Terpenoid Benefits

In addition to cannabinoids, the other primary components of medical cannabis are terpenoids. Visit Midtown Roots medical marijuana dispensary in midtown Phoenix and have our friendly budtenders tell you about the terpenoid content of our medical cannabis products.

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α-Pinene

Studies have shown that α-Pinene’s medicinal benefits include:

  • Sleep aid
  • Anti-anxiety
  • Sedative
  • Bronchodilator
  • Anticonvulsant
  • Stress reliever
  • Anti-epileptic
  • Anti-convulsant
  • Anti-inflammatory
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Linalool

Studies have shown that linalool’s medicinal benefits include:

  • Sleep aid
  • Anti-anxiety
  • Sedative
  • Anti-bacterial
  • Analgesic
  • Anticonvulsant
  • Stress reliever
  • Anti-epileptic
  • Anti-convulsant
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Myrcene

Studies have shown that myrcene’s medicinal benefits include:

  • Anti-tumor
  • Anti-fungal
  • Anti-cancer
  • Anti-spasm
  • Sedative
  • Relieves insomnia
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Anti-bacterial
  • Muscle relaxant
  • Allows THC to take effect quickly
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β-Caryophyllene

Studies have shown that β-caryophyllene’s medicinal benefits include:

  • Anti-tumor
  • Anti-fungal
  • Anti-septic
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Anti-bacterial
  • Muscle relaxant
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Caryophyllene Oxide

Studies have shown that Caryophyllene Oxide’s medicinal benefits include:

  • Anti-fungal
  • Pain reliever
  • Anti-ischemic
  • Anti-inflammatory
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α-Humulene

Studies have shown that α-Humulene’s medicinal benefits include:

  • Anti-tumor
  • Anti-bacterial
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Suppresses appetite
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Terpinolene

Studies have shown that terpinolene’s medicinal benefits include:

  • Anti-bacterial
  • Anti-fungal
  • Anti-insomnia
  • Antiseptic
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Limonene

Studies have shown that limonene’s medicinal benefits include:

  • Anti-anxiety
  • Anti-depression
  • Anti-tumor
  • Antiseptic
  • Anti-stress
  • Immunostimulant
  • Energizing
  • Produces apoptosis of breast cancer cells
  • Antimicrobial
  • Used clinically to dissolve gallstones
  • Relieves heartburn and gastrointestinal reflux
  • Increases blood flow from the heart

Also see our guide to the numerous medicinal benefits of the other primary components of medical cannabis: cannabinoids.