Myrcene

all about Myrcene

Oftentimes used as a flavoring additive, myrcene is commonly found in food and drinks. However, soaps and lotions sometimes utilize this potent terpene as well!

This terpene can give certain cannabis strains a mildly sweet flavor profile as well as notes that are spicy, earthy and musky. Myrcene is generally found in indica strains as high concentrations are likely to induce sedative qualities.

the 411

Quick Facts
Flavors and Aroma
  • Myrcene is prevalent in many fruits and veggies especially mangos
  • Myrcene may increase the body’s ability to uptake THC
  • Skunky
  • Gassy
  • Fruity
May Improve
May Reduce
  • Inflammatory Response
  • Sleep & Relaxation
  • Stress
  • What Should I Ask For?
    What Should I Buy?
    Ask your budtender for strains that contain this terpene and smell skunky, gassy and/or fruity.
    Look for a lab report that has the percentage of myrcene as one of the top three terpenes.

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