Alpha-Humulene is a sesquiterpene that naturally occurs in hops, sage, ginseng and cannabis sativa.
Humulene is used in a variety of applications like managing pain, fighting infections, suppressing appetites and for anti-inflammatory reasons. Research has shown it to have anti-cancer effects.
It has a subtle earthy or musky aroma with spicy undertones.
Can be used in a diffuser or mixed into a creme or nut/seed oil for topical use.
Humulene has a a subtle earthy or musky aroma with spicy undertones, it is a powerful Anti-inflammatory. Humulene is the characteristic terpene of hops, but it is also found in cannabis, sage, and ginseng, it is a the reason that culinary sage, ginger, and ginseng have their pungent bite. Can be used in a diffuser or mixed into a creme or Nut/Seed oil for topical use.
Actions: Anti-inflammatory (powerful), Anti-bacterial, Anti-tumor, Anti-inflammatory, Antifungal Properties, Repels Insects, Analgesic.
Special Use: possesses powerful anti-inflammatory activity and is an effective analgesic, it also acts as an appetite suppressant.
Terpenes are aromatic organic compounds naturally found in many plants. Terpenes are produced by plant resin glands and are responsible for the taste and aroma of many plants and tree families including pine, citrus, and cannabis. Beer would not be beer without the hoppy taste that humulene gives to the hop plant.
Terpenes are very important components in any essential oil. Though generations of holistic and traditional medicinal practitioners have sworn by these ingredients, it is only now that modern medicine and science are sitting up and taking notice of them.
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