Alpha-Terpinene May Help in Treating Or in Acting As:


Possible Medicinal Properties I could not find much formal medical research on the medical benefits of this terpene.

Flavor Profile:  pine and lemon-lime with spicy juicy-berry nuance

10      16

C        H

Scent Profile:  Sharp, woody scent with lemony-citrus notes, slightly camphoraceous


Found In (partial list):   cumin, coriander, fennel, major component in tea tree oil, Melaleuca alternifolia, Origanum syriacum, allspice, cannabis

Alpha-Terpinene is not the same compound as Terpinolene

​Alpha-Terpinene is an isomer of Beta-Myrcene, which means that they share the same chemical formula but differ in structure.

Alpha-Terpinene is a perfume and flavoring chemical used in the cosmetics and food industries. It has proven to be useful in both the pharmaceutical and the electronics semi-conductor manufacturing industries.

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