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Best Terpenes for Relaxation and Insomnia

Insomnia is the worst! Tossing and turning restlessly all night leaves you physically exhausted and emotionally run down, which can take a serious toll on your overall health and well-being. Research by scientists and everyday experience by real people is revealing new hope for insomnia sufferers in the form of terpenes found in marijuana. Not all marijuana strains help with insomnia, and in fact, some strains can potentially make the problem worse. Different marijuana strains contain different terpenes, and each terpene plays a significant role in how a particular strain of marijuana affects you. Here are the best terpenes for insomnia and the best strains for sleeplessness that you can choose.

Terpenes That Reduce Stress and Anxiety

Insomnia isn’t just about not feeling drowsy. In fact, you might feel extremely tired, but your mind is simply unable to quit running in circles. To choose the best terpenes for insomnia, you want to not only look for terpenes that have relaxing or sedative effects, but also consider terpenes that can reduce stress and anxiety. Many users find that the best terpenes for insomnia are myrcene and terpineol.

Myrcene Terpene  - Myrcene is one of the best terpenes for insomnia because of its sedating and relaxing qualities. Muscle tension is reduced, stress is relieved, depression is eased, and a powerful wave of relaxation spreads throughout the whole body, helping you to stop your mental chatter and fall smoothly into sleep. High myrcene strains include El Nino, White Widow, and Skunk #1.

Terpineol Terpene - Terpineol helps relieve insomnia by greatly reducing one’s urge for mobility. It has a deeply sedative effect on the physical body. You’ll be happy lying still, which is exactly what you need to do in order to be able to fall asleep. Strains that contain high levels of terpineol include White Widow and OG Kush.

Where to Find Terpenes Near You

If you’re interested in terpenes, it’s best to go to a dispensary that’s also interested in terpenes. Many Denver dispensaries have friendly, knowledgeable staff members that can give you detailed information about the specific marijuana strains that are offered. LaConte’s Clone Bar is known for being one of the best dispensaries in Denver where you can ask questions about cannabis and get solid, accurate answers. LaConte’s has a central downtown Denver dispensary location called LaConte’s Clone Bar Central, as well as a north Denver dispensary location on Washington Street near Heron Pond. Universal Herbs is another great choice, as they have a huge selection of high-quality marijuana strains to choose from, and they’re always happy to answer any questions you may have. Universal Herbs has a dispensary in downtown Denver at 800 Park Avenue West, and a dispensary in south Denver at 755 S. Jason Street. Before you shop at either of these dispensaries, be sure to check out the deals from La Conte’s and Universal Herbs that you can find on CannaSaver. From live resin deals to ounce specials, CannaSaver has the best deals from the best dispensaries everyday. CannaSaver is free to use and all you do is just show the coupon on your phone at the time of purchase.

Hopefully after all that shopping, and all those terpenes for insomnia, you’ll be ready to crash out and have a long, restful night of pleasant dreams!

 

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