The Main Couch Lock Terpene Found in Cannabis
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. ?? A #CARECenterTO repost from June 25, 2017. . ?? “Myrcene is the major ingredient responsible for flipping the normal energetic effect of THC into a couch lock effect.” —Krymon deCesare, 2015, Chief research director at Steep Hill Halent Lab in Oakland. . ?? Myrcene and THC Amounts One post back mentions how myrcene helps the CB1 receptor absorb THC. . ?? Two posts back mentions the couchlock effect, when myrcene allows a lot of THC be absorbed. . ?? #CannabisResourceLibrary . ?? Webster's New International English Dictionary . ?? Myrcene . ?? Myrcia sphaerocarpa . ?? Blowing Up the Big Myths About Indica v. Sativa Strains of Marijuana ?? ?? Graphic made using a photograph by valeria_aksakova / Freepik ?? #myrcene #mmj #weed #medicalcannabis #medicalmarijuana #learnonline #terpenes #cannabis #BecauseWeCARE #patientsfirst #cannabiscommunity #420 #710 #highsociety #smellyourmedicine #terpene #betamyrcene #aromatherapy #growyourown #couchlock #mango #myrciasphaerocarpa #terps #cannaeducation #indica ??

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Aromas and Tastes: Benefits, Effects, and Indications: Plant Sources: Note: Myrcene is commercially produced from turpentine More: Synergistic with: Boiling Point:

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An Abundant Terpene With Surprising Benefits
European cannabis breeders Royal Queen Seeds notes that myrcene accounts for that recognizable smell of cannabis. When vapourized, myrcene tastes a bit spicy and of red grape must (whole pressed grapes).
Article | | 2017
Beta Myrcene and Hashishene are Isomers
Sunlight causes ß-myrcene molecules to rearrange into the terpene hashishene which is found in high abundance in cannabis resins produced from sundried cannabis buds.
Abstract Only | | 2014
CHEBI:17221 beta-myrcene
Chemical Entities of Biological Interest (ChEBI) is a freely available dictionary of molecular entities, such as terpene molecules. ChEBI classifies myrcene as:
  1. plant metabolite
    • Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in plants, the kingdom that include flowering plants, conifers and other gymnosperms.
  2. anabolic agent
    • A compound which stimulates anabolism and inhibits catabolism. Anabolic agents stimulate the development of muscle mass, strength, and power.
  3. flavouring agent
    • A food additive that is used to improve the taste or odour of a food.
  4. volatile oil component
    • Any metabolite that is found naturally as a component of a volatile oil.
Definition | | 2016
Myrcene is the Most Important Terpene in Cannabis
HighNorth states that Myrcene vapourizes at the low temperature of 168 °C (334 °F). Although not a Health Canada approved laboratory, HighNorth offers independent analysis, rating and ranking of cannabis and cannabis products for growers, brokers, manufacturers and dispensaries across Canada.
List | | 2018
Myrcene or ß-myrcene
Myrcene is mass produced by heating turpentine-derived beta-pinene in an inert gas. It is rarely obtained directly from plants, although in principle it could be extracted from a number of aromatic plants.
Wiki | | 2018
Synergistic Cannabis Terpene
Myrcene has an earthy, balsamic, spicy, and clove-like aroma. Author Gooey Rabinski informs it is estimated between 10 to 30 percent of smoke resin produced by cannabis comes from terpenes.
Article | | 2017
What is Myrcene?
Lifestyle publication Hydrolife's list of benefits include myrcene's anti-inflammatory effects, pain relief, and its usefulness as a sedative.
Article | | 2018