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Top Terpene in Hemp Flower: Myrcene

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Top Terpene in Hemp Flower: Myrcene

Myrcene is one of the top terpenes found in the cannabis hemp plant.

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What is Myrcene?

Myrcene (MUR-seen) MC (Herbal)– Best used for relaxing muscles and sedation. Known as the “couch lock” terpene. Helps cannabinoids absorb more quickly and efficiently, intensifying your high. The most abundantly found terpene in Hemp, Myrcene has a synergistic relationship with beneficial cannabinoids such as CBD.

Myrcene is found in mangoes, lemongrass, hops and thyme.

Aroma Profile: Dank or musky, earthy and spicy herbal citrus tones.

Myrcene Therapeutic Effects:

    • Pain relief
    • Insomnia
    • Sleep aid
    • Muscle relaxant
    • Calming
    • Stress relief
    • Reduced inf
    • lammation
    • Anti-oxidant
    • Enhances cell permeability
    • Myrcene shows antimutagenic effects – This means that this compound naturally reduced the toxic and mutagenic effects of chemotherapy and reduced the creation of sister chromatid exchange, which is considered a potential marker for cancer.

Aroma Profile: Has a woody and earthy aroma, with clear cedarwood and pine tones.

Pinene is also found in pine trees, dill, basil, rosemary, sage, parsely and eucalyptus and frankincense.

RESTART CBD Flower Strains High in Myrcene:


  • Blue Cheddar
  • Blue Dream
  • Granddaddy Purple
  • Green Kush
  • Super Lemon Haze
  • Pineapple Express
  • Orange Cookies
  • Strawnana
  • Blueberry
  • Girl Scout Cookies
  • Gorilla Glue
  • OG Kush
  • Orange Cookies
  • White Widow

Myrcene plays a role in determining whether a strain is indica or sativa. It was found that if the plant had more than .5% myrcene was classified as indica, while with less than .5% was sativa.