Used in fragrances for its pleasant odor, ocimene is actually a pheromone involved in the social regulation of honey bee colonies. Humans benefit from its decongestant and anti-bacterial properties.

Aroma: herbal, citrus, tropical, woody

Effects: decongestant, antibacterial

Also Found In: mint, kumquat, parsley, alfalfa

High Ocimene Cannabis Strains: Purple Haze, Green Life #1, Strawberry Cough, 9lb Hammer, Golden Goat, and Space Queen.

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