D-Limonene

Bright, Sunny & Citrusy

D-LIMONENE

Monoterpene

Whenever you squeeze a lemon peel and smell that refreshing and stimulating aroma that is released, guess what?  That is mostly comprised of our good friend D-Limonene. This compound has been used in all kinds of products, from scented candles to topical creams and cosmetics.  It also just so happens to be one of the two most commonly found terpenes in cannabis flower, along with Beta Myrcene.

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Flavor Profile

Sweet - Tangy Citrus - Lemon

Plants with Limonene

Most citrus fruit has at least some D-Limonene, but lemons are the most recognizable and plentiful natural source for this compound.

Cannabis Chemovars

Lemon Haze, Berry White, Strawberry Banana, Wedding Cake, and many others.

High D-Limonene Koan Formulas

Balance, Calm, Play and Love

Boiling Point

176℃

348℉

MEDICINAL QUALITIES

Anti-Anxiety & Sedative

Anti-stress effects of d-limonene and its metabolite perillyl alcohol.

d'Alessio PA1, Bisson JFBéné MC.

Effects of the essential oil from Citrus aurantium L. in experimental anxiety models in mice.

Author links open overlay panelAlinede Moraes PultriniLucianeAlmeida GalindoMirtesCosta

Effects of the essential oil from Citrus aurantium L. in experimental anxiety models in mice.

Author links open overlay panelAlinede Moraes PultriniLucianeAlmeida GalindoMirtesCosta

Anti-Inflammatory

Anti-inflammatory effects of limonene from yuzu (Citrus junos Tanaka) essential oil on eosinophils.

Hirota R1, Roger NNNakamura HSong HSSawamura MSuganuma N.

Anti-Oxidant

D-limonene exhibits anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties in an ulcerative colitis rat model via regulation of iNOS, COX-2, PGE2 and ERK signaling pathways.

Yu L1, Yan J2, Sun Z2.

Anti-Depressant

Antihyperalgesic and antidepressive actions of (R)-(+)-limonene, α-phellandrene, and essential oil from Schinus terebinthifolius fruits in a neuropathic pain model.

Piccinelli ACSantos JAKonkiewitz ECOesterreich SAFormagio ASCroda JZiff EBKassuya CA.