Components of Cannabis Terpenes Boiling Points and Effects

It is important for every vapurist to know the what effects are generally associated with different cannabis terpenes boiling points. Terpenes have been shown to contribute to many of the medical benefits of vaporizing cannabis. Also be sure to check out this helpful article on the the true boiling point of thc and the controversy surrounding it.

A description of the common terpenes molecules in weed, which vary by strain –

Pinenes: Pine odor, bronchodilators that opens the lungs to possibly improve THC absorption. Responsible for increasing focus, self-satisfaction, and energy.

Caryophyllene: Sweet, woody, clove taste responsible for anti-inflammatory and neuroprotective effects through CB2 receptor activation.

Linalool: Floral smell that is believed to provide some anti-cancer effects as well as being known to cause severe sedation.

Limonene: Has a citrus scent and may possess anti-cancer, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-depression abilities.

Myrcene: Most likely effects intake of THC by brain cells to increase the overall effects of THC when ingested together.

 

 

Common Terpenes of Marijuana

Compound NameCompound TypeMedical PropertiesConcentration (% dry weight)Boiling Point (F)Boiling Point (C)
quercetinflavonoidAntioxidant
Antimutagenic
Antiviral
Antineoplastic
> 0.1%482250
Carbon monoxide & smoke tars (at point of combustion)toxinCarcinogen etc
?446230
pulegoneterpenoidMemory booster?
AChE inhibitor
Sedative
Antipyretic
0.001%435.2224
tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV)cannabinoidAnalgesic
Euphoriant
0.0-1.36%428220
cannabichromene (CBC)cannabinoidAntiinflammatory
Antibiotic
Antifungal
0.0-0.65%428220
α-terpineolterpenoidSedative
Antibiotic
AChE inhibitor
Antioxidant
Antimalarial
0.02%422.6-424.4217-218
borneolterpenoidAntibiotic0.008%410210
terpineol-4-olterpenoidAChE inhibitor
Antibiotic
0.0004%408.2209
benzenetoxinCarcinogen?39280.1
linaloolterpenoidSedative
Antidepressant
Anxiolytic
Immune potentiator
0.002%388.4198
cannabinol (CBN)cannabinoidOxidation breakdown product
Sedative
Antibiotic
0.0-1.6%365185
cannflavin AflavonoidCOX inhibitor
LO inhibitor
0.02%359.6182
apigeninflavonoidAnxiolytic
Antiinflammatory
Estrogenic
> 0.1%352.4178
p-cymeneterpenoidAntibiotic
Anticandidal
AChE inhibitor
0.0004%350.6177
d-limoneneterpenoidCannabinoid agonist?
Immune potentiator
Antidepressant
Antimutagenic
0.14%350.6177
1,8-cineole (eucalyptol)terpenoidAChE inhibitor
Increases cerebral
blood flow
Stimulant
Antibiotic
Antiviral
Antiinflammatory
Antinociceptive
> 0.001%348.8176
Δ-8-tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ-8-THC)cannabinoidResembles Δ-9-THC
Less psychoactive
More stable
Antiemetic
0.0-0.1%347-352.4175-178
Δ-3-careneterpenoidAntiinflammatory0.0004%334.4168
β-myrceneterpenoidAnalgesic
Antiinflammatory
Antibiotic
Antimutagenic
0.47%330.8-334.4166-168
cannabidiol (CBD)cannabinoidAnxiolytic
Analgesic
Antipsychotic
Antiinflammatory
Antioxidant
Antispasmodic
0.1-2.89%320-356160-180
Δ-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)cannabinoidEuphoriant
Analgesic
Antiinflammatory
Antioxidant
Antiemetic
0.1-25%314.6157
α-pineneterpenoidAntiinflammatory
Bronchodilator
Stimulant
Antibiotic
Antineoplastic
AChE inhibitor
0.04%312.8156
β-sitosterolflavonoidAntiinflammatory
5-α-reductase
inhibitor
?273.2134
β-caryophylleneterpenoidAntiinflammatory
Cytoprotective
(gastric mucosa)
Antimalarial
0.05%246.2119
cannabigerol (CBG)cannabinoidAntiinflammatory
Antibiotic
Antifungal
0.03-1.15%125.6052

Sources:
http://www.cannabis-med.org/data/pdf/2001-03-04-7.pdf
http://www.canorml.org/healthfacts/vaporizerstudy1.html

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