Alaska | Tikun Olam
Indica: 30% Sativa: 70% | THC: 20-23% CBD: >1%
Alaska, is a stimulating and energizing THC sativa strain that is great for daytime use. It is helpful for alleviating anxiety and depression, combating nausea, diminishing severe pain, providing relief from the symptoms of gastrointestinal diseases like Crohn’s or Colitis. Increases appetite, increases energy, elevates moood.
Healers have used a-pinene for centuries. They’d scrape bark from coniferous trees, make a resin, and use this to treat people with congestion or parasitic infections. The Dutch would also use alpha pinene-containing juniper berries to make healing tonics.
Myrcene is a mellowing terpene found in high quantities in mangoes and wild thyme, as well as hops, lemongrass, bay leaves, and citrus fruits. With an earthy and musky scent, myrcene is also the most common terpene in cannabis, and is often found in larger quantities in indica-dominant strains.
Feelings of alertness and focus are common in strains containing high levels of pinene. Short term memory retention may also be improved, and creative inspiration may be stimulated. Pinene is also known to counteract some of the adverse effects of THC, such as paranoia. It has a woody-green pine-like smell. This is one of the most abundant compounds released by forest trees.
Limonene is an uplifting terpene found in citrus rinds, juniper, peppermint, cannabis and rosemary, and its aroma boasts notes of lemon and orange. Limonene is the second-most common terpene in nature. Studies have concluded limonene has potent anti-inflammatory properties, making this terpene a promising option in the treatment of certain forms of cancer. Limonene may prevent tumours from invading surrounding healthy tissue by decreasing their ability to create new blood vessels. Finally, this terpene was also found to play a role in healing damaged skin and regenerating cellular tissues.
Ocimene is a purifying terpene with sweet, tropical, floral, and woody notes. It is found in allspice, mint, basil, parsley, and pepper. Ocimene is believed to have a variety of medicinal benefits. A study on the essential oils of the citrus unshiu flower found that ocimene has anti-inflammatory effects and another study on the essential oils of a specific type of ferulago (a herbaceous plant species) found it also has strong antifungal properties as well.
Product Comparison: Alaska Sativa Dom | Tikun Olam
beta-Pinene, Limonene, Myrcene, Ocimene
THC: 20-23% CBD: >1%