Delta 3 Carene is quite the terpene. Even its name sounds extremely cultivated or futuristic.
This terpene is found in various plants including cannabis, basil, cedar, pine, rosemary and bell pepper. Its smell is one of a kind. It comes across very sweet, as a surge of fresh cypress wood with a splash of citrus. It can often taste like lemon.
As we’ve covered in previous posts in the series, plants secrete terpenes serve to offend and ward off predators like insects and animals. This helps preserve the life the plant so it can reproduce. While the aroma is displeasing to predators, it may come off as attractive to draw attention to pollinators like bees.
But these terpenes also serve as an immense range therapeutic remedies for humans, especially when used synergistically with cannabinoids. This is also known as the Entourage Effect.
What is Special about Delta-3-Carene?
Like other terpenes found in cannabis, delta-3-
Anecdotal evidence and research studies have shown that delta-3-
Because it is a natural chemical, many patients favor its use over common pharmaceutical drugs that often convey adverse side effects, including addiction, anxiety, and disturbance of sleep. Delta-3-Carene also comes with a small list of side effects, but none that poses a risk to one’s health.
Delta-3-Carene Minor Side Effects
On the downside, due to its ability to reduce bodily fluids, (which helps stop runny noses or excessive salivation), delta-3-
Strains that contain Delta-3-Carene
Strains that contain high amounts of Delta-3-Carene include Super Silver Haze, Super Lemon Haze, Arjan’s Ultra Haze #2.
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