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Vigon’s humulene

Humulene

Item#: 508006  CAS: 6753-98-6
Odor Strength: Medium
Odor: Woody, Oceanic-Watery, Spicy-Clove

The compound Humulene is a common, naturally occurring monocyclic sesquiterpene that was initially derived from the essential oil pulled from hops. It is known to be what gives many beers their “hoppy” aroma. While it was named after the hops plant, it can be found in many different aromatic plants over all continents, including; pine trees, Chinese laurel trees, common sage, and cannabis. It has been used for centuries in Eastern medicine due to the wide variety of effects that it has on the human body, through the use in therapeutic-grade essential oils. From more recent and thorough testing it has been discovered that Humulene shows anti-proliferative qualities, meaning that it works to inhibit cancer cells from growing, and may even help to terminate said cancer cells when used in conjunction with phytocannabinoids and other terpenes. These medicinal properties make it a popular re-addition during the creation of medical cannabis products.

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Fun Fact!
Humulene works as an effective appetite suppressant and can be used to treat over-eating disorders and aid in weight-loss, as well as, working an equally effective topical and ingested anti-inflammatory.

Vigon’s Humulene

If you are interested in seeing a sample or placing an order, please email Marietta Zino at mzino@vigon.com or call 570-422-6022.