Myrcene is acknowledged as the most common terpene. It can account for up to 50% of the total terpene content in some strains. Myrcene is a monoterpene, which means it has a basic structure. It is also a forerunner to some of the more sophisticated terpenes found in marijuana.
Present researches regarding myrcene help us understand this terpene a lot better. Based on these studies, myrcene has the following effects — sedative, anti-inflammatory, and analgesic.