Also known as β-caryophyllene (beta-caryophyllene) gives household items such as black pepper it’s spicy aroma. Certain Afghani lineages are high in this terpene, giving off hashy and peppery notes. Caryophyllene is special in that it directly interacts with the CB2 receptors in the ECS (Endocannabinoid System) but does not have any known psychoactive properties. This is essential for those looking for body effects and a general sense of well being. β-caryophyllene is studied and thought to help aid with
β-caryophyllene has great antibacterial properties, which is believed to be the precursor behind aiding digestion when consuming this terpene.