Caryophyllene is one of the most abundantly found terpene in the cannabis flower. Almost every single strain will at least have a small percentage of this terpene.
Caryophyllene is well known for being a very herbal spicy terpene, not only derived from cannabis, but you can also find it in things such as black pepper, cinnamon, and hops! Spicy in all the right ways.
Its ability to bind with CB2 receptors in the endocannabinoid system is unlike any other terpene. Caryophyllene is the only one that can directly activate a cannabinoid receptor, more importantly, CB2 receptors.
"Caryophyllene is in the black pepper bro"
"This terp caryophyllene makes your nose tingle!"
Does Caryophyllene Have Any Health
This gastroprotective, anti-inflammatory super terpene caryophyllene also has medical properties such as anti-cancer, antioxidant as well as antimicrobial.
This terp can improve your mood, but it may also help prevent osteoporosis. Always contact your doctor before deciding anything.
In a 2018 study done by the British Journal of Pharmacology, Terpenes Anti Inflammatory Properties in Rats. Which is an article themed towards cannabinoids in Biology and Medicine.
Caryophyllene is also in cosmetics, foods, creams, toothpaste, and other commercial products.