Can Limonene Boost Your Mood?
When you think of the terpene Limonene, think of the rinds or peels of citrus fruits like lemons, limes, and oranges. Limonene is especially concentrated in oranges, comprising 97% of the rinds essential oil.
Limonene is a mood booster and is associated with the uplifting and cheerful effects of a cannabis cultivar or essential oil. If you get the giggles from consuming cannabis, that particular strain is high in limonene.
Benefits of Limonene
Absorbs and removes damaging free radicals before they can injure cells. This helps to reduce the risk of certain cancers and the signs of aging.
Improves Cardiovascular Health
Limonene helps to reduce bad cholesterol and increase good cholesterol.
Limonene has been shown to reduce the inflammatory markers for osteoarthritis, digestive disorders, etc.
Limonene boosts serotonin, therefore reducing anxiety and depression.
Limonene has been shown to promote weight loss. In addition, its uplifting and energizing effects provide motivation to exercise.
Essential Oils High in Limonene
Cannabis Cultivars High in Lmonene
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