What is the terpene Humulene found in cannabis?

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Last updated: May 31st, 2016

Humulene (or α-Humulene) contributes to the distinctive “hoppy” aroma of cannabis and has been used for generations as Chinese medicine. It aids in weight loss by acting as an appetite suppressant. It also known to be anti-tumor and anti-bacterial. Additionally, Humulene is commonly blended with β–caryophyllene and used as a major remedy for inflammation.

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