Terpene Tuesday: Caryophyllene and Its CB2 Receptor Power 

*For a general introduction to terpenes as a whole, check out The Dirt on Terpenes.  Caryophyllene may be a mouthful to say (pronounced “carry-awful-een“ and often referred to as β-caryophyllene), but it’s a mouthful most humans are actually very familiar with – this terpene is responsible for the spicy flavor of pepper. It’s also present in the woody, musky elements of cinnamon, cloves, and rosemary and is approved by…