Eucalyptol

all about Eucalyptol

 As the name might suggest, eucalyptol is most abundant in the eucalyptus tree. That distinct “cooling” aroma is often associated with a calming effect and is used in aromatherapy. While eucalyptol is not as abundant in cannabis as, say, myrcene or humulene, it is one that is worth seeking out. 

the 411

Quick Facts
Flavors and Aroma
  • Eucalyptol draws its name from the eucalyptus tree
  • It’s commonly used in a variety of over-the-counter medications
  • It’s often used in aromatherapy
  • Minty
  • Earthy
May Improve
May Reduce
  • Neurological Function
  • Immune System Response
  • Inflammation
  • Pain
  • What Should I Ask For?
    What Should I Buy?
    Ask your budtender for strains that contain this terpene and smell like mint.
    • Look for lab reports with the percent of eucalyptol listed in the top three terpenes.

    Sources: 

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3703330/

    https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-61045-8

    https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-61045-8

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7472567/#:~:text=Eucalyptol%20acts%20as%20an%20anti,Sadlon%20and%20Lamson%2C%202010).

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3703330/

    https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-61045-8

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