Meet the terpene Bisabolol and the aroma it brings to your cannabis
Written by Redacción Mota Radio on 24 May, 2021
When it comes to smoking a cannabis flower, there is nothing nicer than choosing a bud that offers you heavenly flavors with every puff. Well, as you may know, the ones responsible for giving your Mary Jane those fragrances and flavors are terpenes.
Marijuana has many of these aromatic molecules, surely you have already heard about myrcene, limonene, caryophyllene, or pinene, as they are some of the most popular terpenes, but do you know Bisabolol? What aroma does it produce? If you don’t know it yet, then keep reading this post, it will probably catch your attention.
What is Bisabolol?
Bisabolol or alpha-bisabolol is a terpene found in various plants, including chamomile and of course in some varieties of marijuana.
This terpene is responsible for producing that sweet, floral aroma you love about your weed. Bisabolol has anti-inflammatory, anti-irritant, anti-fungal, and analgesic properties.
Also, herbal teas and cosmetics containing Bisabolol are said to have relaxing effects.
Cannabis strains containing this terpene
To identify strains rich in Bisabolol, you can choose those marijuana flowers that are characterized by a sweet, floral aroma similar to chamomile.
During each harvest, terpene levels may vary, but there are cannabis strains that can produce consistently high levels of this molecule, among them, strain from the Kush and Headband families.
In strains such as Pink Kush, NYC Diesel, Kandy Kush Express, Diesel Automatic, ACDC, Kali Mist, among others, you can find this terpene.