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Terpenes

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.

TerpeneSmells LikeProperties
α-BisabololChamomileCommonly used for skin care. Anti-irritant, anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory properties.
BorneolLike camphor – minty coniferousBorneol 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.
CampheneMusky fir, damp earthUsed for treating bacterial and fungal infections, natural remedy for eczema, psoriasis and other skin conditions. Being studied for reducing cholesterol.
CamphorFrom laurel trees. Smells like fir trees and earthCamphene 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.
CareneCedar 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 OxidePeppery, 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-CaryophylleneCloves. Woody, spicyExerts activity at CB2 receptor, may have calming and mood lifting effects.
Cedrene, CedrolEssential oil of cedarAntiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, diuretic,antifungal. sedative
p-CymeneCumin, thymeAntimicrobial, antifungal, anelgesic
EucalyptolEucalyptusControls 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.
FarneseneApple skin, gardenia, jasmineAnti-inflammatory properties as well as tumor-inhibiting traits and could be helpful in treating colon and pancreatic cancers. Calming effect, may help suppress spasms.
FenchoneSimilar to Camphor, found in Fennel with limonene. Anelgesic
Fenchyl AlcoholBasilAntibacterial, calming
GeraniolGermaniams, rose oil, cintronella oilAnti-inflammatory, anelgesic

Geranyl acetate
Citronella, lemongrass
GuaiolCypress pine and guaiacumHas been used to treat coughs to constipation to arthritis. Antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, possible agent to inhibit cellular growth in non-small cell lung cancer.
HexahydrothymolMenthol, peppermintAnalgesic
α-HumuleneClove, 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.
IsoborneolGinger, oregano, sage
Used for resuscitative purposes in traditional Chines medicine, believed to be an effective adjuvant that can improve drug delivery to the brain.
IsopulegolMint. Precursor to menthol.Possible depressant, anxiolytic, relaxing, anti-seizure
LimoneneCitrus fruits like oranges, lemons, and limes.Antifungal agent, helps with heartburn.
Shown to inhibit the growth of lung cancer cells in mice.
LinaloolLavender, 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-MyrceneCloves. Musky, earthy, rose, celery, carrot. Sedating effect

Nerol
Sweet rose,in lemongrass and hops
cis-NerolidolWoody, fresh barkAntioxidant, anti fungal, antimicrobial.
trans-NerolidolJasmine, tea tree, and lemongrass, fruity citrus, apples, and rose.Sedating effects. Antiparasitic, antifungal, antimicrobial. Being investigated for inhibiting growth of leishmaniasis infection.
β-OcimeneAllspice
α-PhellandreneEucalyptus dives, a broad-leafed peppermint tree May have immune stimulatory, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, pain lowering properties
α-, β-PineneFresh pine and firAnti-inflammatory, expectorant, bronchodilator, and local antiseptic.
PulegoneSweet peppermint.Found in catnip,rosemary, mint.Expectorant, sedative
SabineneBlack pepper, carrotseed oil, tea tree oil. isolated from holm oak, norway spruce.Anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antifungal. Commonly used for skin inflammation
Sabinene hydrateMinty, eucalyptusAntiinflammatory, gastroprotective

Terpinene

Woody terpenic lemon herbal medicinal citrus
TerpinoleneCassis, mintSedative effects
ValenceneOrangeAnti-inflammatory