How Pinene can Benefit you in the Strain You Chose

Pinene is a terpene in medical marijuana | Firefly Medical Cards | Towson, MD cannabisThe terpene Pinene is one of the most abundant found in nature. You can find Pinene in a variety of plants, including pine trees, rosemary, basil, and of course cannabis. As a result, Pinene has been studied extensively for its potential use as a therapeutic compound in medical marijuana. In this post, I will discuss the potential benefits of Pinene and explore which of the many strains of marijuana commonly contain this compound.

What is Pinene?

Pinene has a distinctive odor and for this reason, is a natural insect repellent. You may already have smelled it in things such as fragrances and flavorings, such as pine nuts and turpentine. And, if you enjoy hiking and find it relaxing, you may have been walking past some pine or cedar treats.  Pinene is in the natural odors that trees release.

How Does Pinene Help Me?

Pinene has a number of beneficial properties that make it a desirable component for you to seek out in any medical marijuana you purchase. First, Pinene has been found to have effects such as being an anti-inflammatory, bronchodilator, and even pain-reliever. It has also been shown to have anti-anxiety, and anti-cancer properties, also. Additionally, Pinene has been found to be beneficial in the treatment of asthma, bronchitis, and other respiratory ailments.

Strains of Marijuana Containing Pinene

Pinene is commonly found in many strains of medical cannabis, including both Sativa, as well as, hybrid strains. Sativa strains such as Jack Herer, Super Lemon Haze, and Sour Diesel are known to contain high levels of Pinene.  Hybrid strains such as Blue Dream, Lemon OG, and Girl Scout Cookies also contain Pinene.

At Firefly, we provide the evaluations that enable you to qualify for access to medical marijuana.  We also give guidance about the types of strains that include Pinene and other helpful compounds for your specific ailment.  Give us a call today at 567-FIREFLY, or reach out to us on our website at