The Role of Terpenes in Sense of Smell


It has been observed by the experts that terpenes have a very significant role in prevailing psychological effects on our mind and mood. linalool and limonene which are found in citrus essential oil is very influential in terpenes. 

Limonene and Linalool Compounds

These compounds, limonene, and linalool create exceptional psychological effects on the mind or body. This thing shows that these compounds are very dominant in relieving pain and stress and keeping us calm. The terpenes are very effective in making us healthy and smart psychologically. that linalool-rich strains are likely to have a calming effect and to provide pain relief, while limonene-rich strains are likely to be mood-elevating

Terpenes are the organic compounds responsible for creating the unique aroma of each individual cannabis plant. Terpenes do more than determine the scent fingerprint, they also provide therapeutic benefits like their cannabinoid partners, THC and CBD. … Terpenes can also modify how much of each cannabinoid is absorbed. 

Terpenes Effects On Our Body

It has been proved by the experts that terpenes affect our mental activity and body. It also has been suggested by the experts that terpenes directly have an impact on our body and mind, particularly for linalool and limonene. This means that linalool-rich strains are likely to have a calming effect, and to provide pain relief, while limonene-rich strains are likely to be mood-elevating In the terpenes, monoterpenes are the most abundant molecules of the essential oils (about 90%) with a great variety of structures. Geraniol/nerol, linalool, citronellol, citronellal, and citral are the most important terpenes and are widely used in the perfume industries. 

Aromatic Plants 

Aromatherapy is a very natural remedy for psychological disorders. It is very effective for healing stress, mood disorder, and unknown fears. In aromatherapy, the plants that are used in aromatherapy are bergamot, caraway, eucalyptus, geranium, juniper, lavender, lemon, lemongrass, mint, orange, peppermint, pine, rosemary, sage, tea tree, thyme and ylang-ylang have been used to cure a variety of physical and psychological disorders. These plants contain various bioactive monoterpene and sesquiterpene components along with other aromatic components. The above mentioned are some of the important essential oil-bearing plants with their major bioactive components. 

Group Of Perfume Fragrances

The sources of fragrance are plants and macrocyclic. Some of the fragrance components from animal origins such as macrocyclic ketones and esters as well as aromatic nitro compounds and polycyclic aromatics which are called a group of musk fragrances are also widely used in the perfume industries. The natural fragrances from plants and animals were mostly used until the end of the 19th century. At present, synthetic fragrances are increasingly applied due to the constant and reproducible quality over natural fragrances. Apart from perfumes, candles are also made by such perfumes. These perfumes make up appealing scented candles.


Terpenes are very important and significant in the process of smell. A good smell can heal our stress and unknown fears. The impressive, are a good source of aroma for your home.

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