What are the benefits of terpenes?

Known for giving botanical plants their unique aromas and flavors, terpenes have been a growing interest of botanical plant users. Aside from their aromatic compounds, terpenes have also been known for modifying botanical plant effects and potential medicinal properties. Each botanical plant has its own unique blend of terpenes that is called the terpene profile. Though specific benefits will vary from each terpene, many terpenes, especially the more common ones, share a lot of the same medicinal and therapeutic benefits. Terpenes assist in the production of resins, hormones and vitamins in botanical plants. The most common benefits of terpenes include:

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antibiotic
  • Analgesic
  • Sedative
  • Antidepressant
  • Anti-anxiety
  • Antioxidant