Essence of citrus peel

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Another terpene that is almost exactly what it sounds like, limonene is the primary essence of most citrus fruit, including but not limited to lemon and lime.

In cannabis strains, limonene adds arguably the most distinct and pleasant flavor note – a sweet citrus that tends to overpower the others when it is present – leaving its user with an uplifted feeling.

Potential Uses & Benefits

  • anti-anxiety
  • mood boost
  • digestive aid
  • anti-inflammatory

Flavor Profile

  • lemon
  • lime
  • tangerine
  • orange peel
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Lemons, limes, oranges and other citrus fruit are the most abundant sources of  limonene within the plant kingdom.


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