as a matter of fact, We get sabinene terpene, specifically from the holm oak and Norway spruce. Not to mention, We can find it in carrot seed oil & tea tree oil. This type of terpene has a spicy smell. Researchers are viewing it for properties of antioxidant & antimicrobial.

What is sabinene?

This type of terpene’s spicy smell goes hand in hand with the savory flavor of black pepper. Also, the earthy taste of carrots. We can get sabinene from Myristica evergreen. This is a natural herb in Indonesia. This type of terpene is one of the terpenes of cannabis.

Sabinene in everyday life:

Everyone who eats spicy food has tasted This type of terpene. Especially, if the food has black pepper. Any baked thing also has it if nutmeg is there. It is also in tea tree oil.

Therapeutic properties of sabinene:

This type of terpene is one of the best weapons to fight against oxidation. Basically, this causes our skin to get old. Furthermore, it has antibacterial features as well.


A study wrote in the journal of the Science of food and agriculture back in 2015 in which it said that This type of terpene could be an antioxidant. In the form of sabinene hydrate, the terpene was tested for its usefulness in preserving the freshness of roasted to sunflower seeds. However, researchers said that the compound could be used in place of synthetic preservatives.


However, A study of 2015 from India recommended that This type of terpene performs little antibacterial activity in juniper berry oils.

Role of sabinene in cannabis:

A point to remember, it is one of the rarest terpenes in cannabis. Also, Cannabis generates it in a low quantity. It is possible that you just tasted sabinene. Basically, if you had tasted pine minty or peppery scent in your cannabis.


This terpene adds a peppery flavor to food.

Recommended to also read: Terpenes And The Entourage Effect

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