Myrcene is responsible for so many of the reasons we love cannabis- which makes a lot of sense considering it’s the most common terpene found in the plant.
Myrcene is found naturally throughout different plants in nature, with cannabis being one of its primary plants.
Considering how much this powerful terpene contributes to your cannabis experiences, you’d be remiss not to know more about it!
Myrcene terpene is found in “a large number of plant species,” but is most notably found in the following essential oils:
Beta myrcene is commonly used as a food additive to alter smell and flavor. B myrcene is also used in detergents, soap, and makeup and skin products.
Meta myrcene is known as “synergistic,” meaning it can help the flavor of beer just by being part of the terpene profile. It helps other essential oils that have similar structures be more prominent.
Myrcene in weed gives cannabis its familiar earthy, spicy smell.
Considering that myrcene is the most common terpene found in cannabis, it’s likely that a lot of the common traits you know and love about cannabis are due to myrcene.
Myrcene is the most abundant and most common terpene found in cannabis. Myrcene makes up roughly 65% of the terpenes found in any given cannabis plant.
Myrcene terpene strains include: