Scent Profile: : bitter hops, astringent, pungent

NOTE: Categorized as a  'Primary' terpene in cannabis.

Alpha-Humulene May Help in Treating Or in Acting As:​​




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Possible Medicinal PropertiesHumulene was one of the primary medicines used by the ancient Chinese. It has been widely considered for centuries to be a very strong anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial agent. 


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Alpha-Humulene is an isomer of Beta-Caryophyllene, which means that they share the same chemical formula but differ in structure.  Alpha-Humulene is also referred to as Alpha-Caryophyllene.

Flavor Profile: : woody

Found In (partial list):  hop, sage, ginseng, basil, clove, spearmint, Litsea mushaensis, Cordia verbenacea,  Vietnamese coriander, cannabis