compounds that give plants their distinct smells. Many plants contain terpenes, and you can generally tell by smelling the plant. For example, mint, rosemary, citrus and lavender plants all contain terpenes. You may have already experienced the benefits of terpenes without even knowing. Which is why so many individuals enjoy the effects of aromatherapy oils. Terpenes on their own can have powerful effects, Inhaling the scent of certain terpenes has also been associated with a boost in emotional wellbeing.
What are the health benefits of terpenes?
There are many benefits of using terpenes in your everyday life. There are a range of terpene strains which all have different benefits and uses.
Beta-Caryophyllene – Found in black pepper, cloves, and cinnamon. Strong spicy and woody aroma. Only terpene known to directly activate cannabinoid receptors. Can reduce inflammation and can aid in the treatment of anxiety and depression.
The information in this blog post is for educational and information purposes only and is not intended as health or medical advice. Always consult a health professional about any questions you have regarding a medical condition or health objectives.