Myrcene Terpene Profile: Benefits and Effects

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Myrcene is a favorite terpene for many consumers because of its benefits and effects. We’ll review these benefits as well as the profile in its entirety.

Terpenes: A Quick Re-take

To review quickly, terpenes found in cannabis refer to the effects, medical benefits, and tastes some types have on the consumption experience as a whole.

What Is Myrcene?

Myrcene is one of the most common terpenes found in cannabis, representing over 20% of the terpene profile in most common strains. Outside of cannabis, myrcene is abundant in mangos, hops, and lemongrass. 

Myrcene Benefits

Myrcene is thought to be responsible for sedative properties in marijuana, but not enough information is known to declare this as true. Folk medicine has used lemongrass for sleep aids, anti-anxiety, and pain-relieving effects.

Strains Are High in Myrcene

Several strains offer this type of terpene and depending on the parent strain and cultivation, the amount may vary. Here are a few strains that consistently test high in myrcene properties:

Other Cannabis Products

Our 707 Headband Live Resin Vapes are high in myrcene and more. Learn more about our live resin vapes.

If a resin or shatters is more of your thing, plenty of concentrates provide more myrcene options for your self-remedying. 

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