Limonene is a terpene commonly found in the cannabis plant, as well as in many citrus fruits such as lemons, limes, and oranges. Limonene is a relatively common terpene in the cannabis plant, and it is known for its fresh, citrusy aroma and flavor. It is also one of the most well-studied terpenes, and it is believed to have a number of therapeutic properties.
One of the key properties of limonene is its ability to act as an anxiolytic, meaning it can help to relieve anxiety. This makes it a potentially valuable compound for the treatment of conditions such as anxiety and depression. Limonene is also believed to have anti-inflammatory and analgesic (pain-relieving) properties, making it a potential treatment for conditions such as arthritis and other inflammatory conditions.
Limonene is also believed to have anti-cancer properties. Studies have shown that it can help to induce cell death in certain types of cancer cells, making it a potentially valuable compound in the treatment of cancer. Limonene is also believed to have anti-fungal and antibacterial properties, making it a potentially valuable compound in the treatment of infections.