Linalool is one of the most common terpenes found in cannabis. This essential oil gives cannabis a characteristic lavender aroma. Moreover, it is believed that linalool promotes relaxation and calming effects. In addition, linalool is used as a scent in most of perfumes and cleaning agents.
Linalool is not only used as a scent. For example, linalool is also used as an insecticide against fleas, cockroaches, and other insects. Even in traditional Chinese medicine, lavender is used as a mosquito repellent.
Benefits of Linalool
As many other terpenes, Linalool has many potential medical properties. It is believed linalool has anti-inflammatory and pain relief properties. Furthermore, linalool is being researched for its potential anti-convulsant properties.
Moreover, linalool is very important for the release of vitamin E into the body. Furthermore, linalool might also have anti-microbial properties.
More than 200 plants contain linalool. As mentioned above, lavender is high in linalool and other plants such as mints, cinnamon and laurels are also high in this essential oil. Moreover, birch trees also contain linalool. In addition, many cannabis strains are high in linalool. In this article, we will list ten cannabis strains that you can try if you are interested in linalool dominant strains.
This strain is also known as Skittles. Zkittlez has a unique terpene profile with linalool, humulene and caryophyllene as its main terpenes. In addition, Zkittlez is high in THC (19%) with 1% of CBG. This Indica dominant strain is a cross between Grape Ape and Grapefruit.
Zkittlez is a cannabis strain with calming effects if you are looking for a cannabis strain with calming and relaxing properties.
9. Amnesia Haze
This Sativa dominant strain (70% Sativa and 30% Indica) is high in THC (22%). This energizing cannabis strain is rich in myrcene, limonene, caryophyllene and linalool.
This powerful Indica-dominant strain is an excellent strain to induce body relaxation. Do-Si-Dos is high in THC (approximately 20%) and its main terpene is limonene with linalool and caryophyllene as secondary terpenes.
7. Mazar I Sharif
A cannabis strain from Afghanistan, Mazar I Sharif is one of the strains with the highest concentrations of linalool. This strain is excellent for physical relaxation and it is not very high in THC (approximately 13%). Its main terpene is linalool with caryophyllene and myrcene as secondary terpenes. In addition, Mazar I Sharif is also quite high in CBD.
What can be expect from a strain named Lavender? Obviously, a cannabis strain with lavender aroma thanks to its high content in linalool. Lavender is quite rich in THC with 17% and 1% of CBG. This cannabis strain has powerful calming effects. Its main terpenes are myrcene, pinene, caryophyllene and linalool.
5. Scooby Snacks
A very potent Indica-dominant strain. Scooby Snacks is very high in THC with 23% of THC concentration. This strain is a cross between Platinum Girl Scout Cookies with Face Off OG. Scooby Snacks is a cannabis strain with calming effects with limonene as its primary terpene and linalool and caryophyllene as secondary terpenes.
4. OG Shark
This hybrid cannabis strain is high in THC (21%). OG Shark is known as a medical cannabis strain with excellent antiemetic properties. In addition, it’s also an effective pain reliever. Furthermore, OG Shark is used to combat insomnia.
Its main terpene is myrcene and it has limonene, caryophyllene and linalool and secondary terpenes.
3. LA Confidential
This popular strain has a moderate-high level of THC (17%). LA Confidential is a cannabis strain with calming effects. It is excellent both for medical and recreational use. Its primary terpene is myrcene with caryophyllene, limonene and linalool as secondary terpenes.
2. OG Shark
A potent and psychoactive strain, OG Shark is high in THC (21%). This strain is very effective to relieve pain thanks to its sedating effects. In addition, it’s also an effective antiemetic. Its main terpene is myrcene with caryophyllene. Moreover, it also has linalool, limonene and caryophyllene as secondary terpenes.
1. Dark Matter
This hybrid strain has moderate levels of THC (16%) with 1% of CBG. In addition, Dark Matter is rich in myrcene and it also has decent levels of ocimene and linalool. This Indica dominant strain is effective to treat insomnia.