3.36% Total Terpenes
High terpene production in this strain gives off an amazing cheese/fuel aroma, that, when coupled with its high Cannabinoid production, delights the senses and puts relaxation and awareness into your day. Myrcene is the major terpenoid followed by ß-Caryophyllene and α-pinene. Easy Cheezy...
Myrcene a known anti-inflammatory via prostaglandin E2 blockade. This mechanism as well via modulation of the α-2 adrenoreceptor seams to lead to its analgesic effects. In relatively high doses its hypnotic effect may be as effective as diazepa in sleep duration. Additionally, myrcene can lead to muscle relaxation. On top of all of this, it has also been shown to block metabolism of Xenobiotics through the CYP2B1 enzyme, effectively preventing mutagenicity of genotoxic substances in liver cells.
ß-Caryophyllene is a Powerful Anti-inflammatory via Prostaglandin E-1 inhibition on par with indomethacin (a last resort NSAID) but instead of causing ulcers has been found to be gastroprotective! ß-Caryophyllene is the only other known non-canabinoid substances found to also bind and activate the CB2 receptor thereby potentially augmenting the action of CBD! A strong Anti-anxiety effect as well as increased Sleep latency and muscle relaxation have also been demonstrated in a mouse model.
α-Pinene is the most commonly encountered terpene in nature giving rise to the aroma of conifers. Its anti-inflammatory properties stem from blockade of prostaglandin E-1. It has also been shown to have strong antibacterial effects on par with vancomycin in treating MRSAdfs