Terpene Dosing

Alpha Bisabolol

Potential Effects

Alpha Bisabolol is known to have anti-irritant, anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties. Alpha Bisabolol is also demonstrated to enhance the percutaneous absorption of certain molecules.

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Scents / Flavors

Present in chamomile. Smells floraly, peppery, and clean.

Potential LD50

Rat LD50 (oral) >5000mg/kg Its unknown what the ld/50 in humans is.

Low Dose

Typically used as a topical a low saturation would be 1-2% by weight.

Medium Dose

Typically used as a topical a medium saturation would be 3-6% by weight.

High Dose

Typically used topical a high saturation would be 7-10% by weight.

Alpha Phellandrene

Potential Effects

Alpha Phellandrene is typically used as a flavor and fragrancing agent.

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Scents / Flavors

Smells citrus, herbal, terpene, green, woody, peppery.

Potential LD50

LD50 Rat 5700 mg/kg It is unknown what the ld/50 is in humans.

Low Dose

Topical dose starts at a 1-2% concentration by volume. oral dose starts off at 15microliters.

Medium Dose

Topical dose starts at a 3-6% concentration by volume. oral dose starts off at 45microliters.

High Dose

Topical dose starts at a 6-8% concentration by volume. oral dose starts off at 95microliters.

Alpha Pinene

Potential Effects

Alpha pinene has been shown to have many theraputic benefits including: analgesic (relieves pain), antibacterial (slows bacterial growth), anti-inflammatory (reduces inflammation systemically), anti-proliferative (Inhibits cancer cell growth), antioxidant (prevents oxidation damage to other molecules in the body), bronchiodialtor (helping to increase air flow to the lungs).

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Scents / Flavors

Smells fresh with a sweet piney earthy scent, tastes of intense woody, piney and terpy with camphoraceous and turpentine note. It has herbal, spicy and slightly tropical nuances

Potential LD50

LD50 rat 3700 mg/kg It is unknown what the ld/50 is in humans

Low Dose

Topical dose starts at a 5-10% saturation . Oral dose starts at 25microliters to 50microliters.

Medium Dose

Topical dose starts at a 10-25% saturation . Oral dose starts at 50microliters to 150microliters.

High Dose

Topical dose starts at a 25-50% saturation . Oral dose starts at 150microliters to 500microliters.

Beta Caryophyllene

Potential Effects

It has been found in various studies to be: anxiolytic (lowers anxiety), anti-depressant, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, enhancing apoptosis, neuro-protective (protects against permanent neurological damage when taken after injury), anti-nociceptive (lowers the experience of pain), anti-alcoholism (lowers desire for alcohol), anti-smoking (lowers desire for tobacco).

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Scents / Flavors

Smells sweet, woody, dry, spicy and of cloves. tastes spicy, peppery, woody, camphoreous and citrusy.

Potential LD50

LD50 >5g/kg for rats It is unknown what the ld/50 is in humans.

Low Dose

Topical dose starts at a 15-25% saturation . Oral dose starts at 100microliters to 150microliters.

Medium Dose

Topical dose starts at a 25-45% saturation . Oral dose starts at 150microliters to 500microliters.

High Dose

Topical dose starts at a 45-80% saturation . Oral dose starts at 500microliters to 2 milliliters.

Beta Pinene

Potential Effects

Beta pinene has show the following therapeutic uses: Antibacterial activities, cytotoxic activity, antimicrobial activity.

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Scents / Flavors

Smells cooling, woody, piney and turpentine-like with a fresh minty, eucalyptus and camphoraceous note with a spicy peppery and nutmeg nuance. Tastes fresh, piney and woody, terpy and resinous with a slight minty, camphoraceous with a spicy nuance

Potential LD50

About 150 mL may constitute a human oral fatal dose.

Low Dose

Topical dose starts at a 1-2% saturation . Oral dose starts at 100microliters to 150microliters.

Medium Dose

Topical dose starts at a 2-4% saturation . Oral dose starts at 150microliters to 250microliters.

High Dose

Topical dose starts at a 4-7% saturation . Oral dose starts at 250microliters to 500microliters.

Camphene

Potential Effects

Camphene has shown the following theraputic uses: antinociceptive, analgesic, antioxidant, anti-biotic and cytotoxic, antifungal.

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Scents / Flavors

Smells woody, herbal, and similar to a fir needle. Tastes Camphoraceous, cooling, minty, with citrus and green spicy nuances.

Potential LD50

Oral-rat LD50 > 5000 mg/kg It is unkown what the ld50 is in humans.

Low Dose

Topical dose starts at a 3-6% saturation . Oral dose starts at 100microliters to 150microliters.

Medium Dose

Topical dose starts at a 6-10% saturation . Oral dose starts at 150microliters to 250microliters.

High Dose

Topical dose starts at a 10-17% saturation . Oral dose starts at 250microliters to 500microliters.

Camphor

Potential Effects

The health benefits of camphor essential oil include it’s properties as a stimulant, antispasmodic, antiseptic, decongestant, anesthetic, sedative and nervous pacifier, anti-neuralgic, anti-inflammatory, disinfectant, and insecticide substance.

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Scents / Flavors

Smells camphoraceous, main scent in moth balls. Traditionally used as an ingredient in sweet and savory dishes.

Potential LD50

Oral (LD50): Acute: 1310 mg/kg [Mouse] Thought to be toxic to humans in doses above 2 grams.

Low Dose

Topical dose starts at a 3-8% saturation . Oral dose starts at 25microliters to 100microliters.

Medium Dose

Topical dose starts at a 8-13% saturation . Oral dose starts at 100microliters to 150microliters.

High Dose

Topical dose starts at a 13-20% saturation . Oral dose starts at 150microliters to 250microliters.

Citral

Potential Effects

Citral has shown sedative, antiviral, and antibacterial effects.

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Scents / Flavors

It has a sharp sweet lemon smell. Tastes of lemon peel, citrus, juicy, green, lime, woody and herbal.

Potential LD50

Oral LD50 4950 mg/kg for rats. Human toxicity is not currently known.

Low Dose

Topical dose starts at a 1-3% saturation . Oral dose starts at 25microliters to 100microliters.

Medium Dose

Topical dose starts at a 3-5% saturation . Oral dose starts at 100microliters to 250microliters.

High Dose

Topical dose starts at a 5-8% saturation . Oral dose starts at 250microliters to 500microliters.

Delta 3 Carene

Potential Effects

Delta 3 Carene is said to be a sedative however it is typically only used in fragrances.

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Scents / Flavors

Has a sweet citrus piney smell. Tastes piney slightly citrus, and terpineoly.

Potential LD50

Oral-rat LD50 4800 mg/kg.

Low Dose

Most fragrances constist of a maximum of 1% delta 3 carene. Oral dose is speculative to start around 25 microliters.

Medium Dose

Medium dose 50 microliters.

High Dose

High dose 100 microliters.

Eucalyptol

Potential Effects

Eucalyptol is used in a variety of products including cough suppressants, mouthwash, and body powder. It has also shown promise as: analgesic, antibacterial, anti-Fungal, anti-inflammatory, anti-proliferative, and antioxidant.

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Scents / Flavors

Smells of eucalyptus, camphor, mint, herbal. Tastes like eucalyptus.

Potential LD50

Oral, rat LD50: 2480 mg/kg.

Low Dose

Typically in mouthwashes and other oral applications a saturation of up to .92%.
In cough suppressants and decongestant rubs its typically seen in saturation of up to 1.5%
Low oral dose of 25 microliters.

Medium Dose

Medium dose 50 microliters.

High Dose

High dose 100 microliters.

Eugenol

Potential Effects

In medicine, eugenol is used as an antiseptic and an anesthetic. It is believed to relieve pain when applied to skin or to other injured body parts as well. In dentistry, it is often applied to cavities, used during restorative procedures, and rubbed on the gums to numb them before dentures are inserted.

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Scents / Flavors

Smells sweet, spicy, clove like, woody, with phenolic savory ham and bacon notes and cinnamon and allspice nuances. Tastes sweet, warm spicy clove with phenolic and woody nuances.

Potential LD50

Recent studies suggest the LD50 of rats to be around 11mg/kg.

Low Dose

With the relative toxicity of eugenol it is suggested you consult your primary care physician or doctor before oral consumption.

Medium Dose

With the relative toxicity of eugenol it is suggested you consult your primary care physician or doctor before oral consumption.

High Dose

With the relative toxicity of eugenol it is suggested you consult your primary care physician or doctor before oral consumption.

Gamma Terpinine

Potential Effects

Used in fragrances in concentrations up to 5.%. Exhibits anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial antioxidant, and anti-proliferative properties.

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Scents / Flavors

Smells terpy, sweet, citrus, with tropical and lime nuances. Tastes terpy, citrus, lime-like, oily, green with a tropical fruity nuance.

Potential LD50

Oral, rat: LD50 = 3650 mg/kg.

Low Dose

With so little information on this terpene it is speculated that a low dose is about 50 microliters.

Medium Dose

With so little information on this terpene it is speculated that a medium dose is about 150 microliters.

High Dose

With so little information on this terpene it is speculated that a high dose is about 250 microliters.

Geraniol

Potential Effects

Geraniol is currently used in cosmetic as a fragrance additive and in DEET free pesticides. Its is also being studied for its effects as an antioxidant, anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory agent.

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Scents / Flavors

Smells floral, sweet, rosey, fruity and citronella-like with a citrus nuance. Tastes floral, rosy, waxy and perfumey with a fruity, peach-like nuance.

Potential LD50

Oral ld/50 3600 mg/kg ( Rat ).

Low Dose

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) includes Geraniol on its lists of flavoring substance considered Generally Recognized As Safe therefore in the case of topicals a low saturation of geraniol can be up to 33%. Oral consumption is currently unknown.

Medium Dose

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) includes Geraniol on its lists of flavoring substance considered Generally Recognized As Safe therefore in the case of topicals a medium saturation of geraniol can be 33-66%. Oral consumption is currently unknown.

High Dose

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) includes Geraniol on its lists of flavoring substance considered Generally Recognized As Safe therefore in the case of topicals a high saturation of geraniol can be 66-100%. Oral consumption is currently unknown.

Humulene

Potential Effects

Humulene is currently being studied for its effects as an: analgesic, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-proliferative, anorectic.

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Scents / Flavors

Has a hoppy woody scent, tastes spicy and hoppy.

Potential LD50

LD50: Estimated to be 45 mg/kg.

Low Dose

A good starting dose of humulene orally is typically 100-150 microliters.

Medium Dose

A medium dose orally is typically 150-350 microliters.

High Dose

A high dose orally is typically 350-800 microliters.

Limonene

Potential Effects

Limonene is very well known and currently being studied for its effects: antioxidant and anti-inflammatory, bowel motility & digestive balance, reflux indigestion / GERD, detoxification & gallstones, metabolism & weight loss, anxiety, sleep & mood.

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Scents / Flavors

Smells of citrus, herbal, terpene, camphoreous. Tastes citrusy/spicy.

Potential LD50

LD50 in male and female rats is reported to be 4.4 and 5.1 g/kg.

Low Dose

A good starting dose of limonene orally is typically 1000-2000mg.

Medium Dose

A good starting dose of limonene orally is typically 2000-4000mg.

High Dose

A good starting dose of limonene orally is typically 4000-6000mg.

Linalool

Potential Effects

Linalool is being studied for its possible theraputic uses: analgesic, antidepressant, anti-epileptic, anti-inflammatory, antipsychotic, anxiolytic, sedative.

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Scents / Flavors

Smells of citrus, orange, floral, terpy, waxy and rose. Tastes citrus, orange, lemon, floral, waxy, aldehydic and woody.

Potential LD50

LD50 close to 3,000 mg/kg.

Low Dose

A good starting dose of linalool orally is typically 100-150 microliters.

Medium Dose

A good starting dose of linalool orally is typically 150-350 microliters.

High Dose

A good starting dose of linalool orally is typically 350-500 microliters.

Myrcene

Potential Effects

Myrcene is being studied for its possible therapeutic uses: analgesic, antibacterial, anti-diabetic, anti-inflammatory, anti-insomnia, anti-proliferative/anti-mutagenic, antipsychotic, antispasmodic.

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Scents / Flavors

Smells terpy, herbaceous, woody with a rosy celery and carrot nuance. Tastes woody, vegetative, citrus, fruity with a tropical mango and slight leafy minty nuances.

Potential LD50

LD50 Rat oral >5000 mg/kg.

Low Dose

A good starting dose of myrcene orally is typically 100-150 microliters.

Medium Dose

A good starting dose of myrcene orally is typically 150-350 microliters.

High Dose

A good starting dose of myrcene orally is typically 350-500 microliters.

Nerolidol

Potential Effects

Nerolidol is currently being studied for the following: insomnia, absorption through the skin, anti-fungal.

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Scents / Flavors

Smells floral, green and citrus like, with woody waxy nuances. Tastes green, floral, woody with fruity-citrus and melon nuances.

Potential LD50

LD50 > 5,000 mg/kg (oral, rat).

Low Dose

A good starting dose of nerolidol orally is typically 100-150 microliters.

Medium Dose

A good starting dose of nerolidol orally is typically 150-350 microliters.

High Dose

A good starting dose of nerolidol orally is typically 350-500 microliters.

Pulegone

Potential Effects

Pulegone is typically only used in fragrances and flavorings in very small portions. It is relatively toxic and therefore not recommended for internal use.

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Scents / Flavors

Smells minty, sulfuraceous, sweet with metallic buchu nuances. Tastes minty sulfuraceous, fruity blackcurrant and raspberry, with fresh green leafy nuances.

Potential LD50

LD50 Rats oral 470 mg/kg.

Low Dose

Typically essential oils and scents only contain a concentration of 1-5% pulegone.

Medium Dose

N/A

High Dose

N/A

Terpineol

Potential Effects

Terpineol is antibacterial and antiviral, an immune system stimulant.

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Scents / Flavors

Smells and tastes of pine, terpene, lilac, citrus, woody, floral.

Potential LD50

Oral (LD50): Acute: 3200 mg/kg [Rat].

Low Dose

A good starting dose of terpineol orally is typically 100-150 microliters.

Medium Dose

A good starting dose of terpineol orally is typically 150-350 microliters.

High Dose

A good starting dose of terpineol orally is typically 350-600 microliters.

Terpinolene

Potential Effects

Terpinolene is being studied for its possible therapeutic effects: antibacterial, anti-fungal, anti-insomnia, anti-proliferative, antioxidant.

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Scents / Flavors

Smells sweet, fresh, piney citrus with a woody old lemon peel nuance. Tastes woody, terpy, lemon and lime-like with a slight herbal and floral nuance.

Potential LD50

LD50 Rat oral 4390 mg/kg.

Low Dose

A good starting dose of terpinolene orally is typically 100-150 microliters.

Medium Dose

A good starting dose of terpinolene orally is typically 150-650 microliters.

High Dose

A good starting dose of terpinolene orally is typically 650-900 microliters.

Valencene

Potential Effects

Valencene is currently being studied for its ability to produce nootkatone. It is also a very popular flavoring and scent additive, and may have sedative effects.

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Scents / Flavors

Smells sweet, fresh, citrus, grapefruit, woody, orange, asprin, dry, green, oily. tastes orange, citrusy, warm and woody.

Potential LD50

LD50/oral/rat = > 5000 mg/kg.

Low Dose

A good starting dose of valencene orally is typically 10-15 microliters.

Medium Dose

A good starting dose of valencene orally is typically 15-30 microliters.

High Dose

A good starting dose of valencene orally is typically 30-45 microliters.