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

Flavor Profile: spicy, peppery, woody, camphoreous, citrus

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Found In (partial list): black pepper, oregano, cloves, hops, rosemary, basil, lavender,  black caraway, cinnamon, ylang-ylang, copiaba oil,  malabathrum and cannabis

Scent Profile sweet, woody and dry clove odor and tastes pepper spicy with camphor and astringent citrus backgrounds

Possible Medicinal Properties:  While Beta Caryophyllene (aka BCP) was first synthesized in 1964, it was only in 2008 that scientists in Europe discovered that this terpene had cannabinoid-like properties.  BCP is often categorized as a cannabinoid, not a terpene, because of how it binds to CB2 cannabinoid receptors.

Beta Caryophyllene

Beta Caryophyllene May Help in Treating Or in Acting As:
anxiety and depression
ulcers, may act as a gastro-protective

atherosclerosis and osteoporosis 
bone mass, may increase it

anti-oxidant (maybe)
pain analgesic (blocks pain signals)

alcoholism, may help in the treatment of