Valencene is found in citrus fruit in abundant quantities, particularly Valencia oranges, grapefruits, and tangerines. Unsurprisingly, it has a sweet, fresh, citrusy scent that occasionally has notes of wood or fresh herbs. It contributes a rich, bitter scent to the cannabis strains it’s found in.
Valencene’s Effects & Medical Benefits
Valencene is used as an anxiolytic with antimalarial properties. It is also has potential as an insecticide capable of repelling ticks and mosquitoes, without any toxicity to humans. This terpene is also considered to be an anti-inflammatory agent with great medical potential.