Sabinene | Noun

/’sab-ə-nēn/

  1. A terpene that’s derived from plants and trees, especially the holm oak and Norway spruce. Sabinene is a major element of jojoba oil and happens in lower concentrations in tea tree oil. The terpene has flavor profile and a odor and was studied for its antioxidant and antimicrobial usages.

This terpene results in the flavor of carrots along with the savory flavor of black pepper. The Myristica evergreen that grows in prosperity in Indonesia is one other common all-natural source of sabinene. The tree’s seeds represent the most important supply of a spice which includes one element of sabinene’s aromatic profile of the globe. Sabinene is categorized as a monoterpene, very similar to terpenes found in cannabis, for example carene.

Sabinene may act as a potential weapon against oxidation that is thought to cause the skin to age more rapidly. Sabinene may have antibacterial features.

Sabinene could be a natural antioxidant, according to a 2015 study published in the Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. In the kind of sabinene hydrate, the terpene was analyzed in maintaining the freshness of sunflower seeds. Based on encouraging results, researchers concluded that the organic compound might be used in place of artificial compounds. Research on sabinene’s potential in preserving the youth and elasticity of the skin will shed light on how effective of a antioxidant the terpene may be.

Unlike some terpenes like limonene, sabinene is not commonly found in cannabis. After the terpene does happen in cannabis, it is generally present in amounts. If you detect a peppery or pine-minty odor in your weed, then sabinene might be a part of the combination.