Nerolidol is an earthy and fruity scented terpene accented by the subtle notes of wood, citrus, apple, and rose. It’s produced in plants, including cannabis, in response to insect attacks, and though recognized for its antibacterial killing properties, it’s also known for its medical properties and is considered safe for humans to ingest and inhale. Nerolidol is found in many strong aromatics such as ginger, jasmine, tea tree, lavender, and lemongrass, all of which are often used in aromatherapy, found in essential oils, and are praised for their healing and calming effects.
- Cancer Fighting: Research has demonstrated that nerolidol is able to disrupt the membrane of cancer cells, stop their growth, and induce cancer cell death.
- Antifungal & Antimicrobial: Similar to other terpenes such as pinene and limonene, nerolidol aids in reducing inflammation. It’s antibacterial properties boost the immune system and help it fight off bacteria, fungi, parasitic diseases, head lice, spider mites, and more.
- Anxiety Relief & Natural Sleep Aid: Nerolidol is used as a natural sleep aid due to the sedative effects it exhibits, and it’s anti-anxiety properties also make it an effective terpene for anxiety relief.
Many factors can affect and contribute to the presence of a terpene in different strains of cannabis. If you’re looking for a nerolidol-rich strain, we invite you to visit us at Verdes to learn more about strains that carry this terpene. Our team will provide expert insight and guide you through the process of choosing the right terpene, strain, and products to alleviate your symptoms and boost your overall health!
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