Camphene – Terpenes and Cannabinoid Research

Camphene Research Dashboard

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Primary Studies

6

Related Studies

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Total Studies

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CannaKeys has 21 studies associated with Camphene.

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Overview - Camphene

Camphene

Camphene is a common scent and flavor additive in certain foods and fragrances. It is described as having a cooling, woodsy, fir-needle type of smell. I think of it as having a bland camphor-like scent.

Some of camphene's medicinal properties include analgesia, anti-microbial, anti-oxidant, and anti-inflammatory for example.

Description of Camphene and Cautions

Isolated camphene is a crystalline-like solid powder that ranges from near colorless to white. The isolated powder is highly flammable and may cause eye, nose, and throat irritation. Regular use of the diluted forms may cause headache. The isolate is also extremely toxic to aquatic life.

Scent Description

Cooling, woodsy, fir-needle, camphor

Natural Sources

Ginger, citronella, camphor, rosemary

Summary of Camphene Effects

Analgesia (via TRPV3)

Neuropathic pain relief (via reducing inflammation and Cav3.2 T-type calcium channels)

May reduce hyperlipidemia, triglycerides, and related conditions like cardio-vascular illness, hepatic steatosis, and cholesterol-based gallbladder stones (via upregulating SREBP-1 expression and MTP inhibition)

Insulin sensitizer (via adiponectin-AMPK signaling and stimulating GLUT-2 translocation)

Anti-inflammatory (via suppressing pro-inflammatory molecules NO, PGE, and free radicals)

Protectant against skeletal muscle atrophy (via regulating lipid metabolism and reactive oxygen species)

Anti-tumor activity (via intrinsic apoptosis and inhibiting subcutaneous tumor growth in melanoma cells)

Anti-bacterial against M. Tuberculosis, S. Aureus, MRSA, and Enterococcus including vancomycin-resistant species (via inhibitory and bactericidal mechanisms synergistic with antibiotics)

Anti-fungal (via protease inhibition and downregulating fungi cell precursor pathways)

Last reviewed by Dr. Abraham Benavides M.D., 03-19-2022

Cannabis Strains High in Camphene

Ghost OG, Mendocino Purps, ACDC, Strawberry Banana

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