Beta Myrcene | Table O Contents
B-Myrcene or “Beta” myrcene is a terpene found in high concentrations within the fruit of the mango tree (mangoes), in lemon grass, and in the flowers of certain subspecies of the Cannabis plant …
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Hint. Cannabis sativa L. aka Carl Linneus “sativa” varieties of Ganja have the highest levels of Beta myrcene among the other terpenes and cannabinoids in their trichomes.
Five (5) nanograms of Myrcene per deciliter of blood is all it takes to attenuate the synergy between #THC (or, #CBD) and the myrcene molecule.
So, a glass of pure Mango juice crushed to include the skin of the fruit, but not the seed of the tree will suffice.
Note. Acetaminophen (tylenol) is a liver carcinogen in the lab. Whereas, B-Myrcene is liver protective.
Sativas v Indicas
There are many other terpenes (150) and cannabinoids (150) in the trichomes of the Cannabis plant.
However, Sativas (as opposed to Indicas) tend to have the highest levels of Beta-myrcene.
Note. The above synopsis was derived from a YouTube video by Jake Felice, MD .
- Terpenes in Cannabis Explained by Dr. Jake Felice, Nov #2018
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