Alpha-Bisabolol Terpenes for Pets

What is Alpha-Bisabolol?

A flat lay of hemp leaves and bottles. Found in hemp, cannabinoids, and terpenes for dogs and cats have shown positive health effects.
Alpha-bisabolol, also known as bisabolol, is a natural terpene that is commonly found in a variety of plants, including chamomile, candeia tree, and Hemp. It is a colorless to pale yellow liquid that has a sweet, floral scent and is commonly used in the cosmetic and skincare industry for its numerous benefits. Alpha-bisabolol terpene is not limited to simply skin care, however, it plays a major role in the overall adaptogenic ability of cannabis. This adaptogenic synergy allows dogs and cats to handle psychological and emotional stress in a natural way.

Terpenes like alpha-bisabolol are one of thousands of aromatic compounds that research has discovered in the plant world. They are not simply providing scent, but also when combined with the full spectrum extracts used in our products they create the effect known as the entourage effect. This means that the whole plant extract provides more therapeutic benefits than its individual parts. Bisabolol terpenes are found in many plants, but frequently in cannabis or hemp extracts. The ensemble effect that combines the medicinal compounds from cannabinoids and terpenes, like alpha-bisabolol terpene effects, allows for a stronger calming benefit for dogs and cats. 

Chamomile flowers. Cannabis plants also contain synergistic compounds like alpha-bisabolol terpene effects

Alpha-Bisabolol Terpene Effects & Benefits

Alpha-bisabolol terpene is widely recognized for its numerous health benefits, including normal inflammatory responses, soothes irritation, and supports healthy microbial properties. These properties make it an ideal ingredient in various pet supplements, including shampoos, conditioners, and other grooming products. It does not have to limited to topical pet supplements, as it naturally occurs in our full spectrum CBD oil for dogs and cats. Terpenes found in CBD rich cannabis plants offer therapeutic value in a number of ways that are continually being researched. One study even showed the neuroprotective benefits of a-bisabolol, which is another indication of full spectrum hemp extracts promoting healthy cognitive function.

Here are some alpha-bisabolol terpene effects and benefits for dogs and cats:


Healthy Inflammatory Response Properties

Alpha-bisabolol terpene has been shown to promote healthy inflammatory responses, making it an excellent ingredient for pets with discomfort such as joint issues, allergies, and skin irritations. When applied topically, alpha-bisabolol can help soothe irritated skin and reduce redness. Cannabis derived terpenes, like a-bisabolol are promising nutraceutical for many common pet health issues.

Sensitive Skin

Pets with sensitive skin can benefit from the irritation properties of alpha-bisabolol terpene. It can help calm and soothe the skin and prevent further irritation, making it an ideal ingredient in pet grooming products. Alpha-bisabolol can also help reduce itching and scratching in pets with skin allergies or other skin conditions

Bacterial Defense

Alpha-bisabolol terpene has potent bacterial defense properties that can help fight against harmful bacteria and other microorganisms. This makes it an excellent ingredient in pet grooming products, especially those designed to combat skin irritations and other related conditions. When considering cat and dog gut health, alpha bisabolol terpene effects show potential for the beneficial bacteria in the gut microbiome.

Promotes Relaxation

Alpha-bisabolol terpene is also known to promote relaxation and can help calm pets that suffer from stress-related conditions. When used in aromatherapy, alpha-bisabolol can help reduce stress levels and promote relaxation in pets. This is why chamomile is commonly used as a relaxing tea or supplement for stress and calming. As for the ingestible version that is found in products like our Dog Calming Chews, we can naturally calm dogs without drowsiness.

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Promotes Wound Healing

Alpha-bisabolol terpene can also help promote wound healing in pets. It has been shown to possess properties that can help accelerate the healing process and reduce scarring, making it an ideal ingredient in pet wound care products. Assuming most dogs are going outside regularly, alpha-bisabolol found in our topical paw & skin balms is one of many terpenes that can benefit dogs with dry and cracked paws. The potent antioxidant value of alpha-bisabolol is shown by defending against free-radical damage, which leads to increased healing times.

Reduces Odor

Pets can often develop an unpleasant odor due to various reasons, such as poor hygiene or bacterial irritations. Alpha-bisabolol terpene can help reduce unpleasant odors and keep pets smelling fresh and clean. It is often included in pet grooming products such as paw and skin balms. If your dog suffers from “Frito paws” or has a strong, unique funk about them consider trying our topical CBD balms for dogs to reduce those symptoms.

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