Type of Compound: Terpenoid

Medical Properties: 


Description:  αHumulene contributes to the “hoppy” aroma of cannabis. Humulene naturally occurs in clove, basil, hops, and cannabis sativa. It carries a subtle earthy, woody aroma with spicy herbal notes you might recognize in some of your favorite strains. Though cannabis is commonly associated with appetite simulation, humulene is actually known to suppress hunger.

Boiling Point (F):  223 – 225 

Boiling Point (C):  106 – 107 

Melting Point (F): < 77 

Melting Point (C): < 25

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Chemical Formula: C15H24 

IUPAC Name: (1E,4E,8E)-2,6,6,9-tetramethylcycloundeca-1,4,8-triene