List of the Most Popular Pepper Tasting Cannabis Strains
No wonder that there is a variety of strains with distinctive aromas and flavors delivered by unique terpene profiles. The most common marijuana’s terpene or “essential oil” is Caryophyllene known as Beta-Caryophyllene that gives this particular peppery, pungent and spicy taste.
Caryophyllene occurs naturally in weed and in a variety of plants such as cinnamon, hops, and black pepper. This terpene offers a prominent savory, nutty, woody, and warm taste while consuming.
It is said that peppery cannabis is better of being used by patients suffering from different medical conditions. Pepper tasting strains are found helpful in fighting inflammations, alcohol craving, chronic pain, and mental disorders. In other words, Caryophyllene has analgesic, antibacterial and antiseptic effects.
Pepper smelling weed strains are the most popular object of medical cannabis studies. Some rodent-model studies showed that it treats psychological ailments such as anxiety, stress and depression, but the most exciting that Caryophyllene has an anti-cancer effect. According to the study published in Cancer Medicine journal in 2016, this terpene reduces cancer cells’ growth and destroys them. In 2018 in the British Journal of Pharmacology was published medical study of Beta-Caryophyllene’s influence on inflammatory processes. It was revealed that this terpene counteracts inflammations. Pepper flavor strain also work against diabetes by balancing glucose levels.
Seasoned smokers are able to distinguish weed by its flavors, but to be familiar with strains we have prepared a list of popular ones, which deliver that peppery taste: OG Kush, Purple Punch, Sour Diesel. Or try other tastes like berry or rose.