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Terpene Testing

Terpene Testing

EVIO identifies 42 terpenes. Learn more below.

EVIO uses validated methods and gas chromatography mass spec technology to quantify terpenes. We also offer formulation and terpene services through our partner, Axis Aromatics.

Terpene Smells Like Properties
α-Bisabolol Chamomile Commonly used for skin care. Anti-irritant, anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory properties.
Borneol Like camphor - minty coniferous Borneol is a terpene in cannabis that plays a major role in traditional Chinese medicine. Commonly referred to as moxa, this terpenoid was used in China as early as the 1600's to relieve pain, reduce inflammation, lower anxiety, and cure heart disease.
Camphene Musky fir, damp earth Used for treating bacterial and fungal infections, natural remedy for eczema, psoriasis and other skin conditions. Being studied for reducing cholesterol.
Camphor From laurel trees. Smells like fir trees and earth Camphene is used as a bronchial stimulant and expectorant and helps clear congestion when inhaled In Asia, camphor has long been used in the treatment of pain, swelling, and inflammation and served as a topical analgesic, providing a cooling effect for sore muscle tissue.
Carene Cedar with lemon. Sweet and earthy aroma with piney undertones. Also found in rosemary, basil, bell pepper. Antihistamine. may contribute to dry mouth and redness of eyes. May be an effective contributor towards combating fibromyalgia, arthritis, and osteoporosis, in addition to possibly promoting memory retention and mental sharpness. May help acute inflammation, potential when combined with pinene as a possible anti-fungal agent. May show properties that promote bone health, chron's, disease, ulcerative colitis.
Caryophyllene Oxide Peppery, woody and/or spicy. Main constituent of black pepper oil. Research shows shows that β–caryophyllene selectively binds to the CB2 receptor. High-caryophyllene strains may be useful in treating a number of medical issues such as arthritis and neuropathy pain.
trans-Caryophyllene Cloves. Woody, spicy Exerts activity at CB2 receptor, may have calming and mood lifting effects.
Cedrene, Cedrol Essential oil of cedar Antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, diuretic,antifungal. sedative
p-Cymene Cumin, thyme Antimicrobial, antifungal, anelgesic
Eucalyptol Eucalyptus Controls airway mucus hypersecretion and asthma via anti-inflammatory cytokine inhibition. Eucalyptol is an effective treatment for nonpurulent rhinosinusitis. Eucalyptol reduces inflammation and pain when applied topically.
Farnesene Apple skin, gardenia, jasmine Anti-inflammatory properties as well as tumor-inhibiting traits and could be helpful in treating colon and pancreatic cancers. Calming effect, may help suppress spasms.
Fenchone Similar to Camphor, found in Fennel with limonene. Anelgesic
Fenchyl Alcohol Basil Antibacterial, calming
Geraniol Germaniams, rose oil, cintronella oil Anti-inflammatory, anelgesic
Geranyl acetate Citronella, lemongrass  
Guaiol Cypress pine and guaiacum Has been used to treat coughs to constipation to arthritis. Antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, possible agent to inhibit cellular growth in non-small cell lung cancer.
Hexahydrothymol Menthol, peppermint Analgesic
α-Humulene Clove, basil, hops,. earthy, woody aroma spicy. Major component of the essential oil, largely responsible for the hoppy aroma of beer. Known to suppress hunger. Also cited as anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-tumor.
Isoborneol Ginger, oregano, sage Used for resuscitative purposes in traditional Chines medicine, believed to be an effective adjuvant that can improve drug delivery to the brain.
Isopulegol Mint. Precursor to menthol. Possible depressant, anxiolytic, relaxing, anti-seizure
Limonene Citrus fruits like oranges, lemons, and limes. Antifungal agent, helps with heartburn.
Shown to inhibit the growth of lung cancer cells in mice.
Linalool Lavender, cilantro. Piney aroma with slight herbal and floral nuances. Central nervous system depressant used to calming, induce drowsiness or sleep. Helpful in the treatment of psychosis and anxiety. Available by prescription medicine in Germany for generalized anxiety disorder. Precursor to Vitamin E formation.
α-Myrcene Cloves. Musky, earthy, rose, celery, carrot. Sedating effect
Nerol Sweet rose,in lemongrass and hops  
cis-Nerolidol Woody, fresh bark Antioxidant, anti fungal, antimicrobial.
trans-Nerolidol Jasmine, tea tree, and lemongrass, fruity citrus, apples, and rose. Sedating effects. Antiparasitic, antifungal, antimicrobial. Being investigated for inhibiting growth of leishmaniasis infection.
β-Ocimene Allspice  
α-Phellandrene Eucalyptus dives, a broad-leafed peppermint tree May have immune stimulatory, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, pain lowering properties
α-, β-Pinene Fresh pine and fir Anti-inflammatory, expectorant, bronchodilator, and local antiseptic.
Pulegone Sweet peppermint.Found in catnip,rosemary, mint. Expectorant, sedative
Sabinene Black pepper, carrotseed oil, tea tree oil. isolated from holm oak, norway spruce. Anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antifungal. Commonly used for skin inflammation
Sabinene hydrate Minty, eucalyptus Antiinflammatory, gastroprotective
Terpinene Woody terpenic lemon herbal medicinal citrus  
Terpinolene Cassis, mint Sedative effects
Valencene Orange Anti-inflammatory